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Independent of the Month: Rainbow Grocery

Rainbow Grocery

We are so excited to feature Rainbow Grocery as this month’s Independent of the Month!  They are located in San Francisco, CA and are open 9am-9pm every day.  Rainbow Grocery was opened in 1975 by Rich Israel, Janet Crolius, Bill Crolius, and John David Williams.  These determined individuals had a goal to make vegetarian food more accessible to their surrounding community.  To implement this they began with a bulk food-buying program.  Since then they have changed locations (twice!), expanded their number of departments, and continued to inspire sustainable living in the neighboring communities.

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Independent of the Month: Chuck’s Produce

Our Independent of the month for March is: Chuck’s Produce!  They are a specialty food store located in Washington, but they are so much more than your average grocery store.  They have 2 locations: Mill Plain (13215 SE Mill Plain Blvd. Vancouver, WA 98684) and Salmon Creek Store (2302 NE 117th Street Vancouver, WA. 98686).  Even though they are not wide-spread, they are able to provide a lot for the local communities.  Both locations are open Monday-Friday and Sundays.

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