🌲 Are your carriers preoccupied other tasks, eg. building or carrying resources elsewhere?
🌲 How many other production buildings are currently demanding their own steady stream of resources? Note: each meal made by your Mess Hall consumes 2-3 units of firewood!
❄️ Newer players sometimes struggle keeping their burners stocked with firewood, which can spell disaster during a winter storm. Often this is due to supply chain issues.
If you're running into bottlenecks quite frequently, try temporarily pausing any less critical production.
Irrigated fields won't protect your crops from rats or from winter disasters, but it will keep them going through a heat wave. You can also grow food anywhere on the map, regardless of how barren the soil is.
📺 For more tips on food production: