The Coronavirus Chronicle

The Coronavirus Chronicle #26: WASTE NOT…

todayApril 29, 2020


We are facing one of the biggest global health threats in decades which has led governments around the world to shut down daily life. But how is the race to contain COVID-19 affecting the people it’s meant to protect here in Berlin?

Tainá Guedes is an artist, cook, and food activist with a focus on sustainable living. The 42-year-old’s most recent project centers around cooking with leftovers.

Normally, she would be visiting schools and giving lectures, but during this health crisis, she has moved her kitchen online. Does she think that the current pandemic will change our attitude toward food and waste? Find out below.

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“Some of us are experiencing cooking more at home and cooking delicious nutritious food with their kids, but there’s also a group of people that’s not able to eat healthy and nutritious food,” says Guedes.

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Written by: monika.mueller.kroll

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