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Here are the Farm Fresh stores closing in April

The Farm Fresh on Great Neck Road in Virginia Beach will close April 26 (Kelly Kultys/Southside Daily)
The Farm Fresh on Great Neck Road in Virginia Beach will close April 26 (Southside Daily)

Farm Fresh parent company Supervalu in March announced the closing and sale of 21 of its 38 grocery stores in Hampton Roads and Northeast North Carolina.

The stores are all closing on different dates leading up to May 14, when more than 1,000 Farm Fresh employees will be laid off.

Three different retailers — KrogerHarris Teeter and Food Lion — will purchase the Farm Fresh locations for a combined $43 million.

Here’s a look at the four stores that have recently closed or will be closing in April.

Closed Wednesday, April 18

  • Haygood: 1069 Independence Blvd., Virginia Beach.
  • Oceanfront: 521 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach.

Releated story: More than 1,000 Farm Fresh layoffs announced on Southside

Closing April 26

  • Great Neck: 2110 Great Neck Shopping Center, Virginia Beach.
  • Wards Corner: 230 E Little Creek Road, Norfolk.

This map will be updated with future store close dates.

Farm Fresh was founded in 1957 and has operated in Virginia for 60 years. The company currently employs about 3,300 associates. SuperValu employs around 31,000 people across more than 3,300 stores nationwide, under five different retail companies.

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