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Community Market Find Success Despite the Pandemic

Lynchburg’s Farmer’s Market. Photo taken by Pete Deaver.

Pete Deaver ~ Guest Writer

     One year after quarantine hit full force, vendors at the Lynchburg Community Market indicate that it was a very profitable year.

     When the pandemic hit roughly one year ago, and efforts to stay home and stay safe increased, small businesses took a massive blow. According to a survey conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank, 30% of surveyed business owners indicated that their business would likely not survive the impact of the pandemic.

     However, farmers in Lynchburg, Va., and surrounding areas, tell a different story. 

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