August 15, 2011
Green Hills Market, on South Salina Street in the Valley, has a reputation of supporting local businesses and food producers. Some customers fear that will change as rumors of managerial and administrative changes make the rounds on social media.
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Rumors circulated earlier this month that changes in Green Hills Farms’ management would result in an overall change in the store’s emphasis on local produce and foods. But Green Hills owner Keith Hawkins said last week that while he was aware of the rumors, he did not know how they started.
Advocates of the go-local movement in Syracuse were shell-shocked Friday as rumors circulated about an alleged new initiative at Green Hills Market raising concerns the store might scale back it’s emphasis on locally-sourced foods.