The SF Market, a key pillar of the San Francisco Bay Area’s critical food infrastructure, is pleased to share that their merchants will be providing fresh produce to the recently opened Lucky supermarket in the Bayview Hunters Point community. On October 26, 2022, the new Lucky supermarket held its ribbon-cutting (see press coverage links) and grand opening ceremony. The new store is located in the neighborhood of Bayview Hunters Point, which had been identified as a food desert. The SF Market merchants will be partnering with Lucky Bayview to ensure the Bayview Hunters Point community is well served with fresh, healthy produce.
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