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160 Shopping Carts Stolen from Castro Safeway (SF)160 Shopping Carts Stolen from Castro Safeway (SF)
By - posted 7/5/2021
Groceries / Supermarkets, Jerk Alert

Thanks to Hoodline and SF Gate for letting us know that the Castro Safeway at 2200 Market Street (and Church) in San Francisco has moved all of their shopping carts inside after seeing 160 shopping carts stolen in the past few weeks. Shopping carts with poles attached, so they are harder more...

SF's Ferry Building Farmers Market's Brand New Home Delivery ServiceSF’s Ferry Building Farmers Market’s Brand New Home Delivery Service
By - posted 6/3/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Groceries / Supermarkets

Bay Area residents can now get their beloved farmers market produce delivered to their doorstep and support local farmers at the same time. CUESA (Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture), the Bay Area nonprofit that operates the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market has partnered with The FruitGuys, a family-owned and operated B Corp, more...

You Can Now Handle Produce Again at the Farmers' MarketYou Can Now Handle Produce Again at the Farmers’ Market
By - posted 4/30/2021
Bay Area Updates, COVID-19 Updates, Groceries / Supermarkets

Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association (PCFMA) just sent out an update that you can now pick out your own produce at the farmers’ market again. To Our Loyal Farmers’ Market Customers We appreciate your cooperation in helping keep our markets safe by following the measures we have installed during the pandemic. These measures were more...

A Look Inside SF's New H-Mart Korean SupermarketA Look Inside SF’s New H-Mart Korean Supermarket
By - posted 4/22/2021
Brand New, Groceries / Supermarkets, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco’s first ever H Mart Korean Supermarket opened on April 21st – a 42,000 square foot location at 3995 Alemany Blvd. The store is open every day from 8am to 9pm. The supermarket is also has a highly anticipated food hall with five Asian food vendors including Da Pan (Asian more...

San Francisco's New "H Mart" Opens April 21San Francisco’s New “H Mart” Opens April 21
By - posted 4/16/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Groceries / Supermarkets

Welcome to the new H Mart San Francisco, a 42,000 square foot location at 3995 Alemany Blvd, San Francisco. H Mart San Francisco host its Grand Opening on April 21st, 2021 at 10am. (please note the opening is on April 21, not April 17 as was previously listed) The supermarket is also expected more...

SF's First "H Mart" Korean Supermarket + Food Hall Coming SoonSF’s First “H Mart” Korean Supermarket + Food Hall Coming Soon
By - posted 4/9/2021
Brand New, Groceries / Supermarkets, What's Closed / What's Open

Thanks to the San Francisco Chronicle for letting us know that Korean-American grocery store, H Mart seems to be getting closer to the long-awaited opening of their first San Francisco location – a plan that’s been in the works since 2018. Just this week, H Mart announced on their website that more...

Trader Joe's Coming to Hayes Valley... But Not Until 2023?Trader Joe’s Coming to Hayes Valley… But Not Until 2023?
By - posted 4/7/2021
Bay Area Updates, City Insight, Groceries / Supermarkets

Thanks to SFGate and SocketSite for sharing the news that Trader Joe’s is pushing ahead with their plans to open at 555 Fulton St. in Hayes Valley. The quirky grocery chain submitted their application in late March for the 17,000-square-foot ground floor vacant retail space of the Fulton 555 condo building. If more...

Rainbow Grocery Launches Brand New Curbside Pick Up TodayRainbow Grocery Launches Brand New Curbside Pick Up Today
By - posted 2/22/2021
Brand New, Groceries / Supermarkets, Only in San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

Rainbow Grocery has just launched curbside pick up beginning February 22, 2021. Their curbside pickup will be available 4 days a week, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Rainbow Grocery’s Announcement: Here at Rainbow, we’ve been working hard to create better ways for our loyal customers to be able to shop at Rainbow while more...

Trader Joe's Now Pays $4/Hr Hazard PayTrader Joe’s Now Pays $4/Hr Hazard Pay
By - posted 2/3/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Groceries / Supermarkets, Support the Bay

Thanks to Tampa Bay Times for sharing the news that Trader Joe’s will now pay their all of their front-line employees $4 per hour hazard pay across the country. While many cities and counties around The Bay are trying to pass emergency ordinances for hazard pay (like Oakland recently passed), Trader more...

Oakland Mandates $5/Hr Hazard Pay for Grocery WorkersOakland Mandates $5/Hr Hazard Pay for Grocery Workers
By - posted 2/3/2021
Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Groceries / Supermarkets, Support the Bay

Thanks to KTVU and KRON4 for sharing the news that Oakland just passed an emergency ordinance that mandates hazard pay for grocery workers. The new ordinance requires large grocery chains that are over 15,000 square feet and more than 500 employees to pay their employees an additional $5 per hour. The pay more...

SF Urges $5/Hr "Hazard Pay" for Chain Grocery Store WorkersSF Urges $5/Hr “Hazard Pay” for Chain Grocery Store Workers
By - posted 1/8/2021
Groceries / Supermarkets

Thanks to KRON4 for letting us know that $5 an hour hazard pay might be coming to San Francisco’s chain grocery store workers. On Tuesday, January 5, 2021, San Francisco supervisors passed a resolution to urge large grocery store chains to provide the hazard pay as long as the city remains more...

Rainbow Grocery's New Late Night "Reservations" for Thanksgiving ShoppingRainbow Grocery’s New Late Night “Reservations” for Thanksgiving Shopping
By - posted 11/14/2020
Brand New, Groceries / Supermarkets, Only in San Francisco

Rainbow Grocery has just launched their new After Hours Reserved Shopping in advance of Thanksgiving. Reserve your time slot in advance online to shop after hours. You’ll enjoy a much quieter shopping experience as they’re reducing capacity to only 35 shoppers. Select days include November 14, and November 21-25. Rainbow Shopping Reservations more...

Record Numbers Lining Up At Bay Area Food BanksRecord Numbers Lining Up At Bay Area Food Banks
By - posted 8/31/2020
Getting Help, Groceries / Supermarkets

Thanks to KPIX for letting us know the the Alameda County Food Bank is seeing record numbers of people lining up at Bay Area Food banks. Related Stories 19 Free Pop-Up Food Pantries in San Francisco – 5/19/20 Five Free Food Pantry Trucks Vandalized in Bay Area – 8/5/20 Updated Food Resources Map: Grocery more...

Lake Tahoe Bear "Shops" at Grocery StoreLake Tahoe Bear “Shops” at Grocery Store
By - posted 8/25/2020
Groceries / Supermarkets, Outdoorsy, Wow

A local Black bear in Lake Tahoe got the munchies and headed into Safeway, as you do.  Shopper Adina Baidoo nearly walked into the bear when she exited the Safeway grocery store in Kings Beach on Tuesday night. The bear was rummaging through the trash before it decided there was probably more...

19 Free Pop-Up Food Pantries in San Francisco19 Free Pop-Up Food Pantries in San Francisco
By - posted 5/19/2020
Groceries / Supermarkets, Resource Guides, Uplifting

If you’re in need, the SF-Marin Food Bank is here to help with 19 pop-up pantries in San Francisco and 5 in Marin County to offer you free groceries to as many people as they can help. This can help bridge the gap while you apply for CalFresh or other benefits. more...