Our Story

Erewhon is more than a store, we are a community of people who are united in our love for pure products that protect the health of people and our planet.

At Erewhon, we believe that nutrition is the key to a radiant lifestyle. Through our markets, we endeavor to provide exceptional products that inspire good decision-making and healthier communities.

2021

Erewhon officially becomes a Certified B Corp!

2020

Erewhon opens its sixth location, and first on the East Side, in Silver Lake!

2018

Erewhon celebrates their 50 year anniversary with the opening of the Santa Monica location! The beautiful standalone build received an Award of Excellence from the Los Angeles Business Council Architectural Awards.

2016

Erewhon opens its first store on the Westside, in the heart of Venice!

2011

The start of what Erewhon is today. Tony and Josephine Antoci purchase Erewhon's only location on Beverly Boulevard and begin to transform the business.

1969

Aveline Kushi moves to Los Angeles and Erewhon West opens in Los Angeles at 8001 Beverly Blvd. The Kushis build Erewhon upon a core idea that still animates everything that we do today: If we fill our bodies with the very best that Earth has to offer, we can become our best selves.

1966

Inspired by the Macrobiotic Creed, Erewhon founders Michio and Aveline Kushi charter the natural foods scene by selling macrobiotic and organic foods out of a 10’ x 20’ stall below street-level in Boston. Erewhon is the first store of its kind in America and it soon serves as a model for many other similar natural food stores across the nation.