This past weekend was Kenwood's Organic Produce's last day at the current location, 3325 5th Ave. N. in St. Petersburg. The concept took to social media to announce the move: "Rent is too high—everywhere not just for us—so we're moving the store[..]Once we find a great contractor to help us do the cosmetic beauty projects, we'll be reopening the storefront in our separate garage. We're blessed to be zoned commercial residential so that means we can literally have the store, grow and live in our little house. We're excited for this next chapter."
Kenwood owners are also planning to launch a community garden day in March, so this new move may prove to be fruitful in many areas for the business.
The following post on Kenwood's Instagram is a collage of garage startups, including Apple, Google and Amazon among a few others with the caption, "We're taking some advice from the greats and scaling back our business model." Although the produce store won't have a storefront for a bit, you can still get the goods through your subscription orders and hitting up the Safety Harbor Farmer's Market at 401 Main St. every Sunday.
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