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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Formerly known as Fork in the Road, My Street Grocery is a mobile grocery truck which will tackle the problem of food deserts in Portland.

My Street Grocery, the work of three Portland State University MBAs, raised just under $13,000 just after the first of the year using the website Kickstarter. The founders used that money to purchase and retrofit a used bread truck to use as a mobile store.
Starting May 1, the My Street truck will start a five-day-a-week route with two stops each day around Portland. The truck will vend fresh and healthy foods and provide nutritional information and easy meal kits.

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

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Abe
0 #1 Abe 2012-04-25 11:54:24
Hope they aren't some capitalists bent on making a profit!
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