Over the past few weeks, the COVID-19 crisis has completely upended life as we know it. Dayton Daily News investigative reporter Josh Sweigert has been reporting on how the pandemic is affecting the people and businesses here in the Miami Valley, and he joins us today to talk a little bit about what he's found.
When Ohio first ordered its bars to close, beer sales in grocery stores jumped 42% that week. But for small craft breweries, taprooms and restaurants, those sales are often the largest and most reliable revenue streams. That leaves a lot of locally owned breweries looking at a big net loss. WYSO’s Jason Reynolds reports.