Dictionary of Dutchness


The voedselbank (food bank) is a relatively new phenomenon in the Netherlands. It is a place where people on poverty-line incomes (maximum of around €200 in disposable cash a month) can pick up groceries donated by local shops. There were 154 food banks in the country by mid-2014, serving some 35,000 households.

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