Buehler’s Market, in Chattanooga since 1912, caters largely to the Black community in the food desert downtown

Buehler's Market, in Chattanooga since 1912, caters largely to the Black community in the food desert downtown

Buehler’s Market, in Chattanooga since 1912, caters largely to the Black community in the food desert downtown. #shantyboat #cookinoil #fooddesert #chattanoogatn — at Buehler’s Market
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2 comments for “Buehler’s Market, in Chattanooga since 1912, caters largely to the Black community in the food desert downtown

  1. Jim C Roberts
    April 30, 2017 at 6:50 pm

    Unfortunately, Buehlers close recently. From my understanding it was with little to no warning to the employees. Terrible to see, honestly.

    • April 30, 2017 at 9:49 pm

      Oh no! I have little doubt Buehler’s was a victim of the gentrification that was hitting that neighborhood hard. When I interviewed the owner’s sister, she could point out “Over there, where that parking lot is, used to be a bunch of houses. And here used to be a bunch of small shops, where that restaurant chain just moved in.” No doubt, in a few years, it will look like a prosperous, thriving downtown, and the people who can afford to visit won’t know the history of the place which is quickly being erased from the landscape.

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