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Willmar Community-Owned Grocery to hold annual meeting Tuesday

WILLMAR - The Willmar Community-Owned Grocery will hold its annual meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Robbins Island Park in Willmar. The business meeting starts at 6 p.m.

Members will hear a progress report on the community-owned grocery and elect new board members. There are four candidates for three positions open on the board of directors.

Dinner will be served by a local food vendor on a first-come, first-served basis, or members may bring their own picnic meal.

The Willmar Community-Owned Grocery currently stands at 452 members. Site selection for a store is in process.

The community-owned grocery was established to promote local food, provide opportunities for growers to market their products and increase consumer access to fresh, quality, locally grown food. For more information or to become a member, visit, find the COG on Facebook or call 320-222-2020.