Here's an intro and a link to a great article covering the Vancouver Food Co-op by the passionate word-smiths at our very own Vancouver Voice newspaper.
From the outside, 215 W 4th Street looks like an unassuming enough hole-in-the-wall in downtown Vancouver. The inside doesn’t look like much more: a small, sectioned-off warehouse that, close to the front, is adorned with aluminum shelves stocked mom-and-pop style with organic foods and household products, and a cooler packed with locally-grown produce. Yet as volunteers are compiling orders made online and being instructed in the steps to complete a given transaction, it seems clear that this humble start is about to grow into something more: a food cooperative for the farmers and consumers of Vancouver.
Read the entire article by clicking on the link below.
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