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Grassroots Grocery Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

Grassroots Grocery, a local shop with a vision “to transform our neighborhood, a USDA-designated “food desert” with limited access to transportation, into a home for accessible, affordable, healthy food” will be celebrated Sunday, October 25th with a Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony hosted by The Community Cultivators.

The ceremony will begin at 10:30 am with brief speeches by the Mayor of Alton, the founders of the co-op, as well as members of the community. From 11 – 1, there will be coffee, hot cocoa, cider and snacks outside, plus pumpkin painting!

Grassroots Grocery will be open regular business hours, 11 am to 6 pm, featuring fresh local produce, fresh baked loaves of bread, a selection of new bulk items, and local seasonal goods. Additionally, there will be special discounts only available for the Grand Opening celebration!

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