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Co-op me with OK Produce

During grad school in Minneapolis, I read Barbara Ehrenreich’s Fear of Falling: The Inner Life of the Middle Class. In one easily overlooked footnote, she mentioned the “Twinkie Wars” of the early 1970s when the Minneapolis food co-op scene nearly … Continue reading

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Romancing the Stone (fruit, that is): Iovine Brother’s Produce Corner

The pretty blond girl behind the cash register seemed to be keeping her own in what was clearly a flirty conversation with two customers at Iovine Brother’s Produce Corner. I couldn’t quite hear exactly, but it sounded like they asked … Continue reading

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