ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WJHL/WSPA) – Officials with Earth Fare, Inc. announced Monday they would be closing all stores and starting inventory liquidation sales.
The Asheville-based grocery store chain has stores around the Southeast and some portions of the Midwest.
The company said that all employees have been notified about the impending closures.
“Earth Fare has been proud to serve the natural and organic grocery market, and the decision to begin the process of closing our stores was not entered into lightly,” the company said in a news release.
“We’d like to thank our Team Members for their commitment and dedication to serving our customers, and our vendors and suppliers for their partnership.”
The company also said that the store fixtures will be available for sale as well.
Locally, Earth Fare has two stores in Asheville and one in Greenville.