Groceries & Markets

List of Vegan friendly groceries and markets. Will include vegan friendly brands available at stores, locations, as well as information on free markets and seasonal farmer’s markets.


Plaza-Midwood

Eco-licious - Charlotte’s first all vegan and general store. They sell completely cruelty-free and eco-friendly products ranging from household items to an excellent selection of food and treats.
ecoliciouscharlotte.com  Twitter: @EcoliciousNC
1916 Commonwealth Ave. Charlotte, NC 28205  (704) 966-7030

Common Market – Neighborhood Market and Deli – Deli has several vegan sandwiches and wraps, veganaise, tofurkey, and various yummy vegan goods in the takeout case (noodles, “egg” & “chicken” salads, hummus, desserts) DELI OPEN LUNCH ONLY – Market has tons of chips, candy, toys, BEER and WINE, Juices, Coffee. Quite a unique place. Staff is very friendly, and deli staff is very vegan-friendly!!
CommonMarketCLT.com
2007 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte, North Carolina (28205)

The Greener Apple – Located inside Book Buyers, a used book store on the corner of Central and the Plaza in the heart of Plaza Midwood. Feature an expanding selection of vegan and eco-friendly products. Ranging from vegan snacks and food items to cleaning and personal items. Super friendly owner Lee Rathers seems willing to order in what you might be looking for.
thegreenerapple.com 

1306 The Plaza Charlotte, NC 28205   (704) 344-8611

Harris Teeter - A great grocery with lots of regular vegan grocery items you’d find everywhere. Some stores have “natural foods” sections with lots of speciality vegan brands. Some have brands you know are vegan tucked away with the same type items (Boca, Morningstar Farms, Amy’s, Cherrybrook Kitchen, Gimme Lean, Follow Your Heart, Newman’s, Annie’s, etc). They do a pretty good job labeling things on the shelf that are vegan with a big “V” tag.
Fresh produce. Usually nothing vegan in deli or hot bars but salad bars in some stores are large and offer vegan options.
www.harristeeter.com
Locations in Neighborhood:

1704 Central Ave
Charlotte, NC 28205
(704) 375-8491

Food Lion/BLOOM – NC Owned Grocery Company. Food Lion is more of a regular style store with staples and produce, frozen foods, etc. Lots of Food Lion Branded “knockoff” products are suprisingly Vegan, and usually a lot cheaper. Check out BLOOM for more robust Vegan grocery selections of all kinds, including brands like Morningstar Farms, Boca, Amy’s, Nasoya, Gimme Lean, Newman’s, Annie’s, and more.
www.foodlion.com www.bloom.com
Locations in Neighborhood:

Food Lion
3009 Plaza Rd
Charlotte, NC 28205
(732) 863-7066

Food Lion
3207 Eastway Dr
Charlotte, NC 28205
(704) 531-2956

 

Food Lion
931 N Wendover Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211
(704) 367-1849

Atlantic Farmers Market - Independent Discount Grocery with Asian, Hispanic, and South American selections along with regular selections. Lots of cheap fresh produce including exotic fruits and veggies. Odd vegan Asian canned goods and dry goods at cheap bulk prices.
3122 Eastway Dr
Charlotte, NC 28205
(704) 568-0151


Uptown

Golden Green Vegan - Located in the 7th Street Market. Sell vegan products (chicken, ham, fish, cheesecake and more) at Greenman Farms. No artificial flavors, preservative free, 100%vegan, plant-based ingredients, non-GMO, no onion, garlic, eggs, dairy or shellfish
www.goldengreenvegan.com
224 E 7th St. Charlotte, NC 28202

Trader Joe’s Midtown – Trader Joe’s is an awesome niche grocery with a majority of the products being private label Trader Joe’s items. A ton of their stuff is vegan, and affordable! They take great care to label products as vegan and offer a handy chart on their website that you can print of ALL vegan products in the stores! VEGAN Chart Link
www.traderjoes.com 
1133 Metropolitan Ave., Ste. 100 (at kings ave. near Target/Best Buy) Charlotte, NC 28204
704-334-0737

 

University

Trader Joe’s - Trader Joe’s is an awesome niche grocery with a majority of the products being private label Trader Joe’s items. A ton of their stuff is vegan, and affordable! They take great care to label products as vegan and offer a handy chart on their website that you can print of ALL vegan products in the stores! VEGAN Chart Link
www.traderjoes.com
LOCATIONS IN NEIGHBORHOOD:

1820 E. Arbors Dr* (corner of W. Mallard Creek Church Rd. and Senator Royall Dr)
Charlotte, NC 28262
Phone: (704) 688-9578
Trading Hours: 9 am – 9 pm
[*For accurate driving directions, please use 1820 W. Mallard Creek Church Rd.]

Harris Teeter – A great grocery with lots of regular vegan grocery items you’d find everywhere. Some stores have “natural foods” sections with lots of speciality vegan brands. Some have brands you know are vegan tucked away with the same type items (Boca, Morningstar Farms, Amy’s, Cherrybrook Kitchen, Gimme Lean, Follow Your Heart, Newman’s, Annie’s, etc). They do a pretty good job labeling things on the shelf that are vegan with a big “V” tag.
Fresh produce. Usually nothing vegan in deli or hot bars but salad bars in some stores are large and offer vegan options.
www.harristeeter.com
Locations in Neighborhood:

Food Lion/BLOOM – NC Owned Grocery Company. Food Lion is more of a regular style store with staples and produce, frozen foods, etc. Lots of Food Lion Branded “knockoff” products are suprisingly Vegan, and usually a lot cheaper. Check out BLOOM for more robust Vegan grocery selections of all kinds, including brands like Morningstar Farms, Boca, Amy’s, Nasoya, Gimme Lean, Newman’s, Annie’s, and more.
www.foodlion.com www.bloom.com
Locations in Neighborhood:

Bloom N. Tryon 9323 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC? – (704) 547-0248
Food Lion
2804 W Sugar Creek Rd, Charlotte, NC? – (704) 596-9455?


Dilworth/Southend

Berrybrook Natural Farm - Grocery and Lunch Counter with lots of Vegan options. Sandwiches, tofu dogs, veggie burgers, veggie chili and hot soups, salads, “mock” salads. Friendly staff and of course, fully stocked with Vegan grocery and fresh items. Charlotte’s OLDEST Natural Foods store. Look for the Red Wagon in the parking lot
1257 East Blvd Charlotte, NC 28203
704-334-6528

Healthy Home Market (formerly Home Economist) – South Blvd – Locally owned great HUGE natural foods grocery featuring ALL major and most minor Vegan favorites and brands. LARGE frozen section, bulk dry foods including rare Chunk TVP.
2707 South Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina (28209)
704-522-8123

Harris Teeter – A great grocery with lots of regular vegan grocery items you’d find everywhere. Some stores have “natural foods” sections with lots of speciality vegan brands. Some have brands you know are vegan tucked away with the same type items (Boca, Morningstar Farms, Amy’s, Cherrybrook Kitchen, Gimme Lean, Follow Your Heart, Newman’s, Annie’s, etc). They do a pretty good job labeling things on the shelf that are vegan with a big “V” tag.
Fresh produce. Usually nothing vegan in deli or hot bars but salad bars in some stores are large and offer vegan options.
www.harristeeter.com
Locations in Neighborhood:


Southpark

Earth Fare Cafe and Grill - Large Natural Foods Market with vegan friendly deli, GREAT soup/salad bar, hot bar, grill. To go packaged foods as well (veggie burritos, hummus, sandwiches, etc) Vegan friendly bakery!!!
EarthFare.com – 721 Govenor Morrison Street, Charlotte NC 28211
ph 704.749.5042 – Mon-Sat 8am-10pm, Sun 9am-9pm

Harris Teeter – A great grocery with lots of regular vegan grocery items you’d find everywhere. Some stores have “natural foods” sections with lots of speciality vegan brands. Some have brands you know are vegan tucked away with the same type items (Boca, Morningstar Farms, Amy’s, Cherrybrook Kitchen, Gimme Lean, Follow Your Heart, Newman’s, Annie’s, etc). They do a pretty good job labeling things on the shelf that are vegan with a big “V” tag.
Fresh produce. Usually nothing vegan in deli or hot bars but salad bars in some stores are large and offer vegan options.
www.harristeeter.com

Whole Foods - A great place to find all your vegan needs. From produce to frozen foods, they have plenty vegan choices throughout.  Store brands and baked goods are clearly labeled as vegan. Open 8am-10pm seven days a week. 6610 Fairview Rd


East Charlotte

Healthy Home Market (formerly Home Economist) – Independence – Locally owned great HUGE natural foods grocery featuring ALL major and most minor Vegan favorites and brands. LARGE frozen section, bulk dry foods including rare Chunk TVP.
5410 E Independence Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina (28212)
704-536-4663

Harris Teeter – A great grocery with lots of regular vegan grocery items you’d find everywhere. Some stores have “natural foods” sections with lots of speciality vegan brands. Some have brands you know are vegan tucked away with the same type items (Boca, Morningstar Farms, Amy’s, Cherrybrook Kitchen, Gimme Lean, Follow Your Heart, Newman’s, Annie’s, etc). They do a pretty good job labeling things on the shelf that are vegan with a big “V” tag.
Fresh produce. Usually nothing vegan in deli or hot bars but salad bars in some stores are large and offer vegan options.
www.harristeeter.com
Locations in Neighborhood:

Food Lion/BLOOM – NC Owned Grocery Company. Food Lion is more of a regular style store with staples and produce, frozen foods, etc. Lots of Food Lion Branded “knockoff” products are suprisingly Vegan, and usually a lot cheaper. Check out BLOOM for more robust Vegan grocery selections of all kinds, including brands like Morningstar Farms, Boca, Amy’s, Nasoya, Gimme Lean, Newman’s, Annie’s, and more.
www.foodlion.com www.bloom.com
Locations in Neighborhood:


Matthews

Harris Teeter – A great grocery with lots of regular vegan grocery items you’d find everywhere. Some stores have “natural foods” sections with lots of speciality vegan brands. Some have brands you know are vegan tucked away with the same type items (Boca, Morningstar Farms, Amy’s, Cherrybrook Kitchen, Gimme Lean, Follow Your Heart, Newman’s, Annie’s, etc). They do a pretty good job labeling things on the shelf that are vegan with a big “V” tag.
Fresh produce. Usually nothing vegan in deli or hot bars but salad bars in some stores are large and offer vegan options.
www.harristeeter.com
Locations in Neighborhood:

Food Lion/BLOOM – NC Owned Grocery Company. Food Lion is more of a regular style store with staples and produce, frozen foods, etc. Lots of Food Lion Branded “knockoff” products are suprisingly Vegan, and usually a lot cheaper. Check out BLOOM for more robust Vegan grocery selections of all kinds, including brands like Morningstar Farms, Boca, Amy’s, Nasoya, Gimme Lean, Newman’s, Annie’s, and more.
www.foodlion.com www.bloom.com
Locations in Neighborhood:


South Charlotte

Trader Joe’s South
6418 Rea Rd, Charlotte, North Carolina (28277)
704-543-5249

Earth Fare  Large Natural Foods Market with vegan friendly deli, GREAT soup/salad bar, hot bar, grill. To go packaged foods as well (veggie burritos, hummus, sandwiches, etc) Vegan friendly bakery!!!
12235 N Community House Rd, Charlotte, North Carolina (28277)
704-926-1201

Harris Teeter – A great grocery with lots of regular vegan grocery items you’d find everywhere. Some stores have “natural foods” sections with lots of speciality vegan brands. Some have brands you know are vegan tucked away with the same type items (Boca, Morningstar Farms, Amy’s, Cherrybrook Kitchen, Gimme Lean, Follow Your Heart, Newman’s, Annie’s, etc). They do a pretty good job labeling things on the shelf that are vegan with a big “V” tag.
Fresh produce. Usually nothing vegan in deli or hot bars but salad bars in some stores are large and offer vegan options.
www.harristeeter.com
Locations in Neighborhood:

Food Lion/BLOOM – NC Owned Grocery Company. Food Lion is more of a regular style store with staples and produce, frozen foods, etc. Lots of Food Lion Branded “knockoff” products are suprisingly Vegan, and usually a lot cheaper. Check out BLOOM for more robust Vegan grocery selections of all kinds, including brands like Morningstar Farms, Boca, Amy’s, Nasoya, Gimme Lean, Newman’s, Annie’s, and more.
www.foodlion.com www.bloom.com
Locations in Neighborhood:


Pineville/HWY 51

Harris Teeter – A great grocery with lots of regular vegan grocery items you’d find everywhere. Some stores have “natural foods” sections with lots of speciality vegan brands. Some have brands you know are vegan tucked away with the same type items (Boca, Morningstar Farms, Amy’s, Cherrybrook Kitchen, Gimme Lean, Follow Your Heart, Newman’s, Annie’s, etc). They do a pretty good job labeling things on the shelf that are vegan with a big “V” tag.
Fresh produce. Usually nothing vegan in deli or hot bars but salad bars in some stores are large and offer vegan options.
www.harristeeter.com
Locations in Neighborhood:

Food Lion/BLOOM – NC Owned Grocery Company. Food Lion is more of a regular style store with staples and produce, frozen foods, etc. Lots of Food Lion Branded “knockoff” products are suprisingly Vegan, and usually a lot cheaper. Check out BLOOM for more robust Vegan grocery selections of all kinds, including brands like Morningstar Farms, Boca, Amy’s, Nasoya, Gimme Lean, Newman’s, Annie’s, and more.
www.foodlion.com www.bloom.com
Locations in Neighborhood:


Huntersville/Lake Norman

Earth Fare – Organic and natural food store that doesn’t sell any products containing high fructose corn syrup, trans fats, artificial colors and sweeteners.
14021 Boren St Huntersville, NC 28078

Harris Teeter – A great grocery with lots of regular vegan grocery items you’d find everywhere. Some stores have “natural foods” sections with lots of speciality vegan brands. Some have brands you know are vegan tucked away with the same type items (Boca, Morningstar Farms, Amy’s, Cherrybrook Kitchen, Gimme Lean, Follow Your Heart, Newman’s, Annie’s, etc). They do a pretty good job labeling things on the shelf that are vegan with a big “V” tag.
Fresh produce. Usually nothing vegan in deli or hot bars but salad bars in some stores are large and offer vegan options.
www.harristeeter.com

Food Lion/BLOOM – NC Owned Grocery Company. Food Lion is more of a regular style store with staples and produce, frozen foods, etc. Lots of Food Lion Branded “knockoff” products are suprisingly Vegan, and usually a lot cheaper. Check out BLOOM for more robust Vegan grocery selections of all kinds, including brands like Morningstar Farms, Boca, Amy’s, Nasoya, Gimme Lean, Newman’s, Annie’s, and more.
www.foodlion.com www.bloom.com

Healthy Home Market (formerly Home Economist) – Locally owned great HUGE natural foods grocery featuring ALL major and most minor Vegan favorites and brands. LARGE frozen section, bulk dry foods including rare Chunk TVP.
261 Griffith St, Davidson, NC - (704) 892-6191


North Charlotte/Concord

Trader Joe’s Harrisburg

Harris Teeter – A great grocery with lots of regular vegan grocery items you’d find everywhere. Some stores have “natural foods” sections with lots of speciality vegan brands. Some have brands you know are vegan tucked away with the same type items (Boca, Morningstar Farms, Amy’s, Cherrybrook Kitchen, Gimme Lean, Follow Your Heart, Newman’s, Annie’s, etc). They do a pretty good job labeling things on the shelf that are vegan with a big “V” tag.
Fresh produce. Usually nothing vegan in deli or hot bars but salad bars in some stores are large and offer vegan options.
www.harristeeter.com
Locations in Neighborhood:

Food Lion/BLOOM – NC Owned Grocery Company. Food Lion is more of a regular style store with staples and produce, frozen foods, etc. Lots of Food Lion Branded “knockoff” products are suprisingly Vegan, and usually a lot cheaper. Check out BLOOM for more robust Vegan grocery selections of all kinds, including brands like Morningstar Farms, Boca, Amy’s, Nasoya, Gimme Lean, Newman’s, Annie’s, and more.
www.foodlion.com www.bloom.com

West Charlotte

Organic Marketplace – They offer natural supplements, herbal and homeopathic remedies, organic, local and fresh wholesome foods.
1012 South New Hope Rd Gastonia, NC 28054

Hallelujah Acres – They offer samples of raw, organic barley grass juice, carrot juice, and beet juice, supplements, kitchen gadgets, plant-based recipe books, vegan packaged foods and snacks, as well as cruelty free health and beauty
916 Cox Road, Suite 210 • Gastonia, NC • 704.406.1127