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Temescal Produce Market opens at 51st and Telegraph

on November 10, 2009

The store is just about kitty-corner to Betty's Bakesale.

The store is just about kitty-corner to Bakesale Betty.

A new organic and natural food grocery store just opened on 51st and Telegraph. Owner Jamal Ahmed said that it was just time for this neighborhood to have a shop. The shelves were brimming with bright produce and brands familiar to anyone who shops the organic aisles at larger chain stores: Annie’s Shells, Yogi Tea, Nancy’s Yogurt.

Behind a table chock full of fresh fruit and vegetables, a cooler offered fruit sodas and yogurt.

Behind a table chock full of fresh fruit and vegetables, a cooler offered fruit sodas and yogurt.

The small store was bright and full without being cluttered and had stands to offer the Temescal neighborhood a more convenient slice of what is available at Berkeley Bowl.

A flier for the new store advertises that it’s open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and offers a coupon for $5 off a purchase of $25 or more. It also notes that debit, credit, EBT, and food stamps will be gladly accepted.


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  2. mohamed mohamed on April 26, 2010 at 11:06 am

    yes in deed i worked their when it frist open it a good market to shop at friendly works owner is very nice person, the has lots of organic products and fresh fruits and veges healthy store doesnt contain junk food or any bad food

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