Grocery Store en Volunteers Quench A Raleigh Food Desert <p></p><p>People living in a southeast Raleigh neighborhood have a new place to buy groceries.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>About 18 months ago, two Kroger stores closed forcing residents of the South Park area to travel long distances to find fresh, affordable food.&nbsp; Two church groups working with volunteers, opened the Galley Grocery on Bragg Street late last month.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Ashley Lee is a member of the Hope Community Church and helped get the new venture off the ground.&nbsp; She said there are still some challenges to overcome.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;</p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 12:01:21 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 36924 at Volunteers Quench A Raleigh Food Desert Durham Grocery To Offer Healthy Snacks At Checkout <p>Shoppers at a local grocery in Durham will have the option of checking out at an aisle filled with healthy snack choices. So instead of lollipops and candy bars, last minute purchases at Los Primos Market might include apples, raisins or yogurt. Erica Samoff coordinates Partnership for a Healthy Durham, a community coalition that's collaborating with the East Durham Children's Initiative. Fri, 30 Aug 2013 21:31:50 +0000 Catherine Brand 21705 at Durham Grocery To Offer Healthy Snacks At Checkout Durham Central Market <p><a href="">Durham Central Market</a>, a community grocery store cooperative, lets local investors build social and financial capital in the construction of a downtown supermarket. Host Frank Stasio speaks with Project Manager Don Moffitt and Robin Arcus, a board member and Durham Central Market co-founder, about the co-op, which is scheduled to open in 2012. Fri, 11 Feb 2011 15:19:00 +0000 Frank Stasio & Lindsay Foster Thomas 17478 at Durham Central Market