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.

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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.