Reusable Shopping Bags

Make a statement with these catchy yet practical totes
Photo by Tim Porter

Why wait for Marin to ban those ubiquitous paper and plastic bags? With these colorful and reusable cloth totes, grocery shopping becomes a trip to a farmer’s market in France. Warning: Don’t let price (or forgetfulness) keep you from going green—Marin’s markets, United to Boardwalk, have reusable bags available starting at 99 cents.

1. Woodlands Market (Kentfield) 415.457.8160; Cost Plus World Market (Greenbrae) 415.924.7743; Earthsac available at The Container Store (Corte Madera) 415.945.9755; Whole Foods (Mill Valley) 415.381.1200.

2. Recycled plastic bottles tote (Marin) 800.518.0740; White House Black Market (Corte Madera) 415.924.7138; The Spanish Table (Mill Valley) 415.388.5043; Mollie Stones (Sausalito) 415.331.6900.

3. Dean and Deluca (St. Helena) 707.967.9980; Main Street Mom’s tote and hand-painted bag for produce (Point Reyes Station) 415.663.1709; Marin Organic (Point Reyes Station) 415.663.9667; Ferry Plaza (SF) purchase this tote at either the Thursday or Saturday Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

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