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Recipe Roundup: Best of Melon

Now’s the time to go all out with summer melons. Whether you show up at the next picnic balancing a watermelon on your hip, or add chunks of cantaloupe to your morning smoothie and summer fruit salads, there are lots of ways to appreciate melons. Here are some of our favorite recipes featuring one of summer’s most refreshing fruits: Drinks
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Cooking for One: Summer Veggies

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Driftless Organics

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Spotting Bargains with The Whole Deal

Lancaster Farm Fresh Cooperative

It’s Hot. Win Iced Tea.

Congratulations to Stephanie and thank you everyone who entertained us with your stories of how hot it is where you are. Stay cool everyone! Yep, it’s late July and hot as heck just about everywhere. Doesn’t it sound perfect to cool down with some ice-cold tea? We know! That’s why we’ve just introduced our new line of 365 Everyday Value Organic ready-to-drink teas.
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Heirloom Tomato Recipe Could Win Big

Contest for Small Bites

We’re More Than Food: Chicago

Summertime Fun in Stores

Peak Pick: Cherry Tomatoes

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Best-Ever Zucchini Bread

Make it Natural: Lemon Treats

Enter Your Favorite Beef Burger Recipe

Jesca Hoop - Artist Discovery Series

Thanks to Jimmy Dunne, President of Inspire — a music and branding company partnering on music initiatives with Whole Foods Market — for providing this blog post.
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Dig In to Summer Dips and Spreads

Make Your Own Dog Biscuits

The Five Worst...

The Five Worst Environmental Pollutants in Your Beauty Products This is a reprint of an article featured on GOOD.
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Tribute to a Reggae Legend

Congratulations to Patricia for winning Putumayo's 5-CD reggae collection and thanks to all of you who shared your favorite Bob Marley song with us! Dan Storper is the CEO and Founder of Putumayo World Music.
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Vital Farms - Austin, TX

This blog post previously contained an outdated video about a supplier. We have removed the video to prevent confusion.

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Summer Meals for One or Two

Cookouts, parties, picnics and travelling – when it comes to summer it often seems that more is merrier and busy is better. Of course, The Whole Deal value guide has great ideas for summer entertaining on a budget. But there are also times when you just need to slow the summer down and The Whole Deal is there for you too. Take this weeklong meal plan for one or two. It's got refreshing recipes and tips to savor summer affordably. Plus, it even leaves a little room to party.  
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Win a Care Package for Your Pet

Change Your Fuel…Change Your World

Thanks to Jimmy Dunne, President of Inspire — a music and branding company partnering on music initiatives with Whole Foods Market — for providing this blog post. As oil has been heavy on all of our minds lately, we thought it befitting to bring you a film that asks a valuable question: How do we create a sustainable energy economy for our kids? You can find Fuel, the Sundance Film Festival Winner for Best Documentary, now at your local Whole Foods Market.
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Happy N’ Healthy for Pets

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Dish Up Swordfish for a Chance to Win

Super Greens

Treat Yourself to Tahini

Top Summer Leisure Wines

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Feeding Fido The Good Stuff

Is Cherry Country Calling You?

Our Team Members Give $1.5 Million!

I’ve always known that I work with some of the nicest, most giving, mission driven people I have ever met. And now I have concrete proof! As of June 25th, over 15,000 Whole Foods Market team members have donated over $1.5 million directly from their paychecks to Whole Planet Foundation to alleviate poverty through microcredit around the globe! Check out this video of team members talking about why they contribute.

Harpoon-Caught Swordfish

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Herbie Hancock Inspires a Collective Spirit

Thanks to Jimmy Dunne, President of Inspire — a music and branding company partnering on music initiatives with Whole Foods Market — for providing this blog post.
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Peak Pick: Summer Squash

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Supplementing with Superfruits

Best Ever Fresh Salsa

A Great Basil Dish Could Win

What Would You Do With a Case of Cherries?

Congratulations to Kati, Chantal, Rachel, Miriam & Rebecca! Thank you everyone who participated in this; your answers were alternately amusing, heartwarming and scrumptious! That’s right…a whole case of cherries! We’re giving away a case of cherries to five randomly selected winners and we want to know what you would do with a whole case of cherries.

Lighter Foods for Hotter Days

Make it Natural: Raw Berry Crisp

Have we got a summer treat for you! This no-cook berry crisp will save you from turning on your oven in the middle of the summer, and we bet it will be a hit with any crowd. Don’t just take our word for it though — check out the rave reviews on Raw Berry Crisp. Here’s a sample: ZieQ wrote:
“I did not have the dates but substituted with raisins and whatever raw nuts I had available. This was fabulous, easy and will become a staple in our home.”

Recipe Roundup: Best of Corn

Grilling Tips for a Healthier BBQ Season