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Natural Grocers to open seventh Kan. store in Mission on June 30
First 60 customers will each receive a gift card worth up to $100

MISSION, Kan., June 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Grocers will open its seventh store in Kansas on Tuesday, June 30. The store, which opens at 8 a.m., is located at 6819 Johnson Drive in Mission. 

Natural Grocers celebrates 60th anniversary.

As part the of the June 30 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 Edmond 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 30: Opening Day
  • Friday, July 3: Block Party and Taste of Summer Fair
  • Saturday, July 11: Gluten-Free Tasting Expo and Health Fair
  • Saturday, July 18: Spa Day Health Fair
  • Saturday, July 25: Back to Our Roots Health Fair

Natural Grocers will provide the Mission 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 Kansas in a small, friendly environment. The Mission 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 97 stores in 17 states. As consumers increasingly seek out healthy, affordable shopping choices, Natural Grocers continues to expand its geographic footprint. The Mission 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 Mission 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 17 states. Founded in Colorado in 1955, the company is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2015.

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