Whole Story

The Official Whole Foods Market® Blog
September 5, 2013
 | 

Allegro’s Organic Honduras San MarcosLast spring I took a trip to Honduras with the Allegro® sourcing team while they evaluate

April 28, 2013
 | 

Jennifer was invited by Allegro Coffee Company to tag along on an origin trip to Honduras. Here’s her recap of the week she spent there.

January 3, 2012
 | 
Our Whole Trade™ Guarantee ensures fair prices are paid for products, better wages and working conditions, and sound environmental practices. Try these peppers and make a difference.
January 13, 2010
 | 
strawberry-freeze As you may know, we've had a series of cold fronts passing through the state of Florida in recent days. We've received a lot of questions about how this weather affects supplies of products traditionally produced in Florida during the winter months. Here's a quick recap:
July 18, 2009
 | 
In this final installment of Dispatches from the Field, Steve visits the Pro Mujer
July 11, 2009
 | 
On this leg of his trip through South America, Steve explores Paraguay and opportunities for building a microcredit program in the country where Whole Foods Market sources its organic sugar cane.  Steve experiences the hospitality of folks who remember Phillip Sansone, Executive Director of the Whole Planet Foundation, from his days as a Peace Corps volunteer in Paraguay over 30 years ago.
July 4, 2009
 | 
In this installment of Dispatches from the Field, Steve and Philip brave oxygen deprivation and "Death Road" (renowned as the most dangerous road in the world) to reach folks in the rural communities of Bolivia with Pro Mujer to provide financial services coupled with health and education.
March 3, 2009
 | 
GrapesHere at Whole Foods Market, we are always driven by our Core Values, and that includes selling the highest quality products available, sa
February 21, 2009
 | 
Stone Fruit]When we're in the dead of winter here in the U.S., Chile is at the height of their summer season and summer fruit is in full production.
February 11, 2009
 | 
Carol Medeiros joined Whole Foods Market in 2001 at our Cherry Creek store in Denver and has been working on our produce and floral team ever since.
December 19, 2008
 | 
Darrin Daniel, Allegro Green Coffee Buyer Armenia, Colombia October 2nd thru 6th
November 6, 2008
 | 
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.
October 14, 2008
 | 
Josiah provided this field report from his visit to these orchards in early September.
September 16, 2008
 | 
Christy Thorns is the lead coffee buyer for Allegro Coffee Company — experts in the coffee and tea business who have been part of the Whole Foods Market family for a quite a few years now. 7/11/08 Oro Verde co-op, Lamas, San Martin, Peru
August 8, 2008
 | 
Whole Foods Market owns Allegro Coffee Company,our experts in the coffee and tea business. Darrin Daniel, Allegro's coffee buyer, blogs about coffee, Ecuador and the mysterious town of Vilcabamba where some of their citizens have lived to be 125+ years old. Day One: Visit to Espindola to meet producers
June 24, 2008
 | 

I just visited Ron Cottle, one of the better conventional and "emerging organic" growers (and long-time vendor/partner with Whole Foods Market) in Eastern North Carolina and took a bunch of pictures to share. He is just about wrapped-up with organic and conventional blueberries and is just now starting his blackberry harvest (they're awesome!), and in about 8 to 10 days will be full-speed ahead with his organic grape tomatoes.