Gallery: Stockbox Grocers to Convert Shipping Containers into Local Gro...

What does an oasis in a food desert look like? It could resemble a converted shipping container mini grocery store. At least that's the concept behind Stockbox Grocers, a new venture to bring essential grocery items and fresh produce to urban areas with poor access to healthy and affordable food. Last Monday, the miniature grocer opened its prototype market in the Delridge area of Seattle, which will be opened for two months to test out the model. Within a year, Stockbox hopes to convert at least four shipping containers into mini markets to place in urban food deserts around Seattle.

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