BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Making wholesome meals accessible is the mission at Salud Market on Foremost Avenue. It simply opened in March, promoting produce on one aspect, juices and smoothies on the opposite.
“Wholesome consuming shouldn’t be a luxurious, it ought to be a necessity and everybody ought to have entry to it,” mentioned Marielyn Santiago-Miller, Co-Proprietor.
She and her husband James had this dream of making a wholesome market, focusing on communities of coloration.
“There are disparities amongst [certain] socioeconomic communities by way of well being care and persistent ailments that stem from lack of wholesome consuming,” mentioned Santiago-Miller.
So she created Salud, the Spanish phrase that means well being. It is a spot the place you may get two kiwis for $1 or aloe vera for $2. Costs that carry sticker shock, in a great way.
“With the rise in every little thing now, we wished to make issues inexpensive. Simply the opposite day we had a bunch of senior citizen girls, they have been shocked by the costs and it was gratifying to have the ability to serve them,” mentioned Santiago-Miller.
She’s working to make her meals much more accessible.
“I fought in order that every little thing on this retailer could be bought with SNAP advantages,” mentioned Santiago-Miller.
She says they’re simply ready on authorization, which might are available in weeks. Sooner or later, this couple hopes to open a whole grocery retailer, educating individuals on wholesome consuming.
They’ve recipes on their weblog’s web site utilizing components they’ve within the retailer, click on right here to learn by.