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Strawberry Fields met with loyal customers upon reopening

A large selection of organic produce offered at Strawberry Fields natural food market in Urbana that reopened under new ownership on Thursday, July 9.

By Mariah Schaefer

July 9, 2015

Strawberry Fields reopened its doors Thursday under new management after closing in December.Saib Rasheed, store manager, was there along with Strawberry Fields employees to greet customers.They did not have to wait long for someone to enter the store; Phyllis Williams of Urbana arrived shortly after 7...

A new harvest for Strawberry Fields

Mohammad Al-Heeti, owner of World Harvest International and Gourmet Foods, stands in front of Strawberry Fields as its new owner.

By Lillian Barkley

January 28, 2015

Champaign-Urbana lost a community staple on Dec. 14, when health food store Strawberry Fields closed after 40 years of business. But, much like strawberry harvesting season itself, a new Strawberry Fields will be growing in its place around late April.  Mohammad Al-Heeti, owner of World Harvest Internatio...

Strawberry Fields quells rumors of closure

By Christine Olivo

July 21, 2014

Rumors of Strawberry Fields closing can be put to rest, according to the Natural Food Market’s employees. However, there still may be big changes for the store in the future. According to Philipp Fraund, category manager of health and body care, Strawberry Fields has been put up for sale and could ...