When Wal-Mart bypasses towns, rural America gets creative

Too small to support a big box supermarket, some rural towns are turning to alternative grocery store models to feed their populations, says High Country News. In Walsh, Colo., (pop. 600), townspeople invested in $50 shares to jumpstart a grocery store. Their money, along with a no-interest loan by the Southeast Colorado Power Association, gave rise… » Read More

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