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Pennsylvania Nonprofit Grocery Tries To Find Its Niche03:38
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Produce manager Nate Sumpter arranges fresh fruits and vegetables at Fare & Square grocery in Chester. (Emma Lee/WHYY)
Produce manager Nate Sumpter arranges fresh fruits and vegetables at Fare & Square grocery in Chester. (Emma Lee/WHYY)
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For 12 years, Chester, Pennsylvania, a disadvantaged city outside of Philadelphia, had no supermarket. In 2014, a local food bank opened a nonprofit grocery store there. Laura Benshoff of Here & Now contributor WHYY reports that after a lot of trial and error, the store is still figuring out how to square its mission with its bottom line.

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Laura Benshoff, reporter, WHYY. She tweets @LEBenshoff.

This segment aired on July 5, 2016.

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