The COVID-19 pandemic and associated public health restrictions temporarily disrupted food supply chains in Australia and changed the way people shopped for food, highlighting issues with the resilience of Tasmania’s food system.
The Tasmania Project’s Food Survey was conducted in May 2020, shortly after Tasmania’s initial lockdown. Our results indicate multiple opportunities to increase resilience and sustainability in the food system to avoid future food system disruptions. In particular, considerable popular support for more resilient, local and sustainable food systems appears to be emerging post COVID-19 pandemic.
Read the full report here.