July 2014

Wed
02
Team Member Hot Dog Eating Contest
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Meat Department
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Team Member Hot Dog Eating Contest
Wednesday, July 2nd
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Meat Department , Free

We’re staging a #wienervention and replacing dirty dogs with organic, all-beef Applegate hot dogs!

Team members will compete against one another in a race to see who can eat the most hot dogs in 5 minutes and be awarded the coveted golden hot dog trophy. Plus, fill out an entry for your chance to cheer a Team Member to victory and win their prize – an Applegate Farms Swag Bag and a $25 Whole Foods Market gift card! Registration is July 4th from 12:30pm-12:45pm. No purchase necessary. See store for official rules. 

Thu
03
Guilt-Free Guacamole
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Guilt-Free Guacamole
Thursday, July 3rd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Produce Department, Free

Erika is shaking up your favorite Guacamole with guilt-free recipes, just in time for this weekend’s BBQ’s!

Your potato chips will never be the same again. 

Sat
05
Exotic Summer Cheese Bites
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Cheese Department
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Exotic Summer Cheese Bites
Saturday, July 5th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cheese Department , Free

Sample Mila’s favorite new cheese pairings that are on sale! Like goat crumbles with cranberry and tarragon sprinkled over our exclusive pickled beets – perfect for summer picnics. 

Wed
09
Healthful Tastings Series: Alternative Cheeses
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Healthful Tastings Series: Alternative Cheeses
Wednesday, July 9th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Healthy Eating Desk , Free

Join Erika as she samples good-for-you grocery alternatives at the Healthy Eating Station! On Wednesday, July 9th, enjoy trying alternative dairy-free 'cheeses' made from nutmilks as opposed to the traditional cow's milk. 

Thu
10
Twitter Chat: Traveling With Food
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Traveling With Food
Thursday, July 10th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Are we there yet?! Road trips are a quintessential part of summer... And so is the snacking that goes along with it! Join us to chat about how to prepare and pack tasty, healthy nibbles for traveling in the car. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
11
$5 Food Cart Fridays
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ In the Prepared Foods
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$5 Food Cart Fridays
Friday, July 11th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
In the Prepared Foods , $5

Our food cart is back on the scene and ready to break up your same-old lunch routine!  On Friday, July 11th, 2014, enjoy our Red, White & Blue Salad for just $5. 

Fri
11
Red, White & You Supper Club: Benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project of Miami
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ In the Cafe
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Red, White & You Supper Club: Benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project of Miami
Friday, July 11th
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
In the Cafe, $15

We're hosting our first family-style Supper Club, and you're invited to the table! Enjoy a four-course Cherryfest themed dinner, along with live bluegrass music performed on the patio by The Hot Java Band - for only $15 per person. 100% of proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project of Miami; a veteran’s service organization which offers a variety of programs, services and events for wounded veterans. Seats are limited, so reserve your spot today!

Registration required via Eventbrite at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/red-white-you-supper-club-benefiting-the-wounded-warrior-project-tickets-12080907319?aff=affiliate1

1st Course - Charcuterie & American Artisan Cheeses with Pickled Cherries, Blueberry Compote & Cherry-Walnut Bread

2nd Course - Pan seared Brie on a bed of Mixed Baby Greens with a fresh Cherry Vinaigrette

3rd Course – Entrees

Roasted Salmon with Cherry-Zinfandel Sauce & Farro Pilaf with Cherries, Corn, Toasted Almonds and Fresh Basil 

Dry Rubbed Brisket with Cherry Cola BBQ Sauce served with Red, White & Bleu Potato Salad

4th Course - Old Fashioned Cherry Cobbler with Fresh Vanilla Whipped Cream

Beverages - Red & White Sangrias (Non-alcoholic varieties available)

 

 

Sat
12
So Many Ways to 'Bee' Sweet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ In the Cheese Department
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So Many Ways to 'Bee' Sweet
Saturday, July 12th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In the Cheese Department , Free

We’re sharing the buzz and spreading awareness about the importance of bees! Let us show you the many ways you can enjoy honey. From serving it with your favorite cheeses, to sweetening the perfect summer iced tea, or even with beer – we know so many ways to ‘bee’ sweet!

 

Sun
13
Healthy Grilling Class: Light Your Fire!
1:00 PM @ In the Cafe
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Healthy Grilling Class: Light Your Fire!
Sunday, July 13th
1:00 PM
In the Cafe, Free

Join Erika in the café as she grills up Plant-Strong© dishes that are sure to please. On the menu, are her favorite Fiesta Sweet Potato Burgers, Hummus Veggie Pizzas, and Grilled Pineapple with Balsamic Honey Glaze. Recipes and samples provided.  

Wed
16
Healthful Tastings Series: Summer Stone Fruits
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ In the Prepared Foods Department
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Healthful Tastings Series: Summer Stone Fruits
Wednesday, July 16th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
In the Prepared Foods Department , Free

Join Erika as she samples good-for-you grocery alternatives at the Healthy Eating Station! On Wednesday, July 16th, enjoy the delicious stone fruits of the season, lightly grilled and drizzled with a honey balsamic glaze. 

Fri
18
$5 Food Cart Fridays
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ In the Prepared Foods Department
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$5 Food Cart Fridays
Friday, July 18th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
In the Prepared Foods Department , $5

Our food cart is back on the scene and ready to break up your same-old lunch routine! On Friday, July 18th, enjoy Herb Cheese Sausage Sliders with Chips for just $5. 

Sat
19
Kids Club: Summer Sun Safety
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ In the Cafe
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Kids Club: Summer Sun Safety
Saturday, July 19th
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
In the Cafe, Free

Kids (aged 4 – 12) and parents are welcome to join us as we decorate canvas sun-visors to protect us from the fierce Florida summer sun and learn the importance of enjoying the sun safely! We’ll provide all the supplies and clean up the mess, you’ll get to take your new visor home and show it off!  Class size is limited. Pre-register at Customer Service or phone #305-892-5500

Sat
19
Top 10 Summer Wines Tasting
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ In the Wine Department
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Top 10 Summer Wines Tasting
Saturday, July 19th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In the Wine Department , Free

Stop by and sip a few of our Top 10 Summer Wine picks, perfect for sunny days at the beach or by the pool!

The first 50 guests to attend will receive a Whole Foods Market® wine opener. 

Sun
20
Fire Up to Cool Down!
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ In the Cheese Department
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Fire Up to Cool Down!
Sunday, July 20th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In the Cheese Department , Free

Fire up with spicy cheeses, chocolates and treats – then cool down with our new fresh brewed Iced Tea selections, perfect to quench the summer heat!  

Mon
21
Lower Your Level - Glucose Store Tour
6:00 PM @ At Customer Service
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Lower Your Level - Glucose Store Tour
Monday, July 21st
6:00 PM
At Customer Service , Free

Whether you’re driven by health concerns or simple curiosity let Erika help you find the best low and no-sugar products we have to offer.

Wed
23
Healthful Tastings Series: Alternative Pastas
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Healthful Tastings Series: Alternative Pastas
Wednesday, July 23rd
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Healthy Eating Desk , Free

Join Erika as she samples good-for-you grocery alternatives at the Healthy Eating Station! On Wednesday, July 23rd, enjoy trying healthier-for-you alternatives to processed pastas like spiralized zucchini and spaghetti squash. 

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: Outdoor Celebrating
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Outdoor Celebrating
Thursday, July 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It may be really hot, but summertime is the best time of year to host celebrations out of doors. Join us to chat about throwing backyard parties, parkside picnics and porch happy hours that will make everyone happy! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
25
$5 Food Cart Fridays
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ In the Prepared Foods Department
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$5 Food Cart Fridays
Friday, July 25th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
In the Prepared Foods Department , $5

Our food cart is back on the scene and ready to break up your same-old lunch routine! On Friday, July 25th, enjoy Building Your Own Burrito for just $5. 

Sat
26
Everything is Coming Up Rosé!
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ In the Wine Department
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Everything is Coming Up Rosé!
Saturday, July 26th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In the Wine Department , Free

Sip and savor Rosé wines, paired with our favorite cheeses – just the thing to enjoy poolside or at the beach!

Wed
30
Healthful Tastings Series: Easy Summer Salad Dressings
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Healthful Tastings Series: Easy Summer Salad Dressings
Wednesday, July 30th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Healthy Eating Desk , Free

Join Erika as she samples good-for-you grocery alternatives at the Healthy Eating Station! On Wednesday, July 30th, enjoy learning to make easy summer salad dressings from whole, fresh ingredients. 

Events At Nearby Stores

Coffee Crawl
Sunday, July 13th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Specialty, Free

Turn that Sunday crawl into a skip with our first ever coffee crawl! Crawl your way through each coffee station sampling a variety of unique flavors including Local selections. Complimentary coffee cake will be available. 

Turn that Sunday crawl into a skip with our first ever coffee crawl! Crawl your way through each coffee station sampling a variety of unique flavors including Local selections.

Ally’s Corner – Let’s Gel!
Sunday, July 13th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Frozen Department, Free

It’s hot out there – cool off with some great ideas for summer. Allyson, our store’s Demo Specialist, will be in our Frozen department sampling Gelatin Bellinis with Deccolio Prosecco (one of our Top 10 Summer Wines) & Fresh Peaches and Watermelon-Lime Gelatin Squares.  

It’s hot out there – cool off with some great ideas for summer.

New Moms Store Tour
Monday, July 14th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Meet at Customer Service, Free

Whether your belly is still growing or your bundle of joy is already here, let Melissa help you maneuver the aisles to find the healthiest products for both mom and baby. Meet at Customer Service. 

Whether your belly is still growing or your bundle of joy is already here, let Melissa help you maneuver the aisles to find the healthiest products for both mom and baby.