A Berkeley landmark – this has an amazing fresh produce section, bulk food section, deli, café and more organic goods and ancient grains than you can shake a stick at. There are two branches in Berkeley.
You can get a loyalty card and get discounts on lots of products every time you shop there
Has lots of own brands and is quite economical.
Great stuff here but on the pricey end of the spectrum
An economical fresh produce market in North Berkeley
There are lots of farmers markets to choose from!
Ferry Building: Embarcadero, San Francisco A permanent market open daily. There is also an outdoor market on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
Temescal Farmer's Market: Oakland Open Sundays 9am - 1pm, 5300 Claremont Ave.
There are several furniture options within a few miles of Berkeley. IKEA and Target provide affordable furniture options, a lot of which can be found used on Craigslist.org. Several furniture stores including CB2 and Z Gallerie can be found on Fourth Street.
There are several shopping centers in and around Berkeley:
Westfield mall in San Francisco
Broadway Plaza mall in Walnut Creek
College Avenue shops, Solano Avenue shopping, and Telegraph shops in Berkeley