Day: September 21, 2016

Bringing South L.A. what it deserves with love

Written by Estefani Alarcon, Staff Writer Driving south on Vermont Avenue is nothing special until your eyes drift to a colorful building that stands out amongst others. They are dull compared to the green, grey and orange building with the With Love Market & Café sign right in the middle. The curiosity builds and you need answers. What was once a costume storage for a Hollywood studio is now the light at the end of the tunnel providing healthy food options for the West Adams community. With Love Market & Café opened on March 14, 2016. Their grand opening answered prayers for those who travel more than 7 miles for an affordable, organic grocery store. As you walk in, you’re welcomed in thirteen different languages by a sign on the floor. There are food icons on every section of the market for people to visually see what they are looking for–language not being a barrier. The founder, Andrew McDowell, lived in the neighborhood and had to repeatedly travel far to have access to healthy food. …