In a world where even big-box stores see profit in organics, locally owned and operated Alameda Natural Grocery remains true to a higher ideal of sustainability. General manager Randall Owczarzak is passionate about independent business, justice to producers, and keeping things local. You can see it on the shelves. From mostly local organic produce and dairy products to fair-trade rice, quinoa, coffee, teas, and household items, "Alameda Natch" keeps an eye on supporting small, sustainable enterprises. This passion is focused on the customers, too. The store regularly hosts events with local experts herbalists, nutritionists, and health-care professionals. Check the Web site or visit the store for details on upcoming events.