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Grocery Shopping for Renewable Energy

Brian F. Keane | Posted 09.11.2014 | Green
Brian F. Keane continues to bring us "the business side of green". And to that end, I continue to be fascinated by how so many real-world eve...

Green Is Not Enough: How to Make an Earth Friendly Brand Stand Out

Dr. Alexander Haldemann | Posted 09.09.2014 | Business
Dr. Alexander Haldemann

Deceptive "green washing" claims aside, this is a business trend that is unequivocally good: it's good for the environment, it's good for the consumer, and there is a growing consensus that it's good for business.

Thousands Win: Two Friends Trying To Grow More Sh*t In Brooklyn

Dark Rye | Posted 09.04.2014 | Taste
Dark Rye

New York was once the U.S. capital of hop growing. Freese and Hensarling are trying to restore it to its former glory.

Whole Foods Is Taking This Kale Thing Way Too Far

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 08.22.2014 | Business

We've officially reached an unhealthy level of kale obsession. Here's proof: Visiting #wfmfamily @WholeFoodsCRP - they have a great event coming up...

Whole Foods' Plan To Sell Rabbit Meat Incites Fury

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.22.2014 | Business

Whole Foods Market has begun selling rabbit meat in select stores nationwide, and the move has rabbit advocates hopping mad. Mad enough, they say, ...

Processed Feud: How the Food Industry Shapes Nutrition

Andy Bellatti | Posted 07.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

Public health and nutrition dialogues need clear, explicit messages. Naturally-occurring sugars and added sugars are very different animals. The same goes for processed foods. How is it that a national nutrition organization can simply choose not to recognize that cooking a pot of oatmeal is vastly different from making a Three Musketeers bar in a processing plant?

A Photographer's Up Close Look At The Food We Eat

Dark Rye | Posted 07.24.2014 | Taste
Dark Rye

At the time, his school still had functioning color darkrooms. Those factors led to some remarkable art.

Jillian Berman

How Inequality Is Hurting Whole Foods | Jillian Berman | Posted 07.10.2014 | Business

After popularizing luxury groceries for the well-off, Whole Foods is trying to take the concept to the masses. But amid growing inequality and a slugg...

19 Healthy Essentials You Need On Your Grocery List

Kim D'Eon | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Kim D'Eon

Cooking tasty and healthy meals from scratch is easy and can be super-quick if you're set up and ready to go. The key to success is having your kitchen stocked to rock.

What's the Best Fancy Bottled Water Whole Foods Has To Offer?

Thrillist | Posted 08.19.2014 | Taste

We hit the Whole Foods aqua aisle to find six new bottles to test against our previous champion, Mountain Valley Spring Water.

Discovering Your Purpose

Karin Volo | Posted 08.10.2014 | Impact
Karin Volo

Discovering your purpose is probably the most important work you'll do in your life and career. The same holds true for discovering a company purpose. It is essential to know why you do what you do.

Whole Foods CEO On The 'Higher Purpose' Of Big Business

OWN | Posted 06.05.2014 | OWN

To build a natural foods empire worth nearly $14 billion, Whole Foods Market co-founder John Mackey wasn't just focusing on dollar signs. Mackey says ...

As Global Demand for Dairy Products Soars, Domestic Innovation is Key

Michael Zacka | Posted 08.04.2014 | Business
Michael Zacka

Every day, our increasingly independent children and adolescents are faced with coolers full of beverage and energy drink options, and they must have innovative and attractive milk alternatives that make it easier to make the nutritionally smart choice.

Bravo Netflix's No-Jerk Rule!

Debbie Robins | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Debbie Robins

I recently read an article in The Wall Street Journal entitled "The Workplace Evolves From Sunbeam's 'Chainsaw Al' to Netflix's No-Jerk Rule." It started on an excellent foot by using the verb "evolve." Then it progressed into an un-evolved series of questions and statements.

Capitalism With a Conscience

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Peter A. Georgescu

There has been a lot of debate about raising the minimum wage lately, but Whole Foods appears to be ahead of the game--and other companies ought to take note.

EPIC Bars: How This Couple Found Strength In A Protein Bar

Dark Rye | Posted 07.06.2014 | Taste
Dark Rye

Halfway through the trip, they collapsed from exhaustion, "overcome with fatigue and hunger." They needed real food.

How To Definitely Pick Up A Girl At Whole Foods

Thrillist | Posted 07.06.2014 | Taste

I spent a whole morning hitting on the beautiful, wholesome female customers at Whole Foods. It went well... ish.

Made in America: Burt's Bees... and Corporate America

CarsTravelFood | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business

There was something nice about these hippie companies (or what's left of true hippies) with its environmental bent and values that they took a stand for. It's sad for us consumers out there when they fold into Corporate America. Especially since America is about freedom and freedom of choice.

10 Products That Are Cheaper at Whole Foods

Max Levitte | Posted 06.21.2014 | Food
Max Levitte

Although it's true the health-food giant stocks plenty of high-end goods, many items are actually less expensive than comparable products at a traditional grocery store.

Are Humane Farming Practices Entering Into the Public Conscience?

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 06.04.2014 | Food
Elysabeth Alfano

Indeed it seems that no one can even agree on the terminology of what signifies humane treatment. Cage-free? Free range? Pasture-raised? And what about processing?

Yemanja: Feeding A Dream In The Carribean

Dark Rye | Posted 06.03.2014 | Taste
Dark Rye

Just try a Vampira -- tequila, tomato, and some secrets even Bloody Mary wants to know -- and see if you ever want to go home again.

Transparency: The New Must-Have Ingredient

Whitney Dailey | Posted 04.03.2014 | Food
Whitney Dailey

Americans want companies to be partners, not adversaries, in the path toward greater understanding about the food we eat. We're entering a new age of transparency, where the "issue du jour" only underlines the need for companies to open doors and talk about issues proactively.

The Profitability of Good Health

Mark Chasan | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business
Mark Chasan

Despite the groundswell of evidence supporting the profitability of health and sustainability programs, many executives today are stuck in an old mindset that categorically views such programs as "fluffy" cost centers not profit centers.

Functional Foods: A Fix to Highlight after National Nutrition Month

Michael Zacka | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business
Michael Zacka

Very public efforts to improve health and prevent disease by eating right have also spurred the food and beverage industries to develop promising and innovative products that will help individuals as well as stimulate companies' sales.

Farm-to-Tray: Fighting Hunger

Rozanne Gold | Posted 06.01.2014 | Food
Rozanne Gold

The numbers are staggering: More than 24,000 apples handed out per week, 100 dozen whole grain rolls served daily.