Sally and Miranda
Name of Your Business:
Holistic Health Store
What does your business offer?
We are a plant-based health food store and naturopathic clinic, offering a unique combination of qualified naturopathic advice, quality food products and herbal and nutritional remedy’s. As degree qualified naturopaths we make bespoke creams, serums and herbal tinctures for our patients and customers. We also offer 1 on 1 naturopathic consultations.
When did you open your business in Sandy Village?
Our site has been a health food store for over 20 years and we took over in February 2020
Why did you choose Sandy Village to run your business?
We are both bayside locals who love the community atmosphere of Sandy Village.
Why did you start your business?
To offer qualified health advice in an approachable setting. We wanted to return to the days of accessible natural healthcare and make available traditional herbal medicines where customers can utilise the powerful benefit of plants remedies that have been used for generations.
What’s your proudest moment in business?
Reaching our first birthday was an amazing milestone given our first 12 months of trading were throughout a global pandemic and local stage 4 lockdowns.
What’s something your business offers that people may not know about?
Holistic Health Store is 100% plant-based.
What’s a typical day at Holistic Health Store like?
Usually we are busy with shop customers and consultations across the day, although we always enjoy chats with our local community when they call in.
Interesting facts about your business or yourself:
We meet at university and our vision for our store evolved from the many hours of study, car pooling to university and the shared interest in plant-based living.
What’s your favourite sport/team?
Sally is a Essendon supporter, Miranda is an All Blacks supporter!
What are your hobbies outside of work?
Sally enjoys being creative, spending time with her husband and two dogs, Coco and Billy. Miranda likes to spend time with her husband, 3 daughters, rescue dog and guinea pig!
What’s your favourite hangout in Sandy Village?
You might see us enjoying a chai at one of the many cafe or shopping at our local boutiques.
Best thing about Sandy Village aside from your business?
The thing we enjoy most about Sandy Village is being a part of creative and artistic community in this stunning location.
Where can you find Holistic Health Store?
71 Station Street, Sandringham VIC 3191
Tel: (03) 9598 2663