The tiny Nebraska town of Cody sits atop Cherry County, a sparsely populated chunk of Sandhills ranchland larger than the entire state of Connecticut. Cody’s population of just 156 people means it’s not a prime location for any retail business.
There is no grocery store in town, the previous grocery store closed more than a decade ago.
Enter: Students from the Cody-Kilgore school system.
As part of their education, local students run the Circle C grocery store. The store does about $250,000 of business a year and stocks about 1,500 items.
Check out the video to learn more.