By Paige Schilt, February 19, 2015
Through our Local Producer Loan Program, we’ve provided millions in low-interest loans to outstanding local farmers and artisans. Many of our loan recipients have become so popular and successful that they’ve been able to expand into other regions. To help you get a flavor, here are just a few of the Local Producer Loan Program products that can now be found nationwide.
By Harvindar Singh, July 25, 2014
Harvindar Singh, the local forager for Whole Foods Market stores in Northern California and Reno, invites you to the best summer food festival to meet some of his favorite local foodmakers.
By Erin Harper, June 13, 2014
Greyston Bakery is part of the Greyston Foundation, an integrated network of programs providing jobs, workforce development, low-income housing, supportive services, child care, after-school programs, tenant services and community gardens for individuals and their families to move forward on their path to self-sufficiency.
By Chad Lott, May 24, 2014
St. Benoît Creamery known for its French-style yogurt with just three ingredients: Jersey cow milk, a special French culture and local fruit or honey. Learn how our Local Producer Loan Program helped this small business grow.
By Frances Flower, September 22, 2013
At Whole Foods Market®, we are passionate about our food, our community, and our environment. Just recently, we added a core value to our company mission: practicing and advancing environmental stewardship. So last week when I found out that one of our local beef producers won a Regional Environmental Stewardship award I was super excited to find out more.
By Erin Harper, September 2, 2013
With the kids going back to school it’s a great time to refresh, restock and restart good eating habits. At Whole Foods Market® we’re excited to partner with many innovative small-scale food companies that are working hard to improve the contents of the American lunch box.
By Harvindar Singh, June 19, 2013
I might have the best job ever. I travel in search of new flavors. When I find the good stuff, I help get it on our shelves. I’m the Local Forager for Whole Foods Market.
By Claire Sullivan, June 16, 2013
Find out how traditional food systems are being rebuilt in Hawai'i after generations of exported monoculture crops.
By Molly Siegler, June 14, 2013
Summer is the perfect season to explore local fruits and vegetables. With tasty new offerings springing up every day, it can be hard to keep track of everything you need to try, but we’re here to help.
By Stefanie Garcia, June 9, 2013
The new Whole Foods Market in Detroit is full of hand-selected local products.