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Get Some Food For Thought On Pivot TV

By Dark Rye, September 6, 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 TV on Sundays at 10:00am ET/7:00am PT.

Why is it that fifty million people in the US, including one in five children, don’t know where their next meal is coming from? A Place at the Table is one film that shows...

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Eat Pineapple, Support Education

By Paige Schilt, September 5, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Paige Schilt

Whole Trade PineappleQ: What’s sweeter than a fresh pineapple?

A:  A fresh pineapple that helps rural farmworkers access education and opportunity, of course!

When you buy a Whole Trade® product, a portion of what you paid goes into a development fund for the community that produced it. The farmers and farmworkers then determine how to use those funds to meet the needs of their community.

Whole Foods Market sources Whole Trade organic pineapples from Finca Corsicana in the valley of the Mount Poas volcano in Northern Costa Rica. Workers at Finca Corsicana voted to invest community...

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Where Quality Meets Convenience

By Ryan Ochsner, September 4, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Ryan Ochsner

Whole Foods Market Sandwich

Living in San Francisco, I’m reminded every day how much convenience takes precedence over so much in this fast-paced world. I can call a Sidecar on my iPhone for a quick ride to work, and, on my way there, buy a case of water and some popcorn via Google Shopping Express that will be at my door when I arrive home just in time to catch my favorite show that dropped on Netflix last night — without commercials!

Convenience is a great concept, no doubt, but when it comes to fast food, quality is often the first thing to go (pun intended). At Whole Foods Market, our first core value is to sell the highest quality natural and organic products...

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Cheese Nights are Heating Up! Come Melt With Us.

By John Stewart, September 3, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by John Stewart

Cheese Nights

Adding heat to cheese — one of the most celebratory and delicious ways to enjoy the dairy world’s crown jewel. Skillets, grills (yes, grills!), soups and, of course, grilled cheese sandwiches can all provide tasty new cheese experiences. This season’s Cheese Nights, Tuesday, September 16 from 6:00 pm — 7:30 pm, will feature a unique selection of cheeses and the delectable things that happen when the heat is turned up a notch. Or two.

Introducing a few Cheese Nights cheeses and fun ways to cook them.

Emmi Roth Le Gruyère Reserve

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Lunches Packed with Healthier Choices

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, September 2, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

Avocado, Lettuce and Tomato Pita Pockets
Avocado, Lettuce and Tomato Pita Pockets


Fall is often linked with a return to routine. This can mean adopting time-and money-saving strategies or embracing healthier eating habits. In both cases, the Whole Story blog is here to help. Through mid-September we’re sharing our favorite pointers for mealtimes (including snacks!) from how to shop to how to prep, so you can get back on track with ease.

A kid-friendly lunch doesn't have to be peanut butter and jelly. Not only can foods like fruit kabobs,...

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