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ND Rural Grocery Initiative

- Dec. 2016 Rural Grocery Newsletter

- Bismarck Tribune Story on Rural Grocers

- Rural Grocers Survey  

- 2017 Rural Grocers Conference

- Rural Grocers Task Force

-Get the rural grocery toolkit here!

-North Dakota Grocers Association

When The Local Grocery Story Failed, These Folks Stepped In To Lend It A Lifeline

Competition with chains causes rural grocers to fear the future

Help for your bottom line. That’s what you will find at:

2017 Grocer Summit Information-

  • Notice: The January 26th Rural Grocer Summit has been postponed
    A new date will be released once it is available

Focused on helping you, the small business owner, handle big and small issues and questions. You will find tips and tools as well as news articles, blog posts, and newsletters. Our goal is to help you be successful.  

The North Dakota Rural Grocery Initiative is a volunteer group comprised of five rural grocers, the North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives, North Dakota State University Center for Community Vitality, North Dakota Farmers Union, USDA Rural Development State Office, Dakota College at Bottineau and Northern Plains Electric Cooperative. Grocers who are interested in receiving communications from the Initiative or would like to attend the national convention should contact Lori Capouch or Mary Stumpf at 701-663-6501

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