-Isms: Views on life in rural America
March 19, 2020
By now, you’ve more than likely seen photos on social media or in other media outlets showing bare shelves in grocery stores.
Those photos give the appearance that America is running out of food (and toilet paper, but that’s another issue). Those photos lead to unnecessary panic and anxiety.
While a picture is worth a thousand words, those photos don’t tell the whole story.
Ask dairy farmers and meat producers. The food supply chain isn’t empty. In many cases, a large surplus of goods is stockpiled in cold storage, loaded on trucks and transported to stores, where shelves are stocke...