Meshja Carpenter ran in the Walmart Neighborhood Market in Boulder on June 16, 2017 as it was preparing to close.
Meshja Carpenter ran in the Walmart Neighborhood Market in Boulder on June 16, 2017 as it was preparing to close.

As mega-retailer Walmart announced it would close its Boulder Neighborhood Market after a brief four years, much of Boulder cheered. A Daily Camera story on the planned exit drew dozens of gleeful comments on Facebook, and a handful of individuals — the same ones who protested the superstore’s opening — came out on closing day to celebrate its demise.

But Jan Lagomarsino Brummett was trying to figure out where she would now shop for groceries. Where else could she find organic produce at such affordable prices, or canned goods that…