Mike Servello Sr. spoke with Hunter College’s New York City Food Policy Center on the past, present and future of Bargain Grocery, and how to improve our food system. Read the full interview here.
Distance from a grocery store, availability of healthy foods, and food prices all heavily influence what an individual or household is going to eat. These barriers can negatively affect diets, lifestyles, and food security. Food accessibility is a huge problem for residents in the neighborhoods surrounding Bargain Grocery. 12% of people in Oneida County are […]
Community-based giving highlight: This is a weekly blog post that highlights some of the various ways in which Compassion Coalition serves our community. Check back every Monday for new posts. Congratulations to all recipients honored at Senator Joseph Griffo’s Commendation Award ceremony. Our CEO and Founder, Michael Servello Sr., was honored with an award. It’s […]
Right here at our local colleges, as students aim to earn a degree to support themselves and in some cases a family, they face the uncertainty of whether they are going to eat that day. Unfortunately, this absolutely affects their overall educational success, and beyond. The numbers are just staggering. At Mohawk Valley Community College, […]
Community-based giving: This is a weekly blog post that highlights some of the various ways in which Compassion Coalition serves our community. Check back every Monday for new posts. Thank you for the overwhelming support over the last 2 months. Bargain Grocer opened on December 3, 2018 at 1110 Lincoln Ave, growing 10x in size! […]
Did you know that the “best by,” “enjoy by,” and “sell by,” dates that we see on food packaging DO NOT ADDRESS FOOD SAFETY?! Let that sink in for a minute, I’ll wait … Did you also know that these dates are not regulated by the federal government, and do not mean you have to […]