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Even at Whole Foods' Best Farm, Turkeys Suffer

Jacy Anthis | Posted 11.25.2015 | Green
Jacy Anthis

This Monday, animal advocates released a shocking investigation showing widespread cruelty at what some would consider the most unlikely of places -- a top-rated Whole Foods turkey supplier.

I'm With Stupid: The Hell I Face When the Internet Goes Down

Todd Hartley | Posted 11.20.2015 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

This morning, as I sit down and write this column, my worst fears have come true. The Internet is down and I am left with naught but my own imaginatio...

Whole Foods Sells Jello Shots For Grown Ups? Sign Us Up

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 11.19.2015 | Taste

Nothing like a jello shot to bring you back to the glory days of college parties and regrets. Luckily, Ludlow Cocktail Co. has created spec...

Etsy’s Artisanal Goods Are Coming To Macy's

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 11.17.2015 | Business

Etsy is helping its most popular artisans reach a bigger pool of shoppers. The online selling platform last week announced new retail partnerships wi...

Meatless Monday: Miami Sprouts Vegan for Second Annual Seed Food and Wine Festival

Ellen Kanner | Posted 11.16.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Seed Food and Wine, Miami's five-day plant-based party, is back again for its second year. And this time, they're bringing vegan burgers.

12 Hours to Kill in Austin, Texas

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 10.31.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Having just about 12 hours to spare between two connecting flights, we decided to visit the hip town of Austin. Consecrated as the music capital of the country I must say that during the day, not much music was heard in the streets, besides from a couple of bars on 6th street.

Who's Got the Power? We've Got the Power!

Natalie Pace | Posted 10.15.2015 | Green
Natalie Pace

The power to clean up our world lies more in our hands than most of us admit. (That's not to say that legislation isn't necessary, too.) Every day in every corner of the world, there are leaders and everyday folks living more sustainable lives, and leading by example.

10 Best and Worst Deals at Whole Foods

GOBankingRates | Posted 10.09.2015 | Business

Whole Foods' reputation for being pricey earned it the nickname Whole Paycheck, but the grocery chain, which specializes in organic fare, does offer some deals. Read on to find out which Whole Foods deals are the best -- and which are the worst.

We Need to Act Now

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 09.30.2015 | Business
Peter A. Georgescu

Business has the most to gain from a healthy America, and the most to lose by social unrest or punitive taxation. Business can start the process in two steps.

Whole Foods Deserves Whole Praise for Anti-Factory Farming Leadership

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 09.28.2015 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

For any vegan, Whole Foods gives more options than any other major outlet. For any meat eater, it also gives more options -- offering up as many as five varieties of products, all meeting a baseline standard and then allowing consumers to reach for higher standards.

Whole Foods Is Cutting 1,500 Jobs

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business

Whole Foods Market will cut 1,500 jobs from its workforce over the next two months, the grocery chain announced on Monday.  It's been a troubled...

How Whole Foods Customers Are Being Told Porkies About Pork

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 09.22.2015 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

As disturbing as this is, it's not a surprise to those of us who have to sit through sickening videos and then listen to the profiteers defend the practices, cover them up and kill the messenger along with the pigs, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and others.

Urban Farming Hits The Roof

XPRIZE | Posted 09.16.2015 | Green

While some of the press about the rise of urban farming suggests that it's merely the province of hipsters, the truth is that done correctly and at scale, it can be a sustainable, and ultimately profitable use of valuable city space that can bring farmers and shoppers much closer together.

3 Zesty Recipes to Excite Your Taste Buds & Boost Your Health

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 09.16.2015 | Taste
Manuel Villacorta

As part of my celebration, I have included three healthy, delicious and nutritious recipes that mix together ingredients from Mexico down to Argentina. Although these recipes are intended for this monthly celebration, they are not just for Latinos & Hispanics, but for everyone to enjoy.

You Can Now Get 25-Cent Coffee At Whole Foods

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.21.2015 | Taste

It has been brought to our attention that Whole Foods is offering unlimited, 25-cent cups of hot coffee during the month of September, at every ...

Simple, Vegan Cacao Mousse

Nadia Felsch | Posted 09.10.2015 | Taste
Nadia Felsch

If you think people will find avocado in chocolate mousse an odd thing, just don't tell them and of course smile like a Cheshire cat when they say how awesome it tastes.

5 Steps to Transition to a Wholefoods Life

Nadia Felsch | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Nadia Felsch

It's no secret: wholefoods have changed my life. They've helped me to find an energy, youthfulness and nourishment that I didn't know possible.

'A Walk in the Woods': Negotiating Nature on the Appalachian Trail

Joseph Cooper | Posted 09.02.2015 | Books
Joseph Cooper

The movie adaptation of A Walk in the Woods is on solid footing with Bill Bryson's chronicle of the struggles, discomforts, and deprivations he endured -- and gratifications he derived -- as he explored the Appalachian Trail in the spring and summer of 1996. The book conveys the trepidations he experienced -- the perils encountered, and imagined.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Whole Foods

Thrillist | Posted 09.01.2015 | Taste

The future looks complicated for this organic mega-chain, but one thing's for certain: it's going to be in the news a lot in the coming months. So you should probably catch up on the facts behind this 35-year-old grocery mecca.

What's With All The Organic Food Recalls?

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.28.2015 | Healthy Living

Although still relatively rare, organic food recalls spiked in 2015 -- but that actually might be a good thing.  The New York Times reports...

The New Global Leader, Part X: Dana Bentia, and the Sensuous Pageantry of Slow Food

O'Brien Browne | Posted 08.21.2015 | Healthy Living
O'Brien Browne

Dana's passion is food and our senses with a mission of showing how the richness of our multi-sensory environments and the multitude of our everyday i...

A Charming Sushi Joint in NYC With Creative Japanese Entrees That Deliver

Jane Seo | Posted 08.20.2015 | Taste
Jane Seo

From a cursory glance, you would have never guessed that a little sushi joint located in the basement level of Whole Foods Market in Columbus Circle...

Fortune Magazine's 'Change the World' List Needs More Hard Data

Andrew Winston | Posted 08.24.2015 | Business
Andrew Winston

Fortune Magazine has taken on a fascinating and very challenging task of ranking companies that are "changing the world" for the good. Their new list ...

The 8 Most Annoying Whole Foods Customers, According To Whole Foods Employees

Thrillist | Posted 08.11.2015 | Taste

If you've ever walked the aisles of Whole Foods, you've likely observed a huge cast of well-fed characters, from women wearing $400 worth of Lululemon to guys there specifically to pick up women in $400 worth of Lululemon.

3 Cold Soups That Can Help You Cool Off With a Health Kick

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 08.06.2015 | Taste
Manuel Villacorta

After a few trips and many tastings, I was converted into a gazpacho lover, appreciating it as the perfect refresher on a hot day.