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INFRA Congratulates its Peer Award Winners

At the 2018 INFRA Annual Conference, INFRA Members awarded their peers awards in the categories of Store of the Year, Innovation, Service to the Industry, and Leadership. Congratulations to all of the award winners, and a heartfelt thanks to everyone who submitted a nomination. Blossom Grocery in Lopez Island, WA received the 2018 Store of the Year Award...

Source Organic Reflects on INFRA Annual Conference

Melody Meyer, President of Source Organic, spoke with many attendees of the 2018 INFRA Annual Conference, and reflected on the power of independent natural food retailers in leading the world to more sustainable and healthy food chain. Read more here.

EXPO East

INFRA will be in Baltimore, MD, September 12-15 for EXPO East. We look forward to seeing you there!

INFRA Member Named Retailer of the Year

Whole Foods Magazine named MaMa Jean’s in Springfield, MO their Retailer of the Year, highlighting how owners Susie Farbin and Diana Hicks go above and beyond to serve their customers. Read the whole article here. 

INFRA President/CEO Interviewed on Independent Retailer Strategies for Success

Corinne Shindelar, INFRA President/CEO, was featured in an interview on Brand Secrets and Strategies Podcast, focusing on retailers who excel through collaboration with brands. Hear the whole interview here.

INFRA Member Discusses Organic Retail Success in NYC

New Hope Network interviewed LifeThyme Natural Market's General Manger Jason Bander about how the store differentiates and thrives in Manhattan. Read the full article here.

INFRA Member Recognized in Forbes Magazine's "Small Giants"

Cambridge Naturals made the 2018 Forbes Magazine list for Small Giants, celebrating companies that have chosen Greatness Over Growth. "We don't just curate our products, " says owner Michael Kanter. "We agonize over them." Read more here.

INFRA President/CEO Joins Climate Collaborative Management Board

INFRA President/CEO Corinne Shindelar recently joined Climate Collaborative's Management Board. Climate Collaborative's Vision Statement is "Leveraging the power of the natural products industry to reverse climate change."  Click here to read more about Climate Collaborative.

INFRA Member Featured in The Natural View Podcast

INFRA Member Green Acres Health Food was featured in a podcast episode from Whole Foods Magazine. Click here to listen in.

INFRA Member Re-Brands

Wild Roots Market in Felton and Boulder Creek, CA began their membership with INFRA in 2013 as a franchisee of New Leaf. After a thoughtful rebranding, the stores became their own entity in the new name earlier this month, under longtime owner Robert Locatelli's continued management. Click here for the full story.