MOM’s Organic Market Coming Soon to Van Ness

MOM’s Organic Market Coming Soon to Van Ness

For Immediate Release:
December 11, 2023 

Christine Messier, MOM’s Organic Market,
Rachel Perrone, UDC,  

MOM’s Organic Market Coming Soon to Van Ness

We know you’re excited to see MOM’s upcoming store in Van Ness, and we’re looking forward to seeing you, too! Come summer, MOM’s Organic Market will offer the Van Ness community:

  • The highest-quality, certified organic produce.
  • Wide variety of bulk offerings: including spices, tea, scrubs, and more!
  • Health and wellness section: including organic supplements, bulk organic herbs and soaps, clean beauty products, and more.
  • Sustainable seafood: we are the only grocery store in the US to offer 100% sustainable seafood- right down to canned tuna!
  • Clean ingredient standards: including a banned list of over 250 ingredients from their products store-wide and taking into account animal welfare, the environmental and social impact of products, and more.
  • An extensive recycling program for customers: we accept cell phones, tablets, batteries, eyeglasses, shoes, corks and hold annual recycling drives for denim and holiday lights.

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About MOM’s: Founded in 1987, MOM’s is a premier chain of organic grocery stores. MOM’s Purpose is to protect and restore the environment.

About the University of the District of Columbia: The only public university in the nation’s capital and the only exclusively urban land-grant university in the United States, the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) is a historically Black university committed to a broad mission of education, research and community service. Established by abolitionist Myrtilla Miner in 1851, UDC offers workforce training, professional certification and more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees designed to create opportunities for student success. The University comprises a College of Arts and Sciences; School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; School of Business and Public Administration; College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences; Community College; the David A. Clarke School of Law; and Division of Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning. Learn more at