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Chester Housing Authority Farm Gains Outlet At Local Grocer

June 21, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

  by Ayana Jones Tribune Staff Writer Jun 13, 2017 Officials from Chester Housing Authority and the Fare & Square grocery store have formed a produce partnership that features items grown at agency’s Ruth L. Bennett Homes community farm. “We’re excited to partner with the Chester Housing Authority,” Mike Basher, Fare & Square’s vice ...

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No Donation Too Small

May 25, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

by Glenn Bergman, Executive Director of Philabundance I am always amazed at how much produce comes in to Philabundance from the Produce Center, the Port of Philadelphia, our grocery – retail store partners, and our farmers in the summer months. On Thursday, May 11th, we received a donation of 350 pounds ...

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Market connects people with fresh produce in Bristol

May 23, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

See full story here Hundreds of people turn out to fill their bags with fresh produce from Fresh Connect, a pop-up farmers market that sets up at Bucks County Community College in Bristol Township and the intersection of Routes 611 and 412 in Ottsville each week. The market gives people in Bucks ...

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New Program Helps Provide Food For Students In Need

February 24, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

By Mike DeNardo PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Starting Thursday, students at a North Philadelphia school will be getting a monthly backpack of food to take home, courtesy of Philabundance. Gideon Elementary School at 29th and Glenwood is miles from any supermarket, and the Mayor’s Office has identified not having access to nutritious food as ...

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