The Community of Brown Grove vs. Wegmans

Culture September 3, 2021 Culture
The Community of Brown Grove vs. Wegmans

From The Washington Post Magazine Tyrese Coleman with Melody Schreiber

The early December skies were foreboding as the protesters shivered in the chill outside a Wegmans grocery store. Still, they marched and held their signs high: “Wetlands over Wegmans,” “Not in my backyard,” “#Save Brown Grove!!!”

Brown Grove is facing, as they see it, the biggest existential threat of its 150-year history: the construction of a 1.1 million-square-foot, $175 million Wegmans distribution center.

Photo by Jahi Chikwendiu

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