Elizabeth Leader Smith

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April 22, 2018 @ Whole Story
This Mother’s Day, send just the right messages with your tulip bouquets.
April 16, 2018 @ Whole Story
Biodynamic agriculture is an ecological approach that views farms as living organisms, with the goal for each farm to be a self-sustaining system.
March 6, 2018 @ Whole Story
We took to Instagram to uncover quicker dinner secrets from some of our favorite feeds.
March 2, 2018 @ Whole Story
Traditional Medicinals is committed to social development projects funded in sourcing communities — and women and girls are the programs' greatest beneficiaries.
February 28, 2018 @ Whole Story
We’re introducing more tasty newcomers our stores including bite-sized treats, moisture-rich vegan soaps and steamed banger-style sausages.
December 26, 2017 @ Whole Story
Meet Flow Water, naturally alkaline Canadian spring water packaged in unique Tetra Pak containers.
August 1, 2017 @ Whole Story
We’re rolling out Taquería by Whole Foods Market, a Mexico City-inspired quick service restaurant within many of our stores across the U.S. and Canada. Here, find fresh, chef-inspired dishes that celebrate the vibrant and and flavorful street food of Mexico City. From new twists on old favorites to paleo- and vegan-friendly dishes, there’s something for everyone — like jackfruit pepita roasted squash and grain-free Siete tortillas.
July 24, 2017 @ Whole Story
Calling mini gourmands and kids with persnickety palates; it’s time to up your responsibilities in the kitchen. We know you can do it. You’ll be proud when you do it. So let’s do this. 3, 2, 1… let’s pack lunches!
July 21, 2017 @ Whole Story
From modeling good eating habits and introducing new foods to coming together to catch up, family dinners are more than just meals. Whether you’re aiming to establish a family dinner routine a few days a week or every day of the week, we can get you started with time-saving tips and delicious recipes.
June 28, 2017 @ Whole Story
When life gives you a summer scorcher, make lemonade … or limeade, iced tea, slushies or coolers!
June 7, 2017 @ Whole Story
With a little planning ahead, you can pack wholesome snacks to carry you through your summer travels. From dried apple slices to no-bake cookies, here are a few must-try snack recipes for the road — including some you can make ahead and freeze for later.
May 12, 2017 @ Whole Story
Move over mustard. Catch ya’ later ketchup. It’s time to get adventurous with hot dog toppings. Caramelized onions? Queso? Guacamole? You bet!
June 27, 2016 @ Whole Story
Summer entertaining shouldn’t blow your budget. From shopping tips to menu ideas, here are our best money-saving solutions for your next party.
June 7, 2016 @ Whole Story
Plums, cherries, peaches, nectarines, apricots…rock out to summer’s greatest hits: stone fruit. Here are five of our favorite tips for enjoying the season’s juiciest fruit for a song.
June 1, 2016 @ Whole Story
Add some pop to your summer entertaining with prosecco cocktails featuring the season’s finest flavors including strawberries, blackberries and nectarines.
May 31, 2016 @ Whole Story
Ease the 6pm dinnertime scramble with these new convenient pantry staples including sauces, rices and fire-roasted tomatoes.
May 20, 2016 @ Whole Story
Here’s the scoop on what you need to know to make your most delicious (most creative!) ice cream sammies yet.
May 12, 2016 @ Whole Story
Whether it’s a dinner for two or a backyard bash for 20, you can enjoy summer grilling on a budget. Here are eight of our favorite tips, plus must-try budget-friendly recipes.


A University of California, Santa Barbara graduate, Elizabeth Leader Smith joined Whole Foods Market in 2007 with experience in marketing, public relations and backpacking throughout foreign lands. She has contributed to the company’s community relations, events and media relations efforts in Austin, Texas and currently supports the global communications team as a writer — all of which she’ll tell you may be the best jobs in the world. After a two-year stint in the United Kingdom, Elizabeth returned to Austin, where she’s happily reunited with sunshine and breakfast tacos.