Local Grocer a Finalist in NRF Competition

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — An independent food retailer here who is focused on local, natural and organic product has been named a finalist in the National Retail Federation’s "This is Retail” video competition.

“This small mom-and-pop retail model is devoted exclusively to the local farmer,” says Ronald Smith, owner of the The Root Cellar, in his video, which appears below.

His store, located in a former gas station, seeks t

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