Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Renovations are underway at the former Johnnie's Foodmaster in Charlestown, with plans for an upcoming job fair.
The transformation of Johnnie’s Foodmaster into a Whole Foods Market is moving ahead, with a goal of opening “as quickly as possible,” according to a company spokesperson. The former Johnnie’s building, located in Charlestown’s Bunker Hill Mall, has been closed since November as the building undergoes renovations. Whole Foods Market spokesperson Heather McCready said she does not yet have an estimated completion date but that work continues as scheduled. Company officials said last fall that they expected the store to open by late summer or the following autumn. “The renovations are underway, and our goal is to open as quickly as possible,” McCready said in an email. “Once we have a clearer picture of when the store will be ready, we will …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The Charlestown business delivers boxes of fresh fruits and vegetables to homes and offices.
With Johnnie's Foodmaster closed, many Charlestown residents are looking for alternative grocery options in nearby communities. But you don't have to go to Somerville or Chelsea to find food for your table. Charlestown-based Boston Organics offers home delivery of fresh, organic produce, right here in town. Below is a quick look at their services and mission. How does the Boston Organics system work? We deliver boxes of fresh organic fruits and vegetables to homes and offices, year-round, on a weekly or biweekly basis. We work directly with local and organic farms and suppliers to help create better access to healthy, sustainably produced foods. We offer several different produce boxes with a variety of fruit and vegetable mixtures, …
Monday, May 14, 2012
Please vote for your favorite by taking our poll and by clicking on the directory link and writing a short one or two sentence review.
Where do you go in the neighborhood when you need groceries? Maybe it's a full shopping excursion or maybe just a quick hit to pick up some milk and bread. This week's Charlestown Patch Reader's Choice poll wants you to pick the best grocery/convenience store. Here's the list: Voting in the poll below is open until 9 a.m. Friday. Because this poll is not scientific, it is not the sole consideration in choosing a winner. The winner will be determined by the Patch editor, based on poll results and reviews on Patch Places. Please vote only once per survey, per Patch.