(398) Yorkshire social supermarket & NEF report

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAfter coming across a non-profit grocery store in the northeastern United States for the previous post we find a social supermarket in the United Kingdom.

UK’s first ‘social supermarket’ opens to help fight food poverty. Community Shop in Goldthorpe gives local shoppers access to surplus food from supermarkets for up to 70% less Guardian

And it’s probably going to be joined by others before long according to data from the New Economic Foundation which finds some 5 million people in the UK are low income.

The poorest pay the price for austerity: workers face biggest fall in living standards since Victorian era Independent

image: Lukáš Malý via Wikimedia Commons