Elizabeth Leader Smith

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June 3, 2012 @ Whole Story
After weeks of fierce regional competitions among top fishmongers at Whole Foods Market stores across the country, eleven finalists in our first-ever national Fishmonger Face-Off will go head-to-tail for the golden trident trophy.
June 2, 2012 @ Whole Story
A profound, alternative look at the bee crisis, Queen of the Sun takes us on a journey through the catastrophic disappearance of bees and the mysterious world of the beehive.
June 2, 2012 @ Whole Story
We’re dishing up tips and recipes for healthy grilling to expand your options, not your waistline.
May 29, 2012 @ Whole Story
Sweet! There’s just no other way to describe summer’s organic berries ... well, besides juicy, flavorful, perfectly ripe and ready to enjoy right now.
May 26, 2012 @ Whole Story
Let’s get to the root and heart of the matter – people and the planet. Here are five simple reasons that I (and many others) reach for organics.
May 21, 2012 @ Whole Story
When it comes to summer picnics think: simple and good. This mantra and these 20 planning and dining tips (with recipes!) will ensure stress-free picnicking.
May 12, 2012 @ Whole Story
In shifting their supply chains to Fair Trade ingredients, Dr. Bronner’s made a big difference in the lives of several thousand farmers and workers.
May 9, 2012 @ Whole Story
Our grocery team works hard to bring great-tasting natural and organic products to our stores that meet our shoppers’ needs.
May 5, 2012 @ Whole Story
I caught up with author, leader in the sustainable food movement and world-renowned Chef Michel Nischan and posed commonly asked questions to help you cook fish without fear. Here are his tips, tricks and contagious enthusiasm for cooking with seafood.
May 2, 2012 @ Whole Story
As the most dammed, dibbed and diverted river in the world struggles to support thirty million people across the western United States and Mexico, the peace-keeping agreement known as the Colorado River Pact is reaching its limits.
May 1, 2012 @ Whole Story
Here are some ways to celebrate the fabulous moms (of all kinds) in your life.
April 30, 2012 @ Whole Story
Here are 10 of our favorite Spanish-inspired dishes that are the perfect match for your next glass of Spanish wine.
April 29, 2012 @ Whole Story
Share your best-dressed burger in the comments below and you could win a $50 Whole Foods Market® gift card.
April 29, 2012 @ Whole Story
Here are a few everyday products that pull double duty around the house and your pet.
April 25, 2012 @ Whole Story
From a morning fruit smoothie to a grilled after dinner dessert, here are 12 of our favorite ways to enjoy pineapples.
April 22, 2012 @ Whole Story
Today we're launching the Do Something Reel™ Film Festival, an online collection of provocative, character-driven films that focus on food, environmental issues and everyday people with a vision of making a world of difference.
April 19, 2012 @ Whole Story
Whole Foods Market partners with Cork ReHarvest to make it easy to properly dispose of natural cork at most of our stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
April 18, 2012 @ Whole Story
Our Whole Trade® Guarantee ensures that farms pay equitable wages and provide better working conditions—and that you enjoy the best-quality tropical treat, delivered at peak ripeness.
April 17, 2012 @ Whole Story
Learn how responsibly managed fisheries help ensure a good supply of seafood going forward. Your support could win you $50 for your next seafood supper.


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.