Oryana Natural Foods Market
Oryana Natural Foods Market
260 East Tenth Street | Traverse City, MI 49684 | (231) 947-0191

Monday - Saturday 7:30am-9:00pm | Sunday 9:00am-7:00pm
To place Café orders call (231) 346-2852

August at Oryana

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Free Lecture Sponsored by Oryana

Autism, Children’s Behavioral Disorders and Digestive Health - Is There a Link?

Does your child have autism, ADD/ADHD, or a learning and behavioral disorder? Certified GAPS (Gut and Psychology Syndrome) Practitioner Judi Mills will lead a discussion on GAP syndrome and a treatment program with specifics about the GAPS diet. Judi will explain the role that our digestive system plays in overall health and the GAPS program’s focus on the importance of beneficial microbes for health and well-being.

Thursday, August 23, 6-8 pm
Traverse Area District Library on Woodmere in T.C.
FREE and open to the public (no RSVP necessary)

Kids in the Kitchen Cooking Class

It’s summer, it’s time for lunch, and you are the chef! You will create yummy and good-for-you food that is easy, fun to make, and fun to share with family and friends. Come hungry! You’ll get recipes to take home.
Here's what's on the menu:

Fruity Water
Cold Peach Soup
Tortilla Pinwheels
Fruit Kabobs

This class is appropriate for children ages 9 - 12.
Date: August 23, 11 - 1 pm
Cost: $20/members, $25/nonmembers
Location: Grace Episcopal Church, TC
Call 947-0191 to sign up your child

New Products 

Sweet Dream Non-Dairy "Milk" Chocolate

Milk chocolate lovers can now enjoy a creamy indulgence with Sweet Chocolate Dream. Delicious "milk" chocolate bar without the dairy. Indulge!


Tart Cherry Juice Concentrate

 Made from Michigan-grown Montmorency Tart Cherries. A tangy sweet syrup full of beneficial antioxidants. Great for beverages, smoothies, sauces, salad dressings, desserts, and more.


Wild Planet Tuna

Pole and Troll-caught wild tuna, white tuna steak, low mercury, sustainably harvested, high in omega 3s and downright delicious!

Seatangle Kelp Noodles

Kelp Noodles are a raw sea vegetable. They are fat-free, gluten-free, and very low in carbs. Good in salads, stir-fries, hot broths, and casseroles. Great source of iodine and tasty alternative to pasta and rice noodles. Best of all, no cooking is required.

Local Produce at Oryana

This is the best time of year for fresh, local produce and our produce department is brimming with delights from our local and organic farmers. Some of what's in stock right now:

chard, kale, summer squash, zucchini, carrots, eggplant, cucumbers, lettuce, radishes, cauliflower, broccoli

See full list of local veggies

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Grocery Specials This Week

Kale & Peach Salad

Enjoy your local, fresh kale RAW in this easy and refreshing salad.

1 bunch kale (any type), stalks removed, leaves thinly sliced
1 lemon, juiced
5 tablesppons extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt to taste
1 tablespoon honey
Freshly ground black pepper
2 peaches or nectarines, diced small
¼ cup toasted pumpkin seeds
¼ cup raisins or dried cherries

In large serving bowl, add the kale, half the lemon juice, 2 tablespoons olive oil and salt to taste. Massage with your hands until the kale starts to soften and wilt, 2 to 3 minutes. Set aside.

In a small bowl, whisk remaining lemon juice with the honey and freshly ground pepper. Stream in the remaining olive oil while whisking briskly until well blended. Pour the dressing over the kale and add the mango, pumpkin seeds, and raisins and toss to combine.

For more ideas of what to do with kale, check out our recipes web page.

Wine Tasting

Sample Black Star Farm wine on Friday, August 10, 4 - 6 pm. (You must be 21 with ID to sample alcohol.)

Did You Know....

Your gut flora affects numerous processes in your body, including metabolism, energy production, nutrition, and genetic expression.

Read MORE about intestinal microflora and the importance of supporting a healthy gut by including fermented foods in your daily diet.

New! Oryana Cooking Videos!

Watch our first cooking video, starring Tom Sisco, our kitchen manager, and produced for UpNorth Media. And be on the lookout for future cooking videos. Let us know what kind of videos you would like to see. This first one is about basic knife skills for cutting vegetables.

Cherry Roubaix Bike Giveaway

Stop by the store and enter to win a brand new bike! Everyone can enter. The drawing takes place August 12. You don't have to be present to win. This giveaway is in partnership with the Cherry Roubaix. Oryana is a sponsor of the Cherry Roubaix bike race.


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Breads at Oryana

Delivered Daily

Bay Bread
Old Mission Multigrain
Stone House Bread
Pleasanton Bakery

Oryana's Own:
Pretzel Bread
Quick Breads
WF Sandwich Bread
WF Vegan Flaxseed Bread