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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.

Whole Foods Selling Asparagus Water Is A Sign The End Is Near

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.04.2015 | Taste

A Whole Foods location decided to take "designer water" to a whole new level. Feast your eyes on asparagus water -- we're going to let ...

The Faithful Shopper: Designer Dogs: Pamper Your Pooch

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.30.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

A brushed and shiny coat. Designer clothes. A downy bed. Chef-inspired treats. What pet pooch doesn't deserve to be pampered? As man's - or women's - ...

The Health Benefits of Bananas

Alan Christianson | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

Last week, a reader asked why I included bananas in my list of good carbs for the Adrenal Reset Diet. Her confusion is understandable, since some experts claim bananas are fattening or unhealthy.

Meatless Monday: Steak Chefs Go Meatless for Culinary Clash

Ellen Kanner | Posted 07.20.2015 | Taste
Ellen Kanner

For novice cooks making a meatless meal, both pros advise going for produce at its succulent, seasonal peak and adding the flavors that excite you.

Whole Foods Sued For Misleading Sugar Claims

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 07.10.2015 | Taste

Whole Foods is in trouble again.  The supermarket chain, still reeling from the revelation that it had systematically overcharged customer...

Whole Foods Execs Admit To Overcharging Customers

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 07.02.2015 | Taste

Consumer trust in Whole Foods Market was shattered last week when a New York City government investigation revealed that the supermarket had been syst...

#Trending Online Dating Personalities

Jamie Silverman | Posted 07.01.2015 | New York
Jamie Silverman

When you go on as many dates as I do, you start to notice some trends of the types of men who frequent the digital date-osphere. After a slew of less than memorable dates over the last few weeks, I felt inspired to put pen to paper to write out some of the #trending personalities of the online male dater.

Join the Movement: Raise Wages Now

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 07.01.2015 | Business
Peter A. Georgescu

I couldn't agree more. Whatever business you're in, it may be time to get ahead of the curve and think about increases in minimum wages or a more equitable way to share profits with employees.