AUSTIN, Texas (March 19, 2014) — Dark Rye, an online magazine and TV series from Whole Foods Market, has been nominated for the 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards for Video Webcast, on Location. Dark Rye also received a nomination in the humor category for the video “A Vision of Post-Apocalyptic Cuisine: Frankenchicken” produced by Ira Chute in collaboration with Lucky Peach magazine.

The Video Webcast, on Location category is a Broadcast and New Media Award category that includes documentary-style videos shot out in the field. The Humor category, which includes humorous or satirical journalism with a focus on food, is part of the foundation’s Journalism awards.

Launched in 2012, Dark Rye uses multimedia storytelling and accessible DIY projects to encourage imagination, inspire its audience to try something new, and spark conversation. Readers can visit Dark Rye at and watch the Dark Rye television series on Pivot on Wednesdays at 9:30 pm ET.

Dark Rye won the James Beard Award for Best Group Food Blog in 2013.

Awards will be announced on May 2 in New York City.