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December 3, 2013
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While you’re still basking in the turkey afterglow, let us help you plan your next feast!

Read on to find out how you can enter to win a $250 Whole Foods Market gift card to make your holiday celebration more joyful and less stressful. UPDATE: Thank you to everyone that entered. Congrats to our winners: Winnie, Jennifer, Shannon, JK and Rosie!

December 1, 2013
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Read on for a chance to win a CD set of Putumayo’s best-selling Christmas collection, available in most Whole Foods Market Stores. Dan Storper is the CEO and founder of Putumayo World Music. UPDATE: Thank you to everyone that entered. Congrats to our randomly chosen winner, Jeffrey!

November 1, 2013
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You’ve waited all year for this meal! That’s why we want to help you stress less and enjoy more of the best.

Read on to find out how you can enter to win a $250 Whole Foods Market gift card to make your Thanksgiving less stressful. UPDATE: Thank you to everyone that participated. Congratulations to our randomly chosen winners: Sue, Wendy T., Alice, Michael S., and Phyllis!

October 20, 2013
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Read on for a chance to win a CD set of Putumayo’s best-selling Latin collection, available in most Whole Foods Market Stores. Dan Storper is the CEO and founder of Putumayo World Music. UPDATE: Thanks to everyone that participated! Congrats to our randomly chosen winner, Jorge!

October 15, 2013
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365 Everyday Value logoWe’re always excited about opening a new store, but the store opening in Port Chester, New York on October 22nd is extra special. Why? Because it’s our 365th store!

August 12, 2013
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My family’s incredible summer (beach days and theme parks and road trips, oh my!) often didn’t translate to very wholesome meals (take-out and eating out and desserts, oh no!). Now that we’re getting back to our routine, balancing healthy choices, busy schedules and the kids’ taste preferences would seem like an impossible feat if it wasn’t for tiny victories. 

July 15, 2013
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Hungry for a foodie vacation? Looking for weekly inbox inspiration?

Right now, when you sign up for our email newsletters, you’ll be automatically entered to win an all-inclusive foodie trip for two to the Ticino region of Switzerland from Whole Journeys, our new travel company, and Switzerland Tourism.

Sign up now to enter.

 

June 30, 2013
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The leafy green + veggies + dressing combo is just the tip of the iceberg. So make every salad a super salad with just a little something awesome.
June 25, 2013
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These ruby jewels are at their peak of deliciousness, and Whole Foods Market® is celebrating with our 4th annual Cherry Fest. We’re giving away five pounds of hand-picked cherries each to five randomly selected winners who share what they would do with that many cherries.
April 28, 2013
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AlaffiaOlowo-n’djo Tchala is the Founder and Director of Alaffia. Alaffia is a US-based company that makes body care products using shea butter sourced from West Africa.

April 25, 2013
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Dedicated to deliciousness for all, So Delicious has spent the last 25 years making creamy, non-dairy creations everyone can enjoy, including coconut milk, soymilk and almondmilk frozen desserts, cultured products and beverages. Here’s their story.
April 24, 2013
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Vintage FranceRead on for a chance to win a CD set of Putumayo’s best-selling French collection, available in most Whole Foods Market Stores. Dan Storper is the CEO and founder of Putumayo World Music. UPDATE: Thanks to everyone that entered.

April 17, 2013
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Want to learn about responsibly grown bananas, visit with students who are working for a sustainable future and enjoy glorious Costa Rica? Enter for a chance to win!
March 29, 2013
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KailuaWith over 340 stores (and counting!), we’ve got a lot of hidden gems out there. Get the story behind the store in this final post in this eight-store series. Read through them all, maybe your store was featured!

March 28, 2013
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With more than 340 stores (and counting!), we’ve got a lot of hidden gems out there. Get the story behind the store in this series. Maybe your store will be featured next!

March 27, 2013
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With over 340 stores (and counting!), we’ve got a lot of hidden gems out there. Get the story behind the store in this eight-store series. Maybe your local store will be featured next!

Read on to find out how you could win a $50 gift card to Whole Foods Market®. UPDATE: Thanks to everyone that entered. Congratulations to our randomly chosen winner, Belinda A.!

March 26, 2013
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With over 340 stores (and counting!), we’ve got a lot of hidden gems out there. Get the story behind the store in this eight-store series. Maybe your store will be featured next!

Read on to find out how you could win a $50 gift card to Whole Foods Market®. UPDATE: Thanks to everyone that entered. Congrats to our randomly chosen winner, Ken!

March 25, 2013
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With over 340 stores (and counting!), we’ve got a lot of hidden gems out there. Get the story behind the store in this eight-store series. Maybe your local store will be featured next!

Read on to find out how you could win a $50 gift card to Whole Foods Market®. UPDATE: Thanks to everyone that entered. Congrats to our randomly chosen winner, Cimbria!

March 22, 2013
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Mill PlainWith over 340 stores (and counting!), we’ve got a lot of hidden gems out there. Get the story behind the store in this eight-store series. Maybe your store will be featured next!

March 21, 2013
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With over 340 stores (and counting!), we’ve got a lot of hidden gems out there. Get the story behind the store in this eight-store series. Maybe your local store will be featured next! (Read on to find out how you could win a $50 gift card to Whole Foods Market®. UPDATE: Thanks to everyone that entered. Congrats to our randomly chosen winner, Courtney F.!)

March 20, 2013
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With over 340 stores (and counting!), we’ve got a lot of hidden gems out there. Get the story behind the store in this series. Maybe your local store will be featured next! (Read on to find out how you could win a $50 gift card to Whole Foods Market®. UPDATE: Thanks to everyone that entered. Congrats to our randomly chosen winner, Stephen!)

February 27, 2013
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Our friends at Food52.com are holding a recipe contest! Read on for details.
February 27, 2013
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Prosperity CampaginWould you like to win a trip to Morocco?

February 25, 2013
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When I was pregnant with my second child, I craved hardboiled eggs. At first, I ate them plain or with a sprinkle of sea salt flakes. Then I used them as a sandwich filling at breakfast or lunch. Finally I started making deviled eggs for one…well, technically two. My experimentations with deviled egg recipes ranged from using dry mustard to capers to bacon to chives. As many deviled eggs as I ate from one trimester to the next, I never did get sick of them.

February 19, 2013
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Every month, we are pleased to add many new products to our shelves that have passed the testing and tasting and met our strict Quality Standards. (That means they’re free of hydrogenated fats and artificial preservatives, colors and flavors - wahoo!) And each month, we choose a dozen or so to call to your attention. Here are a handful of new products — or new varieties of old favorites — that we think you'll especially enjoy.

January 29, 2013
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They say the way to a lover’s heart is through the stomach, and while that looks unappetizing in print, we know it’s true. Would your sweetheart be by your side if you’d plunked down a frozen burrito on your first let’s-do-dinner-at-my-place? Didn't think so.

January 12, 2013
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Wallaby Organic Greek Yogurt is an extra rich, creamy yogurt made traditionally with no artificial anything. Comment on this blog post for a chance to win a case!
December 30, 2012
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Reap the health benefits of fish and the budget benefits of cooking at home with simple farm-raised salmon suppers. Fast enough for a weeknight and easy enough for a novice cook, these six recipes are…well, a great catch.
December 22, 2012
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Rip Esselstyn, a former firefighter and triathlete, changed the lives of his fellow firefighters with plant-based foods. Check out how he’s turning around convenience foods with options that are plant-based, nutrient-dense and minimally processed.
December 10, 2012
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At Whole Foods Market®, we love sharing good food and drink. Whether it’s peak-of-the-season fruit, a team member creation from our bakery, or a new grocery discovery, we love celebrating great flavors and products. But we don’t just want to tell you about it; we want you to enjoy it too, which is why we’re giving it away!  Read on to find out how you could win some free stuff. UPDATE: Thanks to everyone that entered. Congratulations to our randomly chosen winner, Lisa P. from North Carolina! 

December 8, 2012
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Most teachers have already amassed a sizeable collection of holiday coffee mugs.

November 30, 2012
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We’ve got a battle of epic flavor featuring two of our favorite seasonal superstars – Satsuma v Clementine – and we need your help to pick the season’s champion.
November 29, 2012
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“As long as there are mashed potatoes, I’ll be happy,” said a guest joining us for our Thanksgiving meal.

November 26, 2012
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Erewhon Supergrains Buckwheat and Hemp Cereal is a delicious, nutrient-dense breakfast staple that you’ll love.
November 12, 2012
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Want to win a case of Imagine Organic Broth? Tell us about your favorite use for chicken broth in the comments on this blog post and we’ll pick one lucky random winner!
November 3, 2012
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Learn about the latest release from Putumayo, designed to take you through the movements of yoga, and enter for a chance to win a CD set.
October 31, 2012
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TurkeyTHIS 2012 CONTEST IS CLOSED: Thank you to everyone that entered! Congratulations to our winners, Christine R., Jessica M., Mary Kay K., Melissa B., and Linda S.

October 30, 2012
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Crazy Sexy KitchenChad Sarno is R&D Chef and Culinary Educator for Whole Foods Market®’s Health Starts Here program.

October 29, 2012
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Want to win a case of Cucina Antica Tuscany Pumpkin Pasta Sauce? Tell us about your favorite non-traditional pasta sauce in the comments on this blog post and we’ll pick one lucky random winner!
October 28, 2012
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Update: Thank you to everyone who entered! Congratulations to our winner, June, from California!

Halloween is almost here, but that doesn’t mean your everyday makeup has to look like a mask. Natural-look makeup is all about revealing (rather than hiding) your face’s true potential, so your unique inner beauty can shine through.

October 18, 2012
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If you love to cook, and you love to share your cooking with others and you love to write about it, then you should host a Big Feast!

Big Feast - Photo by James Ransom

October 5, 2012
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Want to win a case of Alter Eco Dark Chocolate Quinoa bars? Tell us what you’ll be handing out to trick-or-treaters this year in the comments on this blog post and we’ll pick one lucky random winner!
August 28, 2012
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UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who entered! Congratulations to our winner Robyn W. from Wisconsin! At Whole Foods Market®, we love sharing good food and drink.

August 14, 2012
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At Whole Foods Market®, we love sharing good food and drink. Whether it’s a peak-of-the-season berry, a team member creation from our bakery, sausages made in house or a new grocery discovery, we love celebrating great flavors and products. But we don’t just want to tell you about it; we want you to enjoy it too. So, we’re doing a series of summer giveaways through mid-August. Read on to find out how to enter to win.

It might be mid-August, but it’s still time for Late July! Late July Organic Snacks is on a mission to educate people about organics through their taste buds. As a family owned and operated company, they care deeply about the integrity of their products – which all proudly wear the USDA organic seal! This means they meet USDA National Organic Standards requiring that the crops are grown without the use of persistent pesticides. Those standards also don't allow irradiation, genetically modified ingredients (GMOs) and synthetic preservatives.

August 12, 2012
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Thanks to everyone who shared their favorite Arabic musician for a chance to win a CD set of Putumayo's Arabic Beat and Arabic Groove. Congratulations to Andrea Wolf who was our randomly chosen winner!

Read on for a chance to win a CD set of Putumayo’s Arabic-themed titles, available in most Whole Foods Market Stores. Dan Storper is the CEO and founder of Putumayo World Music.

Have you ever wandered the open-air markets in a North African or Middle Eastern city? The music that seems to radiate from the stores and stalls is infectious and prompts a search for the same music to enjoy in your own home.

Memories of a trip abroad can now live on with Putumayo’s newest release, Arabic Beat, a collection that chronicles the musical creativity of Arabic musicians today. The album revels in artists rarely heard in the West: the unsung stars and hit- makers who shape the region’s music.

Inspired by music from across the globe but true to Arabic music’s deep roots, the sounds of raï’s rolling funk and the shimmering pulse of raqs sharki (“belly dance” music) tell the story of a thriving contemporary scene that stretches across the breadth of the Mediterranean.

July 17, 2012
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It takes more than a good-looking ingredient list to make a superior snack; it’s got to taste great too, and Way Better Snacks do.
July 16, 2012
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Their talent is rare; their job is well done. For the last few months, butchers from our stores across the nation have competed to see who will make the cut and become Whole Foods Market’s 2nd annual Best Butcher.

June 27, 2012
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We want you to celebrate Cherry Fest in a big way too, so we’re giving away a case of cherries to five people who share their cherry ideas!
June 26, 2012
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Whether you enjoying it straight up, mixing the sparkling with your favorite juice, making a evening cocktail or serving it to a President, Mountain Valley Spring Water and Sparkling Water are refreshing additions to summertime.
June 12, 2012
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We’ve found just the thing to quench our thirst for a conscientious alternative to conventional energy drinks. Enter to win a case to keep you humming along all summer.
May 1, 2012
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Congratulations to giveaway winner Denise C. from New Hampshire! Thanks to everyone who entered - we loved hearing what Alaffia's products and story mean to you!   Olowo-n’djo Tchala is the Founder and Director of Alaffia. As one of our Whole Trade® vendors he is committed to making sure employees and suppliers receive better wages and working conditions.

April 28, 2012
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Powerful African voices and rhythms demonstrate the deep connection of the blues to its African roots in this latest CD from Putumayo. Learn more.
April 3, 2012
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From using reusable shopping bags, water bottles and coffee mugs when you’re on-the-go to recycling, composting and using cleaners with eco-conscious ingredients when you’re at home, your green opportunities are endless.
March 2, 2012
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Tell us what music helps lull you to sleep for a chance to win a 6-CD set of Putumayo Kids’ award-winning Dreamland series.
February 26, 2012
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Thanks to everyone who entered our Kids for Our Planet essay contest. It was wonderful to read about all of the amazing things these eco-kid heroes are doing.

February 22, 2012
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Do you believe that small change can bring big change? We do! Read on to find out how you can share your story in our Facebook essay contest for a chance to win a trip for two to India, courtesy of Intrepid Travel.
January 26, 2012
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Tell us your kid eco-hero’s story in our Kids for Our Planet contest for a chance to win a pre-screening of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax in your hometown theater for 200 friends and family.
December 29, 2011
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Thanks to everyone who entered! Congratulations to our 31 winners of $50 gift cards, and our 5 grand prize winners: Emily P. of Austin, TX; Gina T. of Minnetonka, MN; Lavona Q. of Reno, NV; Kathy R. of Naperville, IL; and Janice C.

December 12, 2011
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No other time of year is so richly steeped in tradition than the holiday season, and lucky for us, lots of those traditions involve cooking, eating and sharing great food.
December 5, 2011
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We love sharing satsumas! Tell us who you would share a box with and you just might win a box of juicy, sweet satsumas for yourself along with a box for gifting to a friend!
December 3, 2011
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Got a favorite recording of a Christmas song? Tell us on our blog for a chance to win a collection of 5 Christmas CDs from Putumayo, including their latest, Celtic Christmas.
November 14, 2011
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They don’t call it Thanksgiving for nothing. Tell us about a Thanksgiving that your particularly thankful for and you could win a $50 gift card.
November 6, 2011
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View a YumSugar slideshow of Thanksgiving recipes and cast your vote for your favorite for a chance to win a $1000 Whole Foods Market gift card.
October 28, 2011
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Thank you to all who entered and congratulations to the five lucky winners: Ellen from Hillsborough, NC; Erica from Santa Fe, NM; Erin from Clearwater, FL; Sarah from Tulsa, OK and Stephanie from San Jose, CA. Happy Thanksgiving!
October 19, 2011
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Update: Congratulations to our recipe photo contest winner, Janet Foster!
October 6, 2011
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To celebrate the $5 million mark, we’re giving away a basket filled with culinary treasures from several of our loan recipients! Comment about your favorite local product for a chance to win.
October 4, 2011
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Help us celebrate the American Cheese Society top picks for 2011 by snapping a photo of your favorite pairing with one of the winning cheeses. You might just become a winner yourself — of a Whole Foods Market gift card and all 10 cheeses.
September 25, 2011
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Enter for a chance to win a seven-day trip to the lush campus of EARTH University in Guácimo, Limón, Costa Rica!
September 15, 2011
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Enter for a chance to win a trip to Costa Rica! 5 winners will visit the lush campus of EARTH University and explore scenic Guácimo, Limón.
September 10, 2011
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With organic milk from Diamond W Dairy, Eros Yogurt creates delectable flavors in their 100% solar-powered creamery. Answer a question about their process for a chance to win a $50 gift card.
August 23, 2011
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Comment on this blog post about your favorite healthy snack for a chance to win a $100 gift card from us plus a set of snack-packing essentials and a $25 gift card from The Container Store.
August 11, 2011
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We’ve teamed up with The Container Store to offer healthy lunch ideas, packing tips and a $100 gift card giveaway to stock up on the perfect containers!
August 2, 2011
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We recently teamed up with our friends at Sambazon to offer one lucky winner and their guest a week-long trip to Brazil, to visit the beautiful beaches of Rio de Janeiro and explore the Amazon Rainforest. Katie T. from Houston, Texas is our lucky winner.
July 31, 2011
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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS KERI FROM AUSTIN, TX, SUDHA FROM MINNEAPOLIS, MN, MICHELE FROM LOUISVILLE, KY, CHARLOTTE FROM EUCLID, OH AND JESSICA FROM HALETHROPE, MD.  THANKS FOR ALL OF YOUR COMMENTS!
July 28, 2011
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The Kid-Friendly Cherry Recipe Contest came to a head on Saturday, July 23rd, where the three finalist recipes created b
July 24, 2011
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Do you know how to host an excellent party? Tell us about your go-to party snacks for a chance to win a basket of some of our favorite summer party picks!
July 11, 2011
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Quick and easy meals and snacks become a reality with a well-stocked pantry. Tell us about your pantry favorites on our blog for a chance to win a basketful of summer goodies.
July 7, 2011
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We’re challenging food and family bloggers to whip up kid-friendly treats featuring cherries. Enter for a chance to win a $500 shopping spree.
June 30, 2011
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Why stop at a bowl? Enter to win our Cherry Fest Basket filled with some of summer’s best sweetness!
June 21, 2011
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Read about Sambazon’s organic Amazon superfoods and learn how you could win a trip to Brazil to meet the family farmers and explore the Rainforest.
June 13, 2011
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Does summer’s best fun mean cooling water for you? Whether it’s at the lake, sea shore or poolside, enter to win our Life’s A Beach gift basket for lots of fun in the sun.
May 30, 2011
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It’s lemonade time! Get ready for summer’s best squeeze and enter to win a pucker-perfect lemonade stand gift basket.
May 25, 2011
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Find out which jazz legends are featured in this latest release from Putumayo and leave a comment for a chance to win a 4-CD jazz collection.
May 9, 2011
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Ready, Set, Summer! Celebrate the season’s best and become the grill master of your dreams! Tell us your favorite way to make summer sizzle for a chance to win our Summer’s Best Grilling Basket.
May 3, 2011
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Tell us what you would do with a kitchen full of strawberries and you might win a gift card big enough to rock your own organic Strawberry Jamboree!
April 28, 2011
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You’ve got until May 10th to leave a blog comment for a chance to win a slew of “green” household cleaning products. Do it now!
April 23, 2011
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Putumayo explores retro-flavored Latin dance music with timeless genres from the Cuban family tree. Enter to win a 12-CD collection from their Latin series.
April 22, 2011
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Do you need a spring-cleaning makeover? Learn about some great choices and add a comment by May 10th for a chance to win a slew of “green” household cleaning products!
March 29, 2011
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Congratulations to the winners of The First Yum baby photo contest.  Our Grand Prize winner, Amy H with her entry "Finger Lickin' Good," will be receiving a $500 Whole Foods Market gift card and a Canon EOS Rebel T1i camera.  Second prize winners will receive a fabulous Whole Baby gift basket and third prize winner will receive a $25 Whole Foods Market gift card. Thanks to everyone who took the time to vote!  Here are all the wonderful winning photos: [gallery columns="4"]
March 23, 2011
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There's still time to vote for your favorite photo of cute babies eating their favorite food. We’ve narrowed the field to 50 finalists. Through March 25th, our Facebook fans will be able to vote once a day to help us choose the winner.
March 18, 2011
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Head over to our Facebook page to view and vote for your favorite photo of babies experiencing their favorite foods. Vote daily now through March 25th.
March 10, 2011
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Time’s running out to enter a photo of your baby experiencing their favorite foods. March 16 is the deadline for a chance to win great prizes.
March 3, 2011
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Say cheese! Or peas! Or bananas! Submit your best pic of baby experiencing their favorite foods and you could win great prizes.
February 7, 2011
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Learn how purchases of EveryDay Shea help disadvantaged communities in Togo and enter to win a gift basket full of Alaffia body care products.
February 6, 2011
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Tell us about your Valentine and you just might win a gift basket full of Whole Trade and Fair Trade treats and a gift card for flowers and more. Hurry...February 10th is the deadline.
February 1, 2011
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Tell us what makes your Valentine special and you might win a gift basket full of socially responsible goodies plus a $150 gift card.
January 29, 2011
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It’s never too late to commit to healthy eating, but time’s running out to win a $99 pantry makeover — enter by January 31st.
January 28, 2011
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Need snacks for the big game? Try some of these super new products. Plus, we’re giving something good for your belly to follow your game day snack attack.
January 22, 2011
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Organic Kosher Chicken Broth is the perfect starter for winter warming dishes. Try it in these tasty recipes and enter to win a case.
January 14, 2011
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Read a sampling of healthy eating changes our readers plan to make in 2011, and enter your own comment for a chance to win a $99 pantry makeover.
January 2, 2011
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We’re giving away ten $99 gift cards to help stock healthier pantries in 2011. Eating healthy can be done on a budget. Let us show you how!
November 30, 2010
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Is your vegan pie the best? Got a great gluten-free bread recipe? Are your holiday cookies simply divine? Then enter them in the Earth Balance Holiday Bake-off!
October 9, 2010
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Calling all organic kiwifruit fans — this is an opportunity you don’t want to miss! Our friends at ZESPRI (the world’s largest marketer of kiwifruit) have a sweepstakes going on to win a trip to New Zealand!
September 26, 2010
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Read on for a chance to tell us which products meet your personal taste test and you might win a year’s subscription to Cooking Light.
September 8, 2010
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You asked for them, and here they are; the 30 entries that won a special place in our heart and a trip for two to Austin, Texas to help us celebrate our 30th birthday.

August 30, 2010
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Thanks for your help choosing the grand prize winning recipe in our food52 summer recipe contest. The votes are in, and we're pleased to announce that the winning recipe is:

August 27, 2010
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To help power an afternoon of learning and growing, experts say a nutritious lunch should include lots of fiber and whole grains, some protein and healthy fat, a veggie and just a bit of natural sugar, like a piece of fresh fruit.
August 24, 2010
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UPDATE: Congratulations to Birdie in Southern California for being comment #1838, which was randomly selected to win the Labor Day Gotta Haves. Thanks to everyone for sharing the great memories.
August 19, 2010
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Don't forget to cast your vote to help choose the grand prize winner in our food52 summer recipe contest! Voting ends August 25th, so make your comment and cast your vote now.
August 14, 2010
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Congrats to the 30 winners who will receive trips for two in September to our world headquarters in Austin to help us celebrate our 30th birthday.

August 1, 2010
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Tell us what’s for lunch and you might win a $50 gift card.
July 26, 2010
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Congratulations to Stephanie and thank you everyone who entertained us with your stories of how hot it is where you are. Stay cool everyone! Yep, it’s late July and hot as heck just about everywhere. Doesn’t it sound perfect to cool down with some ice-cold tea? We know! That’s why we’ve just introduced our new line of 365 Everyday Value Organic ready-to-drink teas.
July 24, 2010
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You could win a $50 gift card for a 50¢ idea!
July 13, 2010
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Congratulations to JJ and Adrienne for winning their respective cat and dog each a fantastic care package! And thanks to all of you who submitted a response; you gave us lots of ideas for our own pampered pooches and crafty kitties.
July 9, 2010
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Heads up, folks. If you haven't yet entered our contest to win a trip to Cherry Country (otherwise known as the Pacific Northwest), time is running out!
July 4, 2010
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Congratulations to Kati, Chantal, Rachel, Miriam & Rebecca! Thank you everyone who participated in this; your answers were alternately amusing, heartwarming and scrumptious! That’s right…a whole case of cherries! We’re giving away a case of cherries to five randomly selected winners and we want to know what you would do with a whole case of cherries.

June 23, 2010
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Don't forget: Our 30th birthday is coming up and we’re giving away 30 trips-for-two to help us celebrate in our birthplace: Austin, Texas!
June 21, 2010
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It’s week three of our collaborative 8-Week Recipe Contest with food52, an online community for home cooks. If you have a great recipe starring fresh cherries, go to the food52 contest page to submit your recipe for a chance to win a $100 gift card from Whole Foods Market.
June 16, 2010
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It’s cherry season! A bowl of fresh cherries is one of the best ways to savor summer.
June 4, 2010
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Congratulations to Sarah from Miami for being randomly chosen as the winner of the African CD collection!
June 1, 2010
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Our 30th birthday is coming up and we’re giving away 30 trips-for-two to help us celebrate in our birthplace: Austin, Texas!
May 12, 2010
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Congrats to Oscar whose comment (#414) was randomly selected to win the $25 gift card. Thanks to everyone who shared their ideas for the best dog toppings!

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May 7, 2010
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Huge congratulations to Arlene from the Philadelphia area who shops at our North Wales store! She is the grand prize winner of the 9-day trip to Costa Rica.
April 25, 2010
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Congratulations to Anya from Boulder, our randomly selected winner of the Putumayo CDs!

Putumayo World Music’s latest release is Latin Party, just in time to help make your Cinco de Mayo celebration a real toe tapper. (Read on for a chance to win some Putumayo CDs.) Ethnomusicologist Jacob Edgar, who helps Putumayo in finding music and artists for their new releases, provides this overview of Cinco de Mayo and the Latin Party CD.
April 23, 2010
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In case you are just tuning in, we’ve been celebrating April with our Whole Trade™ pineapples that are setting a sweeter standard for quality, as well as environmental and social responsibility.
April 22, 2010
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filmfestheader B Murray is our randomly selected winner of the $25 gift card. Thanks everyone for your entries! Have you seen Fast Food Nation? Read on for a chance to win a $25 gift card!
April 15, 2010
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filmfestheader Sue Swyt is our randomly selected winner of the $25 gift card. Thanks everyone for your entries! Have you seen Soylent Green? Read on for a chance to win a $25 gift card!
April 7, 2010
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Spring PineappleSue Swyt is our randomly selected winner of the $25 gift card. Thanks everyone for your entries!
March 31, 2010
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Costa RicaUpdate 5/7/10: Huge congratulations to our winner — Arlene from the Philadelphia area who shops at our North Wales store!

February 22, 2010
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What a thrill to see that so many of you share our passion for perfectly aged Parmigiano Reggiano!  You can bet that it was not an easy task to narrow down the six finalists from the more than 1,000 mouth-watering recipes entered in our contest. We hope you’ll agree that our top picks showcase the versatility of Parmigiano Reggiano and how creative you can be with this amazing cheese. Without further ado…congratulations to our winners:
February 2, 2010
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Updated 02/22/10- Our contest may be over, but there is always time to enjoy some Parmigiano Reggiano. Try the six winning recipes or pick from the thousand-plus contest entries in the comments below.
January 7, 2010
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We want to extend our appreciations to the hundreds of folks who responded to two of our holiday giveaways: Jim Brickman's Bag of Goodies and Beautiful World.
November 3, 2009
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Wow, we've got some creative shortcut chefs out there, chock full of creative ideas for saving time in the kitchen without sacrificing quality. From stocking up on fresh veggies in season and freezing them yourselves to inventive uses of rotisserie chicken to "cheating" with our Prepared Foods and Bakery selection - there's lots of wonderful ways to save both time and money in our dinnertime pursuits. And without further ado, this week's randomly selected* winner…
Denice H:
October 27, 2009
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With tight budgets, lots of cooks are turning to their home kitchens to recreate their restaurant favorites. We're happy to hear lots of you out there being ambitious and creative with your culinary endeavors! Check out our winning entry for this past week's Value Guru contest: Congratulations to our randomly selected* winner...
Docletic:
September 30, 2009
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Are you a fan of The Whole Deal in-store value guide? If so, here's a sneak preview of the special December issue we're putting together.

June 2, 2009
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Thanks for reading our blog. While the information in this post is still a great read, we want to make sure you know that the contest portion has ended. Hope you enjoy it anyway!
May 11, 2009
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Wow! We were amazed by the number of entries to our online Mother’s Day contest – 1400+ comments. Thanks to all of you for sharing your product recommendations and mom stories. We loved reading them all! In fact, we couldn’t stop with one $100 gift card winner, so we also have named 5 Honorable Mention winners of a FEED 100 reusable bag. Hope you all had  a very happy Mother’s Day, everyone! WINNER: Willis Weber
April 28, 2009
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Thanks for reading our blog. While the information in this post is still a great read, we want to make sure you know that the contest portion has ended. Hope you enjoy it anyway!
Mother's Day is coming up on May 10. Looking for ideas on how to celebrate this special day?
April 21, 2009
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Earth Day is Wednesday, April 22. In celebration of our planet's big day, why not take a moment to make a simple green resolution for the coming year? Happy Earth Day 2009Here's mine: Bike to work at least once a week.
April 18, 2009
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We know our readers are passionate about organics and we're guessing you're a talented lot as well. So we want to make sure you know about the Organic Institute's contest seeking the next "organic idol."

April 11, 2009
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You may recall that we announced the Project Green Prom contest put together by Teens Turning Green. Teens had the chance to make a video and send it in to win a green makeover of their school's prom. Congrats to Claudia O. from Dallas for winning with this video.

October 22, 2008
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We know you've all been eagerly awaiting the results of our Food Blogger Budget Recipe Challenge and we're pleased to announce that the winner, by overwhelming audience voting is....