South Wedge Green Grocer

CLOSED (as of October 31, 2007)

See Gone, But Not Forgotten.


2007-05-24 10:26:36   Small but decent selection, they have canned goods and even some vegetables and the prices seem fair (for organic). —TravisOwens

2007-10-11 22:59:34   I hear that they will be closing. —ScottHendler

2007-10-12 00:26:28   Shocker. Everything at this place was overpriced. —WegmansFiend

2007-10-24 12:13:49   An article in the D&C online today mentioned that its last day will be October 31st and they are closing because of an illness in the family. —SaraChristine

2007-12-11 17:14:44   I was excited for months before the Green Grocer opened, but then was so disappointed when I first stopped in. The half-empty shelves were lined up at angles so that it looked like they were desperately trying to fill up space. Prices were okay, but the selection was so limited that it just wasn't worth my time. Unfortunately, I'm not surprised it didn't make it. —ChelseaAllinger

2008-01-07 18:55:16   It WAS a beautiful store, prices notwithstanding. I'm glad I patronized the store during the brief time it was open. I bought two sets of miniature African beaded-wire baskets with lids at $15.00 each . . . not a bad price, I thought. I wanted to get more of those African beaded keychains . . . anyone have any idea where else in the city I can find them? —LindaLevitan

2008-01-19 03:04:18   it'd be nice to have a grocery, even though this seems to show it wouldn't work. Something with more selection that a corner store, but doesn't have to be as big as a wegman's. I find it hard to believe it wouldn't succeed. I can't be the only one in the area that would rather have a grocery in the neighborhood than have to drive to the suburbs to get stuff. Unless I am out of the loop, I can't really think of a place with an alright selection of grocery items and fresh fruits/vegtables.—JohnJoseph

2008-01-19 11:27:48   I lived in Brooklyn for 3 years and plenty of stores the same size as the green grocer thrived with a full selection of groceries. Sure, they didn't have 10 brands of peanut butter, but they had everything. Deli counter, meat,fish, fresh fruits/veggies, frozen section, organic, non-organic, pet stuff...etc It's getting everything to gel at the same time that can be difficult. I applaud the green grocer for trying to fill a void. I'm sure it wasn't easy to get off the ground. Hopefully the next tenant will expand on what was started. —MarcVera

2008-01-19 15:33:52   Brooklyn has a much higher population density than even urban neighborhoods in Rochester. Plus many Rochesterians own cars and it's not that much of a hassle to drive to Wegmans.

I was really hoping this place would make it, but was disappointed when I went in. I think it focused on organic, high end stuff too much. All that is great, but sometimes you just want Diet Pepsi and Doritos (which apparently is why Wilson Farms can make a go of it). —JasonHaremza

2008-02-17 19:55:21   I would disagree with the statement that everything at the former South Wedge Green Grocer was overpriced, in fact the dairy products that were offered, I believe the milk products were a Syracuse-based dairy and was much cheaper than either S & A at the intersection of Hickory Street and South Avenue, or Highland Market at the corner of South Avenue and Linden or Gujar Mart at the corner of Gregory Street and Mount Hope Avenue. I bought a quart of Bison brand Sour Cream at South Wedge Green Grocer but they didn't have enough and had to walk to Wilson Farms to buy more. I found the same product, same size for .35 cents less than South Wedge Green Grocer. Since Wilson Farms is a larger regional chain, shouldn't their price be FAR less than Green Grocers? —ShawnWallace