Willmar, Minn., community-owned grocery steps up its membership campaign
All the numbers indicate a community-owned grocery store in downtown Willmar has a good cha-nce of being successful -- but more members will be needed, and soon, for the project to continue moving ahead.
Organizers said Tuesday that they're launching an aggressive membership drive this fall.
At least 400 owner-members are needed before the project can secure capital, said Linda Mathiasen, a member of the organizing board of the community-owned grocery.
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