RAINBOW GROCERY CELEBRATES ITS 40TH ANNIVERSARY WITH SF SUPERVISORS, AND LOCAL CELEBRITIES TO KICK OFF A WEEK OF PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES
SAN FRANSCICO, CA: Rainbow Grocery, a San Francisco based cooperative, will kick-off a week of special in-store programs and activities in celebration of its 40th Anniversary starting Monday, October 26, 2015. To honor the store’s rich historic past, SF Supervisors, Jane Kim, Scott Wiener, representatives from the Mayor’s office, Michael Funk, President of UNFI Natural Foods, and local celebrities will join with media personality Dr. Brenda Wade to honor the store at a press conference and reception, Monday, October 26, 2015 from 8 AM – 12 noon.
In a changing San Francisco landscape where established and family owned stores are being overtaking by national chains, Rainbow continues offer products that are based on a holistic approach to living. Over the last four decades Rainbow grocery has ushered in natural eating habits which are uniquely identified with Bay Area and northern California lifestyles. From its beginnings, the store has emphasized natural whole grains, organic and locally grown produce, artisanal cheeses and supplements, and concepts based on holistic health.
About Rainbow Grocery. Founded in 1975 by a spiritual community, Rainbow’s goal was to provide affordable, healthy whole foods to the people living in San Francisco and neighboring cities. Rainbow Grocery Cooperative grew quickly to become a secular concern that has grown into one the country’s largest worker owned and operated grocery businesses. With 240 workers and over 50 million dollars a year in sales, Rainbow is a unique worker-owned cooperative that continues to reflect San Francisco and its values.