PCC Community Markets, the largest community-owned food market in the United States, has revealed that its newest location, in Burien, Wash. – its first south of Seattle – will open May 23.
Located in the Five Corners Shopping Center and serving Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, Sea-Tac, White Center and all areas in between, including West Seattle, until PCC’s store there reopens next year, the 25,000-square-foot store will also be the area’s first certified-organic grocery and PCC’s first location slated to operate on 100 percent renewable energy.
Further, the Burien location will bring more than 100 union jobs to the community, and PCC is forging community partnerships with such local entities the Des Moines Food Bank and the Highline School District.
“We are always excited to join a new community and introduce all that PCC offers to future members and new shoppers — whether that’s our fresh, sustainably sourced organic foods; community support, food donations and giving; or new job opportunities we add to the economy,” said PCC CEO Cate Hardy. “The passion we’ve seen for Burien PCC through letters, emails and social media posts shows the feeling is mutual, and we can’t wait to welcome everyone into the new store.”
As well as a selection of fresh, local, organic, sustainably sourced and seasonal products, the store’s offerings will include:
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