When it comes time to shop for dinner in Grove, the pickings are slim.
A resident looking for something to prepare at home without traveling far is limited to a frozen pizza from a 7-Eleven convenience store or a meal assembled from offerings at the local Dollar General.
With one of the store’s yellow shopping carts leading the way, a shopper can pull chicken breasts and macaroni and cheese out of the freezer and then snag a couple cans of green beans off a nearby shelf to make dinner for a family easily enough. But fresh food is another matter.
Beyond several bananas sitting beside the 7-Eleven’s cash registers and a smattering of produce items, including several onions...