Dayton's Coming Co-op Market Builds On A Playbook Developed In Cincinnati
Organizers in Dayton are celebrating the imminent opening of Gem City Market, a new cooperative grocery store in one of the city's lower-income communities.
That market came about in part using a playbook developed here in Cincinnati by cooperative business incubator Co-op Cincy. That group, which works to foster worker-owned businesses, has launched a number of enterprises. But its efforts to build a market here have run into roadblocks around financing and location.
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