LAKEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. ( NGVC) today announced that the Company will release its first quarter fiscal year 2013 financial results after the market close on Thursday, January 31, 2013. Following the release via the wire services, the Company will host a conference call with financial analysts and investors from 2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Mountain Time (4:30 – 5:00 p.m. Eastern). To participate, dial US: 1-800-860-2442; Canada: 1-866-605-3852 or Int'l: 1-412-858-4600. The conference ID is "Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage." Please dial in at least five minutes before the start of the conference call. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121115/LA13448LOGO) Investors and other parties may listen to the webcast of the conference call by logging on via the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at http://investors.naturalgrocers.com/index.php or directly at http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=91689. An audio recording of the call will be archived for a minimum of 30 days on the Company's website at http://investors.naturalgrocers.com/index.php. About Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE: NGVC) is a rapidly expanding specialty retailer of natural and organic groceries and dietary supplements whose products must meet strict quality guidelines. Grocery products may not contain artificial colors, flavors, preservatives, sweeteners, or partially hydrogenated or hydrogenated oils. Natural Grocers' flexible small-store format allows it to offer affordable prices in a shopper-friendly retail environment. The company provides extensive free science-based nutrition education programs to help customers make informed health and nutrition choices. The company, founded in 1955, has over 60 stores in 12 states. Visit www.NaturalGrocers.com for more information and store locations. Follow Natural Grocers on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/NaturalGrocers. Follow Natural Grocers on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/NaturalGrocers. Forward Looking Statements The following constitutes a "safe harbor" statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Except for the historical information contained herein, statements in this release are "forward-looking statements" and are based on current expectations and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those described in the forward looking statements because of factors such as our industry, business strategy, goals and expectations concerning our market position, the economy, future operations, margins, profitability, capital expenditures, liquidity and capital resources and other financial and operating information.