For $150, You Can Co-own a Columbia Grocery Store
For $150, you can co-own a Columbia grocery store
Want to be a part-owner in a store that could help feed your hungry neighbors – and jump-start new life in north Columbia?
Recent news of a community-owned cooperative grocery store planned for West Beltline Boulevard in north Columbia has generated a buzz, particularly after the closing of a Piggly Wiggly grocery store dealt a big blow to a community that struggles with food insecurity.
There are few other nearby stores that offer quality food, placing a burden on many low-income residents with unreliable transportation.
The co-op store could be an answer to bringing a healthy, affordable grocery option to the …