Community counts in this industry. And you’ll find it big time among the Natural Products Expo and Natural Foods Merchandiser retailer of the year nominees. They teach young and old, sustain earth and sea, protect people and pollinators, all while serving the healthy and those who need healing. We highlight the finalists for their standout traits in this gallery. Meet the winners and celebrate their accomplishments at Natural Products Expo East’s Friday Evening Celebration cosponsored by UNFI.