To keep staff and customers safe, this small, well-stocked West Berkeley neighborhood market has created an online ordering and curbside pickup system.
Corner stores step up
Corner stores step up: Cedar Market
Owners Preet Kaur and Gary Singh took over the North Berkeley market five years ago; with the help from the community, it’s become a reliable neighborhood go-to.
Corner stores step up: Colusa Market
The Kensington neighborhood market is doing double its normal business. Along with its regular customers, some of whom have been shopping here for 30 years, the store is attracting many new shoppers.
Corner stores step up: Mi Tierra Foods
The 24-year-old Mexican grocery store in Berkeley has long had a following, but business has gone way up during the pandemic.
Corner stores step up: Temescal Produce Market
From the first dizzying days of lockdown, Temescal Produce Market has proved a reliable source of groceries and community for nearby Oaklanders.
Corner stores step up: Good 2 Go Curry and Mart
Our series on corner stores in the age of COVID-19 continues with a look at Good 2 Go Curry and Mart in North Berkeley.
Corner stores step up: Star Grocery
Our series on corner stores in the age of COVID-19 turns to Star Grocery, a Claremont neighborhood market that has been feeding Berkeley for 98 years.
Corner stores step up: Four Star Market & Liquor
The second story in our series paying tribute to corner stores in the days of the pandemic highlights a family-run convenience store in East Oakland.
Corner stores step up: Berkeley Organic Market and Deli
In the age of COVID-19, convenience stores and specialty markets have come into their own. Our new series pays tribute to just a few of them — and we want to hear from you about your favorites.