You could go to your usual chain supermarket, but the selection won’t be as interesting as it at these great spots. Check out these ten independently-owned supermarkets and grocery stores where you’ll find local and organic foods, or exotic spices and imported groceries.
1. The Market Place, Philippi
This market has been a part of Philippi for over 20 years. They sell fresh, local vegetables, fruits, eggs, meats, breads, baked goods, honey, jams, jellies, and more! Address: 107 S Main St, Philippi, West Virginia.
2. Von Son Asian Market, Morgantown
Von Son Asian Market is one of the biggest Asian markets in the tri state area. They feature products from around the world. You'll find fresh produce and seafood weekly, and many items that you're unlikely to see anywhere else. Address: 1389 University Ave, Morgantown, WV 26505.
3. The Wild Ramp, Huntington
This store carries local and organic foods, all from within 250 miles of Huntington. From June to October, there is an additional Farmers' Market that takes place behind the store. Address: 555 14th St W, Huntington, WV 25704.
4. Front Street Grocers, Thomas
This natural foods grocery store has fresh produce, juice, baked goods, sushi, sandwiches, and more. Address: 122 East Ave, Thomas, West Virginia.
5. Asian Market, Charleston
This store carries a wide selection of Asian foods, as well as live fish and crabs, and unusual produce. Address: 226 7th Ave, Charleston, WV 25303
6. International Groceries & Spices Inc, Charleston
Here you'll find a wide variety of spices, herbs, and produce. The friendly owners will help to answer any questions about the spices. Address: 5304 MacCorkle Ave SE, Charleston, WV 25304.
7. Alderson Green Grocer
This store carries produce from local farmers at affordable prices. Profits from the store are invested back into programming within the community. Address: 109 Cherry Ave, Alderson, West Virginia.
8. The Farmer's Daughter,
This family owned and operated market carries locally sourced meats, dairy, produce, and dry goods. Address: 2908 Northwestern Turnpike, Capon Bridge, WV 26711.
9. Potomac Highlands Food and Farm, Davis
This store offers farm fresh eggs, dairy and goat cheeses, seasonal and greenhouse produce. You'll also find frozen vegetables as well as frozen grass-fed beef and pasture-raised pork, lamb and chickens. Address: 737 William Ave, Ste 3, Davis, West Virginia.
10. Julian's Market
Julian's Market is a family owned neighborhood market that has been serving Huntington for decades. Here you'll find quality prime meats cut to order, gourmet and international foods, produce fresh from the farm, and a full service deli. Address: 1049 12th St, Huntington, West Virginia.
For another great spot to get fresh food in West Virginia, check out Charleston’s