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Local relies on relationships at Buehler's

Local relies on relationships at Buehler's

A network of family farmers grows with the retailer

For Buehler’s Fresh Foods, local is not just what you buy, or where you buy it, but who you know.

Dave Graf, produce buyer for Buehler’s Fresh Foods, retired in January after more than 40 years of service, but is leaving the Wooster, Ohio-based retailer with a lasting legacy of local buying.

At least twice every week between April and November, Graf gets in a Buehler’s semi truck and drives 20 miles south of Buehler’s home office to the Mt. Hope Farmers Produce Auction

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