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Natural Grocers will party like it's 1955 as it celebrates 63 years of innovation, leadership and empowering health with an ice cream social, unbeatable deals and big prizes
On August 16, all 147 stores in 19 states will host drawings for prizes including a trip to Thailand for two, FitBits, Apple iWatches, Natural Grocers gift cards and more

LAKEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Grocers, a leading natural and organic retailer, will celebrate its 63rd Anniversary on Thursday, August 16, with a 1950's style party. All 147 stores in 19 states will host a free ice cream social, offer hourly prize giveaways and feature 33 to 60-percent-off deals on select items. Visit your local store to participate in the Anniversary festivities on August 16.

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Anniversary events:

  • 12 to 2 p.m. – Dairy-Free Chocolate Powerhouse Pudding recipe demonstration and sampling
  • 4 to 6 p.m. – Free ice-cream social featuring dairy and non-dairy sundaes and root beer floats
  • All day
    • Prize giveaways -- every hour one of the following prizes will be awarded1:  
      • A copy of How Cows Save the Planet by Judith Schwartz;
      • A Natural Grocers lunch bag; 
      • A Natural Grocers cooler bag;
      • A Natural Grocers duffle bag; 
      • A Natural Grocers 28oz blender bottle; or
      • A Natural Grocers 64oz growler
    • Enter to win prize drawings1
      • The grand prize is a trip for two to Thailand, including airfare (one winner, company-wide)
      • Every Natural Grocers store will give away one Apple iWatch Series 3, one Fitbit Alta fitness wristband, one Jord Reece Series Wooden Watch, one NOW Foods Blender, one Patagonia Atom backpack, one $63 Natural Grocers gift card, one New Wave shower filter and more exciting prizes.
    • 33 to 60 percent off Every Day Affordable Prices on a selection of popular items
    • Free Natural Grocers reusable shopping bag with purchase
    • Free Natural Grocers coloring book with purchase, while supplies last
    • Double points for {N}power® loyalty program members

1NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 18 YEARS OR OLDER.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Sweepstakes starts and ends on August 16, 2018.  For Official Rules and complete details, visit:  Sponsor:  Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc.

The Natural Grocers story began in 1955. Philip and Margaret Isely started their business with $200 they borrowed and a dream of empowering people to take control of their health. Today, Natural Grocers is still family-run and maintains the same mission as when it started – to provide access to nutrition education and quality, healthy products at prices anyone can afford.

"You'll find that we have many more products on our shelves today than we did in the 1950s, but we've always stayed true to our roots," said Kemper Isely, Natural Grocers' Co-President. "Today we stock our shelves with thousands of products that meet our industry-leading quality standards, at affordable prices, and we consistently challenge and update our standards to reflect our five founding principles."

Some of Natural Grocers' most impactful business decisions over the past 63 years have bucked the trends in the natural foods industry. Learn more.

Natural Grocers offers 100-percent organic produce, all meat is humanely raised without antibiotics, added hormones or other growth promotors, 100-percent free-range eggs, 100-percent pasture-based dairy, non-GMO prepackaged bulk products, groceries that don't contain any artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners or preservatives and more.

About Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE: NGVC; is an 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 3,500 employees and operates 147 stores in 19 states.


SOURCE Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc.

For further information: Amy Brophy,, (303) 986-4600