Free food market sees 300% increase in users 'due to cost of living crisis'
St Mark’s Church has seen the number of people using the service rise from 50 per week to 200 per week, since it opened in March 2020. A FREE food market in Gabalfa has seen an increase in numbers from 50 families per week when it was first set up in March 2020, to 200 per week more recently. Organiser Della Nelson attributed the rise in numbers coming to the St Mark’s Church food market to the cost of living crisis. She described new customers as people who “look more affluent but they might