Welcome to
The Country Way!

Your local health and wellness store since 1974




The Country Way Health Food Store is located in Sault Ste. Marie, ON and is owned and operated by Shonna Saari. The Country Way is a business that has been evolving and growing in our community for over 40 years and even more so today.


The Country Way is not your ordinary health food store. We engage our customers on a personal level every day and always make sure to treat you as if you are part of our own family, which is why customers always keep coming back! We always take the time to get to know our customers and realize that everyone who comes into the store is just as important as the next. Whether you simply have a cold or are in need of professional advice to start living a healthier lifestyle we have the knowledge, care, and understanding to help anyone and everyone. Your health comes first in our eyes and we are always pleased to be there to support anyone who needs it.


We are firm believers in nutrition and in living a healthy and active lifestyle and do so in our daily lives. We will always be available to assist you with whatever kind of nutritional advice you may need. We are very proud of our knowledge and are confident in our abilities to make a difference in our customers’ lives.


There is something for everyone at The Country Way, from supplements to organic food and snacks, all-natural pet supplies, all-natural beauty products, and a wide range of local products. Come in and visit us today!


We are a member of Health First Network, Canada’s leading independent health & wellness retailers and carry a wide range of Health First vitamins and supplements and the Canadian Health Food Association.


For all your questions, please come and talk to our Certified Natural Health Practitioners or one of our Nutritional Product Advisors at 79 Brock Street, SSM, ON.



Hip-hip- HOORAY for summer! Get out there and enjoy nature, warm weather and family time! Be sure to stock up on all of your natural outdoor necessities for your adventures. We offer a wide range of mineral-based and safe sunscreens for the whole family, as well as DEET-free safe bug spray. 


This month, we are featuring one of favourite vendors - Living Alchemy!


"From the beginning, Living Alchemy has set out to enhance the lives of people by improving their health. Our goal is to not only alleviate symptoms, but to provide natural solutions to these unsolved long-term problems through the creation of fermented organic whole food supplements."



Come and check out their wide range of fermented probiotic capsules, adaptogens and whole food herbal blends and ask us why they are loved by many! If you are interested in a creative way to add some probiotics to your kids snacks this summer, be sure to have a look at one of our favourite easy no-bake energy ball recipes here.


Speaking of healthy recipes, did you know we add all of our recipes featured on our Instagram page can be found on our recipes tab? Our Red Beet Popsicles were recently a huge hit with customers of all ages! They are easy to make and a perfect summer treat for the whole family!

Check out the recipe here:



Have you had a chance to download the new Country Way App? Now you can check your points on your phone, get updates about special events and sales, and even receive text messages and emails when your special orders are ready for pick-up or if they have been back-ordered.


Download the app today on iPhone or Android and stop by the store for your enrollment code.