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Historical Look At Retail Food Stores on Martha's Vineyard Part 1

Today we continue our series on Martha's Vineyard foodways based on oral histories found in the Martha’s Vineyard Museum archive located Edgartown, Massachusetts. I’ve transcribed the interviews and share them as short stories that are helpful for would be culinary entrepreneurs. We turn now to the business of selling food as a retailer and some of the strategies one can use to obtain and keep customers.