Convenience Shop Meets Health Food Store

Dec 17, 2013

Susan Butler is the force behind Locastore -- an idea for a chain of small local-only grocery stores. The flagship location has already been built in south Sebastopol.
Credit Susan Butler

One Sebastopol woman is working to make eating healthy and locally as easy as stopping at the convenience store for a bag of chips. We visit a the construction site of a local business aiming to change the way food is bought and sold in Sonoma County. Susan Butler is starting Locastore -- a micro-franchise focusing on local-only products. 

Watch a video about Susan Butler's Locastore project, or donate to the project at

Constructing the first Locastore at the corner of Highway 116 and Bloomfield Road in South Sebastopol.
Credit Susan Butler.