Image credit: Benjamin Johnson

On a windy late afternoon, dozens of people have lined up in front of a 20-foot-long re-purposed shipping container situated on a church parking lot. Inside, volunteers are unloading food items from custom-built shopping carts and stacking them onto rows of shelves.

There are hearty rice meals and healthy salads, thick sandwiches, pies, and other savory and sweet items. This is just another busy day for The Free Store.     Continue reading