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Rural Grocery Initiative

Due to COVID-19, Rural Grocery Initiative staff continue to work remotely. To get in touch, please email rgi@ksu.edu

We're hiring!

RGI is seeking a part-time student employee to support our programming. The student employee will work on projects related to rural food access, rural grocery stores, healthy food financing, and community vitality and collaborate with a variety of faculty, staff, students, community members, and business leaders.

To read the full position description, click here.


Webinar Series

Keeping Groceries Alive Webinar Series

This eight-part webinar series presents the steps for completing a successful grocery business transition. In many cases, some form of community or shared ownership model provides a viable opportunity for maintaining a vibrant rural grocery store. Each webinar explores a different topic pertinent to successful business transitions.

Click here to find the recordings, slides, and additional materials for each webinar in the series.


COVID-19 Guidance for Grocers

Click here for COVID-19 guidance for retailers.