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Prairie Roots Food Co-op announces plans to build in Fargo, N.D.

FARGO, N.D. -- Prairie Roots Food Cooperative, which has more than 800 members, announced Oct. 28 that it plans to open a grocery store at 1213 NP Ave., former home to Mathison's print shop in downtown Fargo, by some time late next year.

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Prairie Roots Food Co-op plans to open a grocery store at 1213 NP Ave., Fargo, the former home of Mathison's print shop. Speaking is Cheryl Biller, a co-op member. Photo by Dave Wallis / The Forum

FARGO, N.D. - Prairie Roots Food Cooperative, which has more than 800 members, announced Oct. 28 that it plans to open a grocery store at 1213 NP Ave., former home to Mathison's print shop in downtown Fargo, by some time late next year.

The co-op made the announcement Wednesday morning during a 1 Million Cups event at the Stage at Island Park.

The property was recently purchased by the Kilbourne Group, a real estate development firm owned by Doug Burgum. The co-op will lease the space from the Kilbourne Group. Mathison's Express Press is moving to 3911 37th Ave. S., Fargo.

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