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Chester’s non-profit food market tries to square mission with bottom line

April 15, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

By: Laura Benshoff For 12 years, the City of Chester had no supermarket. In an effort to end this so-called "food desert," a local food bank plunked down a nonprofit grocery store in the impoverished Delaware County city in October 2013. Area food bank Philabundance opened the new store, called Fare & ...

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Fare & Square Nonprofit Grocery Store Helps People Eat Healthy

January 12, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) — We all know produce isn’t the cheapest item to buy at the grocery store. So, one store in Chester, Delaware County, is trying to entice customers to eat healthier by offering rewards. The store is already a first of its kind in the country, and now, it has ...

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