Claire: Lynn Neuman has spent her entire adult life in New York City. but it didn't have everything she was looking for.
Lynn: As food prices are rising astronomically. I'm like, I want to grow my own food. I wanted a garden, and I wanted my dog have a little more space.
Claire: So when the pandemic shut down the city, she decided to temporarily relocate to Michigan.
Lynn: I thought I’d try my hand at growing something, so I stuck some tomato seeds and some pepper seeds and some arugula seeds in the ground.
Claire: Lynn is the artistic director of Artichoke Dance Company, which is based in Brooklyn. Even though she left the city behind, she didn't abandon her dancers.
Lynn: And the dancers, all their gigs, other gigs had dried up. They rely on lots of things to make money teaching yog