By Jessica Shade, September 11, 2014
Do you think eating organic is better for you? This series shares some of the science behind the nutritional benefits of organic foods. First up: fruits and vegetables. Part two covers organic dairy and part three goes into pesticide residues.
By Paige Brady, August 25, 2014
Whether you make breakfast from scratch or grab something to heat-n-eat, you can give yourself and your kids a better starting point when you shop with us. That’s because everything meets our standards; standards you won’t find anywhere else. No label reading required.
By Paige Brady, August 11, 2014
Heading back to school is challenging enough without adding the whole “what’s-in-this-stuff-I’m-feeding-my-kid” thing. Let’s be honest: reading labels is a pain.
At Whole Foods Market, we’ve done the homework for you. There are hundreds of ingredients found in food and body care products elsewhere that you will never find here.
By Paige Brady, July 28, 2014
Do you enjoy a glass of organic orange juice to start your morning? This simple pleasure could be a thing of the past, and soon. Organic citrus could be wiped out by citrus greening disease. Here’s how you can help stop it.
By Elizabeth Leader Smith, July 20, 2014
If you’re looking for the best and best-tasting foods, here are 10 tips for healthier back-to-school food choices.
By Rachael Gruver, May 23, 2014
Canola oil at Whole Foods Market
Canola oil has been the subject of much misinformation over the years, and we’d like to set the record straight.
What is canola oil?
Canola oil comes from a specifically bred variety of rapeseed, which is part of the mustard family along with kale, cabbage, and Brussels sprouts. Rapeseed oil has been a part of traditional diets in Eastern Europe, especially Poland, India, Japan, China and Canada for thousands of years.
By Paige Brady, November 9, 2013
You may have noticed “Biodynamic®” on fresh and packaged products around our store. While the seeds of Biodynamic farming germinated in the early 1900s, they have begun to flourish more widely in recent years.
Biodynamic is an exciting — and a little bit complicated — way of growing crops. The short version is: Biodynamic = food grown well. Want to know more? Read on.
By A.C. Gallo, June 18, 2013
By Paige Schilt, June 12, 2013
Passionate about a healthy planet full of good food? Bees are key. Learn simple steps you can take to help keep the US bee population strong!
By Courtney Mudge, June 10, 2013
"Wait, what?” – you may ask – “A grocery store can be certified organic?” Yes, it can and we are. Here’s what goes into it.