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Daily Dish: Friday

By Whole Story Editors, May 27, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

Courgetti with speedy beetroot hummus, avo, quinoa, seeds and gherkins

Photo Credit: @rebelrecipes

Every day our plates get filled with news from the world of food. Here’s what our editors found most interesting today. ​​

Sounds Like a Good Time

Love a good jam sesh? Then you’ll fit right in at one of Philip Gelb’s...

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Make Summer Delicious and Nutritious with Whole Kids Club

By Jane Johnson, May 27, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Jane Johnson

Summer vacation is so close that kids are dreaming of pool toys, soccer balls and tasty picnics! School may be wrapping up, but delicious learnings are just a click away. Whole Kids Foundation® has tons of easy, free tools to keep healthy conversation at the center of your time together this summer. Visit the Whole Kids Club to EAT, READ and MAKE your way to healthy play.

EAT: Better Bites

Give...

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Daily Dish: Thursday

By Whole Story Editors, May 26, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Whole Story Editors

Picnic

Photo Credit: @mmtmblog

Every day our plates get filled with news from the world of food. Here’s what our editors found most interesting today. ​​

More Than a Box

Zappos is making the case for thinking outside the cardboard box with its new shipping boxes. Instead of getting tossed in the trash, customers...

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One Poultry Farm is Going Back to Basics for a Better Bird

By Paige Schilt, May 26, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Paige Schilt

Crystal Lake Farms

“When I started off working for my grandpa, we were very much a mainstream company at that time,” recalls Blake Evans, a third-generation poultry farmer from Decatur, Arkansas.

“I’d bring chicken home, and my wife didn’t necessarily want to eat it. She would go off to the store and find something different. When your wife wants to eat somebody else’s chicken, and you’re running a chicken company — that kind of makes you scratch your head.”

Blake points to his wife’s concerns about antibiotics and animal welfare as one of many moments that inspired him to found his own company, Crystal Lake Farms. “We reached back to the heritage genetics. We were looking for traits that would allow...

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Get to Know Hemp Seeds

By Megan Myers, May 25, 2016  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

It seems like these days we’re all looking for easy ways to boost our protein and vitamin intake. It’s actually easy to do, thanks to one of the hottest ingredients around: hemp seeds.

What Are Hemp Seeds?

Hemp seeds come from one of the oldest, most versatile and hardy plants in the world. Hemp is used for making fabric, pressed for oil, ground for powder and eaten as shelled seeds. Plus, just a little bit can add a protein boost to your diet!

Hemp seeds with berries

How to Eat Hemp Seeds

Hemp seeds (also...

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