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Founded by Margaret and Philip Isely 65 years ago, Lakewood, Colo.-based Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage now boasts 159 stores (and counting) in 20 states.

65 years on, Natural Grocers sticks to its founders’ mission

The Colorado-based natural retailer is a family business that upholds its quality standards and passes its savings on to its customers

Celebrating 65 years in business in August, Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage is among the oldest and most successful natural products retailers in the nation. Launched by trailblazers Margaret and Philip Isely — who started by going door to door to offer nutrition education, healthy food and supplements — the Lakewood, Colo.-based company now boasts 159 stores (and counting) in 20 states.

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