Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage is opening new stores in Montana and Oregon.
A store in Kalispell, Mont., will open at 2395 US Hwy. 93 N on April 23 and will be the company’s fourth in Montana following locations opening last year in Billings, Missoula and Helena.
“Montana has been a wonderful and welcoming market to Natural Grocers,” said Kemper Isely, Natural Grocers co-president. “Across the state, our shoppers continue to look for affordable options to help their families be healthy. We’re excited to open our doors and get involved in Kalispell.”
In Oregon, Natural Grocers will open in Salem on May 29. The store, at 4250 Commercial St. SE, will be the company’s second in the state, on the heels of the Medford store that opened March 26. Locations will follow this fall in Beaverton and Bend.
“Oregon seemed an excellent fit for Natural Grocers—with its active and healthy lifestyles and keen awareness of issues around sustainable agriculture and healthy food,” said Isely. “Nutrition should be affordable. We believe the people of Salem will be able to buy all of their groceries at Natural Grocers without breaking their budget.”
Natural Grocers, based in Colorado, offers only natural and organic products on its shelves: shoppers will find USDA-certified organic produce, meats from animals raised naturally without the use of antibiotics or hormones as well as other organic and natural groceries free of artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners and hydrogenated oils. The grocery chain also offers a natural dietary supplement and body care department as well as a large selection of gluten-free and other special dietary need products.
Natural Grocers has more than 65 stores in 13 states.