Kate Medley

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Kate is the Multimedia Communications Specialist for the South and Mid-Atlantic regions of Whole Foods Market, based out of Durham, North Carolina. With photography, video, and audio gear in hand, Kate travels the backroads up and down the East Coast documenting the farms and farmers that bring fresh products into our stores. A graduate of the University of Montana journalism school and the Ole Miss Center for Southern Studies, Kate has been working with Whole Foods since 2007. Before that time, she worked as a photojournalist for newspapers across the country.

Blog Posts By Author

March 8, 2012 @ Whole Story
Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Gaia Herb Farm is one of the largest organic medicinal herb farms in the United States. Watch their story.
October 16, 2011 @ Whole Story
Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Gaia Herb Farm is one of the largest organic medicinal herb farms in the United States. Watch their story.
August 10, 2011 @ Whole Story
Tuscarora Organic Growers is a democratically-operated cooperative of more than 40 farms that was founded in 1988 in Hustontown, Pennsylvania. Growers are held to strict standards, spelled out in an 18-page set of guidelines covering harvest, grading, packing, storage and food safety. All of the partner farms are certified organic.
July 12, 2011 @ Whole Story
Steve Whitmire's family has been farming in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina since the early 1800's.  As a kid, Steve's chore was to look after the lone family cow.  Today Steve oversees a much larger herd of Angus/Braunvieh cattle on 1,000+ acres in Brasstown, North Carolina, ensuring they always have sufficient spring water, ample grass, freshly mixed feed and room to roam.
May 31, 2011 @ Whole Story
Joseph and Anna Maria Severino learned the art of pasta making in Italy 35 years ago and have developed quite a local following for their authentic pastas.
April 4, 2011 @ Whole Story
Learn how Howie and Scott, lifelong anglers and longtime friends, combined their love of the sea and their dedication to its preservation in their business of providing wild-caught Florida seafood.
February 5, 2011 @ Whole Story
Larry Harding foraged for wild ginseng with his father when he was young, and today he grows ginseng in 80 acres of shaded forest in Maryland.
January 24, 2011 @ Whole Story
Produce from our Short Pump (Virginia) store’s Village Community Garden will soon be sold in our store. Find out what magic was created from a free plot of land and a whole lot of heart.
September 7, 2010 @ Whole Story
Icelandic lamb is a wonderfully flavorful, exceptionally lean meat from animals raised with no antibiotics, ever and no added hormones. Pesticides and herbicides are seldom used in Iceland where the climate naturally protects the land. All in all, Icelandic lambs are amazingly robust and live in an idyllic, geographically isolated country' whose strict agriculture regulations protect the integrity of the lamb you are buying.

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