November 2013

Thu
07
Health Starts Here: Thanksgiving Thursdays
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Health Starts Here: Thanksgiving Thursdays
Thursday, November 7th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, Free!

Learn healthy recipes for the holiday season every Thursday in November! Pick up a stamp card on the first demo on November 7th and receive a stamp for every class you attend. Fill up your card and receive a free gift! Demos take place on Nov. 7th, 14th and 21st from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Thu
07
Twitter Chat: Thanksgiving Success Demystified
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Thanksgiving Success Demystified
Thursday, November 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The season for holiday cooking is here! Do you have a plan for Thanksgiving success? We'll be talking about how to plan and prep to ensure your time in the kitchen is simple and stress-free. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
08
Health Starts Here: Build a Better Thanksgiving
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Health Starts Here: Build a Better Thanksgiving
Friday, November 8th
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, Free!

Who says Thanksgiving dinner can't be healthy, too? Join Joy Chen, healthy eating specialist, to learn tips on creating a Thanksgiving meal that is nutritious and tasty. Recipes and samples, too! Register by sending an email to FremontEvents@wholefoods.com.

Sat
09
Better Bites Kids Club: Smoothie Party!
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Better Bites Kids Club: Smoothie Party!
Saturday, November 9th
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, Free!

We are kicking off our first-ever Better Bites Kids Club with a smoothie party! Smoothies are fast, easy way to pack nutrients into a portable cup. Kids will learn to create satisfying smoothies that are a healthy snack anytime of the day. Register by sending an email to FremontEvents@wholefoods.com.

Sat
09
Health Starts Here: Meal Planning Tour
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Health Starts Here: Meal Planning Tour
Saturday, November 9th
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, Free!

Save time during your busy week by planning meals. Learn how to easily plan so you can shop and eat yourself to a healthier lifestyle. Register by sending an email to FremontEvents@wholefoods.com.

Mon
11
Health Starts Here: Healthy Thanksgiving Tour
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Health Starts Here: Healthy Thanksgiving Tour
Monday, November 11th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, Free!

Let our healthy eating specialist, Joy Chen, take you on a tour of the store and teach how you can maintain healthy eating goals during the Thanksgiving season. Learn which foods and alternative ingredients can be part of your holiday menu. Register by sending an email to FremontEvents@wholefoods.com.

Thu
14
Health Starts Here: Thanksgiving Thursdays
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Health Starts Here: Thanksgiving Thursdays
Thursday, November 14th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, Free!

Learn healthy recipes for the holiday season every Thursday in November! Pick up a stamp card on the first demo on November 7th and receive a stamp for every class you attend. Fill up your card and receive a free gift! Demos take place on Nov. 7th, 14th and 21st from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Fri
15
Holiday Soiree at Whole Foods Market Fremont
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Holiday Soiree at Whole Foods Market Fremont
Friday, November 15th
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, $5 entry, or $10 with wine or beer tasting

Enjoy an evening of holiday entrees, appetizers and desserts throughout the store on our first-ever Holiday Soiree. We will be sampling our Top Ten wines, local Red Branch ciders and winter beers. Everyone that attends is entered into our holiday raffle and the first 100 people to arrive will receive a reusable bags with fun samples. Bonus: Order a holiday meal or turkey at the event and receive a coupon for a free Made Right Here pie (valid for first 50 orders). Enjoy live music and great food. A portion of proceeds will be donated to the local non-profit SAVE, Safe Alternatives for Violent Environments. Tickets available for purchase online at http://bit.ly/Hvg3kr or purchase at the door. For more information please contact FremontEvents@wholefoods.com.

Thu
21
Health Starts Here: Thanksgiving Thursdays
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Health Starts Here: Thanksgiving Thursdays
Thursday, November 21st
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, Free!

Learn healthy recipes for the holiday season every Thursday in November! Pick up a stamp card on the first demo on November 7th and receive a stamp for every class you attend. Fill up your card and receive a free gift! Demos take place on Nov. 7th, 14th and 21st from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Events At Nearby Stores

December 24: National Egg Nog Day
Wednesday, December 24th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo,

December 24: National Egg Nog Day

December 24 is National Eggnog Day, and we’re sporting the ‘nog mustache to prove it.

Can’t get eggnog out of your noggin? No worries - we’ve got some cheery recipes for you to try. And if that’s not enough, you can read all about the boozy beverage and its humble beginnings.

Ho-ho-hopefully you’re ready to whip up a tall glass and enjoy the festive buzz it leaves you with. Just keep an eye on grandma - she tends to cross paths with wandering reindeer after a few glasses.

December 24: National Egg Nog Day

December 24 is National Eggnog Day, and we’re sporting the ‘nog mustache to prove it.

December 25: National Pumpkin Pie Day
Thursday, December 25th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo,

December 25: National Pumpkin Pie Day

Here are today’s five thing to know about Pumpkin:
1. The largest pumpkin pie ever made was over five feet in diameter and weighed over 350 pounds. It used 80 pounds of cooked pumpkin, 36 pounds of sugar, 12 dozen eggs and took six hours to bake.
2. In early colonial times, pumpkins were used as an ingredient for the crust of pies, not the filling.
3. Pumpkins were once recommended for removing freckles and curing snake bites.
4. The largest pumpkin ever grown weighed 1,140 pounds.
5. The Connecticut field variety is the traditional American pumpkin.

December 25: National Pumpkin Pie Day

Here are today’s five thing to know about Pumpkin:

December 26: National Candy Cane Day
Friday, December 26th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo,

December 26: National Candy Cane Day

Five Food Finds about Candy Canes

1. The candy cane was originally a straight stick.
2. It was not until the mid 1900’s that candy canes with red stripes appeared in Sweden.
3. The curvy shape of the candy cane is credited to a choirmaster who worked at the Cologne Cathedral in Germany. It is believed that he bent the peppermint sticks to look like the canes that shepherd’s used.
4. Other sources credit the bending of the candy maker in Indiana. It is rumored that he also decided to added three red stripes to the candy cane which were meant to represent the Holy Trinity.
5.Some people believe that the reason the peppermint sticks were bent into their curvy shape was so that they could look like a “J,” for Jesus.

December 26: National Candy Cane Day

Five Food Finds about Candy Canes

1. The candy cane was originally a straight stick.