Phoenix, Arizona-based Sprouts Farmers Market will open a new store at 6:45 a.m. on Nov. 11 at 10846 Bear Hollow Drive in Rancho Cordova, California.
“We are thrilled to welcome Sprouts to Rancho Cordova’s new Stone Creek Village shopping center,” said Donald Terry, mayor. “Sprouts’ well-known reputation for being both a grocery store that specializes in fresh, local produce and that has a passion for being involved in their communities makes them a great new business and community partner in our city.”
Grand opening weekend events
From Nov. 11-13, customers who text “RANCHO” to 777-688 will receive 20 percent off their purchases when they scan their account barcodes at checkout. Through the app, shoppers can view the Sprouts’ weekly ad and save more than $100 with digital coupons on grocery staples and new items every month.
Throughout the weekend, guests will be offered samples from brands at the Vendor Village, kids games, face painting and live music. On Nov. 11, the first 250 shoppers will receive a reusable bag filled with product samples from featured brands.
On Nov. 12, the first 200 shoppers will receive a golden envelop with coupons inside. Daily caramel apple charcuterie demo from Mo Cheese Pleasee and samplings will be available. A free craft to make a natural bird feeder kit will also be offered, as well as an ice cream social on Nov. 13.
The Rancho Cordova store will feature locally produced products, including fresh fruits and vegetables from Capay Organics Farm, George Perry and Sons and Gotham Greens. Customers should look for the blue tag highlighting that the product is local. For more information, visit sprouts.com/healthy-living/northern-california-grown.
As part of the grand opening, the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation is awarding $50,000 to the Soil Born Farms, a local nonprofit that promotes urban agriculture, sustainable food systems and healthy food education. Since 2017, the foundation has awarded more than $300,000 to the nonprofit to support local school garden programming in Rancho Cordova and Sacramento.
Through Sprouts’ Food Rescue program, the new store will donate groceries that are no longer fit for sale but remain edible to the Rancho Cordova Food Locker. For more information, visit sprouts.com/store/ca/rancho-cordova/452-rancho-cordova.
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