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May
15
2010

$25 Whole Foods Giftcard Giveaway…

CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. Congrats to entry #323, Kris Sanders who was chosen from Random.org!! I’ve sent you an email Kris!!

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Timestamp: 2010-05-19 05:22:45 UTC

Good Saturday Morning!! Here’s a fun, quickΒ  giveaway for you πŸ™‚Β  Maria Mugica, Marketing Supervisor of the Tustin, CA Whole Foods has offered to give one lucky Picky Palate Winner a $25 Giftcard to do some shopping! Thank You Maria, you have the most beautiful Whole Foods in the World according to me πŸ™‚Β  If you haven’t been to the Whole Foods in Tustin, CA you’ve got to go! Looks a little something like this…..

You might even meet these 2 gentlemen that keep the produce section so beautiful πŸ™‚

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Here’s How To Enter:

1. Tell us in a comment here, what is your favorite thing about shopping at Whole Foods Market? If you don’t have a Whole Foods, tell us why you need one in your town πŸ™‚

2. For 3 extra entries follow me on Twitter, Facebook and Google Reader. Leave 3 separate comments for this πŸ™‚

3. Contest ends Tuesday May 18th 8pm PST. Winner will be notified by email. This giveaway was provided by Whole Foods, Thanks!

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  1. 1
    Jaime says:

    I LOVE the produce and fresh flower sections at Whole Foods. They are my favorite.

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    Bonnie says:

    I have never been to Whole Foods, but I want to go and I finally have one close by!

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    Shelly Merrill says:

    I love Whole Foods, because they carry the stuff nobody else does! I was searching far and wide for pistachios, already shelled and only could find them there. They made my baklava perfect πŸ™‚

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    Janelle says:

    I don’t have a favorite thing. I’ve only been there once, and it was while visiting my mom. I’ve just heard that — while worth it — it’s expensive. A gift card would be a great excuse to go see how worth it it really is.

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    Shelly Merrill says:

    I am also a follower on Facebook!

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    Bonnie says:

    I’m a Facebook follower!

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    Janelle says:

    I already subscribe in Google Reader.

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    Janelle says:

    I already follow on Twitter.

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    Janelle says:

    I’m already a Facebook fan.

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    Tracy says:

    Oh I just love everything about Whole Foods! My favorite thing is all of the peanut butter choices!!! I love it! πŸ™‚

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    Tracy says:

    I follow you on Twitter!!

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    EVERYTHING is so fresh and appealing. We’re lucky enough to have one of the largest in the country here, I love it!

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    Rebecca says:

    My favorite thing about shopping at Whole Foods is how clean and organized it is! My favorite thing to get there is salad from their salad bar. I could eat there all day! LOVE IT!

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    I subscribe to you in Google Reader.

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    Tracy says:

    I follow you on Facebook!

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    Tracy says:

    I subscribe on Reader! πŸ™‚ Thank you!

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    Rebecca says:

    Of course you are in my Google Reader!!! Everyday baby πŸ™‚

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    Jessica says:

    I love it because I can find things there that they other chains do not carry!

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    Whitney Wright says:

    The strawberries at Whole Foods are amazingly sweet year round! And I love, love, love the “Naked” Rotisserie Chicken.

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    Bonnie says:

    I’m a google reader subscriber!!

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    Crystal says:

    I have to admit, I love their bakery. πŸ˜€

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    sara says:

    my favorite thing is to be able to find unique and still healthy ingredients!

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    Fallon says:

    I love shopping at wholefoods for items I can’t find anywhere else!

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    sara says:

    i am fan on FB!

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    sara says:

    i follow you on twitter
    @busymomto5

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    Heidi says:

    I love Whole Foods because they carry non-dairy cheeses that my little one can eat!

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    Kylee Duff says:

    I LOVE the carne asada steak at Whole Foods!

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    Kimberly says:

    The people there are always so friendly and helpful, AND they actually know what they are talking about when you have a question!!!

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    Kamy says:

    I love the produce!

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    Kamy says:

    I subscribe to you on google reader

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    Leigh says:

    I follow you on FB!!

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    Leigh says:

    And I follow you on Twiter!! Although, I was just told by a 17 yr old that “twitter is for old people”. OMG-I’m only 31!!

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    Melanie says:

    What do I love best about whole foods? Wow, that’s a list! I think it has to be the deli! Yum!!!

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    Melanie says:

    I also follow you on FB!

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    Ashley says:

    I love their choice of produce.

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    Ashley says:

    I follow you on twitter.

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    Ashley says:

    I follow you on facebook.

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    Ashley says:

    I follow your blog.

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    Keli Jones says:

    I love Whole Foods. They have such a great selection of Fruits and Veggies. Also their prepared Food is excellent. My Hubby loves their Beer selection

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    Courtney says:

    I love the marked down produce.

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    Cecilia says:

    I love Whole Foods! They have the best meat and organic produce. And I love that they have lots of tasty and healthy samples to entertain my toddler son while we shop.

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    Cecilia says:

    I follow Picky Palate on Google Reader.

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    Caitlin says:

    I love all their WONDERFUL cheese:)!

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    Caitlin says:

    I’m a fan on facebook!

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    Caitlin says:

    And I’m following you on twitter!

  48. 48

    Unfortunately, we don’t have a Whole Foods near me (Huntington Beach) – but one is opening in September at Bella Terra. Hallelujah!

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    Jenny Hunter says:

    I follow you on facebook

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    Jenny Hunter says:

    I like their samples and their produce is the best around!

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    Pat says:

    Would love to win this one.

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    Crystal says:

    Facebook follower, too. πŸ™‚

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    Crystal says:

    And Twitter…

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    Amber P says:

    We need a whole foods market so I can quit making weekend roadtrips. Where I live it is all the standards: kroger, foodland, walmart, giant eagle, etc.

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    Crystal says:

    And google reader, too. πŸ™‚

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    Denise says:

    Organic food.

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    Amber P says:

    @ChefNOID following you too!

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    Karen says:

    My favorite thing about Whole Foods is the ready made food and produce section! Guess that means that I have two favorite things!

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    Robbie Denny says:

    I have Not shopped at a “Whole Foods” market before . I would be very grateful to have the chance to do this ! =-)

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    mrsblocko says:

    The closest whole foods is about 20 min away. I love all the hard to find specialty items i cant find in my reg grocery store. ie espresso powder-gotta have that for baking!

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    Mary says:

    I love all the different kinds of cheese they have there. LOVE IT!

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    Heather I. says:

    My favorite thing about whole foods is their hot foods section, especially the mac & cheese! Oh and some stores have a make your own trail mix bar, love that!

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    Heather I. says:

    I’m a facebook follower, too!

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    Heather I. says:

    And a twitter follower πŸ™‚

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    Cyndi A says:

    Love the produce / veges!!!

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    Amanda says:

    We have a Whole Foods about 35 minutes away, but I’ve never been. Just yesterday, my friend and I said we want to go check it out! This would help our cause. πŸ™‚

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    Cyndi A says:

    follow on facebook …

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    Sarah says:

    I can’t leave Whole Foods without looking at the beautiful baked goods on display. The chocolate cake is so unbelievably rich. Yum!

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    Sarah says:

    I am a Google Reader follower!

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    cara says:

    I LOVE whole foods! My husband is a meat guy and it is a great place for meat!!

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    cara says:

    I am a FB friend

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    cara says:

    I follow in Google Reader

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    Ann says:

    I LOVE the salad and hot food bar at Whole Foods. It’s perfect for a quick meal and there are endless possibilites. I’m always impressed with the quality of the prepared food and salads, but also with the options for assembling my own salad! Perfect perfect perfect.

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    Leah says:

    i think they have some of the best produce in town. i love that they have so many locally grown foods. i also love their carne asada steak. by far, it is the best carne asada in town.

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    Rebecca says:

    Everything is so fresh. Fresh basil and amazing marinated sundried tomatoes

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    Leah says:

    i am also a fan on fb.

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    Rebecca says:

    I also follow you on google reader.

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    Carrie says:

    Love that Whole Foods!!! I was there in January and was blown away at that store. Even made my hubby stop so we could check it out.

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    Anna says:

    My favorite thing about Whole Foods is walking around and discovering new foods. No matter how often I go, there is always something new to find. I also love the salad bar and being able to grind my own nut butters.

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    Monica G. says:

    Hello! I’ve never been into a Whole Foods, but this will for sure get me into one. In reading some of these comments, I just might have to ck one out today.

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    Anna says:

    I already follow you on Google Reader – it’s great!

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    Lauren Siano says:

    My favorite thing is the free samples around the store!

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    Lauren Siano says:

    I follow you on Twitter.

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    Lauren Siano says:

    I am a Facebook fan.

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    Lauren Siano says:

    I follow you on Google Reader.

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    Lori says:

    I love whole foods, but the closest one is almost an hour away. They were supposed to build one in Oxnard, but a couple of years later there is still just a sign. Wish there was one in Ojai or Ventura.

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    Lori says:

    I follow you with Google Reader

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    Alison says:

    My favorite thing about Whole Foods is the fabulous assortment of gluten free products, it comes in handy since my son has Celiac disease.

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    Alison says:

    I “liked” you on Facebook!

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    Alison says:

    I follow you with Google now.

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    magi says:

    I love their selection. The hot food section and deli is really good too. I wish we had a Whole Foods in my town. I have to drive an hour and a half to go to Whole Foods and Trader Joes.

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    I have never been to a whole foods but I have heard GREAT things about them, my friends rave. Thanks!

  93. 93

    We do not have a Whole Foods in Iowa…and I’ll gladly start a campaign for one! Still haven’t figured out why they won’t come here…please tell your marketing train to get on it!

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    erin benesh says:

    i can pronounce most of the ingredients at whole foods!

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    I alreay follow you on facebook!

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    erin benesh says:

    i’m a subscriber!

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    And I follow you on Google Reader!

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    erin benesh says:

    twitter follower!

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    erin benesh says:

    facebook follower!

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    Mellisa says:

    Ahhh, the fantastic selection of chocolate of course!! I always find something new and wonderful to try… $25 of chocolate…mmmm….

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    Lindsay says:

    I love their flower department, not to mention pretty much everything else.

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    Jennifer M. says:

    I love Whole Foods because I always find something new that I haven’t seen before. I also love their flower selection and the produce! Actually, the only thing I don’t like about Whole Foods is that they are usually crowded when I go there. But that’s not really something I blame anyone for! Everyone likes them!

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    Jennifer M. says:

    I also follow you on Facebook!

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    Brandi says:

    I love all the fresh produce. Yum!!

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    Brandi says:

    I subscribe to you on my Google Reader!

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    Angie says:

    My favorite thing about Whole Foods is the selection of things I can never find in a typical supermarket. For instance, I am forever looking for quinces (quince?) and pomegranates, and while I can never find them at the regular store, I can almost always find them (in season) at Whole Foods.

    And I’m a Twitter/Google follower πŸ™‚

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    lisa says:

    My favorite thing about shopping at Whole Foods is their prices and selection. And the La Brea French bread. πŸ™‚

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    lisa says:

    Follow you on Google Reader!

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    lisa says:

    Follow you on Facebook. πŸ™‚

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    Erin says:

    Oh…love the spinach, cranberry, feta packaged salad. So yummy!! Hubby loves the pizza.

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    I love shopping at Whole Foods because they always have a large selection of the freshest produce!

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    I follow you on GoogleReader!

    Thanks for the chance to win!

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    Stephanie says:

    EVERYTHING! Everything at whole foods is fabulous. The cheeses, meat selection, everything in the bakery and not to mention the fabulous produce!

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    candi durbin says:

    I love the strauss milk, and all the variety of stuff they carry!

    [email protected]

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    joanne says:

    Awesome giveaway! I love Whole Foods! I think my favorite thing about them is their crazy selection of produce. No matter what I’m looking for, they always have it!

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    Karlee says:

    I love how fresh everything is at whole foods!

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    Karlee says:

    I just became a follower (or likes) on Facebook!

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    Kerstin says:

    I love Whole Foods’ fresh fish selection!

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    Kerstin says:

    And I follow you on Twitter!

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    Kerstin says:

    And google reader!

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    tina says:

    Hey! That’s my Whole Foods!! πŸ™‚ What I love about whole foods is that they have a large variety and I can trust that anything I buy there will be good for my family. I love their fruit!! The best!! Their employees are always helpful and nice. LOVE Whole Foods in Tustin!

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    tina says:

    I follow you on Reader!

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    I follow on twitter (bafee1205)

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    I follow on facebook

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    Mellisa W. says:

    Cheese and free samples.

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    I love their organic offerings. My other local stores don’t offer much organic stuff, so it’s nice to have a place to get them.

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    Jessica says:

    I LOVE the GoGo Applesauce and other good for you snacks for my little guy!

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    Jessica says:

    I am a twitter follower

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    Jessica says:

    A facebook friend as well

  132. 132
    Jessica says:

    And I and a google reader. Love your blog!

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    heather g says:

    My favorite thing is finding new stuff. Our local WF always has something new & yummy.

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    We don’t have Whole Foods but we desperately need one. I have to order fun ingredients off the internet a lot of times and that gets pricey.

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    I follow you on Twitter.

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    I’m a fan on Facebook.

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    I’m a google reader subscriber.

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    I love eating at Whole Foods – so many yummy choices for lunch.

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    Maria says:

    I love the produce!

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    Maria says:

    and I follow you on Google Reader

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    We finally have a Whole Foods within an hour’s drive! Planning on a trip to the store soon!

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    Krystal says:

    I love everything at Whole Foods, the produce and the meat selection is out of this world, and I love the cheese section. Sampling all the cheeses is one of my fave things to do at this store!

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    We need a Whole Foods! I would love their produce!

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    I am a Google Reader subscriber!

    alainamabrey(at)yahoo(dot)com

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    I follow you on Twitter! 3ladiesandaad

    alainamabrey(at)yahoo(dot)com

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    Marilyn says:

    People are so friendly and kind there!
    The food is so FRESH and yummy!

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    Amanda says:

    I love Whole Foods because their meat section is amazing and so incredibly fresh. I’ll never buy my meat anywhere else.

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    Amanda says:

    I also follow on Twitter

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    suzanne says:

    I follow on facebook

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    Amanda says:

    I also follow on Facebook

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    suzanne says:

    I love the produce and the fresh seafood. I work a few blocks away from the Whole Foods headquaters. I walk over for lunch a few times a week. They make amazing salads and sandwiches.

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    Hillary Crump says:

    I wish we had a whole foods in Temecula. Can you please pass the word along that we desperately need one. I just love the variety of fresh local produce.

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    Danielle says:

    I love the fact that any item that I need can be found there…seriously, from simple things like bananas to fancier things like specialty dark chocolate peanut butter, I can always count on WF to have exactly what I need πŸ™‚

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    Tracy says:

    I love the lunch bars. They have the best selection of yummy foods!

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    Ava says:

    I love browsing the produce at Whole Foods. It is so colorful and you can always find something new and interesting.

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    Ava says:

    I follow you on Google Reader.

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    Maggie says:

    my favorite – the free cheese samples!

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    Nina says:

    I love the bakery!

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    Nina says:

    I follow you on Google Reader.

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    Michele O says:

    My favorite part about Whole Foods is the organic produce. I know that what I am buying is pure and safe to eat. It is always ripe and fresh. I love Whole Foods!

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    Kathleen says:

    love all of the organic produce!!

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    Michele O says:

    I follow you on facebook!

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    Christina says:

    Organic meat!

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    Mona says:

    I Love the extra friendly produce gentlemen

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    Jessica says:

    My favorite thing about WF is all the tasty samples! I love trying new things!

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    Jessica says:

    I follow you on twitter.

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    Jessica says:

    I subscribe in google reader.

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    Becky says:

    The produce. It’s all about the produce.

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    Amy says:

    We don’t have one in our town but there is one in a town nearby. I’d love to give them a try as I try to get away from over-processed products when I can. Thanks!

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    Jerilee E. says:

    I love Whole Foods because I can find SO many gluten-free & sugar-free things there! We have some gluten issues in our family and I can’t find the variety anywhere else.
    WHOLE FOODS- we need a store in West Jordan, UT! I have to drive at least 35 minutes to get to the nearest one…

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    Jerilee E. says:

    I follow you on Facebook!

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    Jerilee E. says:

    I follow you on Twitter! @jerickson3

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    Jerilee E. says:

    I subscribe through Google Reader.

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    Kristina says:

    I love everything, but I think their deli is my fav!

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    trifitmom says:

    the fresh fruit and veggies and the cashew nut butter….

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    Meghan says:

    My favorite thing about shopping at Whole Foods is that I know I will always find good, quality produce, which is not the case with my local grocery stores. I also love the selection of products, you can pretty much find anything there!

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    Meghan says:

    I subscribe to your blog via Google Reader!

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    Irene says:

    I love Whole Foods! My favorite thing about shopping there is their variety of sugar-free items!

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    Irene says:

    I am a facebook follower!

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    Amanda says:

    I love the bulk nuts/flours/seeds, etc.

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    Amanda says:

    I’m a fan on facebook!

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    Amanda says:

    I subscribe through Google Reader!

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    The closest Whole Foods is about 35 miles away, but it is soooo worth the trip!

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    I follow on Twitter!

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    Jennifer Goodman says:

    I love the fact that the whole store is based on healthy living/eating, instead of one or two aisles in the grocery stores. We need one closer to us…45 minutes away is the closest one!

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    Nicole-Lynn says:

    They have a great salad bar. It’s surprisingly a great place to grab a quick and healthy lunch! My fiance and I are on a budget planning our wedding so winning this gift card would be such a blessing.

    [email protected]

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    Nicole-Lynn says:

    I follow through google reader only.

    [email protected]

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    TaylorBunch says:

    My favorite has to be all the beautiful produce!

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    Julie M. says:

    I really want to win this! We don’t have a Whole Foods in Charlotte yet and we DESPERATELY need one! We had one in Dallas where I used to live and I was definitely a frequent shopper. If I would be so lucky as to win this, I’d drive up to Carrboro 2 hours away just to use it.

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    Julie M. says:

    I follow you on google reader.

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    Julie M. says:

    I follow you on twitter.

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    Heather H says:

    I love Whole Foods because I feel healthier just by walking in there! haha

    But really I have eaten some of the best meals at Whole Foods from their cafes or ‘pre-made’ salads/soups.

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    Heather H says:

    I am a foodie friend too!

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    Marie says:

    I love the atmosphere and the good quality food.

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    Jennifer says:

    I love fresh fruits and veggies!

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    Susan says:

    My daughter has to eat foods that are dairy-, egg- and gluten-free. Whole Foods has a nice selection of all these kinds of foods all under one roof!

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    Sarah says:

    There’s a whole foods about 20 miles from us…but i need one closer. I love the fresh produce!!

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    Sarah says:

    I’m a facebook friend!

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    Sarah says:

    Google follower!

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    Suzanne says:

    I love that I can get healthy snacks for about the same price as horribly processed alternatives in the regular market!!! Especially the yummy kettle chips and sweet potato chips (:

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    Kelli says:

    I don’t have a Whole Foods near me in Provo, Utah, the closest one is 45 minutes away. Doesn’t stop me from loving it, though. We need some good organic, fresh markets around here, just for me!

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    Kelli says:

    I also follow you on Facebook.

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    Kelli says:

    And…I’m a google reader follower πŸ™‚

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    Rachel says:

    I love the fresh produce and the friendly staff!

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    Rachel says:

    I love the fresh produce and the friendly staff.

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    Amy H. says:

    I love the Tustin Whole Foods! Have you gotten juice from the raw juice bar????? I love it! You must try!

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    Amy H. says:

    I am also a google reader subscriber!

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    Jenny says:

    Yummy produce to make my baby food!

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    krista says:

    I love whole foods for all the “hard to find” products it carries. my local supermarket would never carry all the vegetarian friendly foods found in whole foods aisles.

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    Nicole says:

    I love the Olive Bar and Cheese section in Whole Foods! Yum!

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    Nicole says:

    I also follow you through Google Reader. Thank you for the opportunity!

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    I love shopping at Whole Foods because of the selection. Plus they keep everything very well stocked, and the customer service is great.

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    I’m an RSS subscriber.

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    itsrenee says:

    365 Fire Roasted Salsa is the BEST jarred salsa hands down. They say they are building one in the next town over, but I will believe it when I see it. Currently I have to drive 30 minutes to the nearest one.

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    Pam Ivbulss says:

    I really like browsing through ever aisle and finding unique foods only Whole Foods offer. Living in the midwest, we don’t see some of the wonderful produce items like golden beets and graffiti eggplant. I never know what I will find, and usually come home with many surprises every time I shop!

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    Tammy says:

    Not the healthiest answer considering its Whole Foods, but they have the BEST chocolate covered almonds!!

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    Tammy says:

    I also follow you on Facebook!

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    Mrs. Z says:

    The best thing about Whole Foods Market is without a doubt, the amazing array of produce they offer!

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    Mary says:

    I love the selection of foods that you can’t find anywhere else! The different cheeses are great and I love the samples!

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    Mary says:

    I follow you on facebook!

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    maureen says:

    Honestly, what isn’t there to love about Whole Foods. We are in there every weekend. My hubby loves to make these wonderful smoothies. Whole Foods carries the best selection of fruit, soy products, and just about anything else you might need. Their flowers are stunning, you just can’t leave the store without a fresh bunch. I also love that they carry seasonal items. It’s a fun shopping experience.

    (I get your updates daily, thanks, love them!)

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    ReneΓ© says:

    I love that I can find things there that I can’t find elsewhere in my quest for healthy eating…

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    Toni says:

    They’re the only place I know of who carries Larabars and Amazing Grass and that gift card would for sure get me some Amazing Grass for my morning smoothie!

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    dawname says:

    I love your blog it makes me happy when i read it

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    dawname says:

    I also follow u on fb

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    dawname says:

    and on google reader

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    angela rose says:

    The produce can not be beat at whole foods, and the workers are always so helpful!

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    Robin says:

    I love Whole Foods bakery. Delectable treats!!!

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    Debbie R. says:

    I am dying to go to a Whole Foods store – there is one about 45 minutes away – haven’t made it yet, but this would be a great incentive to get in that car and make the drive! Thanks for the opportunity!

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    Debbie R. says:

    I am a friend on Facebook!

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    Lara says:

    I love all the specialty items at Whole Foods that I can’t find in my regular grocery stores. And a friend just told me about an awesome flour-less chocolate cake that she had from there that was amazing. I think that’s what I’d use a gift card for!!

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    Lara says:

    I also subscribe through Google Reader!

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    Pam Shank says:

    I have never been to one but 2 of my children live near one & I will get to go this summer..can’t wait.

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    Pam Shank says:

    I also follow on FB. will get my first opportunity to go to one this summer, we don’t have one near me. I can just see that I will go crazy in there!

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    Pam Shank says:

    also follow on Google..will get my first opportunity to shop at a Whole Foods this summer. will prob want everything!!!

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    Kathryn says:

    Not only can I buy delicious food that I feel good about eating, shopping at Whole Foods is like a feast for the eyes!

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    Lisa says:

    I love the baked goods.

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    Lisa says:

    I’m a follower on Facebook.

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    Lisa says:

    I’m a foodie friend.

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    Yael says:

    I love everythig about Whole Foods. Whenever I come to visit my family in the States, Whole Foods is one of my favortie stops. We don’t have one here in Israel, but I think it would go great here!

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    Megan says:

    I love love love the fresh produce, fresh seafood, and the meat department! I also love that they sell natural makeup & remedies.

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    emily says:

    I love the amazing selection of EVERYTHING at Whole Foods – especially the cheese. And all the employees are SO knowledgeable and friendly!!!

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    Joanna says:

    My husband’s favorite thing: the samples πŸ™‚
    Mine: the butcher/fishman’s advice and tips!

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    Joanna says:

    I also follow on twitter @jojobean26.

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    Stacie says:

    I love Whole Foods because it is so clean and organized. And everything seems so special there!

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    Joanna says:

    And I follow with Google Reader!

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    Stacie says:

    I follow you on twitter!

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    Stacie says:

    I am a google friend πŸ™‚

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    Stacie says:

    We’re also Facebook friends!

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    Brooke says:

    I SOOOOO want a Whole Foods in Boise, ID! Rumor has it that we are slated to get one, but not yet :(! This would be a GREAT incentive to take a road trip :)! Thanks for the opportunity.

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    Brooke says:

    I am a FB fan and follower of all your YUMMMMMM-o-RIFIC! recipes πŸ˜‰

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    Brooke says:

    I follow via Google Reader as well…. thanks for the extra entries! πŸ™‚

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    Katie M. says:

    I have never been, but would love to win and try it out.

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    Tricia says:

    Tough choice of favorite thing in Whole Foods. You can find “hard to find” things. They have wonderful produce, thats my weak spot for favorite. I have to drive into Fresno to shop. I would love for them to come to Clovis.

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    Theresa says:

    I love those brownie bites

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    Jeni says:

    I love their bakery, I love their fresh salsa and their fresh sushi.

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    Jeni says:

    I follow you on google reader.

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    Katie says:

    I love all that beautiful organic produce. Yummy and much better than grocery store stuff.

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    Katie says:

    I am a HUGE fan on facebook.

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    Katie says:

    I follow you on Google Reader.

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    I love all of their organic produce and their whole wheat blueberry muffins are so good! Wish we had one in my town – the closest store is an hour away!

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    Lisa says:

    I love to just explore and be inspired because it’s such a beautifully set up market. It’s also so much fun to go there for dinner because they have tons of scrumptious choices.

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    Lisa says:

    I love to explore because the market is set up so beautifully. It’s also fun to go for dinner because they have tons of scrumptious choices!

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    Diane Jarvis says:

    I love the desserts at Whole Foods! The two bite brownies are amazing!

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    Diane Jarvis says:

    I am a follower on facebook.

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    Diane Jarvis says:

    You are in my google reader!

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    Kara says:

    I love shopping at Whole Foods because of their awesome bulk food selection.

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    Kara says:

    I follow you via Google RSS.

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    Jackie says:

    I love shopping at Whole Foods…it is an adventure for my senses…so much to see, smell and taste!

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    Jill says:

    I love the pre-made sandwiches and goodies – always a great treat on nights when I don’t feel like cooking!

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    Jill says:

    And, I follow you on google reader πŸ™‚

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    Patty Ann says:

    Oh how I WISH we had a whole foods up here. It is so hard to find good produce and that looks way yummy! I am going to California in June and I will have to stop by and check it out!

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    Melissa says:

    I love that Whole Foods is the only store in my area that sells quinoa. omydarlingblog(at)gmail(dot)com

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    Melissa says:

    Also, I’m a follower in google reader! omydarlingblog(at)gmail(dot)com

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    Lindsay says:

    I love their produce! Yum!!!

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    Pieper says:

    My fav part of Whole Foods is the fresh vibe. I always leave inspired to eat only the best, freshest, and highest quality.

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    What is not to love about Whole Foods Market!!!
    I love the cheese section … some of the most amazing cheeses I have ever eaten!
    I love the seafood section … fresh and delicious!
    The produce is fresh and gorgeous! and yes, food can be gorgeous!
    I also buy my free range turkey every Thanksgiving at Whole Foods.
    And the pre-made food section … sometimes I stop in for lunch … sometimes I get something to serve for dinner. Always delicious!

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    I shop at Whole Foods three times a week. I love the variety, freshness and access to organic ingredients. My favorite thing about Whole Foods is the bulk bin.

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    Amy S says:

    I love the bulk grains aisle! πŸ™‚

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    Niki says:

    I love the organic foods! Everything is so fresh and GOOD!

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    Niki says:

    I am a FB fan!

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    Niki says:

    I follow you on google reader

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    Charlie Emery says:

    The awesome variety!

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    Danielle says:

    I love Whole Foods! I think the thing that I like the most is the friendly staff. Everyone is so incredibly nice and goes out of their way to speak or smile. I feel like I’ve known these people forever. Of course that could be because I go multiple times a week!

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    Danielle says:

    Oh and I follow you with Google Reader.

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    kelley says:

    i love, love my whole foods! i love the community 5% days, i love the fact that i can take my #5 plastics there when my recycler won’t take them, i love the great organic and local produce, and i love the atmosphere there. πŸ™‚

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    kelley says:

    (i follow on google reader)
    i also love the prepared foods section when i’m starving and in a hurry! πŸ™‚

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    kelley says:

    (i also follow on twitter)
    and i love the fact that they celebrate – rather than act annoyed – when i bring my own bags!

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    jo says:

    I LOVE the huge variety of organic foods. Whenever I go in, I know I’ll find something new and yummy!!

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    jo says:

    I follow you on Google Reader!!

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    Adrienne Larkin says:

    We have a HUGE Whole Foods 1 mile from my work so we love to walk there for lunch. One third of the store is prepared foods so there is always something for everyone despite what they are craving. My favorite is the burrito bar and the 2 mile walk (there and back) makes me feel not so guilty about having one of their wonderful burritos.

    I also follow you on FB!

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    Corene says:

    I love that at Whole Foods, every product is the ‘best of the best’ & I can feel good about buying & serving it to my family. Plus it’s really fun (ok & a little dangerous) to browse all the amazing skin-care and make up while picking up milk and free range eggs!

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    Megan Dinsdale says:

    They offer so many more items than what you can find in regular grocery store. Especially when it comes to organic and items for people on my family with food allergies.

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    Megan Dinsdale says:

    Follow you on Facebook πŸ™‚

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    Megan Dinsdale says:

    Follow you on Google Reader

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    I love going to Whole Foods for dinner with my husband. They had every kind of food, so we don’t have to worry about wanting the same thing. I also love their gelato.

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    I follow on Twitter
    @cupcakeactivist

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    I read your blog through Google Reader

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    Wendy says:

    I love the produce section and their meats. Actually I like pretty much everything there!

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    Wendy says:

    I’m a google reader!

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    Lisa says:

    I have not yet shopped at a Whole Foods Market. I would love to go! The pictures all look so beautiful!

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    Lisa says:

    I follow you on twitter!

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    Lisa says:

    I follow you on facebook too!

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    Dana Irvine says:

    The awesome options at your fingertips!!

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    hayley says:

    I love all of the organic fruits and veggies! We’re going to be starting our son on purees soon and we can’t wait to go to Whole Foods to get the produce to make his food!

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    Our WholeFoods openned about 6 months ago.. I LOVEEEEEEE it. I could hardly wait for it to open. Beautiful produce, great grains… hard to find wines & cheese.

    It’s my favorite weekly shopping stop πŸ™‚

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    I just moved to Sacramento and found out there is a Whole Foods here! I would love to be able to shop there, the produce looks beautiful. I was noticing on my last visit to the local grocery that the produce was terrible. I would use the gift cert to buy $25.00 worth of healthy fruits & veggies!!

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    Letitia says:

    I love the ginormous [lunch] buffet at our Whole Foods in Dedham, MA! So many delicious and healthy options to choose from. πŸ™‚

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    Following on Twitter πŸ™‚

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    Following on Google Reader πŸ˜€

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    now a facebook follower

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    C.D says:

    I love the customer service I receive at my Whole Foods (Cap.Hill, Denver-CO). The employees are so friendly and always have GREAT suggestions for recipes or where to find recipes when I want to try new ingredients.

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    meg says:

    My first visit was to a Whold Foods in Pittsburgh-a friend bought me one of their fruit tarts for my birthday (I know! A whole tart! She really liked me). We love going there for a semi-healthy breakfast of croissants (my kids get the bear claws), chocolate milk and fruit. I have one right down the stree here in Salt Lake City!

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    Beth says:

    Our Whole Foods has some pretty good sushi. A great deal when you want some raw fish but don’t want to pay restaurant prices.

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    Beth says:

    I follow you in my google reader!

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    Beth says:

    And on facebook!

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    annalene says:

    my favorite thing about shopping at whole foods is they have the best sales out of the markets carrying organic foods!

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    annalene says:

    following you on twitter (@woozlewozzle)

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    annalene says:

    facebook fan! (anna lene)

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    annalene says:

    subscribed via google reader

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    courtney says:

    i love the selection of cheese and wine!!! yummy!

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    Kris Sanders says:

    Love the bakery section!

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    Kris Sanders says:

    I follow you on Facebook

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    Kris Sanders says:

    I follow you on Twitter

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    Kris Sanders says:

    I follow you on my Google Reader app

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    Alice says:

    Whole Foods is awesome!! I love that so many things are organic.

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    Ruch says:

    I love whole foods! Especially these dried strawberries they have. It’s healthy and actually yummy!!! I used them as topings for my cereal, yogurt and just as a snack.

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    Leslie says:

    Whole Foods has the BEST produce, cheese selection, olive bar, bakery, seafood, meats, prepared food ……… I could go on and on – by far the best market!

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    Hope says:

    Don’t have a whole foods really near me, I COULD drive to Tustin, but I LOVE the produce section. And all the selection. I could just dit in there and drool. If I win, I WOULD go to Tustin. Just for a fun trip.

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    Hope says:

    Already follow you on twitter.

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    Hope says:

    Am a google foodie reader.

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    Hope says:

    And am a facebook fan.

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    Rebecca says:

    I need a Whole Foods because every time I watch Emeril Green on the Planet Green channel I want to go buy fresh organic produce and fish and make one of his recipes!

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    Rebecca says:

    I follow on Google Reader

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    Michelle says:

    Their produce is always so fresh, and they have tons of delicous foods that a ‘regular’ food store doesn’t carry.

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    Suzanne says:

    There is no Whole Foods in my town (WE NEED ONE!). But, my parents have one so they take me there every time I visit. My favorite part of shopping at Whole Foods is having lunch there. They have the most amazing foods available. Not to mention their delicious gelato for dessert (try the avocado flavor, it’s delicious!).

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    Suzanne says:

    I’m a facebook fan. =)

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    Suzanne says:

    I’m a follower!

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    favorite thing? err…can I say free samples? πŸ™‚

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    and i follow on twitter!

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    Jessica says:

    I don’t feel I have to be a label nazi since everything is natural

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    Carly says:

    I absolutely love just walking around the store. Not only is their food of the best quality, but the presentation just draws you in as well πŸ™‚


Jenny Flake

Welcome to Picky Palate, my online kitchen! You'll usually find me with a cookie in one hand and a salad in the other. It's all about the balance :) The recipes you'll see are my creations. The Picky Palate Cookbook is now available. Enjoy!