At Orleans Whole Food Store on the town’s Main Street the phone is almost always ringing now.
For the umpteenth time, clerk Elaine Peluso-Farris helped a customer place an order for curbside pickup.
“A clam shell?,” she repeats back. “Yeah, we are pretty wiped out. Let me see what I have.”
This is the the new normal for the specialty grocery store: plexiglass barriers, a ban on reusable bags, and a new delivery service by local honors students.