During the past few months, the helpers have made themselves known. While some people have been fully occupied with plunging on forward themselves and keeping their spirits up, some find ways to lift others’ spirits.
People who can, do, and have been using their unique talents and resources to create special pick-me-ups.
For farmer Scott Thompson in Bristol, Wisconsin, that meant planting acres and acres of flowers.
While the family farm generally sells strawberries during the summer and raspberries and pumpkins during the fall, zinnias, Mexican sunflowers, sunflowers and wildflowers now grace the farm — but it’s the traditional sunflowers that are taking the internet (and interested travelers) by storm.
“We are starting our sunflower season early!” the Thompson Strawberry Farm shared at the end of July. “The fields finally look beautiful with full bloom.”
The farm is charging an entry fee of $25, which