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My job ended during the pandemic, so I left New York and moved to a farm in Maine — and it"s changed how I think about work and food

Maddie Molot Michaela Schwartz is a writer/producer living in New York. Originally from Boston, she gradua.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 1st, 2020

Farm to parking lot to table: The pandemic is inspiring creative efforts to get locally sourced food

The pandemic has changed farmers markets, restaurants, and shopping for food. People are finding new ways to connect directly with farms......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 9th, 2020

After coronavirus nearly uprooted the planting season, Colorado farmers brace for uncertain harvest

The Covid-19 pandemic scrambled farm hiring, changed how people work in the field and shifted how farmers get their crops to consumers. Will the adaptations hold through fall harvest?.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2020

I left New York City to drive to my parent"s farm in Wisconsin, and the highways were nearly empty of cars but full of semis. 40 photos show the surreal journey.

Rebecca Harrington/Business Insider I drove from New York City to my parent's farm in Wisconsin on Friday and Saturday amid the coronavirus pandemic. The highways .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 23rd, 2020

Trump has left governors and mayors to support some of the most vulnerable Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. But if New York City is any indication, that"s not going to work.

EDUARDO MUNOZ/Reuters Trump has announced his support for a bailout of the airline industry. But thus far, the federal government has taken no action to ensure state and local governmen.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 18th, 2020

Millions of Americans Have Lost Jobs in the Pandemic—And Robots and AI Are Replacing Them Faster Than Ever

In the pandemic economy, humans are being left behind For 23 years, Larry Collins worked in a booth on the Carquinez Bridge in the San Francisco Bay Area, collecting tolls. The fare changed over time, from a few bucks to $6, but the.....»»

Category: topSource: timeAug 13th, 2020

I relocated from central California to a tiny coastal town in Maine. Right now, the extra space and joys of rural living are outweighing any potential drawbacks.

Mary Kearl A month and a half ago, Mary Kearl, her husband, and their toddler packed their bags and moved from California to a small coastal town in Maine: population 39,772. When the pandemic threw a wrench into their original plans to purchase a new h.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytAug 7th, 2020

I relocated from central California to a tiny coastal town in Maine. Right now, the extra space and joys of rural living are outweighing the drawbacks.

Mary Kearl A month and a half ago, Mary Kearl, her husband, and their toddler packed their bags and moved from California to a small coastal town in Maine: population 39,772. When the pandemic threw a wrench into their original plans to purchase a new h.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytAug 7th, 2020

Getting healthcare right in our new post-pandemic reality

Seemingly overnight, COVID-19 has dramatically changed so much about how we live, work, and manage our health. And as we settle into this next prolonged phase of co-existing with COVID-19 while waiting for a vaccine or cure, it’s more importa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2020

Millions of Americans Have Lost Jobs in the Pandemic — And Robots and AI Are Replacing Them Faster Than Ever

In the pandemic economy, humans are being left behind For 23 years, Larry Collins worked in a booth on the Carquinez Bridge in the San Francisco Bay Area, collecting tolls. The fare changed over time, from a few bucks to $6, but the.....»»

Category: topSource: timeAug 6th, 2020

Thinking of a job switch? It might be worth the risk

During a pandemic that’s hobbled the economy and left many Americans without work, it can feel like a risky time to pursue another job opportunity if you’re currently employed.  Millions have filed for unemployment, faced pay cuts or lost ho.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2020

Moog earnings showcase struggles, strengths during Covid-19 pandemic

Moog CEO John Scannell told Business First a few weeks ago that its diversified business, and particularly the defense work done in Western New York, will support the massive company as some segments struggle......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 24th, 2020

1 in 5 US workers collects unemployment benefits. Without the extra $600, many say they’ll struggle to buy food, pay bills

The extra $600 weekly in federal unemployment benefits that people have been receiving during the pandemic is set to expire this weekend. That’s a devastating prospect for the millions who remain out work, and economists warn th.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJul 22nd, 2020

1 in 5 U.S. workers collects unemployment benefits. Without the extra $600, many say they’ll struggle to buy food, pay bills

The extra $600 weekly in federal unemployment benefits that people have been receiving during the pandemic is set to expire this weekend. That’s a devastating prospect for the millions who remain out work, and economists warn th.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJul 22nd, 2020

Construction work is back, but bids for future projects start to slow down

Western Pennsylvania’s construction industry works to recapture the action before the pandemic shutdown. How much work is left from before? And how many new bid will come in?.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 15th, 2020

How the city can help hotels rebound from the pandemic

Almost every hotel in Manhattan has chosen to close while waiting out the pandemic, but Vijay Dandapani, CEO of the Hotel Association of New York City, hasn't missed a day of work. By lobbying the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 2nd, 2020

AOC wins primary, other city races undecided

U.S. Rep. won her , but election night ended with uncertainty over the outcomes of several other featuring other young insurgents. The coronavirus pandemic that moved campaigning from the streets... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: worldSource: nytJun 25th, 2020

Some New York news shows back, but many hosts work remotely

The couch is still in storage, but the morning team on “Fox & Friends” returned for the first time Monday to the midtown Manhattan studio vacated in March because of the coronavirus pandemic. A few... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: worldSource: nytJun 25th, 2020

How the pandemic helped Blue Apron regain its health

The meat shortages and restaurant closures brought on by Covid-19 left a lot of people thinking about how to get their food. Blue Apron CEO Linda Findley Kozlowski felt there was an opportunity for... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 20th, 2020

EMS workers sue city over punishment for media interviews

Four New York City ambulance workers who gave about their work on the front lines of the coronavirus&…; pandemic sued the city Thursday, saying they were . The plaintiffs include paramedic... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 20th, 2020

How the pandemic has changed tech in its first 100 days

When COVID-19 began to spread publicly in the U.S., predictions were grim and quickly ended a bull market in technology that had lasted more than a decade......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 18th, 2020