New grocery store opens in Church Hill

New grocery store opens in Church Hill

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony was held Monday morning for a new grocery store in Church Hill.

The Market at 25th “is a full-service grocery store whose mission is to serve its community, team members and customers in Church Hill and beyond through the celebration of food,” store officials said in a news release.

Mayor Levar Stoney, City Council President Cynthia Newbille and U.S. Rep. Donald McEachin were among those in attendance.

“Located in a historic food desert in Richmond’s East End, the store will serve as central hub for neighbors to gather and connect, and be an inviting place for residents to shop for affordable groceries,” the store said.

The Market at 25th, which is in a 25,000-square-foot building, features more than 70 local vendors.

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