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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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Quick Pickle It

By Jennifer Cheng, July 23, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Jennifer Cheng

I’ve yet to meet a quick pickle I don’t like. Honestly, what wouldn’t benefit from a dunk in the sweet-salty tang of brine? The best part about quick pickling is just that — the benefits are quick to come by, and they’re unreasonably addictive.

True story: I’ve been caught sneakily eating these Pickled Mango Spears on road trips.

Pickled Cajun Green Beans and Carrots
Pickled Cajun Green Beans and Carrots...

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Veggies on the Grill

By Megan Myers, July 22, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Learn to Cook: Grilled Summer Vegetables
Learn to Cook: Grilled Summer Vegetables

Meat gets all the glory when it comes to the grill, but vegetables are just as delicious when cooked over a fire. The results are so versatile you’ll be wondering why you weren’t grilling everything.

Top Tips

  • Brush veggies lightly with canola oil to prevent sticking to the...
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Royal Addition: A Cheese Fit for a Prince

By Lindsay Robison, July 21, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Lindsay Robison

Westminster Royal Addition One-Year-Old CheddarMany people remember what they were doing the day English heir-to-the-throne William married Kate (some friends of mine convinced me to wake up early and catch it live, complete with some of our favorite snacks from across the pond!).

Last year when their son Prince George was born, people all over the world celebrated, including cheese lovers at Whole Foods Market.  That day, Whole Foods Market collaborated with cheesemakers to create a one-year aged cheddar to commemorate the celebration and it’s being released this month in honor of his first birthday!

Enjoy this specially made...

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