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Two-Thirds Of America's Biggest Retailers Are Worried About Flat Wages

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business

"Both corporate America and our relentlessly squeezed middle class are stuck in a vicious cycle of low wages and low demand, an economic crisis that trickle-down solutions can never fix."

Whole Foods Is Now Ranking Produce By Eco-Friendliness

AP | By CANDICE CHOI | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Whole Foods plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables as "good," ''better" or "best" based on the supplie...

Walmart And Whole Foods Are Slowly Killing Traditional Supermarkets

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 10.07.2014 | Business

The days of buying all of your food at a local grocery store are coming to an end. And that could be a problem for the supermarket industry. The sh...

How Kale Became My Cause

Drew Ramsey, M.D. | Posted 10.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Drew Ramsey, M.D.

Kale can be grown virtually anywhere, and unlike its fair-weather friends, kale grows right through winter's frost. I've grown kale plants on a roof deck in Greenwich Village and harvested it for salads in January.

Meatless Monday: The Seed of Something Great -- Seed Food and Wine Festival

Ellen Kanner | Posted 09.29.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Wednesday kicks off Vegetarian Awareness Month and the celebration's happening in Miami with the debut of Seed Food and Wine Festival. Sponsored b...

P.S. ARTS Puts a New Twist on a Taste of Venice!

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 09.26.2014 | Taste
Kathy Leonardo

Every foodie will tell you that your choice of wine/beer/spirits is important to bring out the flavor of a meal.

Can Retail Rescue a Dying City?

Jon Bird | Posted 09.25.2014 | Business
Jon Bird

But amidst the overgrown vacant lots close to downtown Detroit can be seen the green shoots of revival, and a growing civic pride. A developer is snapping up buildings to restore, and the roads have been torn up to build a new light rail line. And retail is at the heart of the resurgence.

12 Ways To Win At The Whole Foods Salad Bar

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.20.2014 | Taste

It's all about density, people.

Sea of Change: A Company That Views Seaweed as an Infinitely Nourishing Gift From the Seas

Dark Rye | Posted 09.18.2014 | Taste
Dark Rye

The ocean still contains a near-infinite bounty of food. We just need to seek it out.

Grocery Shopping for Renewable Energy

Brian F. Keane | Posted 09.11.2014 | Green
Brian F. Keane

RenewableNow.biz 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 09.30.2014 | 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 09.23.2014 | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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
Thrillist

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.