When Larasati Vitoux, who’s from Orléans, France, returned there a number of years in the past she was struck by the variety of packaging-free shops, or épiceries en vracs. Seeing a necessity in New York, the place she lives, she has opened Maison Jar in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Nearly all the things is bought in bulk, by weight and self-service, so prospects carry their very own containers. (Prospects can buy jars.) This “refillery,” as Ms. Vitoux calls it, shares meals merchandise, cleansing provides and different necessities, many disbursed from silos. Breads from sources like She Wolf, recent produce, and shortly, cheeses minimize to order may also obtainable. Consistent with her eco-friendly philosophy, most of the merchandise are natural.
Maison Jar, 566 Leonard Road (Nassau Avenue), Greenpoint, Brooklyn, 347-599-0046, maisonjar.nyc.
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