HOULKA • Opening their door this previous week, Houlka Nutrition is nestled alongside the Tanglefoot Trail the place it crosses Highway 32.
Their homely little grey facade giving option to the peasant aroma that fills the within, the women behind the counter hustle to fill every buyer’s order in a well timed method, of which they nearly all the time succeed.
Offering quite a lot of dietary teas and different goodies, they’re a one-stop-shop for all of Houlka’s nutritious snacking wants.
“We present dietary teas and meal substitute shakes,” stated proprietor Hannah Gregory. “There are totally different teas, now we have specialty teas, beauties and loadeds. The loadeds have power and caffeine to spice up you up in the course of the day. The beauties have additional collagen and different nutritional vitamins, after which the specialties have protein and the sweetness and the power and stuff as nicely. So, it’s principally dietary dietary supplements that can assist you all through your day.”
She determined to enter this enterprise when she noticed the success her sister was seeing along with her vitamin store in one other city.
“My sister acquired into it first, and simply seeing how a lot it thrived and the way a lot individuals liked it and the outreach she was in a position to do there, it simply impressed me to do it myself.”
While her enterprise is a brand new one, she hopes to ingrain herself into the group and develop into part of Houlka.
“However we may help the group, in any method doable, we are going to. We are concerned with the native church buildings and issues like that as nicely.”
Since opening her doorways on Saturday, June 19, she has seen an excellent quantity of site visitors.
She has met many shoppers, and she or he greets every like they’re her circle of relatives.
“Everybody has been very, very good and welcoming, and so grateful we’re right here, and we’re simply as grateful to be right here. But to have such a heat welcome has been very good.”
Her household hails from the realm, so stepping in was like a homecoming for Gregory.
“My household’s from right here. I grew up in Okolona. My dad’s household is from Van Vleet, he grew up in Houston, so we’ve been right here my entire life, and so it’s been good to get entangled once more and be round people who I’ve identified my entire life.”
She employs highschool college students and up to date graduates to work in her store, offering that stepping stone into the working world for a lot of of them, which is simply one other method she offers again to the group.
Her hopes are to develop the model and assist cement vitamin in Houlka’s each day routine.