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Encyclopedia > Yoke's Fresh Market

Yoke's Fresh Market is an employee-owned Spokane, Washington-based chain of grocery stores founded in 1946 by Marshall and Harriet Yoke. The chain was established by their son Chuck in the 1960's and now encompasses 13 stores in Washington and Idaho, primarily in the Spokane area. In 1990, Chuck sold the chain to the employees. John Bole currently directs company operations. Nickname: The Lilac City Location of Spokane in Spokane County and Washington Coordinates: Country United States State Washington County Spokane  - Mayor Dennis P. Hession Area    - City  58. ... This Flagship Randalls store in Houston, Texas is an example of a supermarket. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Official language(s) None Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq mi (184,827 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 6. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Recently, the chain had begun expanding towards the southeastern portion of Washington, with two stores in Pasco and Kennewick, and the newest which opened on May 3 in West Richland. Wind turbines above Pasco. ... Kennewick is a city located in Benton County in south east Washington State. ... May 3 is the 123rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (124th in leap years). ... West Richland is a city located in Benton County, Washington. ...

The chain specializes in fresh local produce (and as such has a bi-weekly promotion called "Fresh Friday", which has specials on fresh produce), as well as a once-a-month breakfast cereal sale on Fridays. A spoonful of breakfast cereal of the corn-flake variety, with milk and strawberry. ...

Yoke's also has a store-owned cattle company featuring 100% Hereford beef, as well as an in-store gourmet cheese shop featuring cheeses from all over the world. Also near the cheese shop are olive bars with a variety of brine-cured and oil-cured olives, as well as other relishes. Statistics Population: 50,154 Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: SO515405 Administration District: Herefordshire Region: West Midlands Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Herefordshire Historic county: Herefordshire Services Police force: West Mercia Fire and rescue: {{{Fire}}} Ambulance: West Midlands Post office and telephone Post town: HEREFORD Postal... Binomial name Olea europaea L. 19th century illustration The Olive (Olea europaea) is a species of small tree in the family Oleaceae, native to coastal areas of the eastern Mediterranean region, from Lebanon and the maritime parts of Asia Minor and northern Iran at the south end of the Caspian...

Many of the stores also have branches of Global Credit Union, some featuring drive-in banking.

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