We create a weekly gathering space that promotes community connections, celebrates diversity, and provides dignified access to quality affordable produce.
of customers have increased their fruit and vegetable consumption.
of customers find the produce to be of good or very good quality.
of customers feel more connected to community.
500 customers every week
22 different nationalities
1 in 3 are food insecure
86% are low income
Price is the main reason people don’t eat more fruit and vegetables. Our produce is:
60% cheaper than supermarkets
77% cheaper than grocers within 1km of the markets
82% of customers eat more fruit and vegetables since attending the market.
Markets are a place to meet and make friends, get involved in community groups, share cooking tips and encourage children to snack on healthy foods.
90% of customers feel more connected to the community as a result of shopping at the market.
70% of customers have met and connected with other people as a result of shopping at the market.
Market locations enable people with mobility constraints to access affordable produce.
48% attend the market weekly
73% live within 1km of the market
64% walk to the market
Quality & Choice
Our range of produce allows people to increase their fruit and vegetable consumption and cook culturally appropriate meals.
61 different types of fruit and vegetables
90% of customers feel the range allowed them to cook culturally appropriate meals
95% of customers describe the quality as good or very good
The Community Grocer is having a significant impact on the social and physical well-being of our customers. They feel more connected to community, are eating healthier meals and enjoy spending time at the market.