You’ve heard about the benefits of using all-natural products all over your social media, the news and even on the billboards you drive past every day. But we know how hard it can be to make a lifestyle change, especially when you don’t know where to shop locally.
Luckily for us, there are several specialty and all-natural stores that have popped up around the Omaha area — many of which only use natural ingredients to create their products. We’ve rounded up some of our favorites, where you’ll find everything from natural nutrition markets and pet shops to local vegan soap makers. Enjoy!
2032 North 72nd Street | 14469 West Center Road
No Name Nutrition is Omaha’s oldest health food store, family-owned and -operated since 1976. At their two locations in the area, they offer a wide range of natural supplements, essential oils, teas, beauty products and grocery items! This longtime Omaha business is committed to making our community healthier, which is why they offer a plethora of classes and events to teach you how to live an all-natural lifestyle. Don’t have time to stop in for a demonstration? Check out their website where they frequently post how-to guides, recipes and resources for healthy living.
1110 South 71st Street, Bay K
The Green Spot knows your pet deserves the best, that’s why they only sell the healthiest, natural and organic pet foods. Locally-owned and operated, they offer a wide selection of eco-friendly toys, treats and supplies. Stop in for an afternoon out with your best friend and enjoy a nice cup of coffee in their café lounge, or book an appointment for some pampering at their stress-free, full-service grooming center!
421 South 11th Street
Photo courtesy of Chocolat Abeille
Located in Old Market, Chocolat Abeille offers mouth-watering artisan chocolates along with fresh, local honey. Each chocolate is made using all-natural ingredients and hand-painted with colored cocoa butters. So you can rest easy knowing that when you indulge at Chocolat Abeille, not only are you supporting a local business, you’re also enjoying a preservative-free, all-natural treat!
805 South Main Street, Council Bluffs
This Council Bluffs destination is a one-stop shop for all of your all-natural product needs! They offer healthy products like vitamins, essential oils, health and beauty aids, herbs and bulk health foods. If you’re interested in making a change in your lifestyle, Bambi’s Green Acres has full-time holistic nutritional consultants that can set you on the right path.
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Photo courtesy of Tim Maides via Benson Soap Mill
Ryan Cook and Tim Maides are just two guys who love soap and the Omaha community. In their Benson shop, they’ve combined their two passions — providing all-natural soaps and beauty products, while using as many locally sourced products as possible. From their ingredients to the product packaging, everything is created by utilizing local Nebraska small businesses. Visit their website and pick up a variety of bar soaps, foaming hand soaps, bubbling bath bombs, and more! Or, join their Soap Club for a ton of perks (including 10% off all online purchases — forever)!
8540 Park Drive
It’s All About Bees has a rich history dating back to the 1930s when co-owner Margi Fletcher’s grandfather started keeping bees in Homer, Nebraska. In 2000, the Fletcher family started to make and sell products made from honey and beeswax, developing their own recipes using all-natural ingredients. Today you can find them at their shop in Ralston, still making their food and body care products by hand, along with a wide variety of bee-themed merchandise.
345 North 78th Street
The Tea Smith is dedicated to providing an enhanced enjoyment of life through all-natural tea. They offer a large variety of fresh, loose leaf teas from all around the world, along with any tea accessories you need to create the perfect cup. New to the world of tea? The helpful staff at The Tea Smith can help you begin your journey by providing information and tea education. Stop by one of their cozy shops in the area and settle in — we promise you’ll have a tea-riffic time!
What did we miss?
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