• Daniel Matthews, Community Market of Pottawatomie County Food & Resource Center board chairman, said the market is projected to open this summer, barring any weather complications.

• The market will be located at 1125 E. Main St. in Shawnee.

• The market is affiliated with the Regional Food Bank.

• Community Market will aim to provide a “normalized shopping experience” for their customers, according to their website.

• In Pottawatomie County, 16.6 percent of residents have inconsistent access to food; in 2014, the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma distributed enough food to provide more than 1 million meals for Pottawatomie County residents.

• The Avedis Foundation is a sponsor of Community Market. Community partners include AARP, Family of Faith Church, Gordon Cooper Technology Center, Mission Shawnee, Oklahoma State University Extension, Salvation Army and United Way.

• Visit www.ourcommunitymarket.org for more information.