5 natural food retailers to check out in Philadelphia

These Philadelphia-area retailers are known for their dedication to local foods and high standards—and supporting the natural and organic foods industry.

Amanda Violet Ravotti, Content Creator, Retail and Digital

October 1, 2022

2 Min Read
Natural Retail Stores

The Philadelphia metropolitan area is home to an abundance of healthy, natural grocery stores, many of which feature a wide range of organic products. Organic food and beverage sales in the U.S. grew an estimated 2% to $48.74B in 2021 as the industry increased its focus on climate-friendly supply, according to New Hope Network's State of Natural and Organic presented at Expo West 2022.

Before you leave the Philadelphia area, you might want to check out these well-known retailers:

Martindale's Natural Market—Established in 1869, Martindale's is known as the first health food store in the United States. Located in Springfield, it specializes in providing a variety of fresh, local, organic food, including a range of gluten-free options. The store is dedicated to fostering a sustainable environment by making fair trade choices accessible for staff, customers and the local community.

Weavers Way—This member-owned co-op, founded in 1973, has several locations throughout Northwest Philadelphia. Weaver's is committed to justice, diversity, equity and inclusion and has increased its efforts to expand access to affordable, high-quality food. It focuses on stocking healthy, local, sustainable, organic and fair trade products. Additionally, it strives to lower its environmental footprint by offering big bulk sections for many goods.

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MOM's Organic Market—Family-owned and operated since 1987, Mom's Organic Market has a history of selling certified organic produce in five states and the District of Columbia. With several locations in Philadelphia, Mom's is dedicated to regularly evaluating its ingredient standards and stocking high-quality, sustainable products.

Nature's Harvest—This natural food and vitamin market is an independent, family-owned provider of many unique, eco-friendly products. It opened its doors in 1992 and sells natural and organic foods, supplements, household and personal care products. This Willow Grove store has more than 50 varieties of USDA Organic produce.

Organnons Natural Market—This specialty grocery store in Newtown focuses on providing organic, local and sustainable products at fair prices. This store was recognized as the 2019 Best of Buck's award-winning grocery store.

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Amanda Violet Ravotti

Content Creator, Retail and Digital, NEW HOPE NETWORK

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