Midwest: Mastel’s Health Foods, Saint Paul, MN (800 ft²)

SUPPLEMENTS:  Cogent Solutions Group, llc, Baxyl; NuMedic, Micellized D3; Essential Formulas, Dr. Ohhira Probiotics, Original Formula

FOOD: Peterson Craftsman Meats, Ground Beef; Betty Lou’s, Powdered Peanut Butter; Native American Natural Foods, Tana Bar (Full Line)

HABA: Natural Factors, BioSoil (Full Line); Chandrika Ayurvedic, Bar Soap (Full Line); Cogent Solutions Group, llc, HyaGlo

BEVERAGES: True Nopal, Cactus Water; Nessalla Kombucha, Full Line; Boundary Waters Brands, llc, Joia, Full Line

UP & COMING:  Amazing Herbs, Black Seed Oil (Full Line); K’ul Chocolate, Full Line

Northeast: Sunny Bridge Natural Foods (4,500 ft²)

SUPPLEMENTS:  Garden of Life, Raw Probiotics (Full Line); Flora, Salus Red Beet Crystals; Oregon’s Wild Harvest, Stress Guard

FOOD: Siete Family Foods, Cassava Tortillas (Full Line); Eggs (Local); Against the Grain Gourmet, Pizzas (Full line)

HABA: Aura Cacia, Essential Oils; Nature’s Gate, Toothpaste (Full Line); eo products, Everyone, Hand Soaps (Full Line)

BEVERAGES: Kevita, Full Line; Evamor Products, Evamor Natural Alkaline Artesian Water; Zevia, Sodas (Full Line)

UP & COMING: Revive Kombucha, Full Line

Southeast: Farmers Natural Foods, Hinesville, GA (4,000 ft²)

SUPPLEMENTS: EuroPharma, Terry Naturally Curamin; Garden of Life, Raw Probiotics (Full Line); Garden of Life, Multivitamins (Full Line)

FOOD: Flax4Life, Muffins (Full Line); Beyond Meat, Crumble (Full Line); Beanfields, Full Line

HABA: Dr. Bronner’s, Pure-Castile Soap (Full Line); Alaffia, Body Lotion (Full Line); Andalou Naturals, Skin Care Kit (Full Line)

BEVERAGES: Millenium Products, GT’S Kombucha (Full Line); C2O Pure Coconut Water, Full Line; Guayaki, Yerba Mate Tea, 16 oz. Bottles (Full Line)

UP & COMING: Black Seed Oil (All Brands); Charcoal Powder (All Brands); Berberine (All Brands)

Northwest: Wealth of Health, Idaho Falls, ID (4,500 ft²)

SUPPLEMENTS:  EuroPharma, Terry Naturally CuraMed; EuroPharma, Terry Naturally Curamin Extra Strength; Nature’s Way, Alive Multivitamins (Full Line)

FOOD: Eden Creamery LLC, Halo Top (Full Line); Katz Gluten Free, Donuts (Full Line); Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods, Mixes (Full Line)

HABA: Andalou Naturals, Full Line; Nutramarks, Inc., Life-flo (Full Line); Redmond Clay, Full Line

BEVERAGES: Zevia, Energy (Full Line); Twinlab Corp., Energy Fuel; Zevia, Sodas (Full Line)

UP & COMING:  Julian Bakery, Paleo Wraps; Trace Minerals Research, Electrolyte Stamina Power Paks (Full Line); Nutrabio Labs, Inc., Whey Protein Isolate

Southwest: Betsy’s Health Foods, Houston, TX (800 ft²)

SUPPLEMENTS: Nordic Naturals, Ultimate Omega; Betsy’s Basics, Superzymes; Bluebonnet Nutrition Corp., B-Complex 50

FOOD: Kind LLC, Almonds & Apricots in Yogurt; Thinkthin,LLC, Brownie Crunch Protein Bar; NOW, Crystallized Ginger Slices

HABA: Himalaya Herbal Healthcare, Original Neem & Pomegranate Toothpaste; Kirk’s Natural, Castile Bar Soap (Full Line); Mill Creek Botanicals, Biotin Shampoo

BEVERAGES: Zevia, Ginger Root Beer; Mountain Valley Spring Company, Sparkling Water; Orgain, Organic Protein Vanilla Almond Milk

UP & COMING:  Natural Factors, Omega Factors, Wild Alaskan Salmon Oil; Bluebonnet Nutrition Corp., Targeted Choice Blood Pressure Support; Country Life, Chelated Magnesium

West: Bamboo Garden, Riverside, CA (900 ft²)

SUPPLEMENTS: Royal Lee Organics, Standard Process DiGest; Nature’s Sunshine Products, Probiotics (Full Line); Green Pasture Products, Blue Ice Fermented Cold Liver Oil

FOOD: Frontier Natural Products Co-op, Frontier Co-op Spices (Full Line)

HABA: Frontier Natural Products Co-op, Aura Cacia Essential Oils (Full Line); Aroma Naturals, Soft Whipped Shea Butter Creme

BEVERAGES:  Teecino, Tea Bags (Full Line); The Metropolitan Tea Company, Retail Ready Tea Bags (Full Line)

UP & COMING: Nature’s Sunshine Products, IF Relief; Frontier Natural Products Co-op, Frontier Co-Op Turmeric (Full Line)

Published in WholeFoods Magazine April 2017