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Whole Foods Market Announces Newest Store in Development: Tristan da Cunha

By Herb D. Provence, April 1, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Herb D. Provence

Tristan da Cunha (April 1, 2015) – Whole Foods Market® (Nasdaq: WFM), the world’s leading natural and organic foods supermarket, will open a 200-square-foot air stream trailer in Tristan da Cunha, the most remote place on earth. The much anticipated traveling store will serve the 268 island residents who have longed for organic kombucha and barbeque-flavored tempeh.

The location of our upcoming store: Tristan da Cunha

“As part of our ongoing commitment to bring fresh, local organic foods to all communities, we thought what better place to open a store than the remotest island on earth?,” said C. U. Laters, a 14-year veteran team member, who will be the Tristan da Cunha store team leader. “...

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Let's Go to the Hops

By Neil Pollack, March 31, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Neil Pollack

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There was a time, in not-too-distant memory, where American beers had less flavor variation than store-bought snack cakes.

Your beer choices were pretty much limited to “light beer or regular.” A bottle of Rolling Rock seemed like an exotic. But that was before we began to appreciate hops.

Hops are the cone-shaped flowers of a certain vine-growing plant that thrives in similar conditions to grapes. They’ve been long used to add bitter components to beers; without hops, all beers would taste sweet and malty. Hops, even in small amounts, give beer much of its variety and mystery. Beer flavor is largely determined by the quantity, quality and kind of hops it contains.

When craft beers really began to...

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Discover Wines from Portugal

By John Stewart, March 30, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by John Stewart

Wines from PortugalOkay, so this is the scoop — the Portuguese really, really, really know how to make wine. They produce revelatory, celebratory wines of unforced elegance, crisp sips of freshness and delight, layered, cascading complexities of world-class refinement, offered at an unbeatable value. How do they do it? For starters, Portugal boasts a crazy quilt of geographic variety — lush coastal lowlands, dry rocky mountainous zones and vast riverine plains. Also, Portuguese winemaking has evolved in relative isolation. The country’s unique vines and grapes rarely, if ever, cross borders, growing on what amounts to their own enological island. Luckily for us, the island is open for business, and business is...

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Celebrate Strawberries

By Alana Sugar, March 30, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alana Sugar

Strawberry Tart with Chocolate Ganache and Miso Shortbread Crust

Strawberry Tart with Chocolate Ganache and Miso Shortbread Crust

All of the ice and snow I endured this past winter only served to remind me of the crushed ice I was desperately missing in warm-weather beverages like this Strawberry Rosé Punch.

I made a vow a few years ago to...

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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, March 29, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Spring has sprung! It’s time to take advantage of the extra daylight, so we want to get you spending less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying the outdoors. To help you get a good meal on the table, we’ve done all the work of meal planning for you.

Grilled Monkfish with Olive and Parsley Salsa

Grilled Monkfish with Olive and Parsley SalsaGluten Free

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