March 2014

Tue
04
Whole Kids Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Whole Kids Storytime
Tuesday, March 4th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free

Bring the little ones and join us for our monthly storytime event. We'll read a few stories in the play area, then have a short activity and a snack for the kids, and coffee for the grown-ups.

Thu
06
Twitter Chat: Colors of Spring
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Colors of Spring
Thursday, March 6th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Spring is fast approaching... Are you seeing the signs yet? Join us to share recipes and inspiration about the upcoming season! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
08
Parmigiano Reggiano Cracking
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Parmigiano Reggiano Cracking
Saturday, March 8th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free

Did you know that Whole Foods Market holds the Guinness World Records® title for the largest number of wheels of Parmigiano Reggiano simultaneously cracked – 426! Come see what all the fuss is about and join us at 2pm on March 8th for the "crack heard around the world"! Watch our expert cheesmongers "crack" an 85lb wheel of Parm and enjoy some fresh samples.

Mon
10
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, March 10th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free - Registration Required

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, including samples and meal ideas storewide. Space is limited for each tour - sign up at the customer service desk or call 763-416-7300 by noon on Mar 10 and receive a free gift bag for attending.

Thu
13
Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part I
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part I
Thursday, March 13th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Deliciously diverse, the wines of Italy are perfect for every occasion. Pick up one of the four 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
15
Whole Planet Foundation Guacamole 5% Day
12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Whole Planet Foundation Guacamole 5% Day
Saturday, March 15th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove

Doing good never tasted so yummy! We're donating 5% of our Made Right Here Guacamole sales from today to the Whole Planet Foundation.

Tue
18
Cheese Night: You Have Got to be Kidding (Fresh Chevre)
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Cheese Night: You Have Got to be Kidding (Fresh Chevre)
Tuesday, March 18th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free

Join our cheese experts and explore the world of fresh goat cheese with this month's installment of our Cheese Nights series.

Thu
20
Twitter Chat: A Future Without Poverty
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Future Without Poverty
Thursday, March 20th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Giving can be hyper local or support for someone you've never met half way around the world. What matters is how we can all work together to create opportunity for ourselves and others to grow. Join us as we talk about ways we can all help to eradicate poverty. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
22
Whole Planet Foundation Party for the Planet
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Whole Planet Foundation Party for the Planet
Saturday, March 22nd
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove

Join us for fun and games all for a great cause! Make a donation to the Foundation during the event and get tickets redeemable for activities like face painting, prize drawings and even a hot dog stand. Tickets are $3 each or 4 for $10.

Thu
27
Twitter Chat: Seafood For Spring
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Seafood For Spring
Thursday, March 27th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As the weather begins to get warmer we often change our eating habits to the lighter side. Adding more seafood to your diet is a great way to do this! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
29
Whole Planet Foundation Pineapple 5% Day
12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Maple Grove
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Whole Planet Foundation Pineapple 5% Day
Saturday, March 29th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove

We're mad for pineapple - purchase this tropical treat (cored, whole, or pineapple salsa) today and we'll donate 5% to the Whole Planet Foundation.

Mon
31
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, March 31st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove, Free - Registration Required

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, including samples and meal ideas storewide. Space is limited for each tour - sign up at the customer service desk or call 763-416-7300 by noon on Mar 31 and receive a free gift bag for attending.

Events At Nearby Stores

Perk Your Palate: Sour, Salty, Bitter, Sweet
Tuesday, September 23rd
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $30 per person

This class will be taught by Chef Jeremy. Learning how to develop the proper balance of flavors can make all the difference in your cooking. In this class you will learn how to season like a professional chef, allowing the flavors of your dish to shine though.. We will discuss different approaches to seasoning and learn how to, when to, and how much to use and you will be making exciting, flavorful food in no time. The right combination of sweet, sour, bitter and salty can really make your food sing, and it’s all about learning to balance those flavors for different types of food. We will also pin down how to balance and add the much-discussed  fifth phantom flavor “umami.” With these skills under your belt, you’ll never suffer bland food again.  This class can be gluten free upon request. Pre-registration is required. On the menu:

·         Butter Lettuce and Strawberry Salad with Balsamic Glaze and Grilled Onions

·         King Salmon Filet, Salt Smoked with Fresh Dill, Sweet Onions and Lemons

·         Sweet Potato Wedges with Himalayan Pink Salt and Chipotle Aioli

·         Sauteed Spinach with Garlic and White Wine

·         Lemon Custard Cakes with Fresh Raspberries

 

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!

 

 

 

Sensational Seafood
Wednesday, September 24th
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $30 per person

This class is taught by Chef Ani.  If cooking seafood makes you nervous, you’re not alone. Though it is actually one of the easiest and most delicious things a home cook can prepare, there are some tricks to learn and knowledge to undertake before you can effortlessly turn out perfect seafood at home, and this class aims to give you exactly that. If you haven’t had our seafood before, you’re in for a real treat- it is fresh, sustainable and absolutely delicious, with no antibiotics, growth hormones or preservatives. Whether you’ve never seared a filet salmon in your life or simply need to add more recipes to your collection, this class will go through several of the major seafood cooking methods, show you how to select the right pans and cooking gear for cooking seafood, how to season it to perfection and how to tell when it’s perfectly done. Particular lessons in this class will include how to poach, grill, fry, roast, steam and pan sear fish. This class has gluten-free options upon request and has hands on opportunities as desired. Come hungry! On the menu:

  • Salmon Rilettes

  • Grilled Scallops with Romesco

  • Fried Fish Tacos with Avocado Crema and Corn Salsa

  • Spinach Stuffed Sole with Lemon Beurre Blanc

  • Thai Style Whole Fish

  • Pan Seared Moroccan Spiced Halibut

 

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!

Rooftop Yoga at Calhoun Beach Club
Thursday, September 25th
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Calhoun Beach Club, Free

Get your fall “Om” on with rooftop yoga at Calhoun Beach Athletic Club and Whole Foods Market Lake Calhoun! The evening starts with energizing yoga on the scenic roof top at Calhoun Beach Athletic Club. Afterwards, refresh and rehydrate yourself with a delicious smoothie prepared by Whole Foods Market Lake Calhoun. All experience levels are welcome.  From 5:30-7:30pm; Yoga 6-7pm, Cost is free, but please RSVP via contact@calhounbeachfitness.com or 612-925-8369. Namaste!

Get your fall “Om” on with rooftop yoga at Calhoun Beach Athletic Club and Whole Foods Market Lake Calhoun!