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Whole Foods Market sponsors benefit for Slow Food Huron Valley Screening of ''The Greenhorns'' opens Local Food Summit

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February 11, 2013
What:        Whole Foods Market kicks off the Local Food Summitwith a screening of the acclaimed movie, The Greenhornsto benefit Slow Food Huron Valley.  Part of Whole Foods Market’s Do Something Reel Film Festival, The Greenhorns focuses on the new generation of farmers at the heart of the nation’s local food movement.
 
Following the movie, participants can meet with representatives from the Michigan Young Farmers Coalitionand enjoy light refreshments from Whole Foods Market.
 
Admission is $5. One hundred percent of the proceeds benefit Slow Food Huron Valley. Tickets are available at the Michigan Theater box office from 7 p.m. on event night.
 
This year’s Local Food Summit :(Re)Imagining a Fair Food System is slated for the following day - Friday, February 22.
 
When:        Thursday, February 21, 2013, 7:30– 9:30 p.m.
                 
Where:       The Michigan Theater, 603 East Liberty, Ann Arbor, MI 48104      

                
About Whole Foods Market®
Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market (wholefoodsmarket.com, NASDAQ: WFM), is the leading natural and organic food retailer. As America’s first national certified organic grocer, Whole Foods Market was named “America’s Healthiest Grocery Store” by Health magazine. The company's motto, “Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet”™ captures its mission to ensure customer satisfaction and health, Team Member excellence and happiness, enhanced shareholder value, community support and environmental improvement. Thanks to the company’s more than 73,000 Team Members, Whole Foods Market has been ranked as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America by FORTUNE magazine for 15 consecutive years. In fiscal year 2012, the company had sales of $11.7 billion and currently has more than 340 stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
Contact:
Susan E. Bellinson
734-997-7507 ; Susan.bellinson@wholefoods.com

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