Denise Breyley

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April 20, 2013 @ Whole Story
Located on the banks of the Chehallis River in Washington state, Willapa Hills Cheese has been producing farmstead cheeses and dairy products for our Washington and Oregon stores since 2005.
January 6, 2013 @ Whole Story
When you think about the signature foods of the Pacific Northwest I’ll bet that neither garbanzo beans nor lentils spring to mind. Unless, perhaps you’ve lived in Spain or one of the countries in the Middle East.  Why is that?
November 3, 2012 @ Whole Story
Do you have a favorite time of the year? For me I always look forward to fall for the changing colors, the crispness of the air, Sugar Hubbard squash and APPLES!
August 30, 2012 @ Whole Story
What makes a GREAT bagel? I’ve been having that debate with friends ever since tasting my first one in the early 1970’s. Some say it’s the flour, some say the technique, and of course New Yorkers claim that it has to be the Manhattan water. Well, we can all agree on one thing.
March 3, 2012 @ Whole Story
Our local forager in the Pacific Northwest, Denise Breyley, shares the story behind Firefly Kitchens’ naturally fermented foods and how their Local Producer Loan helps grow their business.
January 8, 2012 @ Whole Story
Our local forager in the Pacific Northwest, Denise Breyley, shares the story behind Willie Greens Organic Farm and how they are using our Local Producer Loan to grow their business.
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Denise Breyley is a Whole Foods Market Forager in the Pacific Northwest region. She grew up on a small family farm in Ohio and has worked at Whole Foods Market since 1985. She loves connecting our customers and team members to the people who grow, raise and produce the products in our stores and sharing their stories. You can follow Denise on her own blog, The Local Forager.