Amid the pandemic, layoffs, and fire-season the need for food security in Sonoma County has sky-rocketed.
On Monday Governor Gavin Newsom ordered all wineries, bars, restaurants, and a host of other businesses to shutter indoor operations. The order comes as hospitalizations and coronavirus related deaths continue to climb statewide. More layoffs are expected as a result of the order. Throughout the pandemic, The Redwood Empire Foodbank has been making sure that Sonoma County residents do not go without food. KRCB’s Adia White spoke with Allison Goodwin, Director of Programs at the Foodbank, about the current need in Sonoma County.
Find a list of food resources available during the pandemic at norcalpublicmedia.org/coronavirus