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Mobile Markets

Programs that bring fresh meat and produce, dairy items and other food and grocery products to remote rural areas, urban "food deserts" (neighbourhoods without access to good quality, affordable food) or other areas where residents have minimal access to healthy food sources or must travel long distances to access grocery stores that sell fresh food. Mobile markets generally operate from a truck, van, trailer or other vehicle converted for this purpose; and, like farmers markets, can serve various communities on a scheduled or rotating basis.

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Errand Running/Shopping Assistance

Programs that offer the services of individuals who are available to make short trips to purchase groceries, pick up prescriptions, withdraw or deposit money in the bank, drop off or retrieve laundry and do other small tasks for older adults, people with disabilities and other individuals who cannot leave their homes or are otherwise unable or prefer not to perform these tasks for themselves.

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