The 'Smart Mart': Johnson Family Markets 'Conveniently Organic'

At first glance, Johnson Family Markets might seem a contradiction. The 3,200-square-foot store sells organic ostrich meat and produce, as well as biodynamic wines. It also shares the property with a Dairy Queen and Orange Julius shop. Out front, there are gasoline pumps. Our whole thing is conveniently organic, said owner Matthew Johnson. Our big thrust is local farm growers and organics. Specialty

At first glance, Johnson Family Markets might seem a contradiction. The 3,200-square-foot store sells organic ostrich meat and produce, as well as biodynamic wines. It also shares the property with a Dairy Queen and Orange Julius shop. Out front, there are gasoline pumps.

“Our whole thing is ‘conveniently organic,’” said owner Matthew Johnson. “Our big thrust is local farm growers and organics.”

Specialty and organic make up about 70% of the products sold in the store, which o

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