obviously, covid-19 has had an impact on the economy. it has caused many to lose jobs, while other industries are flourishing in response to the trends of purchases when the pandemic infected the country. we have been hearing about these adverse effects for the past months, but the intention of this post is to encourage you all to check out local businesses. local businesses are among the most impacted by the shutdowns and results of the coronavirus. check out this forbes article on ways to support local businesses!
over quarantine, my family shopped at our local farms for groceries and occasionally ate at the ‘mom and pop’ restaurants in the area. look at websites like yelp for businesses to support in your area!