6 Best Organic Food Stores in Houston, Texas
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6 Best Organic Food Stores in Houston, Texas

Will Titterington
Will Titterington

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How’s life treating you over there in Houston?

Fine weather, awesome basketball team and great vibes all round... And now you can add a bunch of trailblazing organic stores to that list of goodness, too. Houston rocks.

Yup, Houston is catching up with the rest of the world when it comes to clean living, and there is a good variety of organic stores now available for you to check out. If you’ve made the switch to a more sustainable life and want to eat healthier and more ethically, join us as we take a closer look at the best organic stores in Houston, TX!

1. Erma’s Nutrition Center and Natural Market

Erma’s has been around for 52 years and recently moved to a bigger premises so that it can serve the public with even more fresh produce than ever. There is literally no chance of slim pickings here, with all kinds of organic milks, cheeses and eggs, fresh bread, and lots of keto and paleo meal ideas.

Vitamins are also sold there, as are homeopathic remedies and supplements. The staff are smart, knowledgeable, and always on hand to answer your questions.

Oh, and a farmer’s market takes place each Saturday.

What else? Erma’s has got the biggest selection of gluten-free items in the city.

Online shopping? Nope.

Address: 2332 E NASA Pkwy, Houston, TX 77058.

Visit Erma's Nutrition Center

2. Nourish Market

Nourish Market’s tagline is that you should ‘feed the mind, the body, and the soul.’

We totally agree. Doing this is way easier when the food is organic, fresh, and very, very healthy.

And that’s what you get at Nourish Market. The store prides itself on not being a regular grocery store; its shelves and crates are stuffed with gluten-free, sugar-free, vegan, raw food, primal, and paleo items.

The staff are super friendly and want to help you find the food that is right for you. To that end, Nourish Market also hosts in-store seminars that educate people on health, wellness and food.

There’s also a blog that keeps you up-to-date with wellness news and further helps you to make the right dietary and lifestyle choices.

What else? A salad bar and coffee bar are great for stopping by for breakfast or lunch.

Online shopping? Nope.

Address: 1260 Blalock Rd ste 130, Houston, TX 77055.

Visit Nourish Market

3. Sunshine’s Vegetarian Deli & Health Food Store

Located on the Old Spanish Trail near the university area, Sunshine’s Vegetarian Deli & Health Food Store is home to some of the best, heartiest vegetarian dishes in Texas. Their menu includes scrumptious grilled veggie sandwiches, portabella mushroom burgers, vegan spaghetti, vegan enchiladas, and mixed kale and cabbage salads.

Oh, and how about a peanut butter lover smoothie on the side?

Ahem, excuse me while I head over there right now.

As well as housing a delightful a cafe, Sunshine’s stocks health supplements, skincare products, and natural detoxifiers. It sells organic groceries too, of course.

What else? Sunshine’s offers free classes to the local area. These classes cover topics like health, wellness and vegan/vegetarian cooking classes.

Online shopping? Nope.

Address: 3102 Old Spanish Trail, Houston, TX 77054.

Visit Sunshine’s Vegetarian Deli & Health Food Store

4. Pat Greer’s Kitchen

Patricia Greer’s story goes a long way back to the days when she co-founded Central City Co-op. Realizing there store had way too much leftover organic produce each week, she decided to do something with it.

Eventually, after putting her creativity into overdrive and conceiving all kinds of healthy, delicious snacks, Pat Greer’s Kitchen was born.

Today, her store is crammed with mouthwatering cookies (peanut butter cookies, anyone?!), shakes and soups (the Texas caviar soup is meant to be it).

Food is also served in the cafe so that you can sit down and chill with a Buddha bowl, a healthy wrap or whatever else takes your fancy. Basically, if you love raw food and good vibes, Pat Greer’s Kitchen is a must.

What else? Classes take place each Thursday. Learn how to brew your own Kombucha, create a plant-based meal plan, and generally get healthier.

Online shopping? Nope.

Address: 412 W Clay St, Houston, TX 77019.

Visit Pat Greer’s Kitchen

5. Betsy’s Health Food Inc.

This treat of a family business has been around for over 25 years. It’s by now firmly established as a top-notch vitamin and supplement store you can trust.

High on nutrition and with a focus on health and well-being, Betsy’s got everything from herbal extracts to key vitamins to amino acids and those crucial omega-3s.

All ingredients have passed third party scientific analysis, and their herbs contain exactly what the bottle says they contain.

What else? Betsy’s lets you take daily samples to see what might work best for you, while Wellness Wednesday is an educational event that takes place on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. It’s well worth attending if you want to improve your knowledge of wellness, health, and supplements.

Online shopping? Yes.

Address: 5730 Cypress Creak Pkwy, Houston, TX 77069.

Visit Betsy’s Health Food Inc.

6. Grass On The Go

Grass On The Go is a bit more niche because it’s focused solely on frozen wheatgrass juice and the amazing benefits it brings. The wheatgrass they sell is liquid, before it’s iced, before it’s turned to liquid again.

The idea is that wheatgrass should be taken in the morning in order to set the right tone for a more focused, healthier, cleaner day. To that end, Grass On The Go grows their own wheatgrass and sells a variety of shots. For example, 25 shots of wheatgrass costs $50.00, with the daily recommended amount being 2-3.

If you’re at all interested in the health benefits of wheatgrass, it might be time to make Grass On The Go your number one "grass dealer" (had to, sorry).

What else? Grass On The Go is on a mission to transform the good people of Houston into wheatgrass converts. To that end, it’s a company that uses educational tools such as blogs and local events to raise awareness of the many benefits of wheatgrass.

Online shopping? Yes.

Address: 2100 W Loop S #800, Houston, TX 77027.

Visit Grass On The Go

7. A Moveable Feast

Named after Ernest Hemingway’s memoirs, A Moveable Feast declares itself “the the most famous health food store in Texas.”

And who are we to argue?!

Offering a selection of dairy-free, wheat-free, and vegan dishes, the menu is full of delights including the Happy Veggie Patty Plate, the Big Veggie Bowl, and the Grande Burrito. Lighter bites include guacamole and chips and soup of the day.

It’s yummy stuff and you can eat in or out! Plus, you can get yourself or your friends and family a gift card.

What else? A Moveable Feast also sells herbs and supplements, including CBD oil.

Online shopping? No.

Address: 9341 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX 77024

Visit A Moveable Feast

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