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A sign marks the location of Sage Mountain Natural Foods along Highway 2 on the east end of Leavenworth.

LEAVENWORTH — Danielle Gibbs’ formal college education didn’t lead directly to her becoming owner and operator of Sage Mountain Natural Foods in 2018.

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Danielle Gibbs

Sage Mountain Natural Foods owner

“I have a degree in philosophy,” she said, “which prepares you for doing pretty much nothing — or anything.”

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Sage Mountain Natural Foods employee Anna O'Neill stocks shelves at the store on June 15. O'Neill has worked at the store for about three years.

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Tina Polzin has her daughter Avery Hannon, 3, Wenatchee, try some soup at Sage Mountain Natural Foods in Leavenworth June 15. The store, which moved to its larger location in mid-2021, now offers a deli and outdoor seating.

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Sage Mountain Natural Foods deli manager Steven Pfeiffer, left, talks to customer Shane Harris of Leavenworth June 15.

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The produce section of Sage Mountain Natural Foods is a colorful array of healthy vegetables and fruits.

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