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Natural Grocers® Invites Its Communities To Enjoy Its First Ever Non-GMO Month During October 2021

LAKEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Walk down the aisle of a grocery store, read the label on your favorite packaged foods, consider the produce in your fridge, and the term "Non-GMO" may come to mind. But what is a GMO (genetically modified organism)? Why buy non-GMO products? Are GMOs harmful to people and the planet? How can you know if a product is genetically modified or not? Did you know that organic food is naturally non-GMO as well?

To help navigate the world of non-GMOs, Natural Grocers is introducing its first ever Non-GMO Month in October 2021, which includes Super Savings on Non-GMO and organic items, free snack packs, Daily Doorbusters, free Nutrition Education and more.

What to Know About GMOs
As America's Nutrition Education Experts, the company's Instagram and Facebook channels (@NaturalGrocers) will feature insights on GMOs, why it's important to choose Non-GMO, and customer favorite Non-GMO products throughout the month. To assist its communities in voting with their dollars to say "no" to GMOs, Natural Grocers Non-GMO Month program includes:

  • Super Savingsi – Customers will save up to 50% on more than 30 popular products such as coffee, a variety of chocolates, chips, snacks, and Natural Grocers Brand 100% non-GMO bulk items, kombucha, bone broth, and pasta on October 14 – 16.
  • Free Snack Attackii – {N}power® members will receive one free Natural Grocers Brand non-GMO snack pack when they shop between October 14 – 16.
  • Daily Doorbusters[i] – {N}power members will be treated to exclusive all day daily doorbuster deals on select fan-favorite products, which customers must click-to-load through their {N}power account:
    • Thursday, October 14: 10% off Natural Grocers Brand Bulk selections, which are 100% non-GMO with a wide array of organic options
    • Friday, October 15: 10% off entire organic produce section, which is naturally non-GMO
    • Saturday, October 16: 10% off Natural Grocers Brand products (excludes bulk and vitamins & supplements)
  • $500 Natural Grocers Gift Card Sweepstakes – Customers can enter to win a $500 Natural Grocers gift card by filling out a form at their local store on October 14 – 16. A drawing among all entries will determine the winneriii.
  • Free Nutrition Education: Lifting the Veil on GMOsAngela Wray, Nutritional Health Coach at Natural Grocers Scottsdale, will guide the audience through an introduction to GMOs, covering what they are, why consumers should care, and the impact GMOs have on human, environmental and economic health. The class is available on Natural Grocers YouTube channel.

Members of {N}powerNatural Grocers' free loyalty program, receive exclusive discounts, digital coupons, rewards benefits, and other members-only features. Customers can sign up for {N}power here or by texting 'organic' to 72345iv.

About Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE: NGVC) is an expanding specialty retailer of natural and organic groceries, body care products, and dietary supplements. The products sold by Natural Grocers must meet strict quality guidelines and may not contain artificial colors, flavors, preservatives or sweeteners, or partially hydrogenated or hydrogenated oils. The Company sells only USDA-certified organic produce and exclusively pasture-raised, non-confinement dairy products, and free-range eggs. Natural Grocers' flexible smaller-store format allows it to offer affordable prices in a shopper-friendly, safe, and convenient retail environment. The Company also provides extensive free science-based Nutrition Education programs to help customers make informed health and nutrition choices. The Company, founded in 1955, has 162 stores in 20 states.


i Offers valid only from 10/14/2021 to 10/16/2021 and are redeemable only for in-store customer purchases at participating stores. Any stated discounts are on regular prices and cannot be combined with other offers. Quantity limited to stock on hand; no rain checks. Pricing excludes taxes and is subject to change without notice. We reserve the right to correct errors. Void where prohibited by law.

ii One per {N}power account. While supplies last

[i] Valid for {N}power members only. 10% discount will be applied to the product's regular, non-discounted price. To load the offer, you must sign into your {N}power account to load the digital coupon. Valid for in-store customer purchases only; be sure to present your phone number at checkout to redeem your discount.

 iii No purchase necessary. Open only to legal respondents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, 18 years or older. Void where prohibited by law. Natural Grocers employees, including members of their households, are not eligible for this offer. Sweepstakes starts on 10/14/2021 and ends on 10/16/2021. For official rules and complete details, visit Sponsor: Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc.

iv Message and data rates may apply. See for our Privacy Policy and for the {N}Power terms of use.


SOURCE Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc.

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