The Mariposa Food Co-op relocated to Baltimore Avenue two years ago, and while the corridor is now among the most vibrant in the city, it is also not far from some of West Philadelphia’s poorest neighborhoods.
The co-op is working to reach out to these neighborhoods and all members of the community regardless of income. Part of this effort has been setting up a special fund to subsidize the cost of membership for low-income members. The fund uses donations from other members and local businesses to pay for the $200 cost of membership.
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