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When farms and farmers’ markets set up online stores to stay in business at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic last spring, Tim Showalter Ehst quickly joined Local Food Drive-Thru in Staunton to sell produce from his Rockingham County farm.
Even when 2020 has been downright awful, there have been acts of kindness and opportunities that have bound Harrisonburg families and the community together.
Dancers have once again begun to fill the Friendly City Dance Room, one of the local businesses which has stayed open or reopened with the help of a Disaster Impact Loan from the city.
Since mid-March, many local businesses closed their doors, but with Virginia’s Friday launch of Phase 1 reopening, many owners are unlatching their doors or have developed alternative ways to serve customers. The Citizen contacted more than a dozen businesses to find out how they’ve approached the challenges of the stay-at-home order and are adjusting to Phase 1 reopening. And there’s a range of ways local businesses are adjusting to survive.