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Nation’s First Non-Profit Supermarket Is Picking Up Steam

Nation’s First Non-Profit Supermarket Is Picking Up Steam

Fare & Square uses the store as a tool to creatively navigate and supply food deserts with nutritious yet affordable options.  Food insecure families now have access to a food that will  directly impact the local economy and the local community.  Keeping the food and funding central is a sustainable method of production. It keeps the momentum the work going and reasons to establishing the market.

Last year, non-profit supermarket Fare & Square opened just south of Philly. We checked in to see how the store’s doing.

Source: Nation’s First Non-Profit Supermarket Is Picking Up Steam – Next City

About The Author

Siamack Sioshansi

Siamack is the executive director and co-founder of the project. He was born in a small village in southeast Iran where he learned about food and the importance of community resiliency. He attended Purdue University and worked for IBM and Apple Computers before starting a software company. He lives in San Francisco.

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