What is Polly's Country Markets?
Welcome To Polly's Country Market's Website. We are a family owned grocery chain that has been serving the Jackson area since 1934. We have continued to branch out to the nearby communities of Adrian, Brooklyn, and Chelsea. It is our dedication to providing Great Products, Low Prices, and outgoing and friendly associates, to help meet your families needs. It is our belief that once you enter one of our stores you are the most important person there!
Thank you for letting us be a part of your Shopping Experience for the past 76 years. As a Family run business we thank Your Family for supporting us, and pledge to provide you with the most competitive prices, friendly associates, and pleasant environment! You are the most important part of our business!!!!
-- from "Our Family" to yours, saving you more since 1934.
Frank Aloysius Kennedy started out his retail career as a window dresser for Jacobson’s and later he managed Kinney Shoe Stores. He opened the first Polly’s Food Service in 1934. The store was located on the corner of First and Franklin in Jackson, MI. His son F.A. Kennedy later renamed it Frank’s Finer Foods and it remained under the operation of members of the Kennedy family up until 2005.
Frank Aloysius considered himself quite the marketer. His first store featured a live parrot that greeted the customers. I bet you can guess the name of that parrot. Unfortunately the Health Department outlawed live birds in food stores. But Polly has lived on as the company’s namesake and mascot.
We have been expanding our varieties over the last two years to include more Michigan Made products and more items in the All Natural, Organic & Gluten free categories! Check this week's circular for sensational savings with these products. Please look for our "Made in Michigan" stickers when making your choice , or considering what is on your grocery shopping list. Let's put Michigan first!