Chester’s Nonprofit Food Market Tries to Square Mission with Bottom Line

WHYY education reporter Laura Benshoff profiles what Fare & Square, the first nonprofit grocery store in the nation, is doing to turn a former food desert into an oasis of good food and community abundance. Includes slide show with photos by Emma Lee, WHYY.

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About the Lead Author

Laura Benshoff
Laura Benshoff is an education reporter with WHYY. Originally from Raleigh, N.C., Laura hasn't had a southern accent in years. She moved to Montreal for college before landing in Philadelphia in 2012. Before joining WHYY, she worked as a health policy researcher in New Delhi and a grantmaker in Philadelphia. Laura's reporting interests include public health, education policy, youth-led movements and all of the ways they intersect with conversations around learning.

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