Phase 3 will not only be longer than three weeks, but possibly a lot longer than three weeks, possibly extending into 2021, leaving those in Phase 4 in deep trouble for live music clubs.
“I’ve been seeing a lot of people I know hanging out with friends, and even sharing food, and it doesn’t seem the wisest to me. I think that the main things people need to understand [is that] this virus is still around, to be careful, and to really get creative with what you do.”
"We're not ready. Our lives are worth more than your got damn profits!"
With their tasting rooms closed and the state refusing to allow restaurants and bars to offer cocktails for takeout and delivery, Massachusetts distilleries are struggling to support staff and connect with customers. But a few local makers have found innovative—and safe—ways to furnish locals with drinks and behind-the-bar education.
“Since the pandemic, I thought about who I wanted to spend time with and, to be honest, who I’d risk catching coronavirus from—she popped into my head.”
“There are lots of wonderful vegetable plants around, but few ways to get them safely to the market.”
“In this time of a global pandemic, thinking and talking about non-monogamy is all you can do right now.”
There were three near-universal areas of agreement among the panelists, starting with "get a seed in the ground."
"It’s a situation where our primary business model has closed, and our secondary business model has come to the forefront for now."
“I just don’t think now is an ideal time for me to be worrying about dating.”