Hikes, hobbies, home time: how a Jay family copes with crisis – North Country Public Radio

Jennifer VanBenschoten and her husband, Tom, moved to the North Country about twenty years ago. They fell in love with the Adirondacks during college, and settled in Jay. These days, the family is spending more time together. Stay-at-home orders mean their son Colden is home from school, and Jennifer, a jewelry artist is transitioning to selling her work online.

Jennifer VanBenschoten, her husband Tom, son Colden, and dog Tucker during a hike in Jay, NY. Selfie provided

Jennifer VanBenschoten, her husband Tom, son Colden, and dog Tucker during a hike in Jay, NY. Selfie provided

We’re asking listeners to share how the North Country is coping with Stay At Home orders, and the Covid-19 crisis.  Todd Moe caught up with Jennifer by phone. She says her family is tapping into their own brand of creativity.

Todd MoeHikes, hobbies, home time: how a Jay family copes with crisis

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