ESSAY: Finding community during quarantine in my hometown of Farmington
JENN MCKEE MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2020


When I first started writing stories about Farmington for Metromode, late in 2018, WDET’s Jerome Vaughn asked me what defined our tiny town’s spirit.

“People who live there and spend time there really want to know each other and interact with each other,” I’d told him.

And it’s true. Whether we’re running into dog-walking friends downtown, or spontaneously clustering on the sidewalk, chatting with neighbors at dusk, Farmington’s residents are generally a hyper-social bunch.
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