Foro Global sobre Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutrición (Foro FSN)

Community Supported Agriculture is an important part of local sustainable food systems. Because there are basically just producers and consumers involved in the logistics, adaptation to Covid-19 has been universally authorised by public authorities. In many cases the adaptations have involved home deliveries, which is obviously more time consuming. In other cases it has involved drive by pick ups. Yet another solution has been time-phased and distanced pick ups from usual distribution points. Because it is prepaid no cash transactions are involved in the logistics, which also makes it safer and simpler.

There has been huge surge in interest of several hundred % in local vegetable box schemes and CSA, the logistics of production are significantly under stress, more than those of logistics. There are currently long waiting lists.