South Plainfield, NJ—Submissions are open for WholeFoods Magazine's 2023 Person of the Year, which we award to the person who made the most significant impact on the industry this past year. Previous winners include the independent retailers who have built the industry from the ground up, the frontline heroes who help support well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic, Howard Schiffer, Vitamin Angels, and last year's winner: 2022 Person of the Year: The Quality Activists.

Your input matters to us! Let us know who you think has made the biggest impact on the industry in 2023 by emailing your nomination to with the subject line 2023 POTY.

The deadline for submitting a nomination is OCTOBER 6, 2023. The winner will be featured in our December 2023 issue.