Natural Foods Merchandiser

September 2003 Promotional Ideas

Monthly Themes
Organic Harvest Month
Menopause Awareness Month
Healthy Aging Month
Rice Month
5-A-Day Month
Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder Month
Chicken Month
Children's Eye Health and Safety Month
Honey Month
Mushroom Month
Potato Month
Self-Improvement Month
Sept. 15-Oct. 15—Hispanic Heritage Month

Weekly Themes
Sept. 14-20—Farm and Ranch Safety and Health Week
Sept. 16-22—Ovarian Cancer Awareness Week
Sept. 21-27—Dog Week; Farm Animals Awareness Week
Sept. 22-26—Foodservice Employees Week

Daily Themes
Sept. 1—Labor Day
Sept. 5—Be Late For Something Day
Sept. 8—Boss/Employee Exchange Day
Sept. 10—Swap Ideas Day
Sept. 11—Patriot Day
Sept. 15—Greenpeace Founded
Sept. 16—International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer; International Day of Peace
Sept. 22—100th Birthday of the Ice Cream Cone
Sept. 23—Autumnal Equinox
Sept. 24—Women's Health and Fitness Day
Sept. 26—Rosh Hashanah (begins at sundown)
Sept. 27—Family Health and Fitness Day

Tip: Create a display highlighting foods and supplements that support healthy aging. Sponsor a "Healthiest Elder" contest, in which customers can nominate health-conscious seniors. Celebrate the winners with a photo display at the end of the month.

Natural Foods Merchandiser volume XXIV/number 7/p. 47

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