Whole Foods Market’s Tallahassee, Fla., store opens at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, following a bread-breaking ceremony and remarks from company and city officials. The grand opening event will kick off with a free continental breakfast, beginning at 8 a.m. in the store’s parking lot.
“It’s an exciting time at Whole Foods Market, and we are happy to be part of the Tallahassee community,” said Juan Nuñez, Whole Foods Market Florida Region president. “The hospitality and support we’ve been shown has been tremendous, and we are looking forward to opening our doors, so that we can begin serving this great community.”
The store is the company’s 20th Florida location and its first in Tallahassee. It features indoor and outdoor cafes, a smokehouse, a beer-and-wine bar, a full-service coffee, espresso and juice bar, and free Wi-Fi. The store also will serve as a drop-off and pick-up point for local Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program subscribers.