Add These Local Grocers to Your List

In a world where social distancing and quarantine are the norm, even going to the grocery store can feel like a special outing! Since that’s the case, why not try a new spot? Check out these local grocers who each focus on their customers’ experience and convenience.

Lidl just opened an Alexandria location on September 9th. The store is located at 6548 Little River Turnpike and will be initially open from 8am to 9pm daily. Although Lidl’s U.S. headquarters are located in Arlington, this is their first location in the Alexandria area. Lidl holds its products to high standards, with around 80 percent of its products under Lidl’s own private label. Lidl is more than just food; you’ll also find small appliances, decor, tools, and other home essentials.

Another favorite is MOM’s Organic Market, located at 3831 Mt. Vernon Ave in Del Ray. With locations in both Alexandria and Arlington, MOM’s Organic Market makes it easy to shop sustainably and organically with its range of produce and mindful products. MOM’s Organic Market fulfills their purpose to protect and restore the environment by offering bulk options where customers can bring their own containers (BYOC) to avoid wasteful plastic and packaging. If you are looking to shop sustainably and reduce your reliance on plastic, this is the place for you.



Next up is Streets Market, a local grocery store with lots of variety. Streets Market brings international, local, conventional, organic, and everyday practical goods all under one roof. They are located in Del Ray at 3108 Mt. Vernon Ave, with locations in Arlington and D.C., too. To make things even easier, Streets Market offers online shopping and delivery through

Finally, we have Mason & Greens located at 913 King Street here in Old Town. Mason & Greens carefully looks at how we generate waste and how a shift in the products we use can positively impact the world we live in. They focus on eco-friendly products with little to no waste generated once the product meets the end of its life. They hold their products to a high standard and hope to make positive change in the D.C. metro area. Mason & Greens offers online shopping for local pickup to make things easier for you. From reusable to-go containers to personal care items to kids’ toys, Mason & Greens is all about sustainable living and is ready to help their customers shift to an eco-friendly lifestyle.

With fall quickly approaching, we’re busting out our favorite recipes to use with seasonal ingredients. Shopping locally and sustainably is easy with these Alexandria grocers. What are you shopping for this fall?


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Born, raised, and bred in Alexandria, VA, Britt Patterson is a true product of the great state of Virginia. Britt attended Waynewood Elementary (Class of ’96), Carl Sandburg Middle School (Class of ’98) , and West Potomac High School (Class of ’02), she then went on to attend Virginia Tech (go Hokies!) where she majored in Business Marketing and Minored in Real Estate. Britt “officially” joined the family business as a licensed Realtor in 2008 after two years of working the political fundraising field and prides herself on her Alexandria real estate knowledge, alongside her integrity, loyalty, and professionalism as an agent and Vice President for the family business.

The Patterson Group is one of the most experienced and trusted real estate teams in the area, serving Alexandria, VA for over thirty years. We offer professional, hardworking, detailed and friendly service and a large network of contacts and resources accrued over our many years in Alexandria real estate. Comprised of seven Alexandria locals, six of whom are licensed realtors and three of whom are accredited staging professionals, The Patterson Group is passionate and knowledgeable about Alexandria, VA and here for all of your Northern VA real estate needs. Allow us to help you find your home here and discover all that the Alexandria lifestyle has to offer.

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