Jo Anne’s Place Essentials

New Value Price Items At Jo Anne’s Place Health Foods

After over 45 years in business, we know that selecting the right products to support your family’s health can be challenging, and given the vast amount of product selections can be very time consuming. So, at Jo Anne’s Place, we hand-picked a list of twenty-three “essential” products to help foster a healthy household. 


These products are the “tried and true” products from across our store departments. Generally, they are our best sellers based on their perfect price point, commitment to product quality and sustainability.


You will see these products identified with a unique logo throughout the store to make shopping selections quick and easy. Start building your Jo Anne’s Place Essentials shopping list today!

Jo Anne’s Place Health Foods

Certified Organic Large Oat Flakes


One of our original bulk products, these large oat flakes are a staple for any household! Organic is important to Jo Anne’s Place because we care about your health, and the health of our earth.

Jo Anne’s Place Health Foods

Private Label Lavender Essential Oil

30ml – $17.99

Lavender is truly one of the must-have essential oils because of it’s many uses. Lavender essential oil promotes relaxation and can help with fungal infections, anxiety, depression, insomnia, menstrual cramps, eczema & more.

Jo Anne’s Place knows that not all essential oils are created equal, and that’s why we choose to work with Alypsis, a trusted Peterborough-based formulator, to create Jo Anne’s Place Essential Oils. Our new line of essential oils is certified organic and contains no fillers or additives.

Discover more of our private label essentials oils and supplements here.

Routine Cream

Superstar Deodorant with Magnesium & Charcoal

58g Jar – $30.49

There are many reasons why Jo Anne’s Place loves Routine. Here are a few…

  • Highly effective
  • Ethically crafted using glass jars
  • Created by sisters Neige and Pippa
  • Manufactured in Calgary, Canada.
  • Contains only clean, wholesome ingredients (no nasty aluminum zirconium, aluminum chlorohydrate, parabens, triclosan, or propylene glycol)
  • Never tested on animals

Routine is applied with your clean fingers (or a tiny, clean spoon if you’d prefer). This alternative application method eliminates the possibility for the bacteria from your armpits to contaminate the product.


Original Herbamare

250g – $5.79

This herbed sea salt replaces dreary, conventional table salt. Can be used as a condiment to perk up recipes or at every meal to season food the healthy way. Trim the salt, turn up the taste!

Prepared with 1/3 less salt than table salt, infused with fresh organic herbs and vegetables.

  • Unique – sea salt containing herbs, vegetables and spices.
  • Free from artificial flavours.
  • No MSG, gluten, sugar, lactose, milk protein, additives or preservatives.

Bio-strath Elixir

500ml – $47.99

Biostrath is one of Jo Anne’s absolute favourite supplements. It helps promote well-being by decreasing fatigue and supporting the body during periods of physical and mental stress. Biostrath is created using a unique process and a special variety of yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) cultivated from herbs which makes it a vegetarian food supplement! 

Margo Hudson, Owner of Jo Anne’s Place, uses Biostrath as her go-to supplement for energy, immunity support and general well-being.

“Biostrath has stood the test of time as a quality & highly absorbable source of Vitamin B’s, C, trace minerals and amino acids. Biostrath was a go-to supplement for my mom, Jo Anne, and is now a go-to supplement for me and my kids! We love to see companies share in our vision of inspiring wellness on purpose, now and for future generations.” 

– Margo Hudson

Omega Alpha Pet

Health Products

Omega Alpha Canada manufactures supplements based on proven scientific research and testing. They produce quality nutraceuticals for humans and pets!

Probiotic 8

150g – $19.99

Did you know that your pet is prone to similar digestive upsets just as you are? Food intolerances, allergies, illness, poor quality commercial pet foods and more can all contribute to maldigestion, gas and bloating. Use Probiotic 8 Plus™ daily to ensure your pet’s digestion is at peak performance.

Wild Salmon Oil

500ml – $33.39

Great for dogs and cats, this Wild Salmon Oil is purified by molecular distillation and utilizes a high-tech process to remove most of the harmful toxins. It is also formulated with mixed tocopherols (vitamin E) containing both D-Alpha tocopherol and gamma tocopherol.

Green Beaver

Frosty Mint Toothpaste

75ml – $6.29

Green Beaver toothpaste is made in Canada, vegan, not tested on animals, biodegradable, GMO free and gluten free! This toothpaste also contains natural ingredients such as Vitamin C and calcium which help to keep teeth strong and GMO-free coconut and fruit extract to add freshness and flavour.

Green Beaver’s toothpaste will have you looking forward to brushing your teeth every day!

Carina Organics

Unscented Face Wash

250ml – $18.29

Unscented Shampoo

360ml – $13.29

Unscented Conditioner

360ml – $13.29

Carina Organics’ aim is to provide the cleanest possible products for your body. This means 100% natural products, full of medicinal organics and completely free of cortisone, steroids, DEA (diethanolamine), sulfates, salt (sodium chloride), propylene glycol, aluminum, synthetic fragrances, and dyes.

Since Carina’s inception in 1972, replacing chemical and synthetic ingredients with natural and organic plant extracts, essences, and oils has been central to their focus and philosophy. Organic ingredients such as sustainable palm kernel extract and coconut provide their shampoo products with mild, yet effective, cleansing properties and the foam produced is rich and creamy.

With a distinct focus on holistic remedies, purity, craft, and quality, all Carina products are manufactured by hand on the North Shore of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Platinum Naturals

45+ Men’s Super Easy Multivitamin

120 soft gels – $99.99

45+ Women’s Super Easy Multivitamin

120 soft gels – $99.99

Age is just a number. Good nutrition plays an important role in feeling your best every day, as your ability to absorb nutrients may decrease over time. Super Easymulti 45+ is a complete 10 in 1 anti-aging solution formulated to help fight the effects of aging.

We love that Platinum Naturals products have superior nutrient absorption; you can feel the improved absorption of the nutrients from their products. For example, whether you’re looking to increase your energy, improve bone density, find relief from a cold, Superior Nutrient Absorption makes sure you are getting what you need out of your supplement.

After all, you are what you absorb.


Fragrance-free Laundry Detergent

4.43L – $19.99

Lemon Refill Dish Detergent

4.43L – $20.99

Orange / Cantaloup Refill Hand Soap

2L – $19.99

Biovert’s cleaning products and housekeeping items such as dishwashing and laundry products, hand soaps and garbage bags are all fully biodegradable.

Biovert’s philosophy is based on the recognized principles of sustainable development, in order to offer families clean products respectful of nature, socially responsible and whose composition contains no damaging ingredients. In this context, Biovert is committed to continually improving the environmental value of its cleaning products, without ever compromising their effectiveness. With Biovert, you no longer have to worry about what might be hiding in your soap! 

Natural Factors

Unflavoured Total Body Collagen

500g – $49.99

Curcumin Rich Theracurcumin

30mg, 120 v-caps$45.79

Vitamin D

1,000IU, 500 soft gels – $21.79

Today, Natural Factors is one of the largest manufacturers of nutraceutical products in North America. Founded in the 1950s, they’ve always been fully committed to making products right.

In the alluvial valley between Otter Lake and Swan Lake, just south of the city of Armstrong, BC, lies a very special tract of land – Factors Farms. This exquisite certified-organic farmland gives Natural Factors complete control over securing the best, quality raw materials possible.

At Jo Anne’s Place we are pleased to offer many Natural Factor’s supplements and have chosen these three products to feature as Jo Anne’s Place Essentials.


Organic Medium Cheddar Cheese with raw milk

325g – $11.69

 L’Ancêtre is one of the first organic cheeses and butters producers in Canada! Since 1992,  L’Ancêtre Cheese Factory has proudly displayed the Québec Vrai and Biologique Canada/Canada Organic certification labels. These labels guarantee that their Canadian butters and cheeses are all organic.

These products, which are free of chemical residues, promote your well-being and the well-being of farm workers, animals and the environment.

Prairie Naturals

Prairie Naturals is a privately owned, family business headquartered near Vancouver, BC, Canada. Prairie Naturals makes products designed to help you “Live the Healthy Life”.


60 v-caps – $28.99

Prairie Naturals Enzyme-Force with FibraZyme™ is a full-spectrum digestive enzyme blend for the optimal digestion of proteins, carbohydrates, fats and fibre. Enzyme-Force does more than treat the symptoms; it helps to correct one of the underlying causes of indigestion – poor enzyme activity! 

These plant-based enzymes help support and maintain a healthy digestive system by breaking down all the food groups more thoroughly.

A full-spectrum vegetarian, plant-based enzyme blend in V-Caps! 100% Vegan. Tested gluten-free. Contains no soy, dairy, eggs, gluten, flavours, colours, preservatives, sweeteners and GMO ingredients.

Vitamin D3 in Organic Olive Oil

1000IU, 15ml – $15.79

As a fat-soluble vitamin, Vitamin D3 is best absorbed in a natural food oil base. Prairie Naturals has selected the finest organic and virgin cold-pressed olive oil as the oil base in their newest Vitamin D3 Drops supplement. 

Since Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) is more potent and readily utilized by the body, it is the preferred form recommended by nutritional researchers and physicians. This new, easy-to-use dosage form in drops is also ideal for topical (applied to skin) application. Topical use of Vitamin D oil is recommended for a variety of skin conditions including psoriasis and aging skin due to overexposure to sunlight.


Yorkshire Valley Farms

Unseasoned Boneless Chicken Breast

1kg – $28.49

Yorkshire Valley Farms is committed to bringing you a range of poultry products that are both good for you and kind to the environment.

Yorkshire’s animals are raised on family-run farms following the highest organic standards. Their birds enjoy a wholesome diet of a proprietary mix of non-GMO, pesticide and herbicide free grains, with no animal by-products added.

The animals are not treated with antibiotics or hormones. Yorkshire farms offer modern barns with natural light and ventilation, where the birds live in lower density flocks, giving them more room to move about and express natural behaviours.

There is also seasonal access to outdoor pasture land that is organically managed. Processing is done to exacting standards in a federally certified facility. And many components of their packaging can be recycled!

Naka Vitamins

Platinum Magnesium Bisglycinate

200mg, 150 v-caps – $24.99

Shelf-stable NutriBiotic with L’Glutamine

60 caps – $35.69

Summit Bio Pure Omega-3

500ml – $35.99

Naka Herbs & Vitamins Ltd. is a leading Canadian manufacturer and distributor of premium quality herbal products for the health food market. Founded in 1991, Naka’s success has been built upon introducing innovative supplements in liquid or easy-to-swallow capsule forms, designed to meet the better health needs of consumers worldwide. Naka’s formulas are developed to provide consumers with the best supplements they can offer.

Local Organic Beef

McCarrell Farms

Certified Grass-fed Organic Ground Beef
$10.29 per pound

McCarrell Farms have been certified organic with Pro-Cert since 1999. Their grass-fed cattle are rotationally grazed through the fields May through to December. They are fed dry and fermented hay during the winter months, no grain. Being a completely closed herd, all animals are born, raised and fed on the farm which allows for 100% traceability. Rotational grazing of cattle is a Regenerative farming practice which sequesters atmospheric carbon from the air into the soil. McCarrell Farms is located in Stirling, Ontario!

Merrylynd Organics

Certified Organic Ground Beef
$10.29 per pound

Merrylynd Farm beef is traditionally raised according to certified organic practices and standards, which ensures no pesticide, antibiotic, hormone or GMO are used. They practice humane methods with regulated access to open green pastures and their livestock is only supplemented with feed from their farm’s hay production during the winter months. The entire farm is certified organic by Ecocert Canada. Located just half an hour outside of Peterborough in Douro-Dummer, Merrylynd Organics is as local as it gets!

Pure Lab Vitamins

Slow Release Bioactive B’s

120 caps – $48.79

Pure Lab Vitamins is an Ottawa-based natural health company owned by Roger Biddle and Cyrus Kuhzarani, a leading compounding pharmacist, known for his patient-championing support of natural health!

Balanced B-Vitamins in their active form help metabolize carbohydrates, proteins and fats for energy, tissue support and red blood cell formation. Did you know that diet does not always provide the required daily allowances of vitamin Bs? Some individuals may even lack the ability to convert and absorb specific B compounds.

With that in mind, Pure Lab has created a unique, slow-release formula that comprises the key B-nutrients in their bioavailable, co-enzyme form. Pure Lab’s slow-release formula ensures that more B Vitamins are in circulation for when the body requires them.

Find these products at all 3 Jo Anne’s Place location! Visit us today (see our hours) or make an order for curbside pickup!