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Whole Foods… is planning an upscale health resort where guests could stay and learn about a healthier lifestyle…Co-founder John Mackey: “Think of it as a center where people would go for a day, a weekend or a week for healthy lifestyle education.”

The resort – which would use Whole Foods in its name — would likely open in or near downtown Austin…perhaps within the next three years…[it is] searching for the right hotel chain to operate the health resort.

“It is an experiment”…the five education-focused Wellness Clubs that Whole Foods has tested in a handful of stores have not worked.

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