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A new Community Food Larder hosted by Northampton Hope Centre has opened in Brackley

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What is a Community Food Larder?

Community food larders are available for anyone facing hardship. They are a membership programme that once joined, members can shop at any of the larders once a week to choose items. 

Community larders are not just for crisis intervention like a food bank where individuals can receive an emergency food parcel up to 6 times a year. Northampton Hope Centres approach means they are able to provide a long-term solution to support those that are struggling. 

Community larders are a social supermarket that provide food, household goods and toiletries to those who need them regularly. It’s a sustainable long-term solution to hardship, giving users choice and on-going support. Service does not stop at supermarket goods, members are also signposted to a range of services to help them through difficult times.

An annual joining fee of £10 will be charged to new members. The larder then works on a pay as you go scheme with £5 rewarding 10 points per week and £10 rewarding 22 points.


The Brackley Community Larder can be found at the Red Lion Community Rooms, 1 Market Place, Brackey, NN13 7AB. 


Open every Friday between 12.30pm - 1.15pm. 

For more information, please visit: https://www.northamptonhopecentre.org.uk/home-new/what-we-do/community-food-larders/ 


If you would like to know further information, please call 01604 926091. Option 02. 

Email: foodclub@northamptonhopecentre.org.uk 

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