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Debra's Natural Gourmet grows community

Debra's Natural Gourmet grows community

Natural Products Expo and Natural Foods Merchandiser joined to award retailers of the year in the categories of sustainability, innovation, community and best new store. Debra's Natural Gourmet, of Concord, Massachusetts is a community engagement finalist. 

Talk to Debra Stark about her health food store and it’s easy to forget that she runs a business. She talks of friends and farmers, of pulling together for the greater good, for the betterment of community and cohorts. Inspired to be like “the place where everybody knows your name,” Debra’s Natural Gourmet has become a healthy Cheers, a place of community.

Stark favors the local food movement, from participating in a regional supp

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