Cheers to 67 Years! Natural Grocers Celebrates Anniversary

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Lakewood, CO—It’s time to celebrate! Natural Grocers is marking its 67th anniversary with a three-day celebration taking place August 18 to August 20. Customers will enjoy “Epic Savings” of up to 60% off 500+ products. Also on tap: $128,000 in prizes and giveaways.

The History of Natural Grocers

which is operated by the second and third generations of the Isely family, has
Co-founder, Margaret Isely outside the first brick and mortar store, circa 1958.

The grocer shared a look back at its beginnings: In 1955, Margaret and Phillip Isely went door-to-door in Golden, CO, to educate their neighbors about nutrition. They also let the community taste the goodness, handing out samples of homemade whole grain bread. Soon, they opened a store—a little house nestled within a neighborhood. The community embraced the space, with people lining up to talk to Margaret about nutrition.

In the 67 years that followed, the company expanded to 163 locations in 21 states. Now operated by the second and third generations of the Isely family, Natural Grovcers still prides itself on being a neighborhood grocery store offering nutrition education, healthy foods and planet-prioritizing practices.

To learn more about the history, check out 67 Things You Didn’t Know About Natural Grocers.

Celebrating 67 Years with Deals & Freebies

This year’s celebration will be with a birthday theme in honor of what would be co-founder Margaret Isely’s 101st birthday. And customers are being given plenty of reasons to join in the fun. In addition to the event being the biggest sale of the year, Natural Grocers is offering $128,000 in prizes and giveaways. On the list: a Tesla Model 3, or $47,000 cash. Also, there will be contests, free frozen treats, collectible stickers, chocolate bars, limited-edition reusable shopping bags, and more.

In addition, customers will enjoy three days of Epic Savings of up to 60% off on over 500 products. This includes groceries, vitamins and supplements, and body care products throughout the store. Brands include C2O Pure Coconut Water, Kicking Horse  Organic Coffee, Zum Laundry Soaps, Cocomels Chocolate Covered Coconut Milk Caramels, multiple Natural Grocers Brand Products, Beyond Meat products, a variety of supplement brands, and much more. (Details here.)

Giving Back to the Community

Natural Grocers will donate 1% of all sales from Thursday, August 18th to the Natural Grocers Heroes in Aprons Fund (details here.) This non-profit was established in 2021. It provides short-term financial assistance to qualifying Natural Grocers good4u Crew members or their immediate family members who have encountered unanticipated hardships due to sickness, natural disasters, or other unforeseen circumstances.

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