Many students look for healthier ways to eat during their years in college, well one place that caters to needs of healthy living is the “New Leaf Market.” Located on Appalachee parkway next to crispers, this food market has developed over the years. It started in 1974 as a cooperatively on business. The market started out as a ware house where customers could go get big bens freshly fruits. Since then the market has formed from a store to what it is today. It is the largest natural food market in North Florida and South Georgia.
For more than 30 years this natural and organic food market has offered more than that of a regular health food store. It has a wealth of organic local produce, natural groceries, organic wine and beer, supplements, vitamins, and body care products. Most of the customers are members of the new leaf market. They have no one single owner because the store is a coop store, meaning that its members are the owners. The customers have a chance to engage in one with the workers, each worker has a particular section that he or she is over. The meats are made from non caged animals and they are pirated. Everything in the market is locally owned, all of their meats, vegetables, fruits, and assorted items come from locally owned businesses.
For people whom like to keep their pets healthy the market also offer natural and organic food for pets.
The first sustainable seafood department opened six months ago and the seafood has no mercury.
Inside the market are different supplemental things for your health. Omega pills, amino acids, and vitamins can all be found in this market.
The most unique thing about the market is the fact that they have plenty of organic based toiletries. All the soaps, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, and are all naturally base without the extra chemicals.
They also offer fresh packaged meat and poultry including natural, hormone-free, free-range, organic and local beef, pork, chicken and turkey.
Along with offering a variety of different organic foods and natural things, they also offer a deli inside of the market. At the newly remodeled deli the customer can get array of different salads, sandwiches, meats, and coffee. The entire menu is made of organic foods and non dairy milks and cream. All of the meats are pirated meats and the non dairy products come from different businesses around the big bend area. The most popular thing about the deli is the organic coffee, which the customer can find in the market. Everything that is in the deli the customer can find in the store.
The new leaf market is open 8am-10pm seven days a week, so don’t hesitate to stop by and start living a healthier life.