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New Food Shelf to Serve Hopkins Coming Soon

The new ICA location will be near the Hopkins/Minnetonka border, according to the Sun Sailor.

A new ICA Food Shelf location coming soon to the Hopkins and Minnetonka area.
A new ICA Food Shelf location coming soon to the Hopkins and Minnetonka area.
ICA Food Shelf will soon open a new location to fight hunger in the Hopkins area.

According to the Sun Sailor, the new location also comes with a new concept—a grocery store style setup. 

The new concept comes out of the desire to provide more fresh produce to those in need, the article said:

"Currently, the food shelf prepackages food in bags worth about two weeks of food. With fresh produce only lasting up to six days, that means the organization can only provide 8 to 10 days worth of fresh produce a month Palm says.

"'That’s really something we’ve wanted to remedy,' Palm said."

The new 13,400-square foot location is located near the Hopkins and Minnetonka border on 11588 K-Tel Dr. Construction is expected to begin in a month and be finished by the end of the year, according to the Sun Sailor.

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J August 12, 2013 at 04:25 PM
Great idea and there is a need in Hopkins. Too bad the closest bus stop is about a mile away from the location. Long way to walk with bags of groceries.
Mike B. August 12, 2013 at 05:03 PM
As J mentions, "there is a need in Hopkins," and everywhere else for that matter. It's no coincidence that poverty in the USA always increases when a Democrat is in the White House, particularly with the current President. The Democrats have run out of taxes to enact, and the middle-class is suffering. Let's turn back the clock to the 1950s... before LBJ and his disastrous Great Society. The country was much better off, no question about it. Food shelves were not necessary. But thanks to Obama, the USA is headed toward a Greece-style meltdown.
Roy Nguyen August 13, 2013 at 01:58 PM
Mike B. You are still an idiot. This is coming from a Republican!

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