TOMS Shoes Finds its Way into Whole Foods.

Via Lindsey Block
on Jun 16, 2009
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TOMS Shoes

The beginning of June announced the arrival of TOMS Shoes into Whole Foods around the country.  Whole Foods Market and TOMS Shoes partnered up to create a green, eco-friendly line of footwear.  This exclusive, vegan shoe line is “made of organic cotton, non-leather interior, and recycled rubber from tires for the sole.”

This partnership will widen the recognition and consumer market of TOMS Shoes as well as its mission and environmentally-friendly efforts. The shoes are available in the Whole Body department of the store.

TOMS Shoes


About Lindsey Block

Lindsey Block spends her weekdays as part of the Elephant Journal crew and her weekends hiking or picnicking at the park with a book. She's been a vegetarian for most of her adult life and delights in cooking up a new recipe (even though she really just wants to make tacos). She currently lives in Southern California.


9 Responses to “TOMS Shoes Finds its Way into Whole Foods.”

  1. Love TOMS Shoes. Phenomenal example of a company baking in social responsibility to the core of the business and relationship with its customers. Thanks for the tip that they're now available in Whole Foods. I have the Gandhi edition.

  2. Other companies in this line: FEED, Newman's Own, Newman's Own Organics, who else?

  3. […] questions I have about TOMS: are the glues mostly toxic, and why do the shoes fall apart kinda quick (not very eco-responsible?!), and why are many […]

  4. Justin Magee says:

    Corporations legally can't have "social responsibility" as miss Olivia put it. Look up Dodge v. Ford if you don't believe me.

  5. jesse says:

    how much are they sold for at whole foods?

  6. Beverly says:

    Why is Whole Foods not listed as a Tom's shoes retailer on Tom's website? I was planning a trip there but don't want to be disappointed.

  7. […] was like looking at the lives of those who lived in an alternate universe. There was a picture of a pair of shoes that cost as much as my rent. How is that […]

  8. Well frankly speaking I don’t know any online store in US but as I’m UK resident I know an online store that is good too.

  9. Karina says:

    How much do they cost at Whole Foods?