Food Co-op Proposed for West Dayton

A local group proposes establishing a worker- and member-owned grocery store in West Dayton to improve access to healthy foods in an area known for its food deserts.

The Greater Dayton Union Cooperative Initiative is polling local citizens about their interest in a full-service grocery cooperative for the Salem Avenue corridor just north of the Great Miami River.

The initiative is engaging in market research about the feasibility of opening a co-op.

West Dayton has been unable to attract a large grocer since the Kroger on Gettysburg Avenue closed in 2008.

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