Indies news: Summer reading, bike rides and lunchboxes

The Local Checkout this week offers a few book titles, a bike ride jersey giveaway and reminder that hunger doesn't go on vacation.


Alaska has a new family-owned grocery store; grocery generosity always gets the W

The Local Checkout: Three Bears Alaska opened its newest location in Saxman/Ketchikan; A&J Market in Skamania, Washington, is honored; and more indie grocery news.

The natural grocer's newest California location will be a 25,000-square-foot store in Mission Valley with an opening date in 2026.

The Local Checkout: An advocate for independent grocers on a variety of issues, NGA announced its support on Friday for the Save Local Business Act, which clarifies the joint employer standard.

The Boone, Iowa-based grocery retailer will open its 135th location as it celebrates its anniversary this month. The new store will be in Clive, Iowa, which is 10 miles west of Des Moines.

Iowa grocer gets naming rights for sports complex, Marlyand-based organic market wants peace with the weeds.

Family-owned grocer says the new store is slated to open next year in Clifton.

NGA hosted the senator to provide a firsthand look into how federal policies directly impact independent grocers. Washington-based grocer to donate 100% of its Mother’s Day Brunch Kits to Mary's Place.

The cooperative’s board said it did not see a “path forward” following the resignation of its general manager and suggested that owners re-imagine the co-op or sell the building.

Sendik's Food Market, owned by the Balistreri family, marks 97th anniversary with various in-store events. Special guest this weekend includes the Oscar Mayer Wiernermobile.

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