Some of the hippest health foods make the murkiest claims about their benefits and ethical sourcing. This story first appeared at AlterNet. As anyone who has ever stepped inside a Whole Foods can attest, “sustainability” and “health” are carefully crafted to be marketable, palatable, and ultimately...
When it comes to eating food, more often than not, the one that is not good for your health tends to be a whole lot more tasty than what is supposedly beneficial to your health, and just like other things in life, the difficult tasks that no one wants to do tend to be the very same actions that are used to solidify your character in the right direction. If...
Today's Water Cooler: Mexico protests, Ferguson grand jury machinations, looting Whole Foods, and rape culture at the University of Virginia
A reporter's deep dive into Whole Foods' Detroit launch suggests that it will take more to change the inner-city foodscape than one new store.
All of us have our go-to grocery stores, but what stores have the best prices? We did a comparison shopping test with Whole Foods, Target, Costco, Trader Joe's, and local supermarket United Way - all of which are located in San Francisco. Show More Summary
First time I went to my Mothership Whole Foods after releasing the article was super weird...all the employees had read the article! They were all smirking and giving me funny looks. The security guard stood next to me at the...
When Apple Pay launched on 20th October, Cupertino announced partnerships with big brands such as Whole Food, Macy’s and McDonalds. But what about all the mom and pop stores around the country – how are they going to benefit from it? Read More
Trying to nail down a valuation is maddening. Here's the simple test to see if it's right for you.
Camping happens right in the midst of nature and that ought to limit the kinds of food an individual can cook on any sort of a camping trip. You know you don’t have a whole lot of cooking utensils, the extensive stove and other equipments. Show More Summary
Busy Philipps pushes her groceries back to her car after shopping at Whole Foods on Monday (November 17) in West Hollywood, Calif. The 35-year-old Cougar Town actress tweeted that day about a dilemma she got herself in after getting stuck in a dress. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Busy Philipps “I legitimately just [...]
The Pasadena Whole Foods Market on Arroyo Parkway, the largest Whole Foods west of the Rocky Mountains, will open its first full-service restaurant on Friday. So if you're in the mood to sit down for a proper meal with a server — instead of your usual grab-bag dinner from the salad bar,...
Management has announced a $1.25 wage increase, less than what workers demanded but still setting a precedent. The post Whole Foods Responds To Workers’ Demands By Increasing Wages appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Whole Foods has launched a nation-wide branding campaign to tell buyers what its products stand for and why they are worth every penny.
Do you ever wonder why all leaves don't taste like basil?
Sure, megachains like Whole Foods and Trader Joe's can pull off a hip, millennial-savvy vibe. But what about those old-school regional grocers? Lowes Foods, with around 100 locations in the Carolinas and Virginia, recently gave Winston-Salem,...Show More Summary
It’s hard to escape an ex. Especially when that ex is controversial reality star Kim Kardashian. Although Kris Humphries has been spotted around town dining al fresco with a “young blonde” and keeping it healthy at Whole Foods, he has been mum about his old flame, who he was married to for 72 days. Until […]
Forget kale—according to some Peruvians, frog juice is the real superfood. Yuck. There is no scientific evidence that it can actually cure asthma and bronchitis as claimed, so let's hope this trend isn't coming to Whole Foods any time soon. Show More Summary
OK, I am all for free speech, and I certainly have nothing against anyone’s food choices. I shop at Whole foods, and I have a vegan kid, even. I do,
The world is filled with assholes. They are everywhere. They hit your parked car without leaving a note, cut you off while waiting in line at Whole Foods and literally knock you out of the way on their mad dash to the subway, so you face the closed doors instead of them. Aholes aren’t limited [...]
Whole Foods has just launched its first national advertising campaign, featuring the slogan "Values Matter." It emphasizes not just quality food, but also the company's "fair labor practices." How do Whole Foods employees feel on that point? Read more...