New food bank

A new type of food bank opens it's doors to customers today in Lindsay.

The Lindsay Community Food Market is located at the Calvary Pentecostal Church and is a grocery style food bank.

Food Source General Manager Heather Kirby says the shopping model is all about giving clients choices, increasing client dignity and respecting people.


Kirby says because of the cancellation of the Basic Income Pilot in Lindsay, she's anticipating an increase in food bank clientele.

The Lindsay Community Food Market will open today from 4-6pm.

Regular hours of operation will be Mondays from 9am until noon, Thursdays from 4 to 6pm and Saturdays from 10 til noon.