A grocery store is like a carnival midway—it offers shelves and shelves of goodies guarded by employees who hope you don't knock down any stacks of bottles. Step right up to this Groupon.
$9 for $18 Worth of Groceries, Organic Produce, and Deli Food
This health-food market stocks items such as Ashe County cheese ($6.99/lb.), North Carolina tomatoes ($1.99/lb.), South Carolina muscadine grapes ($3.69/lb.), Wil-Moore Farms eggs ($4.55/dozen), and Caw Caw Creek pastured pork sausage ($8.99/lb.).
Rosewood Market and Deli
There are people who love cooking from scratch and people who shudder at the thought of assembling a turkey club sandwich. Rosewood Market and Deli caters to both. Aisles of grocery items help list-makers check off boxes for gluten-free food, pasture-raised meats and eggs, and local raw milks. The produce section harvests organic choices from local farms, and the cheese case displays sticks and slices from around the region and the globe. In the deli, soups, salads, desserts, baked goods, and other items satisfy tastes from vegan to carnivore. Quick meals in the grab-n-go case include sandwiches and salads that can be topped with homemade dressings and spreads, such as tamari gravy dill vinaigrette and a spicy chipotle spread.
Rosewood Market and Deli has matured from its beginnings as the Basil Pot restaurant in 1973. It’s grown while adhering to the idea that “people can take an active, hands-on approach to their own wellness through delicious food,” as it proclaims on its website. A commitment to sustainability permeates the market, from its cardboard-recycling dumpster and reusable produce boxes to its compostable utensils and ability to accept biodegradable credit cards.