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By Michele Smith
the Times 

BMS Co-op food market has filled the gap for many during coronavirus challenge

 

Michele Smith

This new cooler at the Blue Mountain Station Co-op Market is currently filled with fresh cheese, organic tomatoes, and fresh organic strawberries from Verdurous Gardens.

DAYTON-People shopping at the Blue Mountain Station Co-op market have been able to find some of the items they couldn't find at retail grocery stores, because of hoarding by panic-stricken shoppers reacting to the coronavirus pandemic.

Market Manager Valerie Mudry said there were no impacts or disruption to their supply chain, largely because all products at the market are locally sourced.

People are now consistently buying their meat, produce, dairy, and eggs from the Co-op, she said.

Business has been brisk, and her days are busy, Mudry said.

Her work week begins on Tuesday when she doe...



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