LAKEWOOD, Colo., June 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Grocers will open a store in San Antonio, Texas, on Tuesday, June 14. The company, which already has 19 existing stores in the state of Texas, will employ 28 people at this location. The store will open at 8 a.m. and is located at 13310 NW Military Hwy.
In celebration of the June 14 grand opening, Natural Grocers will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:55 a.m. and will then distribute mystery gift cards to the first 50 customers in line. Gift cards will be in the amount of $5, $10, $25, $50 and $100. Customers won't know the amount of their gift card until they check out.
Grand Opening Celebrations
The June 14 store opening will begin with a live performance by the Michael Alanis Band, from 8 to 10 a.m.
Additional opening day activities include:
10 a.m. to Noon – Rise and Shine, It's Muffin Time! (Tasting)
1 to 3 p.m. – Paleo Wraps (Tasting)
Noon to 4 p.m. – Vendor demonstrations throughout the store
Opening day celebrations will be followed by a month-long series of free, grand opening events, including food tastings, cooking demonstrations and nutrition classes with nutrition experts. The store will also feature weekly health fairs on Saturdays from Noon to 4p.m., for the first month:
June 18 – Texas Proud Products fair
June 25 – Splash into Health This Summer
July 2 – The good4u Food Revolution Fair
July 9 – Paleo Fair
Natural Grocers will provide the San Antonio community with fresh produce that is 100% USDA Certified Organic, as well as other healthy, Always Affordable™, organic and natural products. The store will feature a mix of national brands and a selection of locally produced products from Texas in a small, neighborhood market environment. The stores will also feature a Nutritional Health Coach and offer free nutrition education classes to the public. The Natural Grocers in San Antonio will be open seven days a week.
*Click here for a virtual tour of a Natural Grocers store.
What to Expect from Natural Grocers
- Highest quality organic and natural groceries, dietary supplements and body care products
- EDAP – Every Day Affordable Price®
- Free science-based nutrition classes, health coaching, cooking demos and more
- No artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners, preservatives and harmful trans-fats
- 100 percent USDA Certified Organic produce
- Strict meat standards – raised without antibiotics, growth promoters or feed containing animal by-products
- Pasture-Based Dairy Standard – Dairy products that come exclusively from confinement-free dairies
- Bag-free checkouts and commitment to sustainability
- A Nutritional Health Coach (NHC) in every store
- Knowledgeable staff offering world-class customer service
- Support for local community organizations
Family-run Natural Grocers was built on the premise that consumers should have access to affordable, high-quality foods and dietary supplements, along with nutrition knowledge to help support their own health.
For more information about the San Antonio store, visit the store web page.
About Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE: NGVC; NaturalGrocers.com) is a rapidly expanding specialty retailer of organic and natural groceries, body care and dietary supplements. The company offers a flexible, neighborhood-store format, affordable prices and free, science-based nutrition education programs to help customers make informed health and nutrition choices. Founded in Colorado in 1955, Natural Grocers has more than 3,000 employees and operates 116 stores in 19 states.
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