Just like with land-based agriculture, there are many different practices used in aquaculture, though consumers often only hear about the ones that have negative impacts. Our strict standards for farm-raised seafood require practices that support healthy marine, coastal, and inland ecosystems. But that’s only part of the story. It’s the people behind the products that […]
Since 1921, Weleda has been promoting a harmonious connection between plants and people. In this piece, we visit one of Weleda’s six biodynamic gardens to see how they grow the plants that power their body care-products, and learn how their sourcing philosophy aligns with Whole Foods Market’s!
Nestled in the heart of Costa Rica are the seeds of a new society at EARTH University. Founded in 1990, EARTH University has focused on giving young people from Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, and other regions an innovative educational approach to solve the world’s greatest problems around food systems. Part of students’ tuition is […]
The Pacific Northwest’s beauty and natural resources have drawn folks to move and live there for centuries, creating a vibrant mix of nature, technology and culture that permeates the region’s communities. NW Farms is part of that vibrant mix. The vertical hydroponic farming company is run by a family whose aim is to provide clean […]
What does supporting Local mean in New York? For a city built on transplants with hopes and dreams, it means supporting community initiatives, music, and food and beverage, and how they’re all connected. In these Whole Story videos, hosted by Nguyen Coffee Supply founder Sahra Nguyen, we see how Whole Foods Market’s support of local […]
Inspired by the beauty around them in the land of 10,000 lakes, a group of friends came together with one mission: inspire a movement away from single-use plastics through beauty products. Jay and Nora Schaper had already been making soaps and working with local co-ops to distribute their products. They decided to shift their focus, […]