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Has the community-owned grocery store model worked in Rochester?

Brandon Kane and Max Gianniny on "Connections."
Emmarae Stein
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WXXI News
Brandon Kane and Max Gianniny appear on "Connections with Evan Dawson" on Tuesday, August 16, 2022.
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It has been five years since the team at Abundance Food Co-op opened up shop. Has the community-owned grocery store model worked in Rochester as they expected?

We talk about the state of food access in Rochester. Our guests:

  • Brandon Kane, interim general manager of Abundance Food Co-op
  • Max Gianniny, president of the Abundance Board of Directors
Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
Emmarae Stein is the production assistant for "Connections with Evan Dawson."