This episode is part of a special series in collaboration with Gastronomica: The Journal for Food Studies, whose forthcoming issue is entirely devoted to COVID Dispatches—in it, authors from around the world offer short, intimate portraits of early responses to the food crises of this pandemic, and hosts from the journal’s editorial collective will be joined by some of the featured authors to share their stories, and to hear how things have or haven't changed in the past few months.

Jessica Carbone reads from her essay, The Stockpile and the Letdown, and joins guest host Daniel Bender to discuss stockpiling and motherhood amid a global pandemic.

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