Natural Foods Cheyenne WY

The image of a small vegetable patch farmed by ex-hippies no longer corresponds to the reality behind much organic food. This trend poses both opportunities and confusion.

Walmart Supercenter
(307) 632-4330
2032 Dell Range Blvd
Cheyenne, WY
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(307) 634-7433
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Safeway
(307) 635-7877
700 S. Greeley Hwy.
Cheyenne, WY
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Coinmaster,Warren Federal CrUnion Branch
Store Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Pharmacy #
307-637-3197
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-5:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-2:00PM

Cheyenne Regional Medical Ctr
(307) 634-2273
214 E 23rd St
Cheyenne, WY
 
Walmart Supercenter
(307) 232-9593
4255 Cy Avenue
Casper, WY
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(307) 232-9605
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Safeway
(307) 577-7060
300 E. Wyoming Blvd
Casper, WY
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,starbucks,Coinmaster,wi-fi,Hilltop Bank Branch
Store Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Pharmacy #
307-266-4623
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-3:00PM

Safeway
(307) 632-5171
469 Cole Center
Cheyenne, WY
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,Coinmaster
Store Hours
6:00 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
307-432-0884
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-5:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-2:00PM

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center-Health & Fitness
(307) 778-5500
1620 E Pershing Blvd
Cheyenne, WY
 
Safeway
(307) 856-6524
709 N. Federal Blvd.
Riverton, WY
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce
Store Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Pharmacy #
307-856-7152
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Safeway
(307) 322-4530
1307 16Th St.
Wheatland, WY
Services / Departments
Deli,floral,meat,produce
Store Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Walmart Supercenter
(307) 632-4330
2032 Dell Range Blvd
Cheyenne, WY
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(307) 634-7433
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Is Big Organic a Cause for Panic?

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By Laird Harrison

Not long ago, organic food dwelled in the countercultural margins of the grocery world. Filling up your fridge with organics meant a trip to a co-op or natural foods store where cashiers wore their hair in dreadlocks and the scent of patchouli oil mingled with the aroma of carob beans. So the announcement last year that Wal-Mart, the biggest retailer in the world, planned to sell organic food—including new versions of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies and Kraft Macaroni and Cheese—drew headlines.

But Wal-Mart’s announcement was only the latest step toward the mainstreaming of organic. Already, over the past decade or so, small organic farms have consolidated into large ones, major supermarket chains have started stocking organic products, and distributors have begun importing them from other countries. Additionally, multinational food processing companies have bought out numerous familiar small brands. For example, Coca-Cola now owns the fruit juice company Odwalla Organics; General Mills bought Cascadian Farms; and J.M. Smucker acquired the R.W. Knudsen Family, Santa Cruz Organic, and After the Fall beverage brands.

The image of a small vegetable patch farmed by ex-hippies no longer corresponds to the reality behind much organic food. This trend poses both opportunities and confusion. On one hand, people can choose from more convenient, widely available, and consistent products. On the other hand, more of this food is transported long distances, is highly processed, or contains unhealthy ingredients. Faced with this new complexity, many consumers wonder just how organic organic is right now.

The big boys

When it comes to following the letter of the law—in this case the organic standards set up by the USDA—big companies abide as well as little ones. “I’ve seen small operations try to work around the standards, and I’ve also seen large companies do an excellent job, and vice versa,” says Bob Scowcroft, executive director of the Organic Farming Research Foundation. “I don’t feel that relative to the rules, size is something we should be concerned about.”

Indeed, size often leads to consistency. Until the large companies entered the scene, supplies frequently fluctuated, depending on local weather and the whims of individual farmers. You never knew what you’d find on the shelf on any given day. But multinational companies like Natural Selections, which sells organic produce to the country’s major supermarkets under its Earthbound Farm label, have put an end to all that. “We’re proving that organic can feed the world,” says Myra Goodman, the company’s cofounder and executive vice president.

Natural Selections brings in $350 million a year and employs more than 1,000 people, growing fruits and vegetables in numerous regions, states, and countries as far flung as the Pacific Northwest, the Southwest, British Columbia, Chile, Mexico, and New Zealand. By following the harvest as it moves around the globe, Natural Selections can as...

Author: Laird Harrison

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