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Nature’s Goodness is a family-owned natural health food and supplement store located in the heart of Middletown, Rhode Island, just minutes from historic Newport.
For over 37 years, we have provided our customers with a curated selection of high-quality nutritional supplements, specialty and organic foods, unique gifts, and natural bath, beauty, and household products.
We are passionate about health, nutrition, and the planet, and want to share that passion with our customers! With over 70+ years of cumulative experience in the health food industry, our knowledgeable staff is always happy to answer your questions and share information on their favorite products.
We love getting to know our customers, and helping them achieve optimum health. We are also deeply involved in our local community through local vendors and organizations such as The Potter League and The Newport Chamber of Commerce.
Our goal is to create a friendly, welcoming environment that inspires our customers to get excited about healthy living!
Joe & I became the new owners as of Sept 1, 2018 and are so excited to continue offering the high standards set forth since 1984 ... QUALITY, HONESTY, COURTESY, COMPASSION AND KNOWLEDGE. My interest and enthusiasm into one day owning Nature's Goodness began in 2008 as the bookkeeper for the store. Soon after I became a member of the family at the store as well. We will continue to strive to make every customer's visit enjoyable and informative and guide our customers to a more healthy lifestyle. Our continued commitment to always do better will allow us to meet the many challenges ahead and truly make a difference.
Joe has enjoyed and been involved in athletics/bodybuilding since a teenager often frequenting the newly opened Nature's Goodness in the old "Newport Mall" on Connell Hwy. Fast forward 30 yrs later, he continues this healthy path with quarterback training and an extensive knowledge in athletic performance nutrition. Although his business A-1 Dents keeps him very busy, his passion for the natural food industry, his carpentry talents and his smart business sense make him "A Natural" for co-owning Nature's Goodness.
It is a joy to welcome Jared to complement our team. Although he is currently very busy at URI studying Business and Nutrition, he is enjoying helping his parents and getting immersed in the many facets of owning a business a few days a week.
Since 2012 Sandra has been part of our family. You will notice her wonderful German accent as she has only been in the US since 2005. Her background in Weight Training from a very early age, Managing a Gym, working as a Personal Trainer & an Esthetician, plus her devotion to good nutrition,our customers needs and her endearing demeanor makes Sandra a valuable member of our team.
Larry has been with our family since Sept 2007. His interest in a healthy lifestyle began more than 30 years ago when he began shopping in our store. His enthusiasm and quest for knowledge is endless which has developed into a wealth of nutritional and supplementation expertise. Larry truly enjoys sharing this information for your well being.
Another complement to our staff is Angela. Her gentle nature and smile will immediately make you feel at ease, as she intently listens to your questions and concerns. Her passion for a healthy lifestyle, which led to her intense curiosity of the benefits of supplements and nutrition have brought her to Nature’s Goodness and “you” since January 2020.
Working again in the natural foods industry is like coming home. From the 70’s until now I’ve watched nourishing food finally take its proper place in the world, enhancing people’s lives. Today, what was fringe is now mainstream; whole foods, organic foods, gluten and dairy free foods, nutrients, pure bodycare products, herbs and so much more. Witnessing people’s lives alter especially when their food changes is miraculous.
Food has always been part of my professional path. As a registered nurse, health food store owner, Naturopath (UK), teacher and professional chef, food is the common theme that flows throughout and has brought me so much pleasure. Yet there is still more to learn from foods, plants, supplements, herbs and lifestyle influences on us. They are the teachers- I’m the willing student and loving this lifelong journey.