It’s a date! Whole Foods Newark set to open March 1st
by Newswire/January 31, 2017
Whole Foods Market has announced that the opening of its newest location in Newark, which is situated in the recently renovated and historic Hahne and Company building at 633 Broad Street, will take place on Wednesday, March 1st at 9 a.m.
Whole Foods Newark will boast 29,000 square feet of space and offer fresh produce, meat, seafood, baked goods, body care, and other groceries, as well as healthy eating resources. The store marks Whole Foods’ third location in Essex County, and its 17th overall in New Jersey.
In collaboration with the Whole Cities Foundation, the Newark store is also launching individual and community health initiative through partnerships and health education. Local organizations were invited to apply for the Fresh, Healthy Food Access Grant. The foundation will offer funding between $5,000 and $15,000 to each selected organization, and says it is aiming to support projects in each of Newark’s five wards. Winners for each grant will be announced on the store’s opening day
Opening day will begin with the company’s traditional bread breaking ceremony at 8:45 a.m., followed by a wide range of giveaways, vendor samplings and sales.
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