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Summer Outdoor Entertaining

Right in time for the 4th of July, we offer up some great summer outdoor party tips and ideas. Also, tune in for a feature on olives to learn more about this tasty little fruit.
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Greening Summer Parties

It’s time for summer entertaining! How can we make our parties more Earth-friendly? One reader, Duane, mentioned how he is changing all of his outdoor powered items to solar powered versions. A great idea for lighting an evening get-together in the backyard. What other things will you be doing this summer to make your gatherings sustainable, as well as fun? Let us know!
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Quinoa Primavera

Quinoa. Sacred to the Incas, consumed by mankind for over 6,000 years, and so packed with nutritional value that it is being considered by NASA as a possible crop to grow in space! Talk about a survivor and adaptor.

Compassion in World Farming Lecture Q&A and Panel Discussion

Whole Foods Market partnered with Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) to present the first-ever Peter Roberts Memorial lecture to celebrate CIWF's 40th Anniversary. Whole Foods Market CEO John Mackey presented "Food for the Future" at The Institution of Engineering and Technology on June 5, 2007, the evening before the Company opened its flagship store in London. The lecture, named in honor of CIWF Founder Peter Roberts, was followed by this Q&A and discussion panel. To view the lecture, please see the preceding video post.
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John Mackey’s Compassion in World Farming Lecture

Whole Foods Market partnered with Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) to present the first-ever Peter Roberts Memorial lecture to celebrate CIWF's 40th Anniversary. Whole Foods Market CEO John Mackey presented "Food for the Future" at The Institution of Engineering and Technology on June 5, 2007, the evening before the Company opened its flagship store in London. The lecture, named in honor of CIWF Founder Peter Roberts, was followed by a Q&A and discussion panel.
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John Mackey and Michael Pollan Discussion

John Mackey and Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma, discuss their thoughts and ideas concerning the past, present and future of food. To view John's preceding presentation, please view the last post.

 

Please note: The Berkeley website no longer makes this interview available. For a written description of the event, go here.

 

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The Past, Present, and Future of Food

The co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods, John Mackey, offers a presentation of the past, present, and future of food. Mackey then joined Pollan in conversation, continuing in person the exchange of views the two have been conducting since the publication of Pollan's 2006 book, The Omnivore's Dilemma.
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It’s “Natural!”

As you’ve probably noticed, many skincare products are now advertised as “natural.” Yet there is no regulated definition for that word on personal care products. Experts agree that most skincare ingredients are absorbed, so check ingredient lists. Natural skincare products are effective, and they can limit your exposure to potentially harmful substances while feeding your skin the nutrients it needs to function properly. What are some of your natural skin care favorites, and why? Malia Curran, MS, MPH

Summer Wines and Cheese

Now that it's officially summer, we offer up some great wines perfect for warm weather, along with cheese pairings and tasty appetizers.
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Parmigiano Reggiano / Episode 2

As promised, here's the second half of our Parmigiano Reggiano episode. Enjoy and as always please let us know what you think! Scott Get the Parmigian Reggiano Crisp and "Ice Cream" recipes that are included in this episode!

Parmigiano Reggiano / Episode 1

It’s a Parmigiano Reggiano love-in, and you’re invited. This week we’re horsing around with a new idea. When we have so much interesting information available on a truly exemplary product, yet we still want to offer up some recipes, why not do a series?

Belle Chevre

Check out our South region's local grower and vendor profiles. Thanks for watching our slide show and please let us know what you think!
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Colorful, Antioxidant-Rich Foods

One of the things we love most about summer is the abundance of produce and other colorful, antioxidant-rich foods. From organic berries to salmon, antioxidant-rich foods have healthful benefits. Learn about these benefits, what seasonal antioxidant-rich produce to look for now and get some good, tasty recipe ideas to boot.
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Gorgonzola and Sun-Dried Tomato Buffalo Burger

Tune in for the delicious ground buffalo burger recipe and learn a bit about this "secret ingredient" in the process.

Scents of Home

As dog lovers know all too well, it’s often not easy to keep a dog-friendly house clean-and-fresh smelling. Instead of turning to products laden with artificial scents and other chemicals, Stacy from Florida has a much better idea:
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Natural Skin Care

Summer is just about here and it’s time for our skin to be looking its best. Tune in to learn why natural skin care is the best choice.

Lane Orchards

Check out our South region's local grower and vendor profiles. Thanks for watching our slide show and please let us know what you think!
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