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Market Totes

Market Totes

Carrying a reusable bag is green, and now it's fashionable, too.

Our Favorite Market Totes

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Give a frequent shopper a market tote and they will give back a smaller carbon footprint. Sounds like a win-win!

Planet Green Envirosax Market Tote

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With five suprisingly large yet lightweight Planet Green Envirosax stuffed into a single packet, you're ready for anything—or everything.

Price: $40

Shop: Envirosax

Eco 2-Pocket Market Tote

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In its past life, this cool recycled Eco 2-Pocket Tote was a Cambodian rice bag, so it's certaintly sturdy enough to haul a bushel of tomatoes.

Price: $34

Shop: Global Girlfriend

Pike Place Market Tote

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Many markets now make bags for shoppers who like to show local pride of place. This one's from Seattle's famous Pike Place Market.

Price: $12

Shop: Pike Place Market

Walker Open Tote

Totes that hold their shape. Sturdy squared-off mesh bags sewn in San Francisco. Available in 14 colors.

Price: $31-$41

Shop: Walker

Medina Herringbone Weave Market Tote

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Modeled on charming French market bags, Medina's Herringbone Weave Tote is the perfect depth for baguettes and fresh cut flowers.

Price: $48


Reisenthel Loopshopper Market Tote

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Functional German design: Reisenthel's insulated Loopshopper has padded aluminum handles and folds flat when you've unloaded all your finds.

Price: $40

Shop: Reisenthel

Black Sheep Heap Market Tote

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Black Sheep Heap's 100-percent recycled fiber market tote is a greenmarket shopper's chance to get a bit punny-political. Also available: the "Avant-Gardener."

Price: $16

Shop: Black Sheep Heap

Consuela Grocery Sacks

Waterproof oilcloth, sturdy stiching, and vibrant prints—no one else at the farmers' market will have totes quite like these.

Price: $42/4 bag set

Shop: Consuela

Koko Lunch Totes

Thoughtfully designed Koko nylon lunch totes are fully insulated with an easy-to-wipe-clean interior. They're cute, too.

Price: $20-$25

Shop: Cosmoda

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