Trying to Enjoy the Lemonade

I held off on writing this until the last possible hour before shipping this magazine to the printer, in an effort to provide the...

The Good, the Bad, and the Opportunity

The last week of January was filled with unpleasant news in the industry—most notably: Lucky’s Confirms Store Closures; Outlines Timeline Earth Fare Announces Inventory Liquidation at...

Let’s Show the Heart Some Love

In this issue, we’re covering a topic we’ve covered before: Natural strategies to promote cardiovascular health. In fact, WholeFoods Magazine has offered a deep...

The Man Behind All This Buzz

In 2019, hemp-based products—and specifically anything related to cannabidiol (CBD)—dominated the news headlines, took over the Expo halls and was the hot topic at...

CBD: Proof that DSHEA Works?

October marked the 25th anniversary of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA)—on October 23, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), American Herbal...

The Buzz at Expo East: CBD, Plant-based, Sustainability, RegenAg

There’s only room for 500 words on this page, and there’s simply no way I can do Expo East justice in that space. Over...

The World is at a Tipping Point: Regenerative Ag is the Answer

Of course, I want you to read every word in this magazine—it is loaded with information that will help you promote wellness, serve your...

Focusing on the Future

Usually, I’m happy to report on trends. The plant-based boom, the CBD craze…sharing news about the wellbeing-boosters that are bringing consumers to natural products...

Cheers to Happy Customers!

In a new addition to WholeFoods Magazine, we’re inviting people to share what they love about their local natural products store. It’s always a...

The Big Thing….and the Next Big Thing

It’s my job to stay informed—and to keep you informed—so I rely on several strategies to keep me in the loop on all the...