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'Not just for hippies anymore'

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By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

When Patti Wente switched careers to become manager of the Pomme de Terre Food Co-op, she knew the best preparation would be to remember what made her successful in her previous jobs.


"I have a lot of interests," said Wente, who stepped into her new job Aug. 1. "I've applied for jobs with more than one resume. It's always about people. I like to do things to benefit people."

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