5 sustainable grocery shops in Copenhagen

Discover five little sustainable unique shops that go the extra mile to provide the best products and experience a grocery shop can offer.

At getULocal, we have a vision. We want to bring back the old neighborhood with its little iconic shops. Back then when people used to shop food from the farmers´ markets or local grocery stores. The good news is that there are some dedicated and passionate shop-owners out there who strive to find the best quality products. Products that are produced from little sustainable organic farms and fair-trade vendors.

We made our research and visited some of these shops. We present them to you below, with the hope that they will have clones in all the neighborhoods of the city.

(Photo credit: Det lille grønttorv)

Løs market

Løs market is the total organic and package-free food shop that is located centrally in Vesterbro (Saxogade 77). Løs market offers around 300 different and 100% organic products such as fresh vegetables, nuts, oils, coffee, spices, chocolate, wines, honey, soaps and many more. We love the sustainable concept behind the store and the fact that we buy organic products per kilo and not per package so we eat healthier and produce no waste in the environment. Yeah…♥  (Photo credit: Løs Market)

Mercato di Osteria 16

Another grocery store stationed in Enghave Plads, where you can find high-end Italian products which are carefully selected and imported directly from different regions of Italy. They also cater and deliver to restaurants products like pasta, truffles, fresh fruits and season veggies; but also take-away lunch which is honestly, impossible to resist. Yummy, yummy… (Photo credit: Mercato di Osteria 16)

Spidsroden

Spidsroden is an organic and vegetarian grocery shop which is located in Nørrebro (Prins Jørgens Gade 14). The people behind Spidsroden have been there for around 20 years so they know how to select the best quality products from small farms and suppliers, something we fully support here in getULocal. This is a paradise for our vegan friends who can buy fresh fruits and vegetables along with basic vegan products such as juice, ice-cream, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and finally full organic hygiene and cleaning items.
PS: Spidsroden offers delivery of fresh and organic fruits and veggies in your door. (Photo credit: Spidsroden)

Christianias Indkøbscentralen

When it comes to food that feeds the soul, we were positive that Christiania (Refshalevej) had the answer. Just inside the free city of Christiania there is a 100% organic grocery store which sells bread, dairy, meat, wine, alternative medicine and holistic items etc. (Photo credit: Christianias Indkøbcentralen))

Det lille grønttorv

Organic, bio-dynamic, local and in-season; this grocery store located in Østerbro (Holsteinsgade 58) has all the healthy goodies. It supplies high-quality products like fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, cheese, coffee, flour, wine etc. from organic and bio-dynamic farms and producers like Svanhom, Birkemosegaard, KysØko, Bakkegården, Guldberg Slagter etc. The best part is that every Wednesday it’s a “soup-day” where you will find heart-warming soup made from seasonal fresh veggies to enjoy in the shop or take it with you. We can’t wait to try it. (Photo credit: Det lille Grønttorv)

Feel free to suggest your own personal favorite little grocery stores and share why you love to shop there.

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