The Magic of Greyston Bakery

Greyston Bakery is part of the Greyston Foundation, an integrated network of programs providing jobs, workforce development, low-income housing, supportive services, child care, after-school programs, tenant services and community gardens for individuals and their families to move forward on their path to self-sufficiency.

This Saint Your Typical Dairy

St. Benoît Creamery known for its French-style yogurt with just three ingredients: Jersey cow milk, a special French culture and local fruit or honey. Learn how our Local Producer Loan Program helped this small business grow.
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Stewards of the Land: Mountain Meadows Wins Regional Award

At Whole Foods Market®, we are passionate about our food, our community, and our environment. Just recently, we added a core value to our company mission: practicing and advancing environmental stewardship. So last week when I found out that one of our local beef producers won a Regional Environmental Stewardship award I was super excited to find out more.

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Five Local Lunchbox Favorites

With the kids going back to school it’s a great time to refresh, restock and restart good eating habits. At Whole Foods Market® we’re excited to partner with many innovative small-scale food companies that are working hard to improve the contents of the American lunch box.

Take This Job and Love It

I might have the best job ever. I travel in search of new flavors. When I find the good stuff, I help get it on our shelves. I’m the Local Forager for Whole Foods Market.
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Our Local Forager in Hawai’i: the Realities of Paradise

Find out how traditional food systems are being rebuilt in Hawai'i after generations of exported monoculture crops.
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Love What's Growing Locally

Summer is the perfect season to explore local fruits and vegetables. With tasty new offerings springing up every day, it can be hard to keep track of everything you need to try, but we’re here to help.
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Our Local Forager in the New Detroit Food Scene

The new Whole Foods Market in Detroit is full of hand-selected local products.
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Why Local Food Systems Matter

Learn how supporting local food systems can help communities and the environment.
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Foraging at Whole Foods Market

Imagine tasting your way through your local community, meeting local artisans and growers, hearing their stories and then helping bring their products to market to share with others. Now imagine this is your job. 

A forager is someone who searches widely for food or provisions. Whole Foods Market® has local foragers across the nation helping us source from more than 6,500 local vendors. From country farms to urban bakeries, these on-the-go team members seek out the best local products, so we can bring more great stuff to our customers.

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