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Down to EARTH: Win a Trip to Costa Rica

By Jolène M. Bouchon, April 21, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Jolène M. Bouchon

If you ask us, the best way to celebrate Earth Month is by visiting one of the most beautiful places on the planet: lush, tropical Costa Rica. And we’re giving two lucky winners a chance to do just that. Read on!

EARTH University Campus

What will the winners get to do on the trip?

The winners get to hike through the rainforests, visit the magnificent Arenal volcano and explore EARTH University’s banana fields and learn more about their commitment to training earth- and community-minded leaders.  Most importantly, our winners will get to see exactly how buying and supporting fair trade products changes lives for the better....

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Celebrate Earth Day with pivot

By Dark Rye, April 20, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Dark Rye

Dark Rye is the Whole Foods Market mixtape — raucous and always delicious — and hey! We’re on TV! Dark Rye airs on pivot on Wednesdays at 11:30pm ET/8:30pm PT

One Earth - pivot

Our friends at pivot, the cable TV network that brought you HITRECORD ON TV starring our favorite Renaissance man, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, are celebrating our One Earth.

On Earth Day, April 22nd they’re...

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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, April 20, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Cooking a good meal at home doesn’t have to be difficult, especially when we’ve taken all the guesswork out of meal planning for you. Make these recipes for dinner this week!

Brown Rice Spring Vegetable Risotto
Brown Rice Spring Vegetable RisottoGluten Free, Vegetarian


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Feasting After Easter: Best Uses for Leftover Ham and Lamb

By Sara Jones, April 19, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Sara Jones

Easter will soon be over, but great eating need not be — and the best part is, you’ve already done half the work. Whether you’re after a quick way to spice up a main dish or ready to invite the guests back for something special, we’ve got just the thing.

Let your ham and lamb leftovers shine in the 20+ preparations below.

Old-Fashioned Ham Loaf
Old-Fashioned Ham Loaf


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Celebrating School Gardens for Earth Month

By Adrienne Dickey-Merrill, April 18, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Adrienne Dickey-Merrill

Whole Kids Foundation is dedicated to helping kids eat better—and enjoy it! Visit their website for information on how they support schools and inspire families to improve children’s nutrition and wellness.

Team Member Garden Build

It takes just one pair of little hands to plant a single seed, but many more are needed to make that happen in school gardens across the country.


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