Almost two weeks after the grand opening of the latest Mom's Organic Market at the Rotunda on West 40th Street in Hampden, the impact was still resonating.
"It was the biggest opening we've ever had," said Scott Nash, founder of the Rockville-based chain of organic supermarkets. "We had quite a few customers come in before the doors opened."
Despite the chilly weather, Nash estimates that close to 8,000 health-conscious and curious shoppers passed through the doors of the 17,000-square-foot store during the April 1-3 grand opening celebration.
Shoppers were greeted by a "Naked Lunch" organic kitchen, a small-batch coffee-roasting facility,...