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Save the Date - Soft Launch & Grand Opening

June 3, 2022, 4pm - Ribbon Cutting ceremony 219 S San Mateo Drive, San Mateo, CA 94401 June 4, 2022, all day - events throughout the day 10am - 12pm Free Coffee from Jeremiah's Pick Coffee (Bring your reusable mug!)Other events being planned, come back soon for more! Soft Launch - May 18, 2022 - June 2, 2022 Soft Launch HoursDuring our soft launch period, we'll be open for the following temporary schedule: Tuesday - Friday: 11am - 6pmSaturday: 10am - 5pmSunday - Monday: Closed

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Building a sustainable store - sustainably.

As we set out to build a sustainable store, we realized that "sustainable" isn't just about the products we put on the shelves. It's about HOW we put those products on the shelves. Corporate Responsibility plays a huge role in how we address plastics, but also how we collectively address climate change.   First things first - the products on the shelves. It became apparent very early on that people who care deeply about packaging (or a lack thereof) also care deeply about the product inside.  It's not sufficient to carry a plastic-free cleaner that contains known carcinogens or toxins. It's not enough to put...

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Storefront coming - May-ish 2022!

We are thrilled to finally announce a storefront is in our future... for real.  While we've been talking about getting a storefront since even before our first sale in 2019, it's really happening this year.  We've signed a lease for a space in downtown San Mateo and are working hard getting the plans in order. It's a daunting task, not just because of all the permits and requirements, but also because the store is a major expansion from our online offerings.  You may have read We're Reimagining The Grocery Store already. Those dreams are now coming true. You'll be able to bring your...

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Local college scholarship opportunities for the 2022-2023 School Year

As a proud Rotarian (that's a whole blog in-and-of itself!), I realized that the Rotary Club of San Mateo doesn't always do the best job at broadcasting the good work that is done in the community... so it's time to start talking about it.  Each year, the Rotary Club gives out significant scholarships for students in the San Mateo area to attend college, and we pride ourselves on ensuring a wide availability no matter the major or financial means of the student.  Interested students should contact their guidance counselors for directions on how to apply and the online applications. All interviews will be conducted...

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Ladies, this one's for you

We get a lot of requests about what to do for "That Time of the Month".  While I can talk about my own personal experience, every woman has very distinct needs and preferences in this area. This area is particularly challenging to source, for a number of reasons. First, there are SO MANY products out there. Tampons, pads, pantyliners, period underwear, cups... and each of those has a ton of options. Tampons with or without applicator?  Absorbency? Shape? Size and color of underwear? Size and color of cups?  A lot of it is also shaped by the bathrooms we are frequently in....

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