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Natural Grocers to open first store in Iowa on Feb. 9 in Clive
First 60 customers will each receive a gift card worth up to $100

CLIVE, Iowa, Jan. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Grocers will open a store in Clive, Iowa, on Tuesday, Feb. 9. The store, which opens at 8 a.m., is located at 8650 Hickman Road. This will be Natural Grocers' first location in Iowa.

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As part the of the Feb. 9 grand opening, Natural Grocers will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:55 a.m. and will then distribute mystery gift cards to the first 60 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. The store will also offer a tasting of healthy and delicious food from its Paleo Wraps class.

Grand Opening Celebration
The opening of the Clive store will be followed by 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:

  • Saturday, Feb. 13: Sweet Sensations Tasting Fair
  • Saturday, Feb. 20: Taste the Difference Food Standards Make
  • Saturday, Feb. 27: Gluten-Free Tasting Expo and Health Fair
  • Saturday, March. 5: Paleo Fair

Natural Grocers will provide the Clive 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 Iowa in a small, neighborhood market environment. The Clive store will also feature a Nutritional Health Coach and offer free nutrition education classes to the public. Natural Grocers Clive will be open 7 days a week.

*Click here for store b-roll footage. A store tour video is available here.

What to Expect from Natural Grocers

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. The company operates 107 stores in 18 states.

For more information, visit the Clive store web page. Join the #NaturalGrocers social conversation on 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, 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 over 2,700 employees and operates more than 100 stores in 18 states.

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