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BIZ BUZZ: Crow Wing Food Co-Op faces challenges

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The Crow Wing Food Co-Op, an early leader in the now widely seen move toward organic and locally produced food,  has been part of the Brainerd area since 1979. 


But many food stores have jumped on the organic bandwagon in recent years. That competition, along with other financial challenges, has the co-op on Washington Street in Brainerd struggling.

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