Gem City Market’s grand opening set for May 12

Miami Valley News

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Dayton’s newest cooperative grocery store, Gem City Market, will celebrate its grand opening Wednesday, May 12.

After nearly six years of development, a concrete date has been set. Initially, construction was estimated to take until winter 2021. Soon, the community-owned grocery store will open its doors and offer not just groceries, but a deli, soup bar and a Third Perk coffee shop.

On top of food items, Gem City Market will offer:

  • Kitchen for classes and programs on nutrition and other topics, open to all
  • A community room
  • A mini health clinic

Leah Bahan-Harris, general manager at Gem City Market, said they created 25 jobs for the community as well.

For more information about Gem City Market, click here.

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