Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage is opening its newest location in Lubbock, TX on March 5th. The Lubbock store at 7208 Slide Road will be the company's 12th Texas location, joining stores across Texas including Abilene, Amarillo, Austin, Dallas, Denton, Midland and Temple.

Natural Grocers, based in Colorado, offers only natural and organic products on its shelves: shoppers will find only USDA-certified organic produce, meats from animals raised naturally without the use of antibiotics or hormones, as well as other organic and natural groceries free of artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners and hydrogenated oils. The grocery chain also offers an extensive dietary supplement and body care department, and a large selection of gluten-free and other special dietary need products.

"Texas has been a wonderful and welcoming market to Natural Grocers," says Kemper Isely, Natural Grocers co-president. "Across the state, our shoppers continue to look for affordable options to help their families be healthy. We're excited to open our doors and get involved in Lubbock."