Whole Foods Market Community Giving Day to Benefit Slow Food Middle Tennessee
Slow Food Middle Tennessee (SFMTN) has announced that it will receive five percent of net sales from Whole Foods Market’s Green Hills and Franklin locations on Thursday, July 26, as part of the company’s quarterly Community Giving Day.
Slow Food Middle Tennessee strives to facilitate accessible educational programs; provide awareness of and equal access to good, clean and fair foods; and advocate for a healthy, delicious, sustainable and diverse food system for the community of Middle Tennessee. As a part of this mission, SFMTN has implemented a program for Community Enrichment Grants, which awards funds to local food-related entities, community and learning gardens, and business entrepreneurs whose work embodies that same mission. The funds collected from Whole Food Market’s Community Giving Day will be directed to this grant program.
More than 465 Whole Foods Market locations will participate in the Community Giving Day by donating to organizations, projects and programs that support the mission of ensuring access to healthy food for all.
WHAT: Whole Foods Market Community Giving Day to benefit Slow Food Middle Tennessee
WHEN: Thursday, July 26, 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
WHERE: Green Hills Franklin
Nashville, TN Franklin, TN
About Slow Food Middle Tennessee
Slow Food Middle Tennessee is a local chapter of Slow Food USA. An international grassroots movement, Slow Food seeks to prevent the disappearance of local food cultures and traditions, counteract the rise of fast life and combat people’s dwindling interest in the food they eat, where it comes from, and how our food choices affect the world around us. For more information, please visit www.slowfoodmidtn.com.
About Whole Foods Market®
For 39 years, Whole Foods Market 365 has been the world’s leading natural and organic foods retailer. As the first national certified organic grocer, Whole Foods Market has over 470 stores in the United States, Canada and United Kingdom. To learn more about Whole Foods Market, please visit media.wfm.com.