Jay Feldman, Executive Director of Beyond Pesticides, spoke on the importance of supporting Organic Month. "Our partnership with Natural Grocers during Organic Month and year-round is powerful in advancing needed change because organic supporters play a critical role through organic purchasing decisions and support of community efforts to manage parks and playing fields organically. This contributes to safer food production and healthier communities, while protecting our air, land, water, and biodiversity and fighting the climate crisis. Though we're active in our advocacy efforts year-round, we place special emphasis on Organic Month, to recognize and praise our organic supporters."
Related: Cheers to 67 Years! Natural Grocers Celebrates Anniversary Study: Fairtrade Certification Protected Farmers Have Higher Wellbeing in Times of Crisis; Challenges Remain Natural Grocers, Beyond Pesticides Team up for Ladybug LoveSM CampaignThe campaign has set a goal of raising $100,000 to support the mission of creating and transforming synthetic parks and public spaces. In addition, Natural Grocers will donate $2 to Beyond Pesticides for every Ladybug Zip Pouch purchased. Customers can also donate a monetary sum at checkout at any Natural Grocers location.
Throughout the September, Natural Grocers also will offer sales and discounts on products that reflect its commitment to organic practices. On September 15, the first 200 shoppers at each store will receive a free sample packet of Natural Grocers Brand Product Organic Coffee.