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Homestead Creamery

All the milk at Homestead Creamery comes from two local farms, both in their third and fourth generations of family ownership.  The milk is free of all hormones and antibiotics, and because the milk is sold in recycled glass bottles it tastes fresher longer and is more environmentally friendly.
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Happy Thanksgiving!

Here's wishing you and your loved ones a happy and healthy Thanksgiving!

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Thanksgiving Leftovers

I think one of the best things about hosting the Thanksgiving feast is having days of leftovers! Of course, I like leftovers; some people don’t. The trick can be taking the leftover ingredients and turning them into a new dish. In this podcast, we talk with nutritionist and natural foods chef Alana Sugar about using up all of that valuable food in new and interesting ways.

Marine Botanicals: Algae in our Lives

null For those who enjoy the unexpected and esoteric sides of life, I have a souvenir for you to share with those you love to amuse. Algae. From green to red, slimy to coarse, and microscopic to enormous. Just mention the topic of algae, and many people think of the unsightly green film in swimming pools and fish tanks…or their eyes glaze over. Add to your unpredictability the story of potentially the most humble, unpretentious organisms on Earth.

Feed 100 Bag Helps Rwandan School Children

Natural Fragrances: Profile of a Master

Delving further into research on natural fragrances, I had the pleasure recently to connect with Jack Chaitman, an expert on plant distillation who has been extracting premium essential oils for over 25 years.
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What We're Reading...

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The Whole Deal™ on Thanksgiving

Yes, I couldn't resist posting a Whole Deal tips post featuring Thanksgiving tips.  As you can see from our chosen tips below, we've got some creative customers out there!  From using whole turkeys year-round to spreading out

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Thanksgiving Veggies

A Greener Beaujolais Nouveau - In Stores Tomorrow

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Whole Trade and Theo Chocolate

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Entertaining with Soft-Ripened Cheese

Holiday Entertaining Guide

Welcome to the Holidays at Whole Foods Market!  We've put together this little video guide to help you plan your holiday party or gathering.  It highlights some of our favorite holiday tips including easy and elegant decor and how to pair our Top Ten Wines with the right cheese.
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Coconut Marshmallow Spiced Sweet Potatoes

Sweets from South America

I want to give a quick run down on the other nifty products in the TerrAmazon line. As I mentioned, there are quite a few products that involve cacao due to its ubiquitous nature in South America.

Tweet of the Day is Back!

null You may remember back in summer when we first started up on Twitter and chose our favorite Tweet of the Day until the end of August. Well, Tweet of the Day is back - starting on Monday November 17th 2008 (coincidentally, also my birthday!).
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What We're Reading...

This week, we've got a spring in our step and a silly grin on our face - could it be love? Perhaps, perhaps... but seriously, folks - we're just elated with the positive feedback we've gotten this week! You like us, you really like us!
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The Whole Deal™ on Efficient Shopping

I'm one of those people who can wander a grocery store for hours, weaving in and out of the aisles, often times doubling back just because.  However, this means that sometimes wonderful and unintended purchases end up in my gr

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Jaindl Farms

Value for Thanksgiving Dinner

Top 10 Holiday Wines

Steve Taron is a Wine Specialist in our Glendale, California store.

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Loving Root Vegetables

When the weather starts to cool off, my body and soul begin to crave root vegetables in almost every meal in as many different combinations imaginable.
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The Whole Planet in Pictures

Halloween in the Costa Rican Rainforest!

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Honey and Rosemary Brined Turkey with Herb Riesling Gravy

The Farm at Red Hill

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What We're Reading...

Food and its obvious necessity to sustaining life has been a particularly hot issue this year with increased concerns about rising costs, safety and quality.  This week, we'd like to share with you two interesting projects that unveil aspects of the current state of food in the United States.  Let us know what you think!

Food Fight! Documentary

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Alaffia Cooperative in Togo

This post comes to us from Olowo-n’djo Tchala, Founder of Alaffia Sustainable Skin Care. Olowo-n’djo grew up in poverty in Togo, Africa, and has dedicated his life to empowering communities in Africa. Here, Olowo-n’djo writes about his most recent trip to Togo.
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The Whole Deal™ on Eating In

One of the great pleasures in life is enjoying a memorable meal with your loved ones. Restaurants eliminate the work that goes into preparing a great meal - but at a price.

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Peak Pick: Pears

Fall Salads – Pairing Pears and Nuts
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Buzzn Bee Farm

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Quartet of Butternut Squash Soups