SEATTLE -- A 20-foot purple eggplant has sprouted over downtown Seattle in the form of sign that heralds the opening of the produce-centric retail operation called City Greens Produce Co. "We chose the eggplant because it's an unusual and striking vegetable and we wanted to give people a message that we are going to have a variety of things they aren't going to find around town," explained Chris Bounds, City Greens president. The giant eggplant -- which also was an icon for the City Greens ...

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