About

About

Welcome to our online local shopping platform where you can shop stores inside General Store Cooperative Marketplace + Cafe, as well as hundreds of other local makers and indie stores.

Our goal is to present an easy way for people who live in the Maplewood-South Orange area to support local businesses.

Most stores on our page offer free delivery right now and/or curbside pickup.

General Store Cooperative‘s flagship cafe and marketplace, think “mini-Chelsea Market,” hosts a variety of locally-owned businesses under its roof, including Good Bottle Refill Shop, Dry Goods Refillery, Three Daughter’s Baking Co., Love Where You Live by Mrs. Meshugga, The Maplewood Wheelhouse (cheese shop), and an outpost for South Orange favorites Kitchen a la Mode and Sadie’s.  GSC also curates a rotating selection of wares available from its network of local makers, artists, and indie businesses.

The full-service espresso bar features single-origin coffees, kombucha on tap, and cold brew on tap.

Good Bottle Refill Shop is the first refill shop in New Jersey offering an assortment of kitchen, bath and laundry products in a refillable option, eliminating the need for single use plastics. A variety of zero waste lifestyle products will also be available for purchase, and workshops will be held throughout the year. Good Bottle is owned by Deanna Taylor-Heacock, who is combining her years of retail experience and passion for low-waste living to bring this new concept to the Garden State.

Three Daughters Baking Co is owned and operated by pastry chef Erica Leahy. Erica has over 18 years of experience in pastry and baking. The bulk of her experience is with high end restaurants, Chris Cannon’s Jockey Hollow Bar and Kitchen, Tom Coliccho’s Craft group, Daniel Boulud’s db Bistro Moderne, as well as bakeries and catering companies. Erica left the restaurant industry in order to branch out on her own andto develop a business to that can showcase her assorted talents. At the new General Store Cafe + Marketplace, Erica and Three Daughters Baking Co will use be using that experience to bring elevated, seasonal sweet treats to Springfield Ave. In addition, there will be assorted healthy, but hearty savory items for breakfast and lunch.

Kitchen a la Mode and Sadie’s are opening Maplewood Outposts in the Cooperative, bringing to bring you basics to for your home, kitchen and closet. KALM will stock all your kitchen, cooking and lunchbox needs, and Sadie’s will supply wearable and seasonal apparel for the whole family at affordable prices from well-minded companies, including United by Blue, which takes a pound of trash out of the ocean for every item purchased.from South Orange’s clothing boutique, Sadie’s.