The grocery business is tough. Large corporate competitors, small profit margins, expensive start up needs and many other factors contribute to the challenges. Apple Street Market faces these challenges with a sustainable, new approach to business development and a vision driven by consumers, workers, and communities.
The North Side store will be the first store in chain of multi-stake holder union cooperative grocery stores in Cincinnati area. Located in neighborhoods with low food access, these stores will offer quality, affordable products.
Stores will be developed with input from the families and individuals who would shop there. This type of business would create family sustaining jobs for residents and help insure the commitment and success of a neighborhood grocery.