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"The Wire" and "Treme's" Wendell Pierce Gives Fresh Entrepreneurial Love Through a Grocery Chain

shira levine

The Bunk, AKA Wendell Pierce, is bringing the food deserts of his New Orleans hometown some fresh and healthy grub to tables and refrigerators throughout the Bayou. Sterling Farms, his chain of grocery and convenience stores aims to feed and strengthen local communities through the creation or jobs and access to resources in otherwise forgotten neighborhoods. Pierce's thoughtful business takes customer service to the next level by offering those who spend more than $50 a ride home.

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