Rhody Gem: The Green Grocer

July 2022


What it is:

The Green Grocer is a mom-and-pop natural and organic grocery store, with a focus on local items, offering 100 percent certified organic produce, plus cost-saving bulk food selections.

Where to find it: 

In the heart of Portsmouth on East Main Road, find this grocer between the lights at Union Street and Glenn Road, beside the Portsmouth Veterinary Clinic.

What makes it a Rhody Gem?

Founded in 2007 by John Wood and Aly Marks-Wood, this husband-and-wife duo opened their health-focused grocery with the core belief that “healthy people are related to a wholesome environment, and that a wholesome environment produces healthy people.” With a community-first ethos, the attentive staff guides customers through an array of healthful choices. The produce section, filled with organic fruits and veg, is a riot of colors, while organic wellness and personal care products are nestled on wooden shelves, giving the well-organized store an eco-focused vibe. Whether vegan, gluten-free, paleo, or just into organic foods with no additives or pesticides, The Green Grocer caters to all diets. Stop by their prepared foods section and grab a healthy nosh to take to the beach.

The Green Grocer934 East Main Road, Portsmouth •  @TheGreenGrocerRI



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