Grocery Shopping Information

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The purpose of this community survey is to gauge interest for a full-service consumer-owned food cooperative grocery store in the District of Columbia Ward 7 or Ward 8. Both District of Columbia Wards are known food deserts. Typically, this effort is a multi-year process to establish the food cooperative.

This is a non-scientific random survey of residents of the District of Columbia Wards 7 and 8.

* 1. In which Ward/Region do you live?

* 2. Would you shop at a consumer-owned grocery store in Ward 7 or Ward 8?

* 3. How often and how much do you spend on groceries? (select one)

  Daily Weekly Biweekly Monthly Seldom

* 4. How far do you travel to purchase groceries?

* 5. Where do you usually shop for groceries? (mark all that apply)

* 6. What are the most important factors to determine where you go to find food?

  Not at all important Not very important Somewhat important Important Very important
Location of store
Price of food
Variety of food
Freshness of food
Availability of locally grown food
Availability of organic food
Availability of fresh foods/produce
Convenience of store layout

* 7. Do you use SNAP, WIC, FMNP or other government benefits to cover the costs of food? (mark all that apply)

* 8. Which of the following categories do you prioritize when shopping for food? (mark all that apply)