Back to
Press Releases
Natural Grocers to open first N.D. Store in Fargo on June 9
First 60 customers will each receive a gift card worth up to $100

FARGO, N.D., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Grocers will open its first store in North Dakota on Tuesday, June 9. The store, which opens at 8 a.m., is located at 4517 13th Ave. S in Fargo. 

Natural Grocers celebrates 60th anniversary.

As part the of the June 9 grand opening, the store will distribute mystery gift cards to the first 60 customers in line for the opening. 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 Celebration

The opening of the Fargo store will kick-off with a series of free, grand opening celebrations, including food tastings, cooking demonstrations and nutrition classes with nutrition experts. All activities will take place from noon to 4 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, June 9: Opening Day with Paleo Wraps Cooking Demo
  • Saturday, June 13: Block Party BBQ and Food Standards Tasting Fair
  • Saturday, June 20: Spa Day Health Fair
  • Saturday, June 27: Gluten-Free Tasting Expo and Health Fair
  • Saturday, July 11: Back to Our Roots Health Fair

Natural Grocers will provide the Fargo community with fresh produce that is exclusively USDA Certified Organic, as well as other healthy, affordable, organic and natural products. The store will feature a mix of national brands and locally-grown, raised and manufactured products from North Dakota in a small, friendly environment. The Fargo store will also feature a Nutritional Health Coach and offer free nutrition education classes to the public.

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."

Natural Grocers has 96 stores in 16 states. As consumers increasingly seek out healthy, affordable shopping choices, Natural Grocers continues to expand its geographic footprint. The Fargo location is one of 18 Natural Grocers stores expected to open in fiscal year 2015. Natural Grocers will be open 7 days-a-week.

For more information, visit the Fargo store website. Follow Natural Grocers on social media via Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

About Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE: NGVC; is a rapidly expanding specialty retailer of organic and natural groceries, body care and dietary supplements. The company offers a flexible, small-store format, affordable prices and free science-based nutrition education programs to help customers make informed health and nutrition choices. Natural Grocers has over 2,000 employees and operates more than 90 stores in 16 states. Founded in Colorado in 1955, the company is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2015.

Logo -

SOURCE Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage

For further information: Angela Shugarts, 303-394-2366,