West Philly Produce: From Eyesore to Community Grocery Store

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Arnett Woodall is the founder of West Philly Produce, a grocery store that was once a vacant lot used for drug deals. The business has been open 7 days a week for the past 7 years bringing increased access to fresh healthy foods, cooperative economics, and safe community spaces. “It’s all about cooperative Black economics. It’s all about creating a model that will employ our youth and economically empower our community,” says Woodall. Read more about his story below!

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