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Back to School

As summer rolls into fall, settling into a new routine means busy weekdays that ‘‘where did the time go?’’ feeling. Breathe easy — we’ve gathered up our favorite back-to-school products, peak-season ingredients, lunch box ideas, meal planning tips and more to make shopping and cooking a breeze — so you can focus on the fun stuff.

Parent Proudly, Eat Joyfully: Higher Food Standards for Families

We do the ingredient homework for you so you can shop with peace of mind and experience the joy of food with your kids. That means we ban 150+ ingredients from all food that we sell, including hydrogenated fats and high-fructose corn syrup.

Stock Up on Back-to-School Essentials

Enter Our Carefree Carts Sweepstakes

Have you shared a joyful food experience with your kids? You could win a $50 gift card to Whole Foods Market. Head to our 8/18 Instagram story, comment with your story and be sure to use #WFMCarefreeCarts.

Leveled-Up Lunches: 6 Must-Try Grapes

From Cotton Candy to Gum Drop grapes, check out favorite peak-season varieties in our Produce department to boost your lunch box or snack game.

Lunches & Snacks: Tips & Ideas

In-Season and Perfect for Snacking: Pluots

Meet the pluot — part plum, part apricot, all sun-dappled sweetness. Here’s what you need to know about this flavor-packed stone fruit.

Meal Planning Tips & Tricks