Nona Evans

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March 7, 2015 @ Whole Story
Whole Kids Foundation® is celebrating 4,000 Salad Bars serving 2,000,000 kids 375,000 lbs of veggies and fruit every day. Learn why this matters and how you can participate.
August 30, 2013 @ Whole Story
Special alert! On Friday, September 6th you have the chance to support salad with salad. Simply eat at your local Whole Foods Market® salad bar, and 5% of your salad bar purchase will be donated to Whole Kids Foundation’s® Salad Bar Grant Program. You can feel even better than usual about piling your plate high with greens, beans and other veggies because you're doing it for the kids.
April 30, 2013 @ Whole Story
Besides being an ever-changing source of growth and learning, the beautiful thing about gardening is there’s no right or wrong, only lessons to guide what you’ll do next!
February 27, 2013 @ Whole Story
I know the original saying is “an apple a day” but we’ve learned so much about how easy it is to nourish our bodies with leafy greens and a rainbow of colorful fruits and veggies.
October 1, 2012 @ Whole Story
Last fall, as we launched our School Garden Grant program, we had a little idea: Let’s celebrate the way kids connect to the roots of their food by inviting everyone to post pictures of their kids in the garden.
August 2, 2012 @ Whole Story
We can’t believe it’s already been a year since starting Whole Kids Foundation®! But we’ve received lots of heart-warming, awe-inspiring letters, photos and drawings from schools and children celebrating their school salad bars and gardens, so that proves it.
January 11, 2012 @ Whole Story
When was the last time you ate a school lunch?
November 13, 2011 @ Whole Story
One of the most wonderful traditions within Whole Foods Market is that each of our teams are encouraged by our leaders to hold an annual team building event. More often than not, teams choose to include a community service component. Our company leaders are no exception; they truly practice what they preach!
October 24, 2011 @ Whole Story
Since joining Whole Foods Market in 2001, Nona Evans has held various positions including Private Label Brand Development and Sr. Global Marketing Coordinator. Following her passion for children's education and health, Evans joined Whole Kids Foundation®as Executive Director in May 2011. She is excited to shape this new effort to empower schools and inspire families to make good food choices for life.
October 12, 2011 @ Whole Story
I recently had the good fortune to meet a man named Mud. It was during a trip to Southern California to speak at the Santa Monica Good Food Festival about the importance of quality school food. Mud has a mantra that I am blatantly adopting: Kids who grow good food, eat good food.
June 23, 2011 @ Whole Story
Even though summer has just started for the kids in the Washington, DC Public School system, one school is already thinking about fall!