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How to Pronounce Pintxos and Where to Eat Them

By Matt Collins, July 26, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Matt Collins

Basque Countryside

Pintxos: say “pinchos”.

It doesn’t really matter how it’s pronounced, what matters is how it tastes. Right?  Pintxos are Basque dishes that are a mix between tapas and finger foods – they’re small plates known to be just as creative as they are tasty. And they’re affordable – so you can usually order all the pintxos on the menu without busting your budget.

The Basque Country is a region along the border of Spain and France home to around three million people. It’s an area that is rich in culture and cuisine – boasting a wealth of modern art and historic architecture, as well as a wide array of...

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Have a Plan and Shop Like a Pro

By Abe Louise Young, July 25, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Abe Louise Young

Shopper at Whole Foods MarketPlanning a shopping trip is no lost art — it’s a smart tool to get the most for your money. Being a budget shopper, it soothes my mind to have a plan before I get to the store. That way I don’t make frequent detours into the fancy champagnes or coconut milk ice cream bars (unless they’re on the list!) If I’m clear about my resources and intentions I enjoy the bounty and feel like a champ at the register.

Here’s my method. Before hitting the store, I:

  1. Decide roughly how much I’m going to spend
  2. Examine my fridge to see what I have on hand to work with, and scan the pantry...
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Hitting the Street for San Francisco’s Best Summer Food Festival

By Harvindar Singh, July 25, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Harvindar Singh

Bini’s Kitchen AzalinaHarv

As the local forager for Whole Foods Market stores in Northern California and...

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Cultivate the Community: The Improbable City

By Dark Rye, July 24, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Dark Rye

If it takes a village to raise a child, what’s it take to raise a village? The truest cultivation of a community resides in its growth and care in the service of its people by its people.

In Part 1 of Dark Rye’s Cultivate Issue, we’ll meet a small handful of people who channel all their efforts toward the cultivation of their communities.

People like Jeffrey Schwartz of Broad Community Connections, an organization committed to revitalizing New Orleans’ Broad Street Quarter.

Dark Rye :: Cultivate :: Part 1 :: Community

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Three Fun Ways to Keep Cool with Cukes

By Kristen Beddard, July 23, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Kristen Beddard

Lady Moon Farms logoLady Moon Farms is the newest sponsor of Whole Kids Foundation. This September during the “Growing Healthy Kids” campaign, Lady Moon Farms will make a donation to Whole Kids Foundation of $0.15 of each pint of grape tomatoes sold at Whole Foods Market stores in Kentucky; Maryland; Marlton, New Jersey; Princeton, New Jersey; Pennsylvania; Ohio; Virginia; and Washington D.C.. Lady Moon Farms is a USDA Certified Organic vegetable grower providing year-round produce with farms in Pennsylvania, Florida and Georgia.

Lady Moon Farms is excited to be the first produce grower to sponsor...

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