Help support local farms, now more than ever
Last updated 5/7/2020 at 3:50pm
ESCONDIDO – More than 3 million people live in San Diego County, and more than 5,000 farmers call it home and make their living on 250,000 acres. The nation’s complicated and essential food system continues to adjust to the sharp, sudden shift in demand spurred by stay-at-home orders and food-service shutdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic.
For farmers and others in the food supply chain, the immediate and long-term future remains uncertain as peak harvest season nears for many commodities.
Supporting local farmers and ranchers in San Diego County continues to be critical, especially now...