Talk to Debra Stark about her health food store and it’s easy to forget that she runs a business. She talks of friends and farmers, of pulling together for the greater good, for the betterment of community and cohorts. Inspired to be like “the place where everybody knows your name,” Debra’s Natural Gourmet has become a healthy Cheers, a place of community.
Debra's Natural Gourmet grows community
Natural Products Expo and Natural Foods Merchandiser joined to award retailers of the year in the categories of sustainability, innovation, community and best new store. Debra's Natural Gourmet, of Concord, Massachusetts is a community engagement finalist.