21 Jun 5 Must-Visit Health Stores in Calgary
With the world slowly moving towards healthy living and clean eating, its a no brainer that we need a more sustainable market that offers a wide range of health, food and wellness alternatives. Here’s our list of the top five health stores in Calgary to help you make some wholesome choices.
Sunnyside Natural Market
Sunnyside is a locally owned and family operated community focused natural market. They specialize in local and organic produce, organic and hormone free meat, organic dairy products, locally produced baked goods, organic grocery products, natural health, and wellness products and lifestyle/diet products such as gluten-free, vegetarian/vegan.
The owners are committed to providing delicious, local and organic food ethically sourced and produced by family farms.
Community Natural Foods
As the natural health pioneers in Calgary, Community Natural Foods is paving the way to wellness through innovative products and deep gratitude for mother earth. From deli to dairy, their shelves are packed with organic, locally-sourced, fruit, vegetables, fish, meat, supplements, body and home care products. They strive to provide the highest standard of products to customers, which supports fair trade, local and organic industries!
They boast of being the recipients of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies – Gold Standard award for 5 years in a row.
Amaranth 4th Street Market
Amaranth Foods owner, Ken Klatt, says that he wanted ‘a more inviting shopping experience, where people were encouraged to buy healthy products’. To that end, he started Amaranth in 1994 with a desire to help people live healthier lives by becoming more aware of what’s in their food and how their food choices impact the local and global environment. The store is a locally owned and operated natural food store with four locations in Alberta. They continually strive to reach new frontiers in health, food, and wellness. Their top priority is to source healthy locally-grown products from sustainable farms in Canada.
Morning Sun Health Foods
Owner Alice Chung runs and operates three separate health food retail chains. She started out with a single 700-square foot store in 1983 called Alive Health Centre in British Columbia. She attests the smoothness of the operation to her amazing team of Wellness Associates. They listen to your health concerns, understand your concerns and provide options and solutions tailored for each individual.
Alice was named One of the Top 25 Canadian Immigrants and the Recipient of the RBC Entrepreneur of the Year in 2015. Chung currently oversees 29 stores and approximately 170 employees.
Like nature, Vitamins First understands the importance of building trusting relationships to create stronger ties within the community. By creating healthy lives, they create healthy surroundings. A stronger circle of life.
Vitamins First is a vitamin and supplement store in Calgary. They specialize in natural and organic health remedies created especially for children, sports supplements, Vitamins and Minerals, herbs, health issues related to aging, detoxification, natural skin care and much more. They also deliver to any location in Canada.
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