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Chester Supermarket, ‘Fare & Square’ Changing Lives in Community

January 10, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

View the full story here. A grocery store is making a difference in Chester, Pennsylvania, which used to be considered a "food desert." NBC10's Matt DeLucia is at Fare & Square, which became the first supermarket in the city, with more on how it has changed lives in the community.

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Casey Vows to Fight Changes in Food Assistance Programs

June 7, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

CHESTER >> A plea from legislators to save food assistance programs in Pennsylvania came to Chester Monday morning at the Fare & Square grocery store with the arrival of U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa. In opposition to H.R. 5003, the Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016, Casey and supporters ...

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One Step Away: Combating Food Waste Globally, Nationally, and in Philadelphia

August 12, 2015  by Philabundance Digital Media

In June, Tesco, the largest chain of grocery stores in the United Kingdom, announced it would donate all of its unsold food to charity in an effort to reduce waste. In a statistical analysis of its own practices, the company revealed that it threw away 55,400 tons of food in the ...

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