Fresh business grows in pandemic woes

  • David and Dianne Linderman pose outside Dianne’s Ranch Diner, a fresh farm-to-table restaurant and more business outside Stephenville featuring an on-site petting farm to visitors (below), healthy and tasty meals like the chicken “unfried” steak (bottom) and special events like December’s Christmas under the lights festival (above, right). Paul Gaudette | Citizen staff photo
    David and Dianne Linderman pose outside Dianne’s Ranch Diner, a fresh farm-to-table restaurant and more business outside Stephenville featuring an on-site petting farm to visitors (below), healthy and tasty meals like the chicken “unfried” steak (bottom) and special events like December’s Christmas under the lights festival (above, right). Paul Gaudette | Citizen staff photo
  • Fresh business grows in pandemic woes
    Fresh business grows in pandemic woes
  • Fresh business grows in pandemic woes
    Fresh business grows in pandemic woes
  • Fresh business grows in pandemic woes
    Fresh business grows in pandemic woes
It was almost a year ago when Dianne Linderman was at the 2020 Houston Livestock Show with the Great American Petting Farm that she realized just how much the COVID-19 pandemic was going to disrupt day-to-day life. “It was like a wave that came over you,” said Linderman who has traveled with the petting zoo run by her and members of her ‘family’ for 38 years. With shutdowns enacted across the…

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