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South Philadelphia: Co-op President Advances Local Food Access

South Philadelphia: Co-op President Advances Local Food Access

Jessica Calter, a South Philadelphia resident, is inspired by her neighbors’ willingness to come together to solve problems in the neighborhood — including access to local, healthy foods. Calter is the president of the South Philly Food Co-op, a cooperative that is currently working to open a grocery store at 2031 S. Juniper St. How did you […]

 By Andrea Jordan and Samantha Byles

South Philadelphia: Residents Plan to Build Community-Owned Grocery Store

South Philadelphia: Residents Plan to Build Community-Owned Grocery Store

Some South Philadelphia residents look forward to having their own neighborhood-owned grocery store within the next year. Alison Fritz, a Passyunk Square resident, is the President of South Philly Food Co-op, a group of local residents preparing to open a locally owned and resourced grocery store for the neighborhood. The South Philly Food Co-op focuses […]