Covid-19 has highlighted one of the challenges facing Japan: how to ensure a sustainable food supply. Nearly 2 million people found themselves out of work in Japan in 2020. With more people unable to earn a living, the impact is being felt by children across the country. At the same time, about 6 million tons of edible food is wasted annually in Japan. There are people working to solve this problem by linking this food loss to a food safety net. This episode follows their challenge.
People line up for food distribution at the food bank