The new Rainbow Co-op is a pared-down version of its former self. “We’ve downsized. We have 2,000 square feet compared to the 8,000 square feet that we once had,” said general manager Patrick Jerome.
Canned products, frozen food and fresh fruit and vegetables are no longer on offer, with the co-op focusing more offering bulk items, which have proved popular. Shoppers can scoop what they need from containers of dried fruit, nuts, seeds, beans, pasta and coffee – and glass jars of dried herbs, spices and loose teas.
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