So, you’d like a neighborhood grocery store…

Would you like to be less reliant on your car? Should I assume you even have a car? After all, they are expensive.

Those are odd questions to ask in an article titled about local grocery stores, but they’re at the heart of the question that asks why our neighborhood grocery stores disappeared. Minot used to have a lot of them, but beyond Karma Convenience, they’re all gone.

But actually, this isn’t about grocery stores at all. In the article linked below, Chuck Mahron with Strong Towns invites us to ask what are the small steps, the incremental steps, that help us create the environment we envision for our cities, our towns, and our neighborhoods. Give it a read at

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Chuck Mahron, Strong Towns


Josh Wolsky

Developer & Writer @TheMinot Voice, Fan of the Souris River, There's a lot to Savor about Minot. Fortunate to be a 'former' City Council member ;)

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