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Late July Organic Snacks

At Whole Foods Market®, we love sharing good food and drink. Whether it’s a peak-of-the-season berry, a team member creation from our bakery, sausages made in house or a new grocery discovery, we love celebrating great flavors and products. But we don’t just want to tell you about it; we want you to enjoy it too. So, we’re doing a series of summer giveaways through mid-August. Read on to find out how to enter to win.

It might be mid-August, but it’s still time for Late July! Late July Organic Snacks is on a mission to educate people about organics through their taste buds. As a family owned and operated company, they care deeply about the integrity of their products – which all proudly wear the USDA organic seal! This means they meet USDA National Organic Standards requiring that the crops are grown without the use of persistent pesticides. Those standards also don't allow irradiation, genetically modified ingredients (GMOs) and synthetic preservatives.

If you’ve ever searched for snacks for the family that meet your standards, then you’ll understand what Late July Organic Snacks founder Nicole Bernard Dawes went through years ago when her kids were old enough to start snacking. That’s when she knew she had to take matters into her own hands and recreate classic crackers and cookies with organic ingredients and without hydrogenated oils or artificial additives.

With “family” at the forefront, Late July Organic Snacks was started to create a better, more responsible food system for her children and future generations. With help from her father, the founder of Cape Cod Potato Chips, Nicole worked to create delicious snacks without compromising on the quality of ingredients — snacks that lived up to her family’s standards and likely yours too!

Learn more about Late July Organic Snacks, Nicole and her family and their passion for great snack foods in this slideshow. 

 

If you have problems viewing the slideshow, you can watch it on YouTube.

Family remains the primary focus at Late July Organic Snacks, and on any given day you can find three generations at work including Nicole’s eight-year-old and four-year-old sons. (They’re the perfect R&D team!) Impressively that strong sense of family also extends into the community. Late July Organic Snacks supports several nonprofit organizations through the sale of their products, including the Jane Goodall Institute, American Camp Association and Whole Planet Foundation.

Nicole views making food for other people’s families (like yours) an enormous responsibility. Perhaps that’s why we think your whole family will love their Mini Peanut Butter Cracker Sandwiches. You can sit back and enjoy organic peanut butter sandwiched between buttery-tasting organic mini crackers, without worrying about trans fats, artificial sweeteners, flavors, colors or preservatives – because there aren’t any! With values like those, their products can’t help but leave a great taste in your mouth.

What’s built up your appetite this summer? Tell us in the comments below by August 26 and we’ll pick a winner at random to receive a case of Late July Organic Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers.

The fine print: No purchase necessary. Promotion ends August 26, 2012, 11:59 PM CDT. Must be a legal resident of the US or Canada (except in Quebec, where it is void) age 18 or older to participate. Taxes on prize, if applicable, are the responsibility of the winner. Employees of Whole Foods Market, Inc., are not eligible. Void where prohibited.

 

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Rita says …

I would donate these to the nursing home where my mother is. She is from the south, an Alzheimer's patient, and loves peanut butter crackers. These would be a healthy and much welcomed treat for the residents.

Tanja says …

An entire week camping with the kids and exploring the Grand Canyon!

lisa says …

Working late hours. ..,never enough time

Alisa Bey says …

I worked up a sweat doing water aerobics and swimming with my children

Dorothy macKenzie says …

We rode horses and landed fish from the Colorado streams this summer. It sure worked up our family's appetite!

a8ala says …

Keeping up with the tomatoes! Roasting, saucing, chopping, freezing, canning, pickling. The only thing keeping me going is knowing that all too soon the summer tomatoes will be gone.

Michelle says …

I love fresh fruits and veggies. So when summer comes in Chicago I am loving it. I feel as though I cannot get my hands on enough of them. I recently started something new and trying different items to me about once a week. It has been great try new things, and has opened up alot of different new recipes to me. Its great.

Alexis T says …

Last year I lost 60 pounds. This summer is time for strengthing and toning. I started walking 45 minutes a day with my scottish terrier, Kenzie. I also do yoga daily and discovered if I skip a day, I don't feel as well. The upside to the activity besides a stronger body, is I can eat more and still maintain my weight.

crystal says …

Swimming is the main event that builds up our appetites. After swim, I make sure to have plenty of organic and natural snacks ready: Late July Crackers, fruit, cheeses, home-made smoothies and popsicles.

Susan says …

Keeping up with kid & dog & relatives & weeds.........

Melissa says …

I've been working out more this summer and I've become addicted to nut butters. Peanut butter, sunflower butter, cashew butter have become part of a post-workout snack.

Katherine Toder says …

I've been buying up as many blueberries as I can from my local farmers markets, and stuffing my freezer with them. They make the best snack on a humid day in Philadelphia!

Casey says …

I've been trail running since I started running about three years ago. I just added a road bike to the mix for cross-training, so I have definitely built up my appetite for healthy snacks by increasing my training days!

Jacqueline says …

I've worked up an appetite keeping up with my two girls in the pool! They love splashing and playing. We love Late July cookies. My favorite is the Dark Chocolate sandwich cookies!

Betsy Wright says …

I had 3 belly surgeries in the past year and a half, so I have been trying to rebuild my strength by working with my SO to create an organic container garden. I also have diabetes, so exercise is part of my prescription for wellness (along with food and drugs). I work in spurts (I'm in Florida and it's 90+ degrees, 90%+ humidity). Already harvesting tomatoes, parsley, peppers, and basil. I have extended growing seasons, so I get to plant many things all year long. Working up an appetite! I shop at the Whole Foods Market in Tampa.

Shannon says …

As a family we have educated ourselves on the importance of organic and non-GMO products. This has led us to make better food choices. As a result, our energy has increased and we have become more active. Since we have started this lifestyle journey our family of four has lost a combined total of 54 pounds. I am so proud!

Lori says …

Love all it late july ! Ham and cheese on a buttery late July cracker is the best snack for me! My kids love Late July Organic Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers. Great for school snack they will be in the bag!

Danielle says …

Biking - biking - biking on our local fabulous trails. My daughter has been stabiliser free for two years now - she is 5 this October and loves her 5 mile round trip through the park - a slow cruise for the rest of the family. Other times she goes on the trailer arm on my bike and we head off for a 11 - 16 mile cycle with a snack break mid way - nothing better than packing some portion sized crackers and cartons of juice. We cycle EVERY day in the summer - Because we can:)

Denny says …

I enjoy working in my yard followed by a dip in the ocean to cool off. Peanut butter is my favorite snack for post-activity rejuvenation. I'd love to try Late July Organic Snacks.

Shannon says …

Fresh peaches and zucchini...yum!!

Maryann says …

Peanut butter in any form- on bread, mixed in yogurt, with chocolate, crackers and even on oatmeal.

Jennifer says …

Peaches

Peter Multach says …

I practice yoga twice a day, every day. You can breath, stretch, exercise, lose 300-1000 calories and feel so good while doing it! Just did it.

Michelle says …

"What's built up my appetite this summer?" That is easy...fresh organic peaches picked off the tree with a smell that sends you to heaven. My taste buds water just thinking about it.

Ellen Matthews says …

That's easy~2 boys with 3 sports!! We are constantly running to baseball, soccer and hockey. We are always looking for healthy easy snacks to take along with us. Late July Organic Snacks are absolutely PERFECT!!

DeAnna L says …

keeping a 6 year old busy all summer and trying to keep that energy going and growing with healthy food and snacks. we have been on our healthier food journey since March...so still new and trying to keep good options for snacks in front of her has definitely kept my appetite worked up as well!!

Angela G says …

On the go with my kids! Trying to have the most fun summer ever, and it's exhausting and I am always happy to eat!

Christin says …

Watermelon!

Jean Feingold says …

This summer I participated in a weight loss research program. This required me to exercise daily and I did. That's how I worked up an appetite (though I was eating much less than before).

April says …

Running! And kids!

Spero says …

Love those Late July Mini PB's...sure would like to receive a case of them!

Lindsay says …

This is easy! I've been working up an appetite playing with my four year old and being 26 weeks pregnant! Eating healthy snacks is so important when you are pregnant and when you are a growing boy!

Blessnnbalnced says …

Chasing my two energetic boys around this summer has built up all of our appetites!

Denise says …

The anticipation of eating fresh, home-grown vegetables and storing food for the winter.

chris L says …

We have built up our appetiites for Late July Organic Products by keeping the kids active physically and mentally this Summer..

Jaqueline says …

Switching to organic this summer has really built up my families appetite! Im excited to try new organic options.

Jaqueline says …

My family has made the switch to organic this summer. This would be amazing.

Candice says …

Finally getting to spend some time in the Northwest after over 10 years of being away means an abundance of fresh berries & seafood! Introduced my daughter to berry picking, which was priceless!

Nicole Kreiden says …

My CSA box started arriving with amazing, plump blueberries! I picked up three Maine cookbooks from the library to learn new ways to use them, from salads to salsas, they were wonderful. Now after reading this blog I really wish i had a box of Late July crackers, so buttery tasting, sweet and salty...mmmm

Kathy D says …

Working in the garden helped me work up an appetite!

Linda W. says …

Working in the garden!

Peter says …

Local organic beets!

tammy says …

playing at the playground with my19 months old daughter! She runs in circles climbing the stairs to go down the slide!

Emily Luker says …

Fresh berries!!!! Thanks for this opportunity!

Sharon R says …

I just started a Zumba class so my appetite increased because of that!

Carol says …

Working in my flower beds, bicycling, walking the dogs, and doing yoga have built up my appetite this summer.

Leigh Ponamgi says …

This summer, I started teaching yoga with my son. Since his first birthday in May, we have built up an appetite teaching mommy & me classes at yoga studios and preschools. He's the best assistant teacher a yogi could ask for!

Kristi N says …

Keeping it light with organic fruit and snacks to help with the intense summer heat!

sarah oswald says …

my appetite is built by working over overtime because we are soooooo shorthanded at work.

EFFIE says …

I work up an appetite by exercising and working in my yard. Thanks for the gift.

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