September 2014

Mon
01
Whole Kids Foundation Annual Campaign
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Whole Kids Foundation Annual Campaign
Monday, September 1st
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove

The Whole Kids Foundation provides grants to schools for salad bars & gardens, plus resources for teachers and food service. Learn more about the Foundation during our annual campaign, and take the opportunity to donate at the register when you shop. Plus, watch for special events in-store during the campaign.

Thu
04
Twitter Chat: Back To School
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Back To School
Thursday, September 4th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Summer vacation is officially over and the kids have gone back to school. Join us for an online discussion to share ideas for simple and nutritious breakfasts, sack lunches worth keeping and delicious suppers that are managable on a tight weekday schedule! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
11
Twitter Chat: Let's Tailgate
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Let's Tailgate
Thursday, September 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

College football and tailgating is a quintessential part of fall. We'll share recipes, menu ideas and more to ensure you have the best bash in the parking lot! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
12
Whole Kids Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove - Kids Play Area
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Whole Kids Storytime
Friday, September 12th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove - Kids Play Area, Free

This year we'll bring the Whole Kids Foundation Book Club to life with stories about food, farming & healthy eating, followed by a healthy snack, and suggestions for continuing the conversation at home. Coffee and water will be provided for the grownups. For a sneak peak at some of the books we'll be reading this year, visit: https://www.wholekidsfoundation.org/kids-activities/book-club

Sun
14
Back to School: Meals in a Flash
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Back to School: Meals in a Flash
Sunday, September 14th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free

The kids are back to school, and for many families that also means a return to a hectic schedule filled with activities. Don't let your dinner routine slip just because your family is on the go. Join us for a storewide tasting event filled with our tips for quick and easy weeknight meal ideas the whole family will love.

Tue
16
Cheese Night: Grilling Cheese
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove - Specialty Department
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Cheese Night: Grilling Cheese
Tuesday, September 16th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove - Specialty Department, Free

Something truly delectable happens when heat meets cheese! Join us for a tasting event with a selection of cheeses perfect for grilling or pairing with grilled foods.

Thu
18
Twitter Chat: Wines From New Zealand - Part I
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From New Zealand - Part I
Thursday, September 18th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Deliciously diverse, the wines of New Zealand are great for every occasion. Pick up one of the bottles we'll be tasting and tweeting about tonight (find the wines here: http://wholefoodsmarket.com/wine) and contribute to the fun! Follow #WFMwine to join in on the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

 

Sat
20
Organic Valley Farm Tour
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Depart from Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Organic Valley Farm Tour
Saturday, September 20th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Depart from Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free - Registration Required

Have you ever wanted to visit an organic farm? Now's your chance! Organic Valley is hosting public farm visits across the nation, including one departing from and returning to Whole Foods Market Maple Grove. Sign up in store to join the bus tour to the Elsenpeter Family Farm in Maple Lake. It's FREE, but registration is required, and we do anticipate the bus filling to capacity. Stop by our customer service desk for more information, or email mw.mgv.marketing@wholefoods.com

Mon
22
Get to Know Whole Foods Market Tour
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Get to Know Whole Foods Market Tour
Monday, September 22nd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free (registration preferred)

What makes Whole Foods Market different from other grocery stores? And how can I shop here on a budget? These are two of our most popular questions we hear from new customers. Join us for this informative tour that aims to answer both questions. Space is limited for each tour - sign up at the customer service desk or call 763-416-7300 by noon on Sept 22 and receive a free gift bag for attending.

Thu
25
Twitter Chat: Oktoberfest
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Oktoberfest
Thursday, September 25th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Who doesn't love beer and brats? ...And Oom-pah music?! Join us for a lively chat to celebrate the arrival of fall and all the food and drink it brings! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Events At Nearby Stores

Cheese Night: Tailgating Cheeses
Tuesday, September 16th
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lake Calhoun, Free

It’s fall and that means it’s officially tailgating season and to celebrate we have a special cheese night. We’re going to show you how to elevate your tailgate with delicious cheese dips for any game day! Stop by between 5-7:30pm to get some crowd pleasing cheese dip ideas!

It’s fall and that means it’s officially tailgating season and to celebrate we have a special cheese night.

The World's Best Burger
Tuesday, September 16th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $30 per person

This class will be taught by Chef Jeremy. The burger America’s favorite food and we will show you the hands-down best way to cook the world’s tastiest burger - it’s easier than you might think. We will talk about how to source the highest quality ingredients and great techniques such as how to grind your own hamburger meat and great techniques for grilling. We’ll make a world-class from scratch veggie burger as well, and round out the meal with some of the best sides that our deli has to offer. This class can be gluten free upon request and has hands on opportunities as desired. Pre-registration is required. On the menu:

·         The Star of the Show: House Ground Burgers with Short Rib, Top Sirloin and Bacon on a Pretzel Bun

·         Also Featuring: Delicious Homemade Veggie Burgers

·         Served with: A Selection of Our Favorite Whole Foods Market Deli Salads

·         Special Dessert: Banana Split

 

Pre-registration for classes and select events required. See class description for specific instructions. Registration required no later than 48 hours prior to the class date. Call 612-927-8141 or visit our customer service desk to pre-register. Classes and events are subject to change or cancellation. If you cannot attend your class, you must call Whole Foods Market Lake Calhoun and cancel at least 48 hours in advance. You will receive classroom credit for the amount of the class to be used no later than three months from the date of the class that you registered for. Please call the above number or contact  Culinary Director Ani Loizzo at Ani.Loizzo@wholefoods.com if you have any questions. Thank you!

 

 

Cheese Night
Tuesday, September 16th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
St. Paul Whole Foods Market, Free!

Something truly delectable happens when heat meets cheese. Come taste a unique selection of cheeses perfect for grilling and pairing with grilled foods.

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