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Why I’m Donating My Salary to COVID-19 Relief
WELL-BEING

Why I’m Donating My Salary to COVID-19 Relief

Dear Members, Back on March 4, I shared an update on the early steps we were taking to support our member community during the COVID-19 pandemic. We ...

Update On Our Hemp & CBD Products
WELL-BEING

Update On Our Hemp & CBD Products

Dear Thrive Market members and supporters, In early June, we received a notice from our merchant processor demanding that we cease the sale of all ...

Hungry on Campus: Are College Students the Hidden Face of Food Insecurity?
FOOD

Hungry on Campus: Are College Students the Hidden Face of Food Insecurity?

College kids, they say, are always hungry. But Alabama A&M University student Justin Franks noticed hunger went beyond the stereotypical ...

Bummed Out About the Election? These 5 Food System Heroes Will Brighten Your Day
FOOD

Bummed Out About the Election? These 5 Food System Heroes Will Brighten Your Day

Are you a bit down on humanity these days? We don’t blame you. So are we. As our two candidates for the highest office in the land rip one another to ...

Coke and Pespi Give Money to Health Groups—While Fighting Against Health Legislation
HEALTH

Coke and Pespi Give Money to Health Groups—While Fighting Against Health Legislation

Imagine a cigarette company financially backing health and anti–smoking organizations, and then turning around and fighting laws that help people ...

Take 2 Cucumbers and Call Me in the Morning: Why Some Doctors Are Prescribing Veggies
LIVING

Take 2 Cucumbers and Call Me in the Morning: Why Some Doctors Are Prescribing Veggies

The great father of medicine, Hippocrates, famously said the following: “Let food be thy medicine.” We haven’t always heeded his advice. The ...

5 Reasons Why Shopping at a Farmers Market Helps Save the World
WELL-BEING

5 Reasons Why Shopping at a Farmers Market Helps Save the World

Your weekly trip to the farmers market might feel like another mundane errand, but it’s really much more important than ...

5 Reasons Why Sports Drinks Are Just as Bad as Soda
HEALTH

5 Reasons Why Sports Drinks Are Just as Bad as Soda

With the Olympics about to kick off in Rio De Janeiro, we can expect to be inundated with a number of things. Touching recaps from Bob Costas ...

Is ‘Cockroach Milk’ the Superfood of the Future?
FOOD

Is ‘Cockroach Milk’ the Superfood of the Future?

There are few people who see a cockroach jet out from under a heap of stinking trash and think, “I’d eat ...

6 Reasons Childhood Obesity Is Even Worse Than We Thought
HEALTH

6 Reasons Childhood Obesity Is Even Worse Than We Thought

For the bulk of history, humans struggled to eat enough—from the time of hunter-gatherers living in a wild and dangerous world right up to modernity ...

The World’s Biggest Candy Company Wants You to Eat Less Sugar—Here’s Why
HEALTH

The World’s Biggest Candy Company Wants You to Eat Less Sugar—Here’s Why

On almost every fast-food dessert menu, you’re likely to find at least one treat covered in candy. That could soon change. Customers who ...

Most of the Food We Eat Crosses a Border—Here’s Why That’s OK
FOOD

Most of the Food We Eat Crosses a Border—Here’s Why That’s OK

For all the hoopla around eating locally, humanity isn’t doing a very good job at it. And that may not be such a bad thing. A new ...