Mario Delgado Packs It Up for His Customers During COVID-19

Charlotte Minguez, RAF-USA’s Just Foods Program Coordinator, recently talked with farmer Mario Delgado about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected his farming operations. Mario says that he had to quickly convert to a pre-order system, which was helped by the Geer Street Restaurant, who allowed him to use their parking lot for order pickups.

We’re Here for You: RAFI-USA’s Farmer Hotline

Farming presents many challenges, and so often, these challenges are out of a farmer’s control. Natural disasters, droughts, low yield, low prices — worldwide pandemics — all can seem overwhelming. RAFI-USA’s Farmer Hotline is staffed by Benny Bunting, Craig Watts, and Tyler Whitley Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.