Locally Owned Since 1973

Open Daily to Everyone • 7am-10pm


Herbalicious Sauces

With Chef Ame
Monday, April 21
6:30 – 8:30pm



It’s More Than The Food We Eat
Wednesday, April 23
6:30 – 8pm


Secrets to Cooking

Without a Recipe
Thursday, April 24
6:30 – 8:30pm

Product Demonstration Program PDF Print E-mail
acramento Natural Foods Co-op has a dynamic Demo Program, staffed by our own knowledgeable and enthusiastic Demo Chefs. We strive to educate our shoppers about the many healthy choices available to them, and to offer ideas, recipes, and product suggestions to enhance and complement any lifestyle. Stop by our Demo Center today and see what's happening!

Co-op Demo Chefs

Christina O'Hara Christina has worked at the Co-op for 7 years and has been a Demo Chef here for 4 years. Christina is very familiar with the Co-op's products and specializes in gluten free, raw products and local farm demos. Christina loves learning new cooking techniques and passing on this knowledge to our shoppers. She is passionate about sharing healthy food choices and loves to inspire people to try new things. Nate Grundmann Nate has been with the Co-op for 10 years and has shared his time between the Graphics Department and the Demo Department. Nate likes fresh and flavorful foods, and especially those that are easy to prepare as well as healthy. Nate specializes in simple, seasonal produce demos and anything that packs a punch of flavor.

Would you like to have your products demonstrated
in our store? We have several options!

  • Let our Demo Chefs demonstrate your products for you! $75 for an exclusive active 3 hour demo.
  • Passive sampling. Send us your product and our Demo Chefs will set up a demo in the aisle for customers to sample throughout the day.
  • Schedule your own Demo Representative to demo your products.
All demos should be scheduled through our Assistant Promotions Manager, Stacie Traylor. E-mail Stacie ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) to coordinate demo dates, product and demo kit deliveries, for demonstrator guidelines, or to schedule active demos with our Demo Chefs.

Please note: We only demo products that we currently carry in our store. If you are looking to have your products viewed by a merchandiser, please use the following form.