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Fresh Locally Grown Garlic in Our Grocery Stores? Yes!

Quote from the MPR Article: Bonnie Carlson was skeptical. Making money as a small-town grocer was tough enough. How would selling a local guy’s garlic for a premium possibly help her?  But she didn’t say no when Big Stone County farmer Russ Swenson and Kathy Draeger, a local University of Minnesota expert and customer of Bonnie’s Hometown Grocery, pitched a plan to put Swenson’s garlic on the shelves at Bonnie’s and small-town stores across Minnesota. The best part of MNbump – our people!  Looking for new ways to grow, helping coming up with the ideas – and not saying “no” to a try!  #MNbumpROCKS  – Check out the complete story, photos & audio! https://www.mprnews.org/story/2018/06/21/local-food-grocers-farmers-western-minnesota