Austin, Texas is already home to Whole Foods, but that won’t stop a group of entrepreneurs from founding a new grocery store right in the natural food behemoth’s backyard. While the new store – In.gredients will also specialize in local and organic ingredients, there’s one major difference between this venture and its hometown competition: In.gredients promises to be the country’s first ever “package-free, zero waste grocery store.”
Read more: Zero-Packaging Grocery Store to Open in Austin TX
Together Derek Sarno, Global Senior Chef and Educator on the Whole Food Market’s Healthy Eating team, and I explore Whole Food’s new Health Starts Here program and discussed how consumers can implement the program in their daily lives.
Read more: Health Starts Here with Whole Foods Markets
After careful consideration, in order to insure that the company he, his family, and his long-time employees worked so hard to build would continue to grow and reflect his values, Bob Moore, founder of Bob’s Red Mill, chose to create an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP).
Read more: How to Go ESOP: Bob’s Red Mill