Due to an overwhelming demand for local farm products, our 2020 CSA season is sold out! We greatly appreciate the support from the Greater New Haven community. If you subscribed to our seasonal CSA, you should receive an email from us in the next couple of weeks letting you know the exact start date (anticipated the first or second week of June) distribution will begin at the farm, with specific instructions for pickup. Please pay close attention to new protocols we may have in place for your safety. Though we are finalizing the details of exactly how weekly distribution will occur, you can expect your share to be pre-boxed or bagged. We also plan to eliminate any u-pick on the farm this season, but you'll still receive a bounty of certified organic produce from your neighborhood farm! … [Read more...] about Massaro Community Farm ‘ramps’ up for a busy season
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Even with businesses slowly starting to reopen, a retail rebound is unlikely for months. Large and small retailers alike are thinking critically about an online presence (or increasing it) as shoppers change habits and continue to have concerns about the virus. Walmart and Target both announced earnings in May and reported massive increases in online sales, rising 74% and 141% respectively in April, compared to the same period a year ago. To meet demand, Walmart hired 235,000 employees since mid-March, with a good number headed to its fulfillment centers. Target also hired thousands of workers, training them for newer features like curbside pickups. … [Read more...] about Will e-commerce help small business survive coronavirus fallout?
We’re coming up on Week 12 of the Bay Area’s shelter-in-place order. One surefire way to help your favorite restaurant make it through quarantine is to buy takeout. In the South Bay and Peninsula, where many residents are either part of or adjacent to the tech industry, restaurants are experiencing a shift in business: People who’d previously dined at their workplace cafeterias are now eating restaurant meals more often, while a variety of organizations have stepped up to connect restaurants with people in need. Hopefully, this will spell more financial security for that region’s restaurant industry at a time when many are struggling to make ends meet. On that note, these are the restaurants in the South Bay and Peninsula that are great bets for takeout and delivery right now. … [Read more...] about The best takeout and delivery spots in the South Bay and Peninsula