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Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
An ode to Baltimore's grocery stores
An ode to Baltimore's grocery stores

The day before our last major snow storm, I went to Trader Joe's to stock up. While some offerings were sparse, they were completely out of kale and bottled water. Not too many years ago, before a major storm, stores typically would run out of bread and milk. Not only have our food tastes changed, but our shopping habits have changed as well. We've come a long way from the days when people grew fruits and vegetables (and canned them for the off-season), slaughtered livestock, fished in brooks and streams, and got their milk, butter and cheese from their cows, their eggs from their chickens. My earliest food shopping memory occurred in a small town in New Jersey. Approximately...