Harvest Health Foodstuff coming to Holland

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (Wooden) — The 3rd-generation homeowners of a West Michigan well being food keep are opening a new site in the Holland space.

Development is underway for a new Harvest Health Meals spot at 12683 Greenly St., off US-31 north of Riley Avenue in Holland Township. It will be the fourth and largest area for the overall health food stuff retailer that was initially opened in 1952.

“All of our outlets will need much more space and this gave us the chance to develop,” proprietor Mitchell Nol said.

The keep will offer matters like natural and organic create, nutritional vitamins, nutritional supplements, groceries and a meat section. There will also be a smoothie and espresso bar.

“(It will be) a healthful area to come and store, a exciting environment,” Nol explained. “We’re constantly striving to bring healthier selections and teach the population as well about more healthy possibilities and more healthy techniques of living. So any option we can aid the group, we’re listed here for it.”

Construction is underway on the new Harvest Health Foods location in Holland Township. (March 31, 2023)
Building is underway on the new Harvest Health and fitness Foodstuff location in Holland Township. (March 31, 2023)

Mitchell Nol, who owns the shop with his wife Emily Nol, explained they experienced been searching to open up a retailer in Holland for a whilst. Emily Nol went to Hope Faculty, so the region was on her “hit record,” he reported. When driving all over on her birthday, they noticed a ‘for sale’ indicator on the property close to Meijer, Concentrate on, Most effective Purchase and other stores.

“We’ve normally required to appear to Holland for a lot of many years, so this is a genuinely superior chance,” Mitchell Nol mentioned.

When the Holland place opens up, the proprietors will seem to open up far more in the Grand Rapids area, wherever the store originated.

Emily Nol’s grandfather opened Harvest Wellness Meals in 1952 after he came to the United States from the Netherlands.

Construction is underway on the new Harvest Health Foods location in Holland Township. (March 31, 2023)
Development is underway on the new Harvest Well being Foods place in Holland Township. (March 31, 2023)

“When he arrived to the United States, he recognized that a lot of the food stuff was a great deal extra processed and was a lot unique than every little thing the Netherlands. And so he’s like, ‘Hey, I want to bring these clear elements. … Additional of (an) ingredient record fairly than pre-packaged foods,’” Mitchell Nol stated.

The spouse and children has held that philosophy as they expanded to their next Grand Rapids location in 1997 and then opened a spot in Hudsonville in 2004.

The couple has gotten a great deal of constructive comments from the Holland community, which “gives us the warm fuzzies, will make us thrilled,” Mitchell Nol mentioned.

“We weren’t sure if men and women realized who we are,” he reported. “We have been truly thrilled to carry our retail store into Holland, and when we were placing the indicators down, we had a whole bunch of men and women honking and waving, and anyone yelled out the window, ‘I’m so excited!’ That was super great.”

Construction is underway on the new Harvest Health Foods location in Holland Township. (March 31, 2023)
Construction is underway on the new Harvest Health Meals site in Holland Township. (March 31, 2023)

Harvest Well being Food items has been operating with Dixon Architecture and DCI Construction.

“They’ve genuinely aided us navigate a great deal of issues, a lot of the waters that we have under no circumstances been in prior to, we’ve in no way constructed from the ground up,” Mitchell Nol mentioned.

Building is anticipated to be performed all over November or December, and they are aiming to open up in late December. 

Emily and Mitchell Nol will commence the hiring procedure about September or Oct.

“We love coming in each individual day chatting to our staff and just looking at the pleasure they have working for us and our prospects, much too. I indicate, we’re in the aisles and they’re constantly grateful for us remaining right here,” Mitchell Nol said. “Having folks appear again and seeing benefits. … It is a blessing for us to be ready to be in the local community and have everyone welcome us. Feels fantastic. So keeps us going every single working day.”

For much more facts about what the retailer will offer, go to harvesthealthfoods.com.

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