How Are Vermont Businesses Weathering The Coronavirus Crisis?
Businesses of all kinds are struggling with the unprecedented disruptions caused by the global spread of the coronavirus. We talk with shops, restaurants, wedding planners and more about how the virus is affecting Vermont businesses, and how they’re adapting.
Our guests are:
- Liza Bernard, co-owner The Norwich Bookstore, where she’s sold books for more than 25 years.
- Lindsey Leichthammer, a wedding planner, head of catering for The Farmhouse Group and president of the Vermont Association of Wedding Professionals.
- Sam von Trapp, executive vice president of theTrapp Family Lodgeand Von Trapp Brewing in Stowe.
- Erin Wheeler, owner of theBobcat Cafe and Brewery in Bristol.
- Andrew Winter, the executive director of nonprofit affordable housing organization Twin Pines Housing, and chair of Upper Valley Strong, a group working on community resilience in Vermont and New Hampshire.
Share your questions or concerns about local businesses during the coronavirus crisis in the comments below.
Broadcast live on Friday, Mar. 20, 2020 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.