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Supermarket Showdown: Food Shopping in Washington

Not so long ago, D.C. was considered a two supermarket town. Today, shoppers have a dizzying array of options at their disposal, from discount grocers and shopping clubs to neighborhood farmers market. Kojo explores how regional and global forces impact what consumers see on supermarket shelves, as well as the evolving strategies we use to buy ingredients for their favorite dishes.

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