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Local Strawberry Growers

It’s local strawberry season—and at New Leaf Community Markets, we think that’s cause for celebration. Sweet treats, picked at their peak and delivered directly from the farm to you. Meet some of our fantastic local strawberry (among other produce) growers! READ MORE »

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Love your Links

At New Leaf, we take pride in making the best homemade sausages in town. We believe that fresh is always best. Our friendly meat staff can assist you in flavor profiles and cooking solutions. No matter what the occasion, New Leaf’s gourmet sausage is always a perfect addition. READ MORE »

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The Martinelli Family

From Thanksgiving to New Years, glasses are filled with a sweet yet tart bubbly beverage that is Martinelli’s sparkling apple cider. The Martinelli family have been producing great tasting apple juice in Watsonville for 146 years and counting. Through five generations of apple juice making, the Martinelli family hasn't changed a thing. Their iconic beverages have won many medals and there is no denying why. READ MORE »

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4 Diestel Family Secrets

Values are important and it’s those values or family secrets as they call them that make Diestel so special. Read more about the 4 family secrets from the Diestel turkey family. READ MORE »

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Great Value Everyday with Cadia

New Leaf empowers our customers by providing value and integrity through Cadia products. Cadia believes in developing products that are high quality, simple, sustainable and affordable. READ MORE »

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Every New Leaf Community Market has a Wellness Department chockfull of tried-and-true products to nourish you inside and out. You’ll find supplements, skincare, cosmetics, fragrances, yoga accessories and more. ​Take a look! 

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