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Natural Grocers To Reopen Austin Store In New Location 

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Lakewood, Colorado-based Natural Grocers will open its relocated store in Austin, Texas, on Thursday, July 25. Located at 4615 N. Lamar Boulevard, the new store will open at 8 a.m., and customers will have the chance to win up to $100 per week in free groceries for six months.

Natural Grocers’ existing store in Austin will close at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 22.

The store will stock 100 percent organic produce, meats that are sustainably and humanely raised without antibiotics, hormones or other growth promotants, 100 percent free-range eggs, 100 percent pasture-based dairy, 100 percent non-GMO bulk products, groceries that don’t contain any artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners or preservatives, the highest quality supplements, paraben-free body care products and all-natural cleaning products.

On opening day, Natural Grocers will host a Grocery Giveaway Sweepstakes, in which nine customers will win Natural Grocers gift cards ranging in value from $10 to $100 per week for six months. Customers will be eligible to enter the sweepstakes by submitting an entry form at the store between 7-7:55 a.m. on July 25. The drawing will be held at 8:30 a.m.

The first 100 customers will receive a free gift bag containing a breakfast recipe, all the ingredients to make the recipe and a Natural Grocers kitchen set with an oven mitt and utensils.

Other opening day activities include:

  • 8-9 a.m. – Rise and Shine, It’s Muffin Time! (gluten-free muffin sampling). 
  • 4-6 p.m. – Ice Cream Social (includes dairy-free options). 
  • All day—Vendor demonstrations throughout the store.

Customers who register for Natural Grocers’ rewards program, {N}power, will receive a special $2 off coupon to use while shopping. {N}power provides customers with special discounts, coupons, club memberships and special promotional pricing.

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage is a specialty retailer of organic and natural groceries, body care products 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 152 stores in 19 states.

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Lorrie Griffith

An observer of the grocery industry since 1988. Away from her editor job, she's a wife and mother of two grown sons and thinks cooking is (usually) relaxing.

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