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Natural Grocers Opens Stores In Shawnee, Kan., Central Denver

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Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage has opened its fifth Kansas location in Shawnee and its 32nd Colorado store in Denver.

The Shawnee store is located at 13335 Shawnee Mission Pkwy. The Denver store, the 78th overall for the company, is in the city’s urban district at Colfax and Washington streets.

“Shawnee is a great community, and we’re excited to become a part of it,” said Kemper Isely, co-president of Natural Grocers.

He also notes the company is happy to open another Colorado store.

“We’ve been looking for an urban, walkable location that could also serve shoppers from all the vibrant neighborhoods in Central Denver,” he said. “We’ve heard already that our combination of nutrition education and empowerment, higher standards and more affordable prices will be a great fit, so we’re excited to join the community.”

Colorado-based Natural Grocers has stores in Colorado, Texas, Utah, Wyoming, Oklahoma, Missouri, New Mexico, Montana, Kansas, Idaho, Nebraska, Arizona and Oregon. The company employs more than 2,000 people.

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Kristen Cloud

A former newspaper editor and publisher who has handled digital duties for The Shelby Report since 2011. She once enjoyed leisurely perusing the grocery store aisles but, since having a baby in 2016, is now an enthusiastic click-and-collect shopper.

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