clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

RackedWire: Second La Tiendita Planned, FreshDirect Deal

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

LOWER EAST SIDE—Non-profit group The Lower Eastside Girls Club is opening a booth in the Essex Street Market. From the press release that landed in the Racked Inbox: "La Tiendita at Essex Street will be the second location of New York City’s first and only 'girl made and fair trade' social venture gift shop and café. The flagship La Tiendita location, which opened in November 2006 at 56 East 1st Street, offers fair trade items from around the world, recycled art and jewelry, and girl made items. All proceeds support entrepreneurial training at The Lower Eastside Girls Club and the work of our partner groups." [RackedWire; The Feed]

NEW YORK CITY—Grocery delivery service FreshDirect is trying to rope in some new customers. According to food blog Eat, the company is now "offering two months of Delivery Pass for free." [Eat]

Photo credit