It was a Friday afternoon when Tou Lee from Lee’s One Fortune Farm found out that the Saturday market had been cancelled because of the COVID-19 restrictions placed on public gatherings that day.
All spring, Tou and his wife and farming partner Chue Lee grew vegetables like bok choy and broccoli raab to get ready for the market. ”We were already packed up,” Tou says. “The only thing we hadn’t done was actually throw it on the truck.” READ MORE
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