Businesses

How Food Businesses Nationwide Are Responding

These are unprecedented times. It seems like the whole world has been brought to its knees, from the rapid and destructive spread of COVID-19 to the recent protests in response to the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd. The food industry isn’t exempt. So as things develop, we’ve asked people working in the food industry, from coast to coast, to share what they’re seeing in their communities, how they’ve been affected, and how they’re responding.

Friday, May 29th

<h1 class="title">Pixie-Retreat-Vegan-Take-out-COVID-19.jpg</h1> <div class="caption"> Pixie Retreat in Portland, Oregon, didn't need to change its business model, like many other restaurants, since it was already focused on take-out. </div> <cite class="credit">Photo by Marielle Dezurick</cite>

Pixie Retreat in Portland, Oregon, didn’t need to change its business model, like many other restaurants, since it was already focused on take-out.

Photo by Marielle Dezurick

“People are looking at the cost of our food in a totally different way. They’re realizing what we eat does matter.”

Theresa Keane and Willow O’Brien, Pixie Retreat, Portland, OR: We’re a plant-based restaurant, and we’ve been fast-casual and doing take-out

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