December 2013

Mon
02
Budget Tour
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Budget Tour
Monday, December 2nd
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, Free

Eating healthy doesn't need to be expensive! Join us on this tour to learn how to shop healthy while you're on a budget. 9 a.m.

Wed
04
Health Starts Here Dressings Tasting
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Health Starts Here Dressings Tasting
Wednesday, December 4th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, Free


Health Starts Here dressings have no added oils and are great to use as dips or to top your salads with. Join us at this demo to taste the varieties of Health Starts Here dressings we carry. 11 a.m.  

Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Holiday Delights
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Holiday Delights
Thursday, December 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

What delights you during the holiday season? Cookies? Candies? ...Gifts? Join us to share ideas and recipes that will keep all your loved ones happy! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
06
Gluten-Free Diet Class
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Gluten-Free Diet Class
Friday, December 6th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, Free

Learn how to avoid gluten during the holidays and to make some of your favorite holiday recipes with gluten-free ingredients. Join us as Wellness Coach, Kim Rice, walks you through helpful tips on how to survive social events and holiday gatherings. Attendees will receive a ticket at the beginning of the class for a raffle of a gift basket to one lucky customer! 5:30 p.m.

Mon
09
One Pot Meals
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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One Pot Meals
Monday, December 9th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, Free

One pot meals make eating healthy easy to do! Join us to learn easy one pot meal ideas to incorporate into your weeknight meals. 11 a.m.

Tue
10
Cheese Nights
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Cheese Nights
Tuesday, December 10th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, Free

Taste and Learn with the Experts. Just in time for the holiday celebrations, join us to learn how to create a cheese board. Register by emailing FremontEvents@wholefoods.com or simply drop-in during the event.

Tue
10
Almond Milk and Cookies
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Almond Milk and Cookies
Tuesday, December 10th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, $5 per person

Enjoy milk cookies the healthy way! Join us to learn how to make fresh almond milk and enjoy healthy cookies to go along with it. This class includes a free mason jar to take your almond milk home in. Registration fee is $5.

Thu
12
Edible Holidays Around the World
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Edible Holidays Around the World
Thursday, December 12th
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, $25 per person

Edible Holidays Around the World. 6 to 8:30 p.m. $25 per person. Includes two drinks and a four-course dinner. Sip wine and beer as you watch cooking demos and enjoy a four-course meal with Mexican tamales, Indian crab masala, Chinese sticky rice and American beef roast and made from scratch pie. Purchase tickets on Evenbrite at http://bit.ly/1av6ZqG.

Fri
13
Drake's Tap Takeover
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Drake's Tap Takeover
Friday, December 13th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, Prices vary.

Drake's tap takeover and pairing. Drake taps will be: Jolly Roger, Abominable Jolly, Drake's Hefe and Denoggonizer.There will be a cheese pairing along with the beers.

Sat
14
Holiday Meal Tasting
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Holiday Meal Tasting
Saturday, December 14th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, Free

Holiday Meal Tasting. 12 to 2 p.m. We do the cooking, you take the credit. Stop in to sample a deliciously prepared holiday meal available for order.

Sat
14
Better Bites
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Better Bites
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Better Bites
Saturday, December 14th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Better Bites, Free


Better Bites 1 p.m. Eat a Rainbow. Join Rebekah to learn the benefits of eating a wide variety of colorful foods. Kids will learn how to make rainbow skewers with a yogurt dip, too! Register by sending an email to FremontEvents@wholefoods.com.

Sat
14
Vegan Diet Class
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Vegan Diet Class
Saturday, December 14th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, Free

Learn healthy vegan recipes to keep you satisfied during the holiday season. Anjali Shah, food blogger of Picky Eater, will be showing us how to incorporate vegan recipes into the holiday season. Attendees will receive a ticket at the beginning of the class for a raffle of a gift basket to one lucky customer! 4 p.m.

Mon
16
Healthy Holiday Desserts
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Healthy Holiday Desserts
Monday, December 16th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, Free

Wanting to satisfy that sweet tooth without compromising on health? Look no further! Join us and learn ideas for healthy dessert options during the holiday season. 4 p.m.

Wed
18
Dairy-Free Diet Class
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Dairy-Free Diet Class
Wednesday, December 18th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, Free

Join us to learn tips on how to stay dairy-free during the holiday season! Healthy Eating Specialist, Joy Chen, will be sharing healthy tips on how to go dairy-free even during the holidays. Attendees will receieve a ticket at the beginning of the class for a raffle of a gift basket to one lucky customer! 5:30 p.m.

Fri
20
Sierra Nevada Firkin Night
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Sierra Nevada Firkin Night
Friday, December 20th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont

Firkin night with Sierra Nevada. Sierra Nevada beers will be featured on the tap lines along with a Firkin that is to be named.

Sat
21
DIY Cider Social
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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DIY Cider Social
Saturday, December 21st
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, $5 per person

Warm and Toasty Social benefitting the Feed For More program. Flex your DIY creativity muscles! Join us to make your own cider sachet and enjoy a hot cup of homemade apple cider. $5 includes cider and supplies to make a sachet. 12 to 2 p.m.

Sat
21
Hot Chocolate Happy Hour
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Hot Chocolate Happy Hour
Saturday, December 21st
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, $3 per cup

Hot Chocolate Happy Hour benefitting the Feed For More program. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate filled with toppings of your choice to support a great cause! $3 per cup. 3 to 5 p.m.

Thu
26
Twitter Chat: 2013 Remembered
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: 2013 Remembered
Thursday, December 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's hard to believe that another year has come and gone. Join us to chat about ways to remember what's passed and ideas for celebrating what's to come! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
27
Budget Tour
7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Budget Tour
Friday, December 27th
7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, Free

Eating healthy doesn't need to be expensive! Join us on this tour to learn how to shop healthy while you're on a budget. 7 p.m.

Tue
31
365 Day!
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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365 Day!
Tuesday, December 31st
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, Free

365 Day! 3 to 5 p.m. We pick our favorite 365 products and sample them on the 365th day of the year. Fill out the 365 punch card and complete it for a reusable bag with a 365 sample!

Events At Nearby Stores

November 28 is National French Toast Day
Friday, November 28th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo,

Vive la toast! - November 28 is National French Toast Day!

You couldn't ask for a better jumpstart into Cyber Monday and the holiday shopping frenzy than chowing down on the carbohydrate and sugar dream team that is French toast! Whether you prefer it for breakfast, lunch or dinner - we don't judge - make sure you get your maple syrup fix today.

Vive la toast!

San Mateo's Wine Tasting Schedule
Saturday, November 29th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo Specialty Department, donation required for tasting, must be over 21 to sample

Whole Foods Market San Mateo's Wine Tasting Schedule

No RSVP, Drop-In Only. Please—no cologne, perfume, or cell phones at wine tasting events. Must be 21 and over, ID may be checked at the discretion of the vintner. We reserve the right to stop opening bottles during the last hour of tasting. This schedule may change without notice.

 

Saturday, October 25th from 3-5pm Alluvial Wine

Saturday, November 1st from 3-5pm Spicy Vines Wine

Saturday, November 8th from 3-5pm San Francisco Mead

Friday, November 14th from 5-7pm Emmolo/Caymus Wines AND Youngs Wine (pssst...its our ONE Day Sale on Wine....more details to come!)

Saturday, November 22nd from 3-5pm Adventures in Wine

Saturday, November 29th from 3-5pm The Henry Wine Group

Saturday, December 6th from 3-5pm Adventures in Wine Holiday Sampling

Saturday, December 20th from 3-5pm Mercer Wine Estates

 

November 30 is National Mousse Day
Sunday, November 30th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo,
Not to be confused with National Moose Day, November 30 is National Mousse Day!
 
If it's a bit gray, cold and damp outside of your window today, nothing says pick-me-up like diving into a bowl of rich, creamy mousse. Like pudding, this French dessert can roll all your cares away and replace it with a big fat smile.
Not to be confused with National Moose Day, November 30 is National Mousse Day!