- The Plate
Creating Health Care, Disguised as a Grocery Store
Fast food, wasted food, and food insecurity may all have met their match in a low-cost market where every morsel has been approved by a nutritionist. The nonprofit grocery store Daily Table throws open its doors today, selling good food that would otherwise have been discarded, for very low prices.
Located in Dorchester, Massachusetts, a community with low access to healthy food for its many low-income residents, it’s a store with a mission. Daily Table’s Nutrition Task Force ensures that every item for sale is healthful and nourishing, whether on the shelves or prepared by the Daily Table’s top-notch chef. “You will never see unhealthy sodas, snacks, or candy bars,” its website promises.
The mastermind behind this groundbreaking idea is