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The folks of Local Mission Eatery & Local's Corner are opening the first, locally-sourced, handmade-only grocery. Let's make it happen. Read more

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This project was successfully funded on July 18, 2013.

The folks of Local Mission Eatery & Local's Corner are opening the first, locally-sourced, handmade-only grocery. Let's make it happen.

About this project

THE PROJECT  We are opening a new type of Market.  From sourcing  to production, from layout to labels, from shopping to checkout, we have reconsidered what a market can be.  As with Local Mission Eatery and Local's Corner, Local Mission Market is driven by three values: 1) Local, 2) Handmade, and 3) Transparent.  This is unique and a challenge for a restaurant.  This is totally new for a Market.  

THE VALUES + ONE  1) Every fruit, vegetable, meat, poultry, fish, egg, grain, dairy, cheese, oil, vinegar, wine, beer, and more will come from Central and Northern California (coffee, tea, and chocolate will be from local purveyors).  2)  We will make everything from scratch--pasta, pickle, bread jam, condiment, cured meat, sausage, smoked fish, candy, spice rub, dried fruit, and more and more.  3) We will make it all at Local Mission Market.  4) We are designing systems to make this the smoothest grocery shopping in San Francisco.

ALL THAT AND CONVENIENT?  Yes. 

HOW?  Our complete inventory--from produce to prepared food--will be available online for pick-up.  Yes, everything.  Seriously.  And Members will also be able to get home  delivery.  We are building an in-store iPad app to pre-weigh your produce and bulk bins, so that you have printed bar codes for speedy checkout.  We will have mobile scanners, so there will be short lines.  And more.

AMAZING.  YET THAT SOUNDS PRICEY.  The Market will not be.  But building the space and the systems add up.  We can use your help.

THE IMPACT  Your support will help us open the doors and support dozens of local employees, as well as local farmers, rancher, cheesemakers, brewers, winemakers, and more.  Bring to life a new idea for what a market can do.  Be a part of making Local Mission Market the best market it can be.  

MORE SPECIFICALLY Your support will fund systems that will make your shopping experience at Local Mission Market easy, convenient, and elegant. 

  • The complete webstore for delivery and pick-up.  
  • The custom iPad app for weighing produce and bulk items and learning more about the farms and purveyors.  
  • Mobile scanners for checkout. 
  • A Kids Tab so that your kids can shop without giving them money.  

THANKS  We cannot thank you enough for your support.  We are going to try with the rewards from us and some of our great collaborators.

Risks and challenges

We are well into construction (space updates soon). We are opening this summer. We have a great team. Yet to make your Market just right--the systems and design and tiny details--we need your help.
Our risks and challenges are in the operation and execution of a new concept. We will have a large staff. We will be open twelve hours a day, seven days a week. We will source directly from farmers and ranchers, cheesemakers and winemakers. Great products from great people are priced accordingly.
With the experience of our two restaurants, the phenomenal staff who will transfer to the Market, and the unique products that will procure and produce, we will build a viable business.

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FAQ

  • WHO CAN GET DELIVERY?
    Members only.

    WHY?
    Because we want to do it right and we need to start small and scale up. To begin, we will have 200 membership spots for 200 lucky neighbors--Available now on Kickstarter.

    WILL THE ENTIRE STORE'S INVENTORY BE AVAILABLE?
    Yes! From eggs to peaches to rice to prepared foods. It's all online. Same prices. Same outstanding quality. Assembled with care.

    FOR REAL?
    For real. There will be minimum order for delivery.

    HOW WILL I GET IT?
    Members can get same-day or next-day delivery. Or cruise by and grab it at our designated pick-up window. Members can shop in store and have their groceries follow them home.

    HOW FAR WILL YOU DELIVER?
    To start, our delivery area is from 16th Street on the north to Precita Park on the south and from Guerrero on the west to Kansas on the East. See the Updates tab (top of the screen) for our delivery area.

    HOW MUCH WILL IT COST AFTER SIX MONTHS?
    If you are hooked on unlimited, free delivery, it will be $40/month. If you find yourself using it less, switch to the $25/month with a $7 delivery charge option.

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  • a. So awesome. We will cook up a storm and pop many a cork. Friends, farmers, winemakers, cheesemakers, ranchers will be there. Party with the folks who will get your food from their farm to our market to your table.

    b. Obvious, no? One pledge = one invite.

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    A bottle of our famous and tightly-guarded hot sauce. And a napkin to wipe the grin off your face. And a huge thank you.

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    A Local Mission Market tote bag (made in San Francisco) with a jar of stonefruit jam (made by us, of course).

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    A limited-edition, "I Made Local Mission Market" t-shirt designed by our neighbors at Title Case Design. And a hug, of course.

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    Invitation to the opening gala of Local Mission Market. You know we know how to party. We made it! Hugs all around.

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    Sunday Farmers Market trip for two. Ride in the Local pick-up truck with Yaron and his two kids. Then brunch at Local Mission Eatery afterward. Hugs from Yaron's kids.

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    6-month, early-adopter membership to LMM's complete online shopping. Includes unlimited delivery (within our delivery area) and pick-up. See FAQ for details. Membership limited to 200 at opening. This is your chance!

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    Chef's Tasting Dinner with pairings for two at Local Mission Eatery or Local's Corner.

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    Dinner for 10 at your San Francisco home prepared by a Local Mission Eatery or Local's Corner chef. Food only. Kitchen required.

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    Private cocktail party for 30 people at Local Mission Eatery or Local's Corner. All inclusive. Sundays or Monday evenings. You deserve it.

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    Dinner for 12 dear friends at Broc Cellars's Berkeley winery with winemaker Chris Brockway. Dinner prepared by Jake.

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