One of the many challenges people are navigating during this pandemic is the ability to effectively network, create relationships and stay connected. While with some degree electronic communication and social media has filled the gap, it wasn’t so long ago that folks regularly met up in the coffee shop to catch up on the local happenings and going-ons.
While that’s still occurring, it’s admittedly different with the current social distancing guidelines. One new business has been purposely putting in the miles, literally hundreds a day, working to build a professional, social network that is sustainable and mutually beneficial. NEK Grains was launched this spring, by owner Shawn Gingue after planning the business for two years.