Honest Weight Food Co-op announces funding for new location

From the press release:

The Honest Weight Food Cooperative, Inc. (HWFC) announced today that it has sealed a deal with M&T Bank for the primary funding for its $5.4 million construction project. Subordinate lenders include Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region, the Cooperative Fund of New England, and the Al Tech Loan Fund, administered by the Albany County Business Development Corporation, for combined additional funding totaling $1.45 million.

Awesome news for my favorite place to procure vegetables. I’m excited to shop at the new store and can’t wait for the move to be finished. Hopefully the new facility will quell the parking lot anxiety of those apt to head over to the new Trader Joe’s or Whole Foods instead.

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