On the first and third Wednesday of each month, I have a column called Wednesdays at Whole Foods. It showcases the most interesting news, products, store events, and happenings at the company.
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ON THE JUICE
No, this is not another story about pressed organic juice.
Instead, I want to talk to you about a different kind of juice – electricity.
When I first heard about a ribbon cutting ceremony for an electric vehicle charging station (EVCS) at the Whole Foods Market store in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, I said to myself “Wow, that’s interesting.”
But once I did more digging, I realized that the company’s EVCS program is not new at all but has been flourishing for the last few years. (You have to cut me some slack – I live in NYC and don’t drive here.)
With the first EVCS installed in 2010 at the Lamar store in Austin, Texas, the company now has a total of 93 stations at stores in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington, and there is no cost to charge a car. Read More »