Springfield Man’s Business Brings Farm Fresh Produce to Local Convenience Store


SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A north Springfield convenience store has been reopened with some unconventional items inside.

Farm 2 Counter on North Broadway Avenue offers farm fresh produce made right here in Missouri.

One of the co-owners, Paul Allen, use to be a chef on a private yacht.

The Springfield News-Leader says he came up with the idea after a missionary trip in Myanmar.

Originally from Kimberling City, Allen says he wanted to help Americans get good food.

He says he wants to offer people organic quality food that you can get quick.

The store also makes weekly delivers to homes and offices.

Allen hopes to expand into gas stations in the future.

(Story shared by Springfield News-Leader. Read the original article here.)

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