KALW's Hear Here community storytelling team met one Oakland resident who lost her job, but found a new way to feed herself.
Visalia Stanley shared her story at the 81st Avenue/East Oakland Branch of the Oakland Public Library.
Click the audio player above to listen to the story. And to hear more stories from the Hear Here project, click here.
This story originally aired on Crosscurrents on October 13, 2013.