A nonprofit group that wants to open a grocery store in downtown Bennington

A nonprofit group that wants to open a grocery store in downtown Bennington and has secured a $200,000 loan from the town to do so. The group said in a statement that the Bennington Community Market will be a small nonprofit grocery store that promotes sustainable local agriculture, downtown revitalization and healthy food. The group hopes to open the store in late spring of next year. According to the group’s application to the Bennington Revolving Loan Fund the total startup costs are estimated at around $540,000.

Photo credit:

https://www.benningtonbanner.com/local-news/nonprofit-group-plans-grocery-in-downtown-bennington/article_4216edf8-5f82-11ec-aab7-cb33849991b2.html