The soup is too damn high

BRATTLEBORO — I was shocked recently when I had to pay $7 for two cups of vegetable soup at the Putney Food Co-op. This was not the large size, either.

All the more shocking was the sanctimonious quote printed on the soup cup considering the price I just paid: “Cooperatives are a reminder to the international community that it is possible to pursue economic viability and social responsibility.”

Social responsibility is having an affordable item on the menu if you are going to call yourself a cooperative.

Inflation is a dangerous economic environment. It starts with greed.

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