You may know that Stop & Shop recently bought all the King Kullen stores. One has already been closed and two others will close soon. This means that residents of Mount Sinai, Lake Ronkonkoma and North Babylon have to find alternatives for their grocery shopping needs.
For me, the obvious solution is to start member owned and controlled food co-ops to replace them. The purpose is to provide groceries to members the way they want, not to make a profit for investors.
If you live in or near Mount Sinai or North Babylon, you can join Facebook groups to learn more about how food co-ops work: