FERN’s Covid-19 Mapping Project concludes

The entrance for a JBS beef plant in Greeley, Colorado, included a temperature check for workers. Photo by Andy Cross/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images. On Sept. 2, after nearly 500 days of data gathering, the final update of FERN’s Covid-19 Mapping Project was completed. My effort to document the toll of the Covid-19 pandemic… » Read More

FERN’s Friday Feed: A spaghetti obsession

Welcome to FERN’s Friday Feed (#FFF), where we share the stories from this week that made us stop and think. Why Dominicans take spaghetti to the beach Eater “Spaghetti arrived in the Dominican Republic with a wave of Italian migration in the late 19th century, but became ubiquitous in the national diet in the ’50s,… » Read More