Happy Whole Foods 5% Day!

The day we’ve been talking about and waiting for has finally arrived: Whole Foods Market’s Local Producer Day! 

Visit your favorite local Whole Foods Market in Northern California/Reno and they will allocate 5 percent of sales, divided evenly, among this year’s 13 grant winners. Some of the grantees will be having product demos at the following locations today: 

San Francisco and Peninsula:

  • Heliotrope* (San Francisco/Organic body care products): 399 Fourth St at Harrison; 5p-7p
  • Sprouted Minds* (San Mateo/Delicious raw nutrition bars): n/a
  • Suite Foods Waffles (San Francisco/Liège waffles): 2001 Market St, San Francisco; 5p-7p
  • NeoCocoa (El Granada/ Gourmet chocolates): n/a

Sonoma County:

Sacramento:

San Jose:

Northern Nevada:

Since the program’s inception two years ago, Whole Foods and Working Solutions have distributed over $400,000 in grant funds to nearly 80 businesses The grants are significant for emerging local producers – enough to create new packaging, achieve organic certification, or upgrade equipment. 

Come out and shop for a great cause – your dollars mean business for small business!

* – Working Solutions client