Santa Barbara
64° F
Haze
Haze
Santa Maria
60° F
Overcast
Overcast
San Luis Obispo
56° F
Overcast
Overcast
Ventura
63° F
Clear
Clear

Market opens after six year wait

By Tracy Lehr, KEYT - KCOY - KKFX Reporter, tracy@keyt.com
Published On: Jun 20 2013 06:56:49 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 20 2013 06:58:27 PM CDT
OXNARD, Calif. -

Patient shoppers said the opening of Whole Foods Market at The Collection at Riverpark was worth the six year wait.

For years, people could see the empty store from the 101 Freeway in Oxnard.

But when Riverpark home sales started to slip followed by the stock market crash of 2008 opening dates came and went year after year.

The store is holding its grand opening this week.

Inside shoppers will find several things unique to the area.

There is a beer garden built into an Airstream.  It's called Bar Rincon, after the famous surf spot north of Ventura.

There is also plenty of locally grown produce.

Whole Foods plans to donate a portion of its sales to farm worker housing projects next Wednesday, June 26.

Comments

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus