A Business of Well-being

Well-being or health is a tangible means to happiness. We believe that if you can accomplish just one aspect of healthy living for yourself or the world around you then you’re already making steps towards a better and happier place. Happy + Hale is committed to ensuring our customers, employees, and partners have access to these steps, because we are in the business of well-being.

We make that possible by producing healthy fuel that nourishes the body, fulfills the soul, empowers the community and balances the planet. What is Healthy Fuel you ask? Healthy Fuel is freshly made juice, it’s yoga in the park, it’s hearty protein bowls, it’s supporting community gardens, it’s composting the majority of your waste, it’s everything you need to get yourself to healthy and happy.


Our Initiatives



We work closely with Compost Now to cut our store waste down to a minimum.


Urban Farming

Lester Clay leads the mission in his community to eat healthy + create jobs.


Sunrise, sunset, and everything in between.  Yoga is our community connector.


Our Story


Matt Whitley and Tyler Helikson met at NC State University. They lost touch after school, but following a few random, yet serendipitous meetings, they reconnected — and saw an opportunity to improve the world, starting on a corner in downtown Raleigh.

With a tricycle, an electric golf cart, and a website made overnight, they set out to provide a fast, healthy dining option — and Happy+Hale was born.

Today, they're the proud proprietors of a flagship retail shop in the heart of Raleigh, where it all began, and now on Ninth Street in Durham, Main Street in Greenville, SC, and North Hills in Raleigh.


Meet Our Leaders