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Got plans for Father's Day on June 21st? We do! We plan to give away a $100 Whole Foods Market gift card to one lucky winner. Simply post a comment below telling us how we can help make Father's Day special this year and you'll be entered to win. Need some inspiration? We asked some Whole Foods Market Dads what product recommendations they have for making Father's Day super special. Now it's your turn. Post a comment to let us know what products will put Dad's day over the top for you. Everyone who enters a comment on this post between now and June 14th will be entered to win a $100 Whole Foods Market gift card, selected by random drawing. The winner will be announced in this blog on June 16th. Good luck!

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Bridgit says …

My dad is a guy who loves down home cooking, so any tips/recipes for good old country cooking updated for a leaner, healthier menu with lots of taste would be great!!!

Lydia says …

For Father's Day, I can do one-stop shopping at WholeFoods. Breakfast-in-bed items + ways to decorate the house (flowers). Great selection of coffee and organic goods to nourish the body and soul. Thanks WholeFoods!

Heidi C says …

The father in our house would be thrilled to receive a gift card. We could use it to make a delicious, wholesome feast in his honor.

pAM bOUNDS says …

Whole Foods has so many wonderful foods to choose from. Just to go shopping and spending time with each other would be a wonderful day! Make each moment count. Whole Foods has a relaxing atmosphere, and so many varieties of various products to choose. You will feel like you are on a treasure hunt, because each product you find will be gold!!! Have a wonderful day!!!

Diane Spero says …

My husband told me the best thing about marrying me was that I had taught him and the kids a much healthier way to eat. He had grown up in Kalamazoo, Michigan and had been served those nifty Campbell soup main dish classics. I believe he deserves this gift card because how many dads/husbands ever tell their wives that food she cooks has improved his life? I shop every week at Whole Foods and try to get organic whenever I can, we are also vegetarians.

Christina says …

My Dad is always excited about trying new dishes and recipes. Your suggestions on Father's Day meals starting with breakfast and ending with desserts are always very helpful when deciding what I can make for him. I like the variety of trail mixes, energy bars and granola for those energy boosts while cycling and hiking. Advice on what's good for certain things would be beneficial.Thanks again for being such a great Market.Highly recommend to all my friends and family, even in CO.

nancy downey says …

give away free pancakes to dads who come to shop on fathers day!!! cuz not all the dads want to drink ya know!!

Danielle says …

Whenever my dad visits me, he enjoys going to Whole Foods Market. Dad’s favorite items to purchase are the Apricot pastries.

matt phillips says …

My parents moved from Ann Arbor to Santa Fe, NM. My Dad was bummed that he had to leave WF behind, only to discover that they have one there as well.He's happy again.

Theresa Shafer says …

Having a pre-planned menu to choice from like you have for Thanksgiving. That way I can pick up a great healthy meal pre-done thus spending more time with dad.

Debbie says …

Father's Day is the official start of summer for us. With $100, I would buy Whole Foods "real" meat and organic vegetable, imported beer and lots of ice cream! Oh, and chocolate for dad.

Mary D'Amato says …

oh boy, is there enough space to list all of the things my husband Tim loves in Whole Foods? For starters, he would like some scallops and shrimp from your fish dept. The guys there are nice enough to even put the shrimp on skewers for you. Then, he loves the coffee and don't forget the Dark Chocolate candy bars that Whole Foods offers. YUM!

Becky Maher says …

My Husband Is going to be a father in July for the first time!

Susan Peters says …

My dad loves to learn about healthy eating. I would like to get him a gift basket with coffee and dessert ingredients and also natural body care products.

susan says …

We practically live at Whole Foods, I go there everyday! It would be nice to buy items at whole foods without having to worry about budgeting. So yes, a gift card would be one of those days that we could splurge!!!

Claude Bitner says …

I'd like to try some nice new wines!

Alicson says …

Will almost certainly buy some good cheeses, meats for grilling and probably also some already-prepared meats.

Jasmine W says …

My husband grew up a butcher in a small town in Ohio. I am a health nut, together we make quite a team. He knows his meats well and supports organic farming methods. He insists on picking out the meats when we go shopping, because I don't know how..and quite frankly, I am ok with that! He tells me, I'll pick it out and cut it up, you cook it up and I'll eat it up. It is a deal that I am very happy with!

Suzanne says …

I think my husband, Michael, would LOVE to have some of that wonderful wild caught Copper River salmon, along with some of your great potato salad and a fresh baguette and maybe some fresh baby greens with some blueberries and raspbarries! I think that would help make his Father's Day perfect!

Sue R says …

I say they need to bring some of the new items from Whole Foods in Santa Fe here like the Banana Foster French Toast. And mine will be thrilled with a pound of Italian Coffee like served in the coffee bar. Any grooming item would be appreciated too, like natural hand cremes, the Tom's brand items and the natural healing gel. Hope all have a Great Fathersday

Lauren says …

In the Chapel Hill, NC Whole Foods, in the bakery section, are things called Butter Bars. They are made locally in North Carolina, by a non-WF source, but sold at WF. They are to die for. My mom and sister also love them, and my dad is the biggest fan of all. What would really make my dad happy is for me to be able to send him some of these butter bars - but neither the Whole Foods nor the bakery itself will ship them (I've since moved). Still, if the Seattle stores carry them, I could ship them myself. That would make my dad quite the happy camper!

Mike Borovicka says …

My Dad is 93. Saw the first atomic blast and US jet when he was in the service. Bought a drink for Arthur Treacher at the Brown Derby and met Elanor Roosevelt. How do I top that? Some lobster (which I have found I am allergic to) and some aged steakes.

Jamie Wolfe says …

A nice salt-free deli spread his doctor would approve of.

Nikole says …

My hubby would love to have some of the buffalo dogs that the Oakland store sold for two days right before Memorial Day. Alternately, he would be beside himself with joy if I were able to serve a venison steak for Father's Day dinner.

Hengi says …

My husband became a father for the first time 6 months ago and is in need of yummy homecooked organic food, so he can get the night off (he is the chef of the house). I'd love for him to enjoy a pair of the organic recycle-material sandals you have as well as mybe a bottle of wine that we usually wouldn't be able to afford along with his favorit ice-cream that he runs to whole foods for!

Miss M! says …

A nice meal of a grilled steak, some crash potatoes, and maybe a little roasted asparagus would be something my husband would enjoy, I think! Then we'd follow it up with a yummy dessert from the bakery dept.

Tyna says …

My husband and the father of our 6 children will want the gift of knowing that his family eats healthy, wholesome, organic food and that they are making good choices that will serve their well-being all their lives.

Gina S says …

My dad's 78 and has trouble digesting good, maybe some help for his gas, afterall he helped me out with mine, all that back patting. :-)

Jerold Reichler says …

What I would like for Father's Day is an antibiotic=free sirloin steak with a basket of frsh, juicy, organic fruit from the Whole Foods Market.

margit carty says …

Whole Foods Market PoP can eat organic to prevent him going manic

Abby Clark says …

My dad has a lot of health issues, so he likes to shop at Whole Foods where he can get food that is purer and better for our family. He takes the best care of us he can, so I want to return the favor this Father's day!

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fresh and healthy says …

Thanks for sharing and info.

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Natalie says …

my husband would absolutely die for a seafood salad of lobster crab scallops and shrimp from whole foods. dressed up with a lot of lemon. and fresh strawberries!

Cindy says …

My husband has been recently diagnosed with type II Diabetes. He has been striving to live a healthier lifestyle and we love the endless wonderful products at Whole Foods. Since he is a teacher he feels it is important to pass on these hints of good healthy eating and lifestyle to his students also. I would love to see him win this contest. He works so hard, and deserves it, since he has never won anything this would be a great place to start. Cindy

Yarka Johnson says …

My husband has been on the Atkins Diet to jump start his weight loss. It would be a great gift for him for Father's Day to receive the gift card so he is able to shop for low carb items that Whole Foods carries. They are so much harder to find and Whole Foods is one of the only places that carries selection of low carb items.

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Enoch Woloszczak says …

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JEANETTE DUDLEY says …

I just started shopping at Whole Foods about a year ago. Now I would like for my husband to jump on the band wagon. A gift card would definitely get him hyped and started!

Caroline Wickham says …

I think Father's Day is an opportunity to give 'Dad' something from Whole Foods he's been wanting but not buying ~ perhaps one of those special chocolate bars from Denman Island, or some beer from Salt Spring Is. or some really lavish healthy shaving lotion. But, if he's watching his weight, snack bars are always smart+fun! A kid could put one in each back pocket (his own), and then pull that age-old trick of asking 'Dad' to guess what's there, before giving them to him!

LuAnn says …

Loves all the fresh fruits and veggies.

Ellen Bullinger says …

Hello! My dad loves peanut brittle - so I am coming to Whole Foods to see if I can find some! I will go and visit him In NJ. I would love to have a gift card so I could make him a beautiful meal. My dad is the BEST. Thank you!!! Ellen

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Adrianne says …

This is a really great contest for Dad, and that is exactly what this is all about.If my Father were to win this I would bring him to shop as he no longer can drive (he is 78).He needs the food in the fridge more than we need the cookout for one day. Any way the way I was brought up we don't need to set one day aside for Dad or Mom to feed them.

Kelsey says …

My dad is great. He spends his days working hard and would love to come home for a no-hassle dinner. However, he is cannot tolerate gluten, eggs or milk products. My mom shops at your Andover store for him but buying groceries that work around his intolerances can get expensive, especially when she still has three other mouths to feed (us kids!). A gift card would give him the ability to go into your store and pick out his favorite foods without having to worry about the price!

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