HNSA partners with liquor stores in West Oakland to offer fresh produce

Alshea Mitchell, 20, hauls organic produce to Sav-Mor Liquors store, as part of a community program that delivers nutritious food to West Oakland's liquor stores.

Alshea Mitchell pedaled toward the Sav-Mor Liquors store in West Oakland, hauling a box filled with organic produce on the back of her bicycle. Mitchell, 20, was delivering the fruit and vegetables to the corner store so that, for the first time, alongside its shelves full of liquor and cigarettes and convenience foods, Sav-Mor would also be offering its customers fresh produce.

“I’m really excited about this delivery,” Mitchell said.

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