Wherever you may be on your wellness journey – and however it may look for you – we’re here to support, untangle, uplift, and help guide your goals in a safe, beautiful, non-judgemental environment that puts people and planet first.
We’re proud to offer Nova Scotia’s largest, most meticulously curated selection of Natural Health and Wellness and Environmentally friendly products, we’re here for you on your journey to bettering your own health and the health of our planet. Whether you’re visiting us in store, or shopping online, we’re confident you’ll find what you need here – and it’s all in one place for you.We set our bar high, rigorously evaluating all the products available in our market for alignment with our values, so you can shop clean, worry-free – Always.
We are raising the bar by offering over 150 Certified Organic bulk items; Nova Scotia’s largest all-organic bulk food station!
You heard right, our entire produce department is Organic and sourced locally where possible, which we think is a big deal.
We have an exceptional variety of high quality, natural health supplements at great prices.
The skin is the body’s largest organ and deserves to be protected, so we say pass on the chemicals and pass on the toxins.
Go green for the health of you, your family and our environment with our large selection of natural, eco-friendly household products.
4 Easy Steps to Shopping Zero Waste
Bring your own clean container or reusable bag.
Weigh your empty container so you only pay for the weight.
Fill with however much product you desire.
Weigh and pay for your products.
“Wellness is a lifestyle guided by each choice you make”
Louise is our Wellness Market Manager. She brings 15 years of experience and infuses it into the atmosphere and community at Luminate. If you step into our Market full of questions and in need of guidance, you’re hands-down Louise’s favourite kind of customer to serve – she loves sharing product knowledge to help people find exactly what they need. Louise is energized by leading our Market team, spending time with her family, moving her body, and continually expanding her knowledge base.
“Wellness means so much more than fitness or health status. It’s a deeper feeling of peace, contentment, and satisfaction within that each individual determines for themselves.”
Ashley is a Wellness Advisor with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Human Nutrition and certification as a Nutritional Practitioner. She’s fascinated by the intersection of nutrition and nutritional supplements – but you’ll also find her hanging out with the crystals, jewellery, and self-care items! Ashley’s positive presence at Luminate helps inspire holistic wellness for all, and she’s a huge fan of our diverse offerings. With a particular interest in women’s hormonal health, nutrition and digestion, and emotional well-being, Ashley finds her role in our Wellness Market incredibly rewarding as she’s able to guide and uplift other women. In her spare time, Ashley enjoys being in nature, yoga, hiking with her dog (Lucy!), and surrounding herself with family and friends to share meals together.
“Wellness is balanced energy.”
Myndi (or Myn) is a Wellness Advisor, known admirably by her colleagues as both a Purple Produce Princess and a Pain-Body Hostage Negotiator. Having worked in the Wellness industry since 2014, Myndi prides herself in being a whole-foods and holistic health fanatic, grocery & produce expert, reiki practitioner, and thriving vegan. Myndi loves working with Luminate because she gets to share knowledge about food and supplements with curious customers in a team as equally as passionate as she is. She also gets pretty enthusiastic about stocking the apricots – and we love her for it!
“Wellness is a feeling of overall good health encompassing body, mind, and soul.”
Hannah is a Wellness Advisor and Team Lead who lives for the upbeat, collaborative environment at Luminate. She loves helping first-timers eager to explore and learn about all we have to offer! With her personal interest in skincare and beauty-related supplements, like collagens, her favourite part of the Luminate Market is the Health & Beauty section. Need a skincare routine recommendation? Hannah’s happy to share her abundance of knowledge!
“Wellness is a combination of mental and physical factors that combine toward people living their best lives – however that may look for each person.”
Brittany is a Wellness Advisor with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Human Nutrition. She loves meeting energetic customers who are eager to learn about everything Luminate has to offer. Her favourite part of the day is spending energy with Market guests and getting to hear her coworkers do the same. Outside of Luminate, you’ll find Brittany with her friends and family enjoying the great outdoors. Fun fact: Brittany once worked for YTV’s Kid Food Nation!
“Wellness is balance, nourishment, and personal growth in all areas of life.”
Nichole is a Wellness Advisor, a holistic nutritional consultant, and a reiki practitioner – and is currently studying Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. She describes her environment at Luminate as a community – one that’s vibrant, kind, and where she’s grateful for the opportunity to help others create their own health and happiness. She values each and every customer she encounters, firmly believing that there’s potential for meaningful connection in everyone you meet. When Nichole isn’t helping others explore their best lives, she immerses herself in art, music, yoga, and the great outdoors.
“Wellness is the culmination of positive physical and emotional experiences, generating happiness and fulfillment, that we share with ourselves and others.”
Julia is a Wellness Advisor with a passion for volunteering, environmentalism, and peer mentorship. She loves helping new customers land on exactly what they need and the feeling of making a person’s day better simply by having a genuine conversation with them. She’s grateful for the community of friendship and encouragement she’s found within her team at Luminate and for the opportunity to help customers on their personal wellness journeys. She’s got a keen eye on the candles and shower steamers, and she’s eager to show you around! Outside the Market, Julia finds peace in music and solitude and energizes herself with the company of her friends and family.
“Wellness is feeling good about yourself and caring for others.”
Kaitlyn is a Wellness Advisor. A university student, she absolutely loves getting to know customers for who they are, and showing them that she genuinely cares about their individual needs. You’ll often find Kaitlyn hanging out with the skincare and candles, but she’s eager to help everyone who steps foot into the Market find exactly what they’re searching for! She’s energized by planning her day as soon as she wakes up, and sees Luminate as her happy place where she can work within a collaborative team of like-minded people who care for our customers just as much as she does. In her spare time, Kaitlyn enjoys taking care of children, being outdoors, walking, swimming, and watching movies.
Sarah works in Inventory Control. She loves being surrounded by her team of coworkers at Luminate and exploring all of the unique products we bring in – especially our vegan and vegetarian options! Sarah enjoys spending her free time doing anything that gets her body moving, like running, hiking with her Australian Shepherd (Bella), biking, golfing, snowboarding, playing sports, or getting in a good workout.
Our Bedford location is conveniently located just off of the 102 in the Larry Uteck area, on Starboard drive.
486 STARBOARD DRIVE BEDFORD,NOVA SCOTIA, B3M 0N6