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Denninmi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-30-11 01:09 AM
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4. I don't see this is doing much for the "urban food desert"
I mean, c'mon, Whole Paychecks Market? Really, the home of $6 a gallon milk and $20 a lb salmon? A "Bridge Card" won't go far there, even if you stick to basics and their 365 house brand.

For the amount of the tax incentives, I think they probably could have subsidized several stores in neighborhoods that could have done more for the urban poor, perhaps some kind of partnerships with non-profits or even co-ops of some type.

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  -It's official: Whole Foods to open store in Detroit's Midtown in 2013 marmar  Jul-27-11 05:23 PM   #0 
  - Can you tell me where this neighborhood is located in relation to the urban gardening neighborhood?  ellenrr   Jul-28-11 05:54 AM   #1 
  - It's not really near that......It's in the College Cultural-Medical Center area....  marmar   Jul-28-11 06:52 AM   #2 
     - ok, that is more predictable. ;) n/t  ellenrr   Jul-28-11 01:56 PM   #3 
  - I don't see this is doing much for the "urban food desert"  Denninmi   Jul-30-11 01:09 AM   #4 
     - article from detroit news says local grocers snubbed by whole foods  ellenrr   Jul-30-11 08:53 AM   #5 

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