Picnics—we see them all the time in TV shows and movies, but who’s really comfortable packing up a multi-course gourmet meal and lugging it out to the middle of nowhere? Grab your softest blanket and woven basket, because you’re about to master the art of travel-friendly portable picnic packing. On the menu: Crunchy Spiced Chickpeas; Pressed Italian Sandwiches; Mini Blueberry Tarts
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Whole Foods Market Dedham Culinary Center
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.