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Gov. Hochul Announces $3 Million for African Heritage Food Co-op

To address the shortage of grocery stores on the East Side, Hochul announced $3 million to rehabilitate the future home of the African Heritage Food Co-op in the Fruit Belt on the corner of Carlton and Locust streets.

Alexander Wright, founder of the co-op, said the food market will address the "food apartheid" that exists in many East Side communities from a lack of grocery stores, while fostering Black ownership and jobs for community residents.

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