INFRA Members Win Retailers of the Year Awards

At the 2017 EXPO East Retailer of the Year Awards in Baltimore, MD, Leg Up Farmers Market won Best Community Project and Mama Jean's Natural Market won Creative New Store/Remodel. Leg Up Farmers was highlighted for their work with special needs children and adults. Read more here. Mama Jean's new concept store, MJ's Market and Deli, was nominated for its...

INFRA Member Featured on ABC Television Network Episode

ABC Television Network recently filmed a segment of its series, “What Would You Do?” in Morganton, North Carolina’s Food Matters Market & Cafe. It will will air on Friday, Sept. 8 at 9:00 pm and focus on life at community store in small town USA. Using hidden cameras, host John Quinones observes and comments on how customers react when they are...

INFRA Across America: Big Bear Natural Foods

This summer, INFRA Member Cornucopia Natural Foods' store manager, Drew Alexander has been biking across the US, visiting INFRA stores. His blog post about Big Bear Natural Foods sings the praises of its cutting edge natural foods selection, its well stocked bulk foods, and its large and finely-curated wellness department. Check out his whole post here.

Downtown Grocery Rebuilds after Large Fire

INFRA Member Downtown Grocery in Wausau, WI has returned to its original location, two years after a fire damaged the building. The city and state both contributed to efforts to rebuild, and the community is welcoming the store back to Wausau's Main Street. Read the whole article here.


INFRA will be in Baltimore, MD, September 14-16 for EXPO East.

INFRA Member Named Retailer of the Year

Dean's Natural Food Market was named Retailer of the Year by Whole Foods Magazine. Click here to read the article about the member's commitment to product integrity and philanthropy.

2017 INFRA Annual Conference

INFRA's 2017 Annual Conference is July 15-18, 2017. 

INFRA Member Featured in Natural Foods Merchandiser

Mother Earth Foods is featured in the most recent edition of Natural Foods Merchandiser for owner Dave Hawkin's radio show, Highway to Health. Read the full article here.

INFRA Member Wins Best Gourmet Grocery

INFRA Member Tyner Pond won Indianapolis's Indy A-List's "Best of 2017" in the category of "Gourmet Grocery". The 2017 Indy A-List awards are based on more than 80,000 votes from local Indianapolis-area experts. See the contest results here.

Northeast Intensive highlights the Importance of Grocery Relationships with Local Farms

Guido's Fresh Marketplace will host the Independent Natural Food Retailers Association's Northeast Region Produce Intensive April 27 & April 28. Simon Richards, produce manager of Bi-Rite Market in San Francisco, will speak on the importance of working with local farmers and how to cultivate those relationships. See the Berkshire Eagle's interview with...