Monterey Market’s CHARM Offensive

In June 2009, the much-beloved Bill and Judy Fujimoto, former proprietors of North Berkeley greengrocer Monterey Market, were ousted unceremoniously from their positions. The community uproar was swift, and high-profile shoppers like Alice Waters and Judy Rodgers (owner of Zuni Café in San Francisco) vowed to take their business elsewhere. And for the last two and a half years, a feud has been percolating in this otherwise sleepy, idyllic neighborhood.

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