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Happy, Happy!

We hope that you are all having a delightful last day of 2009!


Liberation Soup and Whole Planet Foundation

Time for Bubbly

Calendar = Doing Good + Great Coupons

updated 12/28/09

This is My Year to…Do Good on Facebook


Eat "Lucky" Foods

Zero Waste: The Day After

Merry Christmas!


Holiday Traditions


Tips for Traveling

Peak Pick: Mushrooms


The Buzz on Make it Natural

Healthy Tip: Travel With Good Food

Chestnuts Roasting...

Time for Port Wine

Holiday time is the perfect time to enjoy a delicious port wine! Port wine is a "sipper" kind of wine - it slowly warms your spirit and soul while you mingle and enjoy time with family and friends.

Best Meals for a House Full

Savoring Leftover Cheeses

Seafood for the Holidays

Change up traditional holiday fare and celebrate with cioppino, an Italian-inspired seafood stew. The rich and flavorful tomato broth can be made ahead of time, making this a smart choice for entertaining.

A Better Gift Card

Try Natural Sweeteners

Natural sweeteners have their own unique flavor and nutrients; and when enjoyed in moderation, can go a long way towards satisfying a hearty sweet tooth.

Holiday Coffee

Sip into the holidays with Allegro's Celebration Caffé and wow your guests with Espresso Pots de Creme, our creamy coffee-inspired dessert made with Allegro's holiday blend, eggs, cream and vanilla.

Samuel Adams Winter Classics


The Whole Deal Online Coupons

Do Good Flowers

Toys with Integrity

Barbera is founder and president of ImagiPLAY.

Eight Crazy Nights and Edible Delights

Zero Waste: Gift Wrap

A Wish for Peaceful Co-Existence

Rocky Dawuni is the newest musician in our "Artists Discovery Series," which celebrates exceptional emerging artists who share a passion for the causes and social initiatives that Whole Foods Market supports as well. You can find Rocky's latest album, Hymns for the Rebel Soul, exclusively available in our stores for the holidays. It's a great honor to celebrate the release of my new album "Hymns For the Rebel Soul" within Whole Foods Market and also to share my music and love with everybody within the extended family that has supported Whole Foods' efforts over the years.

Zero Waste: Precycling

Make it Natural: Brown Rice Pudding

Peak Early Season Citrus


Holiday Art Project for Winter Days

Whole Foods Market recently introduced an exclusive all natural line of children's art supplies including crayons, markers, paint, play dough, and glue.* Clementine Art is a Boulder, CO based company dedicated to providing high quality, eco-friendly, 100% non-toxic products - perfect for your little one's burgeoning art career. The folks at Clementine put together this fun Festive Star Garland holiday art project. Watch the video and download a pdf instruction sheet.


Fight Festive Failure

Brickman's Bag of Goodies

Party Time

Zero Waste: Holiday Parties

Inspirational Gifts for the Season

Celebrate the true spirit of the season with our recipes for gifts from the kitchen and our favorite gifts that give back, available in our stores.

Delicious Ideas for Special Diets

Chances are your holiday guest list may include someone with a special diet need. From vegetarian to dairy-free to low sugar, people have a variety of special dietary needs — some personal choices and others medically required. Whatever the reason, as the host you want to make sure all of your guests are well fed and happy.

Holiday Baking Favorites

Top Wines for Entertaining

Pick Up Our December Whole Deal Now

How to: Budget-Friendly Appetizers

Check out three festive holiday appetizers that taste delicious, are super simple to prepare and cost as little as 29 cents per serving:

A Natural Hanukkah Destination

The Value Guru and the Case of the Vegetarian Guest