Durham Co-op Market (DCM) opened in March with overwhelming support from the community. As a lender, LEAF is excited to be supporting such a vibrant start-up co-op. DCM is located in a food desert and qualifies as a CDFI Investment area. To make healthy food more available to area residents, the co-op offers a 10% discount to EBT/SNAP (food assistance) recipients. DCM also buys from over 50 small farmers and producers who are local and/or uphold cooperative principles.
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