Welcome to
The Country Way!

Your local health and wellness store since 1974


Brr, the chill is definitely in the air now, and with the cooler weather comes the holiday season. Whatever your holiday looks like we would love to be a part of it. Gift shopping or just looking for something to help manage the stress of the holiday season we can help. We have a great selection of local giftware to find the perfect gift. Stop by the store to take a look.




With the holiday season and cooler, darker weather comes an increase in stress, anxiety and seasonal depression. This month we want to help you manage your stress. Stop by to see the great selection of stress and anxiety products we carry.


Be sure to join us online on November 19th at 7 pm for a FREE webinar hosted by Living Alchemy and The Healing Loft: How Yoga & Fermented Herbal Formulas Can Help You Manage Stress, pre-register online here: https://bit.ly/3eUIdX2


Want to learn more about herbal formulas and stress? SooToday captured a great article on what Living Alchemy products we have in store that can help: https://bit.ly/2IweUOq




Although the holiday season looks a little different this year we are still thrilled to offer a few key events to take part in some holiday activities and late shopping hours.

  • November 27, 2020, we will be hosting a Black Friday Blowout all day long with extended hours closing at 8 pm. Throughout the day we will feature hourly sales, double the points, and special blowout deals.
  • From November 27 - December 24 2020 if you purchase a $100 gift card you will get a $25 gift card for free. Our gift for you to treat yourself. 
  • We will be participating in Moonlight Magic with the Downtown Association this year, stay tuned for our late night shopping hours.
  • Check out some of our holiday gift baskets available throughout the city at different auctions and raffles including: The Habitat For Humanity Builders Bash on November 27, The Buy Algoma, Buy Local Show Your Local Love giveaway December 1 - 18 2020, and more.

Our Holiday Hours will be as follows:

  • November 1 - December 23, 2020: Regular hours *unless otherwise posted
  • December 24, 2020: 10am - 3pm
  • December 25, 2020: Closed
  • December 26, 2020: Closed
  • December 27 - 30: Regular hours
  • December 31, 2020: 10am - 3pm
  • January 1, 2021: Closed
  • January 2, 2021: Return to regular hours

From all of us at The Country Way have a safe and happy holiday season.



Check out the monthly flyers from our vendors for a few great deals here.





Thank you to our valued customers for your support and patience during these uncertain times. We strongly advise you to call ahead to ensure we have the products you are looking for in stock before you get here. We are still experiencing some shortages based on raw material shortage from our suppliers. We can be reached at 705-949-1898. 
We continue to remain OPEN with the following modifications:
We are open Monday-Friday from 10 am-4:30 pm and Saturday 10 am-4 pmClosed Sundays.
We encourage all of our customers to wear a face mask unless otherwise exempt and to use the hand sanitizer provided upon entering the store.  Please always practice physical distancing as an additional precaution.
Rest assured that we are sanitizing all areas after each transaction for your safety and ours.
For your convenience, you are now able to shop with us online or by telephone! 
We would like to advise you that we experiencing higher than usual out-of-stock items from our vendors as well as longer shipping times due to our current situation and would like to thank you for your patience and understanding with us.
Together we will get through this and be even stronger in the end. LET'S STAY SAFE!





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. Shonna and all of the staff members engage their customers on a personal level every day and always make sure to treat them as if they are part of their own family, which is why they 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.


Shonna and her dedicated staff are firm believers in nutrition and in living a healthy and active lifestyle and do so in their daily lives. Staff members at The Country Way will always be available to assist you in whatever kind of nutritional advice you may need. We are very proud of our knowledge and of our staff 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, and all-natural beauty products. Come in and visit us today!