|REFB to open new Value Market on July 31 in SR
The Redwood Empire Food Bank (REFB) will open the doors to its new Value Market on July 31 with a grand opening celebration scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 3, from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
The celebration includes face painting for children, CalFresh application assistance, free hot dogs and more.
This new food market is the first of its kind in the country. It will give low-income people a reliable place to shop for seasonal, farm-fresh fruit and vegetables, plus brand name staple groceries and quality dairy products, at competitive prices. A bilingual staff will be on hand to help customers find what they need.
The Value Market is located at the Redwood Empire Food Bank, 3990 Brickway Blvd. in Santa Rosa, and is also accessible via the Sonoma County Transit Route 62. Hours of operation are 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., seven days a week. For more information, call the REFB at (707) 523-7900.