A market without crowds

To operate amid the pandemic, the Brighton Farmers Market adopted measures to ensure social distancing and minimize patrons’ contact with products and other shoppers.

Focusing on community needs

Morgan Properties, which owns a number of apartment communities locally, is expected to donate a portion of residents’ May and June rents to Rochester Regional Health and Foodlink.

A bumper crop of woes

For the region’s farmers, the coronavirus pandemic has caused customers to disappear, disrupted supply networks and brought the risk of infected workers.

How change creates opportunity

David Brown, who has partnered with Dennis DeLeo to launch a new venture fund in Rochester, says “it’s one of the best times in history to be starting a company.”

County executives are upbeat on reopening

In a web conference presented by the Rochester Beacon and Upstate Venture Connect, Monroe County’s Adam Bello and his peers from Onondaga and Oneida counties expressed cautious optimism on the region’s economic prospects as the pandemic threat recedes.