Farmer Jack DC Contents to Be Auctioned Off

DETROIT -- This week all of the contents of the two area Farmer Jack distribution centers will be sold at auction. Conducted by Capital Recovery Group and Rabin Worldwide auctioneers, the two-day public sale will occur Oct. 17 and Oct. 18 at the Livonia, Mich. center and online, starting at 10 a.m. daily.

Among the available items are over 400 truck tractors and trailers, in addition to complete maintenance garages, warehouse equipment, and office furniture.

Prior to the auction, an inspection will be held Oct. 15 and Oct. 16 at the Livonia and Detroit distribution centers. Complete listings with over 2,000 photos can be viewed online at

Founded almost 75 years ago in Detroit by the Borman family, Farmer Jack was acquired by The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. in 1989. Montvale, N.J.-based A&P has closed or sold all Michigan Farmer Jack stores, citing a challenging market and underperforming stores.

San Francisco-based Rabin Worldwide is an international auctioneer and valuation specialist of industrial plants and equipment.

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