By Paige Brady, August 11, 2014
Heading back to school is challenging enough without adding the whole “what’s-in-this-stuff-I’m-feeding-my-kid” thing. Let’s be honest: reading labels is a pain.
At Whole Foods Market, we’ve done the homework for you. There are hundreds of ingredients found in food and body care products elsewhere that you will never find here.
By Paige Brady, July 28, 2014
Do you enjoy a glass of organic orange juice to start your morning? This simple pleasure could be a thing of the past, and soon. Organic citrus could be wiped out by citrus greening disease. Here’s how you can help stop it.
By Elizabeth Leader Smith, July 20, 2014
If you’re looking for the best and best-tasting foods, here are 10 tips for healthier back-to-school food choices.
By Rachael Gruver, May 23, 2014
Canola oil at Whole Foods Market
Canola oil has been the subject of much misinformation over the years, and we’d like to set the record straight.
What is canola oil?
Canola oil comes from a specifically bred variety of rapeseed, which is part of the mustard family along with kale, cabbage, and Brussels sprouts. Rapeseed oil has been a part of traditional diets in Eastern Europe, especially Poland, India, Japan, China and Canada for thousands of years.
By Paige Brady, November 9, 2013
You may have noticed “Biodynamic®” on fresh and packaged products around our store. While the seeds of Biodynamic farming germinated in the early 1900s, they have begun to flourish more widely in recent years.
Biodynamic is an exciting — and a little bit complicated — way of growing crops. The short version is: Biodynamic = food grown well. Want to know more? Read on.
By A.C. Gallo, June 18, 2013
By Paige Schilt, June 12, 2013
Passionate about a healthy planet full of good food? Bees are key. Learn simple steps you can take to help keep the US bee population strong!
By Courtney Mudge, June 10, 2013
"Wait, what?” – you may ask – “A grocery store can be certified organic?” Yes, it can and we are. Here’s what goes into it.
By Megan Westgate, April 16, 2013
Whether you are already committed to buying non-GMO, or you are just starting to learn about it, here are some key things to know about the Non-GMO Project and what it means when you see our little orange butterfly on a label.
By Edmund LaMacchia, April 14, 2013
Three years ago, while attending a National Cattleman’s Beef Association trade show, I learned about a new generation of growth promotants for beef cattle. The discussions left me feeling concerned as the conversations were all focused on red meat yield per animal. While I wasn’t very familiar with the term beta agonist (which is a type of growth promotant), the mechanism that was being discussed reminded me of performance enhancement drugs commonly used by athletes.