Our Stories

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Good Food at Fair Prices

Good Food at Fair Prices

Good Food At Fair Prices Ever struggle to decide what’s for dinner? Wonder if you’re providing the right nutrition for…
From Sirens to Shopping Carts

From Sirens to Shopping Carts

From Sirens to Shopping Carts From sirens to shopping carts, Don Dubreuil has done it all. A paramedic for 28…
Everybody Learns New Things

Everybody Learns New Things

Everybody Learns New Things A small community grocer might find it challenging to compete against the big chains, but Victoria…
Healthy Collaboration, Healthy Community

Healthy Collaboration, Healthy Community

Healthy Collaboration, Healthy Community If your business is all about inclusivity there’s almost nothing better than collaboration with a like-minded…
A Passion for People

A Passion for People

A Passion For People Teaching isn’t always easy, but for Brittany Archibald it is a passion. A student of Developmental…
Building Better Futures

Building Better Futures

Building Better Futures As grocery stores embrace new technologies, smaller shops may be in danger of losing customers to the…
Making it Work

Making it Work

Making It Work Though every career must end, a job well done may leave a legacy that benefits people for…
Up to the task!

Up to the task!

Up To The Task! What if you had just days to master a job so you could teach it to…
Farewell, Not Goodbye

Farewell, Not Goodbye

Farewell, Not Goodbye The goodbyes are the hardest part, but when you’re in the business of preparing people for other…
Healthy choices. Healthy kids. Healthy community.

Healthy choices. Healthy kids. Healthy community.

Healthy Choices. Healthy Kids. Healthy Community. If it takes a village to raise a child, the Old East Village has…
Real Life. Real Work. A Real Plan.

Real Life. Real Work. A Real Plan.

Real Life. Real Work. A Real Plan. Making the transition from student life to working life can be challenging, but…
Love Food. Hate Waste.

Love Food. Hate Waste.

Love Food. Hate Waste. We work with food all day, every day, and we really do love it. The work…
We’re Cookin’ Now!

We’re Cookin’ Now!

We’re Cookin’ Now! Once a week, we gather to cook, eat, and learn, and we’re having a blast! The Old…
Starting Today

Starting Today

Starting Today The newest face around the Old East Village Grocer is one you might recognize if you’ve visited the…
Making Mountains out of Molehills (In a Good Way)

Making Mountains out of Molehills (In a Good Way)

Making Mountains Of Molehills(In a good way It was smiles all around recently when Heather Cabral of the Social Beehive…
Everyone’s a winner, baby!

Everyone’s a winner, baby!

Everyone’s A Winner, Baby! You’ll never meet a group more ready to absorb a loss than the team from the…
Just ‘Cause (Rhymes with “Peach Fuzz”)

Just ‘Cause (Rhymes with “Peach Fuzz”)

Just ‘Cause (Rhymes with “Peach Fuzz”) Most days, if you found peach fuzz at the Old East Village Grocer, you’d…
We Shop Local, Too!

We Shop Local, Too!

We Shop Local, Too! When ATN Access for Persons with Disabilities opened The Old East Village Grocer last year, it…
It Takes a Village

It Takes a Village

It Takes a Village When ATN Access first dreamed of opening a social enterprise grocery store in London, executive director…
The Graduate: Winning at Life

The Graduate: Winning at Life

The Graduate: Winning at Life When Jon Adlington comes back to the Old East Village Grocer for a visit, his…
We Can Work. Together.

We Can Work. Together.

We Can Work. Together. Finding a job can be hard, and even harder for anyone facing barriers because of a…
Risky Business: Building a Future Together

Risky Business: Building a Future Together

Risky Business: Building a Future Together It always takes hard work, but building a better life sometimes requires a leap…
Keeping It Fresh

Keeping It Fresh

Keeping It Fresh If you’re looking for fresh, delicious produce, just talk to Dave McCutchen at the Old East Village…
Your Lunch is Ready

Your Lunch is Ready

Your Lunch is Ready Forgot your lunch at home? Not to worry. Bev Gray has you covered at the Old…

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