A collage of Cedar Lake images adorn a wall as assistant produce manager Larry Samano stocks bananas just after the grand opening of the new Strack & Van Til grocery in Cedar Lake, Ind. Thursday May 16, 2013. The store, which was built by LEED environmental standards, is a welcome opportunity for residents who have been without a grocery store for about three years. | Stephanie Dowell~Post-Tribune
Updated: May 20, 2013 8:58AM
Strack & Van Til marked the opening of its new grocery in Cedar Lake on Thursday, a community that has been without a grocery store about three years. Built using LEED environmental standards, the building is expected to be the only LEED-certified grocery story in the state.