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Community Food Co-op opens new Salt Lake warehouse

Posted - Sep. 30, 2010 at 4:37 p.m.


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SALT LAKE CITY -- Community Food Co-op of Utah wants to help community members buy healthy food at affordable prices, and volunteers now have a new facility to help them accomplish that goal.

The Community Food Co-Op of Utah
1726 S. 700 West
Salt Lake City
801-746-7878
1-866-959-COOP (2667)
Click here for more info

The organization opened its new Salt Lake City warehouse space Thursday morning. The building, located at 1726 S. 700 West, will give volunteers more room and includes a new produce cooler.

"Our new warehouse space was the result of years of planning and effort by many people, so we'd like to thank them," Community Food Co-op Assistant Director Trever Bruhn said in a news release.

The nonprofit organization collects orders from community members for food, which gives them the buying power to get more food at affordable prices. It's a project of Crossroads Urban Center, which has fought the root causes of poverty since 1966.

Currently the Community Food Co-Op serves about 2,200 people each month, but officials hope to increase that number to 3,000 for 2011.

CLICK HERE for more information on the Community Food Co-op of Utah.

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