New Whole Foods Market Coming to Connecticut

Whole Foods Market is set to expand its presence in Connecticut with the opening of a new store in South Windsor on January 17th. The store, located in The Shops at Evergreen Walk alongside retailers like Apple, Old Navy, and Williams-Sonoma, will be Whole Foods’ fifth location in the Hartford area.

Key features of the South Windsor store include:

  • A diverse produce section offering certified organic, conventional, and Sourced for Good produce, including offerings from over five local farms.
  • A specialty department celebrating cheesemakers and artisan producers, overseen by trained cheesemongers who can provide recommendations and create custom boards.
  • A curated grocery section with 365 by Whole Foods Market brand favorites and a variety of local products.
  • A full-service seafood counter featuring local items with a commitment to sustainability.
  • A full-service meat counter with butchers available to cut steaks to order, offering made-in-house sausage, dry-aged beef, and fresh/frozen organic meats.
  • An extensive selection of more than 250 craft beers, including options from over 30 local breweries.
  • A Prepared Foods department featuring fresh sushi, a self-serve pizza counter, and hot food and salad bars.
  • A bakery department offering everyday favorites, including Whole Foods Market’s Berry Chantilly Cake and freshly baked bread.
  • A Whole Body department with a wide assortment of wellness and beauty items, featuring local brands like Pacha Soap Company.

Whole Foods Market South Windsor will be open daily from 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. Amazon Prime members will enjoy various benefits, including discounts on select products and an extra 10% off hundreds of in-store sale items. Grocery pickup will also be available. To mark the opening, Whole Foods Market will donate a refrigerated van to the food rescue organization Gifts of Love through its Nourishing Our Neighborhoods program. Additionally, donations will be made to South Windsor Food and Fuel Bank, South Windsor Community Foundation, and South Windsor Community Gardens. On the opening morning, customers can enjoy complimentary coffee and breakfast bites, with the first 300 customers receiving a limited-edition tote bag and a Secret Saver coupon featuring offers up to $100 off.

Whole Foods Market, established in 1980 and owned by Amazon since 2017, is a leading grocery chain specializing in natural and organic foods. With a commitment to quality, sustainability, and community engagement, Whole Foods Market offers a diverse range of fresh and specialty products, creating a unique in-store experience. The company’s “Nourishing Our Neighborhoods” program reflects its dedication to giving back to communities.