The doors open Tuesday, January 19 at 8 am. The first 60 customers will receive a gift card worth up to $100. Gift cards will be in the amount of $5, $10, $25, $50 and $100. Customers won’t know the amount of their gift card until they check out. The store will also offer a tasting of healthy and delicious food from its Paleo Wraps class.
Did you read that? The store is giving away money AND offering classes?! The classes aren't just for the grand opening, either. They have a teaching kitchen in the store in order to provide on-going education for the customers. *awesome*
The first four Saturdays the store is open, they will have demonstrations and tastings. All activities will take place from noon to 4 p.m. on the following dates:
Saturday, Jan. 23: Taste the Difference Food Standards Make
Saturday, Jan. 30: Gluten-Free Tasting Expo and Health Fair
Saturday, Feb. 6: Paleo Fair
Saturday, Feb. 13: Sweet Sensations Health Fair
Natural Grocers will provide the Little Rock community with fresh produce that is exclusively USDA Certified Organic, as well as other healthy, affordable, organic and natural products. The store will feature a mix of national brands and locally-grown, raised and manufactured products from Arkansas in a small, neighborhood market environment. The Little Rock store will also feature a Nutritional Health Coach and offer free nutrition education classes to the public. Here's a 90 second video for a tour of a Natural Grocers store.