New Local Foods Store to Launch in Missouri

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — A year-round farmers' market is how local resident Steve Salt sees his new venture, The Downtown Grocery Store, he'll open later this month.

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — A year-round farmers' market is how local resident Steve Salt sees his new venture, The Downtown Grocery Store, which he'll open later this month.

For nearly a quarter century, Salt, who owns a nearby 146-acre farm, has marketed his vegetables at farmers' markets in the surrounding area, including Kirksville's weekly one in the summer. He also has been running community supported agriculture (CSA) groups for the past 19 years.

Counting on his long-time

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