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Posted on: March 16, 2020

[ARCHIVED] How to Shop Local During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Local businesses are responding to the Coronavirus public health emergency. Here’s how you can continue to shop local and dine local. 

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Food and Drink
Abel Caterers is offering dinners to go for 4 people for $49.99. Orders must be called or emailed in by 2 pm the day before. Pick up is available between 2 and 4 pm at their Woodbridge location, 70 Bradley Road. Free delivery is also available within Woodbridge, Bethany, and New Haven. Call 203-389-2300 or email Menu is available on Facebook, Instagram and website.  

Amity Meat Center is open to the public and doing curbside pick up and local delivery. They are open Monday - Friday 8- 4 for meat and 8 - 2 for the deli; Saturday hours are 8-3 pm. 24 Lucy St., 203-397-5060.

Blue Check Deli is offering delivery and curbside pick up for our customers. 203) 387-3810. 382 Amity Rd.  

Brookside Farm Market is open for regular business hours. They also offer curbside pickup. Call 203-209-0659 to place an order. 324 Amity Rd.

Deli Delish -- currently closed. 

Grimaldi’s -- currently closed.

Katz’s Deli & Restaurant. Open for take-out. 203) 389-5301. 1658 Litchfield Tpk.  

Las Brasas is open for take-out. (203) 553-9844. 9 Lucy St. Menu here.

Massaro Community Farm has some fresh produce, meat, eggs, dairy and jarred tomato products. Pre-order by Wednesdays at 8 pm to pick up on Fridays at the farm, 41 Ford Rd. Visit the new online store to order.

New England Brewing Co.  taproom hours remain the same but beer will be sold for to-go only. All events are canceled. No cash is accepted. Everything that we have on draught will be available to be taken home in a growler. We will accept all CLEAN growlers to fill as well as new growlers available. A note on cleaning growlers: once you finish the beer from your growler rinse several times with hot water and let dry with the cap off. Growlers deemed dirty by our staff will not be filled.

Paolo Ristorante -- currently closed. 

Rise & Grind Nutrition, which prepares healthy smoothies and energy teas, is taking call ahead orders at 203-553-9911. Customers may also purchase supplies to make the shakes and teas from home and there are discounts for nutrition and immunity essentials for home. 1652 Litchfield Turnpike.

Solun Tapas Bar & Restaurant is offering drive-through and 20% all your to-go orders. Call at least 15 minutes prior to pick up. (203) 298-9741. 245 Amity Rd.  

Street n Savory is offering family meals to go. Delivered hot or ready to eat Thursday through Sunday. Menu here:

Sweet Seidner’s Bake Shop is open online. Baked to order cookies shipped to any address in the continental U.S. Also available for delivery in Woodbridge with 24 hours notice.  Closed for Passover from April 8 - 16.

Thai Stories is open for take-out. See the menu here. (203) 389-3363. Online orders are available too. 16 Selden St.

Woodbridge Social is open 12:00 pm-7:00 pm Monday-Sunday. Take out items from our menu include: Salads (protein options available), quesadillas, pizzas, sandwiches, nachos, wings, and burgers. (203) 553-9135. 12 Selden St. 

Advantage Maintenance, a janitorial services company, is providing Coronavirus disinfection services. The company can work to develop a site-specific plan including an extensive cleaning and disinfection of the entire building. See details here.

Arcadian Counseling - James Killian, LPC. My private suite in the Woodbridge Office Park provides counseling for anxiety, anger and stress management for teens and adults. We are offering virtual online counseling sessions as well as "In-Office Virtual Counseling" for those with privacy challenges or who wish to get out of the house. To learn more or book a free consultation visit to book online or call 203-405-8066. Additional resources are available at:

Brown Fitness & Wellness is currently doing virtual training via Zoom, FaceTIme and What’s App. As a single person business I am able to be in my studio and can continue to offer training sessions remotely to clients wherever they may be.

Dr. Jeffrey Arons -- The Plastic Surgery Office of Dr. Jeffrey Arons is open for our patients as well as for emergencies. Social distancing and sanitary polices are strictly adhered to. Call for an appointment. 203-228-5123.  

Mallory Grimste, LCSW 
SOCIAL DISTANCING doesn’t have to mean Social Isolation for teens struggling with depression, anxiety, and mental health issues. ONLINE COUNSELING SESSIONS are available for Connecticut teens. Scheduled your free phone screening here: "

Ingrid Harrison, Affordable Personal Services, offers shopping/errands, pharmacy runs, cooking, pet care, non-medical elder care. I am also a certified End of LIfe Doula Consultant/Practitioner offering ongoing training, for people that cannot get to their loved ones. Check-ins, assisting with funeral/end of life options still can take place.

Holt Law. Social distancing does not have to mean you are unable to seek recourse and resolution to inter-personal, familial and co-parenting conflict. Holt Law is currently offering secure and confidential phone and video conference-based consultations and mediation sessions. You can begin the conversation by reaching out through my website, calling (203) 872-7218 or via email at .

Huestis Tucker Architects are open for business. They are available for remote meetings and site visits. Anyone who needs us can call or can email

New Haven Naturopathic Center (1 Bradley Rd, Suite 503)  is open Monday - Thursday by appointment only. Telehealth visits are also available. 203-941-0366.

Schaefer Inspection Service is open and inspecting homes and buildings for buyers throughout CT, with inspector only in the home. Call 203-387-2131 or email

Svendsen insurance Agency is open and we are in the office Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 1:00pm (sometimes longer) during this crisis.  We are here to respond to client needs . When we are out of the office we are checking E-Mails and are set up to work from our homes . Our Website has a wealth of information on it , including links to most of the insurance company websites to enable claim reporting or if premium payments need to be made.

Thrive Chiropractic and Wellness is open. Hours are subject to change -- call 203-387-5015 or visit the website. 260 Amity Road (above/behind Wells Fargo).

D’Aniello’s Amity Bicycle is  open Tues-Fri 10-6 and Saturday 10-5. New shop restrictions are: Locked door during open hours, door bell for service, 1 customer in shop at a time for payment only, and no showroom browsing but still allowing test rides. Curb side bicycle pickup and drop off. All bikes are being washed before entrance and wiped down after service. 203-387-6734; 18 Selden St.

The Red Barn is closed but you can shop remotely via FaceTime. Email to schedule a time to shop. Free local delivery available.

Woodbridge Hardware is open for business and offers curb-side pick-up for those who are able to pay with a credit card over the phone. 203-397-7797; 219 Amity Rd.

Woodbridge Running Company is closed but still a resource for runners and walkers. You can place orders for shoes and other gear by email to (please remember to provide a phone number where you can be reached) and we’ll ship your package. Questions about what you might need, how to keep training or how to get started in running? Send us an email and our running experts will do their best to get you what you need! All shoes in store are 20% off. (All mailed orders get flat rate $8 shipping/pair.) Shoes are also available at our eBay store (Woodbridge Running Company).  

The Write Approach has partnered with Lucky Feather. Enter "Write Approach" and store code LF-X9BNFVM4 to receive free shipping.

The Yarn Barn is closed to the public but orders may be placed online or via email:

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