Elizabeth Leader Smith

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April 3, 2012 @ Whole Story
From using reusable shopping bags, water bottles and coffee mugs when you’re on-the-go to recycling, composting and using cleaners with eco-conscious ingredients when you’re at home, your green opportunities are endless.
April 2, 2012 @ Whole Story
It’s time for you too to reap the health benefits of fish, the budget benefits of cooking at home – not to mention the applause from those around your table.
March 31, 2012 @ Whole Story
As of this Earth Day (April 22), we no longer carry red-rated wild-caught fish in our seafood departments. Learn how to make responsible seafood choices.
March 30, 2012 @ Whole Story
Asparagus, artichokes, berries and avocados finally return to the limelight – all delicious enough to make you forgive nature for making you wait to enjoy them once again.
March 29, 2012 @ Whole Story
This spring we are celebrating Spain’s wine heritage by featuring 12 exceptional wines.
March 28, 2012 @ Whole Story
Update your holiday favorite with a bit of a twist or a complete 180° and make this meal one to remember. Start a new tradition with our favorite Easter entrées.
March 25, 2012 @ Whole Story
Whether you’re on your 40th brisket or your first, why not impress your guests with your fork-tender signature flavor style? Here are some suggestions.
March 25, 2012 @ Whole Story
Our grocery buyers work hand in hand with vendor partners to develop great tasting kosher products that also meet our strict quality standards which require no artificial preservatives, colors, flavors, sweeteners or hydrogenated fats.
March 24, 2012 @ Whole Story
You can easily color your Easter eggs using nature’s own bright vivid colors from fruits, vegetables and spices.
March 21, 2012 @ Whole Story
We can’t get enough of the Ataulfo mango. Here are a few of our favorite serving tips, cutting tricks and magnificent mango recipes.
March 18, 2012 @ Whole Story
This spring we are celebrating Spain’s wine heritage by featuring 12 exceptional wines.
March 9, 2012 @ Whole Story
Not only is it in the spirit of the day but eating green foods can be good for you too.
March 2, 2012 @ Whole Story
Go beyond grating and get to know why Parmigiano Reggiano reigns supreme! Get tips on creating a magnificent cheese plate or a recipe suitable for royalty.
February 25, 2012 @ Whole Story
Make your own earth- and wallet-friendly household cleaning products; it’s easy and you just might have everything you need around the house right now.
February 24, 2012 @ Whole Story
To honor this tradition and celebration of this beloved cheese – on Saturday March 10, 2012 at 3pm EST – wheels of Parmigiano Reggiano will be simultaneously cracked and sampled at Whole Foods Markets across the US, Canada and the UK.
February 21, 2012 @ Whole Story
It is said that it’s the most important meal of the day and arguably it can be the tastiest too! Here our favorite reasons not to miss breakfast.
February 12, 2012 @ Whole Story
Eating healthfully doesn’t have to mean giving up foods that you love, like cheese.
February 9, 2012 @ Whole Story
There are all kinds of love, and no one said that Valentine’s Day has to be for lovers only.
February 8, 2012 @ Whole Story
Our grocery team works hard to bring great-tasting natural and organic products to our stores that meet our shoppers’ needs. Admittedly one of the best things about working at Whole Foods Market is being able to taste your way through these innovative products. I have happily played hooky from my to-do list for a taste of chips and dips, gluten-free cereals and decadent desserts. (Does it still count as a taste if you go back for seconds and thirds?)
February 7, 2012 @ Whole Story
Whether you want to send a coded message or just want to please your partner with flowers you know will be appreciated, this Valentine’s Day we’ve got you covered.


Elizabeth Leader SmithA University of California, Santa Barbara graduate, Elizabeth Leader Smith joined Whole Foods Market in 2007 with experience in marketing, public relations and backpacking throughout foreign lands. She has contributed to the company’s community relations, events and media relations efforts in Austin, Texas and currently supports the global communications team as a writer — all of which she’ll tell you may be the best jobs in the world. After a two-year stint in the United Kingdom, Elizabeth returned to Austin, where she’s happily reunited with sunshine and breakfast tacos.