Beterraba is an "classical"organic shop¬†where you can find a vast¬†range of organic groceries. Among the staple foods such as fruits and vegetables, fresh on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays;¬† yoghurt, cheese and milk, cereal, pasta, nuts, seeds, oils,¬† tins, spices, juices and sweets, you can also find a wide range of¬†vegetarian products, and last but not least gluten free¬†and lactose-free products.
Until¬†Mondays by noon, you can place your order for black pork, lamb,¬† black turkey, chicken and beef from the Herdade do Meio (Montemor-o-Novo) and Elipec (grouping of producers in the Alentejo)
On Thursday around 10ish¬†the Beterraba shop smells of fresh bread made with¬† rye and/ or ¬†wheat with sunflower seeds,¬† or spelt, with rye, chick peas and wheat with¬†3 kinds of seeds, spelt rolls,etc.
Here you can also find a diverse range of natural cosmetics and environment friendly cleaning products.
Besides being a grocery store the Beterraba¬†developed¬†into a¬†meeting point¬†of the community that prefers to live an alternative life. Here you can get up-dated¬†about the new¬†yoga course, the best remedy for seasonal allergy, the development of the Waldorf School, etc..,
Here¬†Susan talkes¬†with¬†Lisa .... who¬†meet¬†Maurice .... who¬†talks to Mary ... who¬†meet .... and everybody stays¬†and talks ....
That's how I like my shop!
Come¬†in and participate, you're all are invited!