Price hikes in both fuel and food are taking a toll on residents. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Catherine Awasthi reports, local farmers are also struggling to keep up with cost inflation:[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/CATHERINEWRAPFP.mp3]
Many small business owners in Gainesville are facing similar decisions as businesses are allowed to reopen according to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Plan for Florida’s Recovery. Since locally owned businesses do not have oversight from parent companies, decisions regarding how business will run during the pandemic falls to the individual owners.