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Natural Grocers Opens St. Joseph Store June 21
Family-run specialty retailer, Natural Grocers, brings 100% organic produce, free nutrition education and Always Affordable™ pricing to St. Joseph

LAKEWOOD, Colo., June 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Grocers will open its first Missouri store in St. Joseph, on Tuesday, June 21. The store will open at 8 a.m. and is located at 2414 North Belt Highway, Suite 100.

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage

In celebration of the June 21 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 21 store opening will begin with a live performance by the Zachary Freedom Duo, from 8 to 10 a.m.

Additional opening day activities include:

10 a.m. to noon - Rise and Shine, It's Muffin Time!
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 25 - Midwest Proud Products Fair
July 2 - Gluten-Free Summer Favorites
July 9 - The good4u Food Revolution Fair
July 16 - Paleo Fair

Natural Grocers will provide the St. Joseph 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 Missouri 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 St. Joseph will be open seven days a week.

For more information about the new St. Joseph location, visit the store web page.

*Click here for a virtual tour of a Natural Grocers store.

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.

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 more than 3,000 employees and operates 116 stores in 19 states.

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For further information: Krystal Covington,, 720-515-3078