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This Is What Your Salad Bar Would Look Like Without Bees

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.15.2015 | Green

By now, you probably have your salad bar game down to a science. Arugula, beets, feta, sunflower seeds and a touch of balsamic vinaigrette? A little b...

Connecting to Sacha Inchi and Beyond: A Database for Products of the Amazon

Forest Trends | Posted 04.12.2015 | Green
Forest Trends

In the heart of the Peruvian Amazon, indigenous people are harvesting sacha inchi -- as they have been for 3,000 years. And on screens around the world, Dr. Oz, among others, touts the nut-like seed for its high nutritional value and delicious flavor. It's fast becoming a grocery store favorite: roasted, covered in chocolate, tamari-flavored, or pressed into oil.

Corporate Influence & Transforming From a World Created for the Non-Living

Mark Chasan | Posted 04.08.2015 | Business
Mark Chasan

There is hope that we can create a thriving, healthy and abundant world, but we have to do more than hope. We must take action to transform from the inside-out (personal change), ground-up (infrastructure, built environment and supply-chain) and top-down (government, corporations and regulatory environment).

Move Over Tech Startups: Food Startups Are the Ones to Watch

Lisa Curtis | Posted 04.07.2015 | Small Business
Lisa Curtis

You don't need an iPhone 6 to walk into a grocery store and pick up an innovative, sustainable food product. The rapid increase in the amount of funding, pitch events and acquisitions in food point to a clear frenzy at the top for food startups.

KFC, Pizza Hut & Taco Bell Commit to Deforestation-Free Palm Oil. Who's Next?

Elliott Negin | Posted 04.06.2015 | Green
Elliott Negin

KFC's parent company, Yum! Brands, which also owns Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, announced today that by the end of 2017 it will only buy palm oil cooking oil from suppliers that protect tropical forests and peatlands--swampy areas that store even more carbon. That's a big deal.

The Definitive List of Men You'll Find At Whole Foods

Literally, Darling | Posted 04.19.2015 | Women
Literally, Darling

If you're looking for a man, look no further. I'm here with the definitive list of men you'll find at what I like to call, "Disneyland for those with dietary restrictions."

Can You Be Disinevited?

Francis Levy | Posted 03.18.2015 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Someone has to outlaw evites and all the other newfound internet spawned invitations to social gatherings. Weddings, bar mitzvah's, christenings are all gris for the mill. Are e-condolence cards with animated tears on deck?

Tuna Industry Failing on Sustainability

John Hocevar | Posted 03.17.2015 | Green
John Hocevar

As a cheap source of protein, families all over the country have relied on canned tuna for decades. Unfortunately, most people don't realize the damage many of America's "trusted tuna brands" are doing to our oceans.

How To Hack Whole Foods

Thrillist | Posted 03.09.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

You don't have to spend a whole lot of money to get a ton of great food.

Meeting Your Spouse At Whole Foods Has Never Been So Romantic

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.02.2015 | Weddings

If you've always dreamt of meeting your future spouse in your favorite aisle of the grocery store instead of by swiping right on Tinder, this short fi...

Why Is Whole Foods Afraid of Its Shareholders?

Nell Minow | Posted 02.26.2015 | Business
Nell Minow

Whole Foods is so terrified that shareholders might consider voting for someone other than the management-selected candidates for the board that they have taken the extreme and outrageous step of postponing their annual meeting.

Love the Hands that Feed You. 6 Tips for a More Sustainable Valentine's Day.

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 04.15.2015 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

This Valentine's Day, before planning your romantic dinner or buying roses and chocolate, think about how your choices will affect the hands that feed you.

Whole Foods Confessions: 21 Shoppers Admit Their Yuppiest Purchases

Thrillist | Posted 03.22.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

You can tell a lot about a person's character by the contents of their grocery cart.

Whole Foods Makes a Whole Lot of Difference in Downtown Miami

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 03.17.2015 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

The first Whole Foods opened in 1980 in Austin, Texas - 35 years later with slightly under 400 stores to their chain's credit, it's hard pressed to find a location more valuable than what Whole Foods just opened in Downtown Miami. This specific Whole Foods establishment may have just officially crowned a city corridor.

Inquisition at the Checkout

Marcia Liss | Posted 03.16.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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4 Reasons to Ditch Your New Year's Resolution Diet

Jessica Donovan | Posted 03.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessica Donovan

Start doing the things that make you happy now. Don't wait for that magical day when you fit into a certain dress size or are satisfied with the number on the scales to book your holiday to the beach or buy that little black dress. Live like you have already reached your goal, you will be happy and it will be much easier to achieve.

5 Effective Ways to Reboot Your Body for 2015

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

Rather than the deprivation of a quick detox, a reboot uses the powerful antioxidants and phytochemicals in nutrient-rich foods to support your entire body -- cells, organs, immune system and mind. That sustains you for life, not just a few days.

Detox With the Beet and Feta Lettuce Wrap

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 03.10.2015 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

Does your body need a cleanse? Then, this beet and feta lettuce wrap is for you. Beets are known for naturally cleansing the liver and purifying our blood from toxins. They may also help with improving stamina and overall well-being.

Trigger Warnings And Facebook's Year In Review

Melissa Kaye | Posted 02.28.2015 | Parents
Melissa Kaye

Sometimes it sucks and is unfair. Sometimes awful, unthinkable things happen. We can not expect the world to think of every terrible possibility and walk on eggshells to avoid triggering our nightmares.

Food! Fabulous Food!

Jessica Donovan | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessica Donovan

To develop a healthy relationship with food is to feel great, both inside and out. It is your choice what you fuel your body with! It is entirely up to you!

Whole Plant Eating: Squash Seeds

Susan Liang | Posted 01.31.2015 | Taste
Susan Liang

It's easy to scrape the seeds and pulp directly into the compost bin, but during this traditional season of plenty, there are many ways to put every inch of your squash to good (and delicious) use!

Astronauts, Art, and Slideluck: A Conversation With Casey Kelbaugh

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 01.18.2015 | Arts
J.L. Sirisuk

Casey Kelbaugh, driven through a need for community and the gathering of creative minds, created Slideluck in Seattle fourteen years ago in the small backyard of his home, encouraging attendees to bring home-cooked meals and load slides of their work upon arrival.

Have a Hot Food Company? Here Are Few Tips on Finding the Right Financing

Gary Groff | Posted 01.18.2015 | Small Business
Gary Groff

A lot of businesses think they need to bring in equity investors as soon as possible. Every business is different, but building your customer base and revenue stream is going to help you get a better equity deal.

Excuses, Temptations, and Laziness Along the Path to Wellness

John McElhenney | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
John McElhenney

I passed through the gauntlet of Halloween and all its sugary horrors to some complacency on my part. While the basket of candy in the front room di...

Introducing Sallie Merritt Green: (or) Whole Foods on a Thursday Night

Jill Robinson | Posted 12.22.2014 | Los Angeles
Jill Robinson

What Congressional Democrats need to do, right now, is pretend they got that parking space from the hipster couple and they are in line at the deli counter in Whole Foods on a busy Thursday night.