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Summer Jo's: Evolutionary eatery

Summer Jo's: Evolutionary eatery

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Hours before the first customers arrive at 10 a.m., before cooks fire up the grills, before bakers...
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Stephanie Nelson works just a stone's throw from the Thursday farmers market in south Medford, yet...
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