The Harvest Tulsa grocery store will have its “soft opening” this Saturday, and will be open from 10am to 6pm. The store, located on Nogales just north of W. 23rd St., will make groceries and fresh food accessible to the residents of the Eugene Field area. The project is the result of collaboration between Global Gardens, some committed members of First United Methodist Church, Eugene Field elementary, and neighborhood residents.
Prior to the opening of the Harvest, the only s0urce of groceries for the neighborhood was the area convenience store, outrageous mark-ups, unhealthy food, and all.
The store will eventually accept WIC and Food Stamps (it must first be open for a certain period of time) and hopes to carry produce grown by the elementary schoolers with Global Gardens plots.
I hope to make it out there on Saturday and check it out. And you should too!