AUSTIN, Texas (Nov. 6, 2013) – The latest issue of Dark Rye, an online magazine from Whole Foods Market, features three stories of cheer for the holiday season:

Let’s Drink Already” – From his cidery, in Austin, Texas, Wes Mickel talks about the resurgence of cider in the U.S.

In Living Color” – Sasha Duerr, a natural dye artist in Berkeley, Calif., gets to the roots of color.

Sweet Memories” – Pastry chef Laura Sawicki discusses the whimsical balance between nostalgia and novelty in her dishes.

Mates of State” – Music duo Jason Hammel and Kori Gardner explain how their kids play into their creative partnership.

The “Gather” issue also features stories from Evil Twin Brewing Company, Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Shop, Lucky Peach Magazine and Qui Restaurant.

A 2013 James Beard Foundation Award winner, Dark Rye uses multimedia storytelling and accessible DIY projects to inspire visitors to pursue their dreams while fostering a more creative and compelling world.

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