buford http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Buford, Wyoming becomes Vietnamese coffee town http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/buford-wyoming-becomes-vietnamese-coffee-town <p>The man who owns America’s smallest town wants to launch a national coffee business there.</p><p>Vietnamese businessman Ngyen Dinh Pham bought Buford at auction last year for 900-thousand dollars. Today he announced plans to start selling coffee imported from Vietnam at the town’s lone convenience store. His goal is to eventually distribute the coffee nation-wide.</p><p>With a population of one, Buford might seem like an odd place to get a foothold into a major American market. But Business Development Consultant Kip Cheroutes says it just might work.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 00:52:13 +0000 Willow Belden 46352 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Buford, Wyoming becomes Vietnamese coffee town Buford, Wyoming auctioned off to foreign bidders; after 30 years, Population: 1 retires to CO http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/buford-wyoming-auctioned-foreign-bidders-after-30-years-population-1-retires-co <p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong><a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wpr/openspaces.mediaplayer?STATION_NAME=wpr&amp;MEDIA_ID=1008968&amp;MEDIA_EXTENSION=mp3&amp;MODULE=openspaces ">Listen to the story</a></strong></p><p>An Oklahoma-based company auctioned off Buford, Wyoming Thursday afternoon. For a winning bid of $900,000, the property will move to the control of two unnamed businessmen from Vietnam. Wyoming Public Radio&rsquo;s Rebecca Martinez has more.</p><p> Fri, 06 Apr 2012 21:35:24 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 22271 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Buford, Wyoming auctioned off to foreign bidders; after 30 years, Population: 1 retires to CO Buford sells for $900,000 http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/buford-sells-900000 <p>Bidders and spectators from around the area and around the world flocked to Buford, Wyoming today/yesterday for the auction of what&rsquo;s been called &ldquo;The Nation&rsquo;s Smallest Town.&rdquo;</p><p>Four months after the doors of the Buford Trading Post were shuttered, the parking lot was once again filled with cars and trucks. Williams and Williams, the Oklahoma-based auction house, re-opened the Trading Post to sell of Buford&rsquo;s 10 acres and five buildings, which include the service center.</p> Fri, 06 Apr 2012 17:08:35 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 22254 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Buford sells for $900,000