At most grocery stores the employee-store relationship is pretty simple, right? Whether they’re loading shoppers’ bags or stocking produce, the employees do the job, get their paycheck and head home. But the partnership between a nonprofit and a natural grocery store in Burlington, Vt., is taking that model to a new level.
Training for life
Burlington, Vermont's Healthy Living Market partners with a local nonprofit to hire and train employees with disabilities, building the store's community service and engagement.