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Growing Healthy Kids Together

By Whole Story Editors, September 25, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors
Updated September 25, 2017
 
Child in garden
 
We believe the more children know about and feel connected to food, the more curious they become about how things grow and taste — and the more willing they are to try new foods. It takes a village to give children these opportunities and ultimately change the future of their health.
 
Whole Kids Foundation® is on a mission to improve children’s nutrition by supporting schools, inspiring families and empowering kids to make healthier choices. It is an independent 501(c)(3) founded by Whole Foods Market in 2011. Since then, our
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Oh Kale Yes... Celebrate World Vegetarian Day

By Whole Story Editors, September 25, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors
Kale
 
Raw kale deserves its healthy rap. It’s an excellent source of vitamins A, C and K, and a good source of fiber, calcium and potassium. Plus it supplies folate, fiber and protein. Luckily, this nutritional powerhouse is delicious, too. So what better way to celebrate #WorldVegetarianDay on Sunday, October 1 than with big savings on organic kale?
 
We’re extending the one-day celebration into a weeklong offer: Get organic kale bunches for $1 each from September 27 – October 3, 2017.* 

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Q&A with Our Experts: 12 French Wine + Cheese Pairings You've Got to Try

By Whole Story Editors, September 22, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

Through October 31, Whole Foods Market will be featuring 12 French wines and their cheese pairings. 

Cathy Strange and Devon Broglie are world-renowned experts in their fields. Cathy is our Global Cheese Buyer and Devon is a Master Sommelier (1 of only 236 in the world!) and one of our Global Wine Buyers. Together with their teams, they hand-select the wines and cheeses we feature.

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Supplier Stories: 4 Questions for the Triathlete Founders of DrinkMaple

By Whole Story Editors, September 21, 2017  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

In our new Supplier Stories series, we’re featuring our wonderful suppliers! So many of them have special stories, from women entrepreneurs to family farms to mission-driven folks who want to make a difference. Some are local — only available in a couple of stores — while others are growing along with us. Follow along as we share their tales.

Kate Weiler & Jeff Rose

Think maple sap is sticky like syrup? Think again! The stuff tapped straight from trees is actually a hydrating beverage — kind of like water with a slight hint of maple goodness. High in manganese, this single-ingredient drink’s got 7 grams of sugar

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My Favorite Recipes: Fall Vegetarian Slow Cooker Dinners

By Molly Siegler, September 18, 2017  |  More Posts by Molly Siegler

Updated September 18, 2017

Vegetarian Slow Cooker Moussaka

Vegetarian Slow Cooker Moussaka Recipe

Slow cookers across the land are being dusted off and made ready for the fall cooking season. Schedules around this time of year tend to be pretty nuts, so recipes that cook themselves become essential.
 
I honestly cannot stop thinking about this recipe for vegetarian moussaka! Moussaka is one of my very dishes, but it’s
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