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By: Connie Maddeville | September, 2021

After its humble beginnings as a buying club on Carol Czaja’s back porch, the North Country Food Co-op is now 2,800 member-owners strong. Located on Bridge Street in downtown Plattsburgh, The Co-op, as it is called by its loyal members, is a community-owned grocery store that focuses on providing a place for the community to read more

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ACCORDING TO THE SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, in 2019 (the last year for which statistics are available) small businesses accounted for 44 percent of economic activity in the United States. They created two-thirds of new jobs and delivered 43.5 percent of the United States’ gross domestic product. In addition to...

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