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A farm grows in Chester City, and so does supermarket partnership

February 27, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

by John Ryan Barwick Young men are spreading and shoveling piles of mulch on the raised beds on a pleasantly warm February afternoon. At the other end of the garden, a manager peers through the greenhouse at beds of collard greens. Juxtaposed against the cracked concrete sidewalks, with its benches and plywood ...

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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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Discounts Offered at Delco Supermarket

September 2, 2015  by 

By Caitlin McCabe Discounts offered at supermarket As part of a monthlong campaign to raise awareness about hunger and healthy eating, Philabundance's Fare & Square supermarket in Chester is offering shoppers a 25 percent discount on certain produce items. Throughout September, Fare & Square, located on Ninth Street, is to sample select produce ...

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