January 2014

Sat
04
Adventures in Produce-Land
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Hennepin
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Adventures in Produce-Land
Saturday, January 4th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hennepin, free

Sampling Event

Make 2014 your year to eat more produce. Fruits and vegetables provide the body with essential nutrients, energy and can often help with shedding those extra winter pounds. Join us for a sampling event focused on the power of produce. We’ll feature samples of our produce favorites, including smoothies, juices, salads and more. Eating more fruits and vegetables is a resolution that you won’t want to give up!

Sun
05
Tour: Get to Know Whole Foods Market
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Hennepin
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Tour: Get to Know Whole Foods Market
Sunday, January 5th
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Hennepin, Free

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 a few samples and meal ideas storewide. Space is limited for each tour - sign up at the customer service desk (612-313-7101)

Sun
05
Seafood 101
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM @ Hennepin
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Seafood 101
Sunday, January 5th
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Hennepin, Free

Cost: Free

Our Fishmongers couldn’t be more passionate and proud of the seafood we carry! Come learn the basics from the best.  We’ll kick off the class with a run through on how to make your selection while discussing cooking tips.  Next we’ll select some a few items, demonstrate how to cook them, and we’ll focus on healthier cooking techniques.  Samples will be provided! Class held in the seafood department. Pre-register with the customer service desk.  Walk ins are welcome, but all pre-registrants get a free gift!

Thu
09
Twitter Chat: A Healthful New Year
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Healthful New Year
Thursday, January 9th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Many of us start the new year with a variety of resolutions. Join us to learn ways to chart the path to healthy eating! Follow #WFMdish to particpate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Thu
09
Cleanse & Detox 101
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM @ Hennepin
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Cleanse & Detox 101
Thursday, January 9th
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Hennepin, $5

Cost: $5; in the Community Classroom

Looking to make a fresh start in 2014?  Curious about detox and cleansing?  Join Whole Body Team Leader Lisa Coyne as she discusses detox basics, including specifics on how to go about a juice cleanse or Complete Body Cleanse.   She’ll help you make the right choice for your own personal goals.   This class will also include a sampling of our made in house fruit and vegetable juices.  Plus, we will  raffle off a free 365 Complete Body Cleanse kit for one lucky guest!

Sat
11
Health Starts Here Store-Wide Sampling Event
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Hennepin
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Health Starts Here Store-Wide Sampling Event
Saturday, January 11th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hennepin, Free

The New Year is a great time to explore ways to make easy and delicious meal choices! For this store-wide sampling event, we’ll feature Health Starts Here inspired foods and recipes in each department.  When you come in, pick up a passport and rate each sample that you try.  Turn your passport in, for an entry into our Health Pantry Prize Drawing, valued at $150!

Mon
13
7 Day Smoothie Challenge
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Hennepin
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7 Day Smoothie Challenge
Monday, January 13th
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Hennepin, Free

Smoothies are delicious and incredibly handy for getting your daily dose of fruits and vegetables!  Amp up your produce intake and join our 7 Day Smoothie Challenge, January 13th- January 19th.  Here are the challenge basics:

  • Sign up for our smoothie e-newsletter by January 9thth at the customer service desk.
  • Take Whole Body Team Leader Lisa’s Free Smoothie Class on January 13th from 6:30-7:30pm. She’ll sample her 7 favorite recipes.  Try samples and take home the recipes too! This is a great way to expand your smoothie recipe repertoire.  Pre-register  for class 48 hours in advance at our customer service desk.  Class is free. Can’t make it to the class? Recipe packets will be available online starting January 9th at www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/hennepin
  • Challenge Goal: Enjoy 1 smoothie per day for 7 days.  Make one at home or purchase one at our smoothie bar. 
  • Share your smoothies with our WFM Instagram Community! Snap and share @WFMMinnesota #WFMHennepin.  Share more than 2 smoothie pictures on Instagram and receive a free drink shaker with protein samples at the end of the challenge!

Good luck and have fun!

Mon
13
Smoothie Class
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Hennepin
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Smoothie Class
Monday, January 13th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Hennepin, FREE

Take Whole Body Team Leader Lisa’s Free Smoothie Class  She’ll sample her 7 favorite recipes.  Try samples and take home the recipes too! This is a great way to expand your smoothie recipe repertoire.  Pre-register  for class 48 hours in advance at our customer service desk.  612-313-7101

Thu
16
Twitter Chat: Staying on Track with Your Health
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Staying on Track with Your Health
Thursday, January 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Keeping your resolutions going can be difficult. Join us to share and learn how and where to find the motivation to stay on track with your healthy eating goals! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Mon
20
Hearty Winter Salads
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Hennepin
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Hearty Winter Salads
Monday, January 20th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Hennepin, $5

Increase your vegetable intake with a delicious dose of salad! Sometimes it can be tough to commit to eating salad on a regular basis; so in this class we’re going to discuss the best tips and tricks for storing your produce and preparing things in advance so that you can make salads easily and efficiently.  We’ll also show you some of our favorite recipes, including a handy salad in a jar trick for an easy salad to go option!  Everyone that attends the class will get to take home the recipes and they’ll also get to take home a free jar of salad to eat later!  Pre-register at least 48 hours in advance by visiting our customer service desk or calling 612-313-7101.

Thu
23
Twitter Chat: Winter Eating
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Winter Eating
Thursday, January 23rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As we approach the end of the first month of the new year, join in to share and learn ways to keep things delicious and interesting for your long term healthy eating goals! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
24
Winter Warmer: Beer Tasting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Hennepin
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Winter Warmer: Beer Tasting
Friday, January 24th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hennepin, FREE

Nothing helps one cope with the brutal Minnesota winters quite like a strong, hearty beer. Come learn about (and taste) some of our favorite wintry brews.

Pre-registration is required at least 48 hours in advance. Call 612-313-7101 to sign up.

 

Thu
30
Twitter Chat: Score With Big Taste
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ online
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Twitter Chat: Score With Big Taste
Thursday, January 30th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
online, free

The Big Game is coming up so it's time to start thinking about great game-day grub! Join us to share menu ideas and recipes that are sure to keep everyone happy and full. Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Events At Nearby Stores

PoP Club Cooking Demo at Maple Grove Farmers Market
Thursday, July 24th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Maple Grove Farmers Market, Free

We're excited to be sponsoring the first year of the Power of Produce Kids Club at the Maple Grove Farmers Market. We'll be onsite tonight with a kid-friendly cooking demo with fresh local ingredients. Stop by and say hi!

We're excited to be sponsoring the first year of the Power of Produce Kids Club at the Maple Grove Farmers Market.

Mineral Fusion Night of Pampering
Thursday, July 24th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
St. Paul Whole Foods Market, Free!

Join us for an evening of pampering! Specialists Brooke and Melissa will be here from mineral fusion giving free mini makeovers, and Jackie will be doing your nails.

Join us for an

Mineral Fusion Night of Pampering
Thursday, July 24th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market St. Paul, Free!

 

Join us for an evening of pampering!

Specialists Brooke and Melissa will be here from Mineral Fusion giving free mini makeovers, and Jackie will be doing your nails.

 

Join us for an evening of pampering!