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  1. Local grocery will close unless new owners swoop in

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    November 10, 2015 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

    Some sad news from a great local grocer: The Root Cellar will close at the end of the year unless new owners take over the business.

    I’ve been a fan of The Root Cellar since it opened in Old Louisville in 2011. The small space was packed with local produce, meat and dairy products. At its peak, owner Ron Smith added a second location in Germantown in 2012 and even created a Kickstarter project to fund a mobile Root Cellar to bring produce to underserved areas in Louisville. Eventually, Ron closed the Old Louisville store and operated The Root Cellar out of the Germantown location.
    On Saturday, Ron posted on The Root Cellar’s Facebook page that he will close the store at the end of the year if he can’t find someone to invest in the business.

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