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Northwind co-op marks 40 years with celebration


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IRONWOOD - The members and supporters of Ironwood's Northwind Natural Food Co-op gathered at Cold Iron Brewing Sunday for the co-op's 40th anniversary celebration.

"We're celebrating 40 years, we've had numerous locations. We've had (the present) location 20 years," co-op board president Jackie Powers said, referencing the store's location on South Suffolk Street. "We're kind of an anchor store for downtown Ironwood."

However, she said the co-op is much more than its physical space or its business operation.

"(The co-op) is a place where people fe...