Yolo Delivers Hope, a program that provides meals for homebound seniors, low-income families and migrant farm workers, was started in response to the COVID-19 pandemic by Woodland’s Dinner on Main organizers. It received $20,000 through the Yolo COVID-19 Relief Fund and contracts with Woodland restaurants to create the meals.
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Though restaurants are among the businesses hit hardest by the coronavirus, local restaurateurs have pooled their resources to help seniors, low-income families and others access food.
Lisa Shelley is the owner and pharmacist of Corner Drug Co., which has operated in Woodland since the 1890s.
The coronavirus quarantine has devastated the Sacramento restaurant scene. We talked to several prominent local restaurateurs to see how they are handling the situation.
With gift cards continuing to soar in popularity, a Woodland-based startup aims to bring their convenience to small businesses while cutting down on plastic.