FERN’s Friday Feed: In times of knead

Welcome to FERN’s Friday Feed (#FFF), where we share the stories from this week that made us stop and think. How King Arthur Flour wound up in the crosshairs of the pandemic Marker “King Arthur had reason to feel its reputation was on the line. As both a premium and bestselling brand treasured by both… » Read More

Editor’s Desk – Covid-19 and the food supply

Sam Fromartz talks about FERN’s coverage with Kasie Hunt on MSNBC. You’ve probably heard about the way Covid-19 is spreading within meatpacking plants, as we’ve reported extensively. Now, other food production facilities are being hit, affecting workers and the food supply. FERN staff writer Leah Douglas reported that workers at three fruit-packing plants in Washington State have walked off… » Read More