A New MarketRooted In Community

The Gem City Market will be a full-service grocery store and deli located in the Salem Avenue corridor, just across the bridge from downtown Dayton.

Products sold at this store will meet the diverse grocery needs of Dayton residents and families.

This new grocery store will be a place where everyone is welcome. The success of the market will be driven by the ideas and input of all its customers, and members of the community.

What is a food co-op?

A food cooperative or food co-op is a food distribution outlet organized as a cooperative. Food cooperatives are usually community and worker owned, and decisions regarding the production and distribution of its food are chosen by its members.

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