Elyria Swansea is getting a grocery store for the first time in at least a half-century

Plump heirloom tomatoes, zucchini and peppers went from farm baskets into customers’ bags on Saturday beneath a tent on the side of the road in Elyria Swansea. The lot behind this pop-up market was once a fenced-off industrial yard. Today, it’s a massive housing building that will be occupied, in part, by a community healthcare clinic run by the Tepeyac Community Health Center. Soon, veggies like these gathered by the East Denver Food Hub will be for sale all the time in a store slated to move into the building’s first floor. Noir Market will be the first real grocery in this neighborhood in a very long time.

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Source: Denverite