March 2014

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
The Amazing Parmigiano Reggiano
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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The Amazing Parmigiano Reggiano
Saturday, March 8th
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, Free. Storewide wine and food tasting will be $5 fee.

Join us for the annual Parm Crack and sample Parmigiano Reggiano at its freshest. It's no illusion, novice nibblers and knowledgeable cheesemongers agree - intense, complex Parmigiano Reggiano is a cheese like no other. On Saturday, March 8th more than 400 wheels of authentic Parmigiano Reggiano will be cracked and sampled at Whole Foods Market in the US, Canada and the UK. Be part of the experience!

A store-wide food and Italian wine tasting will follow.

Sat
08
Italian Wine and Parm Walk
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Italian Wine and Parm Walk
Saturday, March 8th
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, $5

Enjoy food and Italian wine pairings throughout the store featuring the top ingredients - Parmigiano Reggiano! $5 for a tasting passport and be sure to turn in your completed passport for a chance to win an Italian-themed food gift basket! Must be 21 to participate in the wine tasting.

Sun
09
Worlds Yoga for Whole Planet
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Worlds Yoga for Whole Planet
Sunday, March 9th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont , $20

Join Worlds Yoga and Whole Foods Market for an afternoon of yoga, food and fun! Choose to attend a hatha yoga or a Zumba class followed by refreshments and raffle prizes. 100 percent of proceeds will be donated to Whole Planet Foundation. $20 per person. Register online on Eventbrite at http://bit.ly/1pw5kIa.

Worlds Yoga is located at 3909 Smith St., Union City.

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.

Fri
14
Pi Day Social
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Pi Day Social
Friday, March 14th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, Prices vary.

Sample fresh house-baked pies for "Pi" Day. Study up! The person who can recie the "pi" digits wins a whole fresh-baked pie!

Sun
16
Whole Planet Shamrock 5K
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Central Park, 1110 Stevenson Blvd., Fremont
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Whole Planet Shamrock 5K
Sunday, March 16th
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Central Park, 1110 Stevenson Blvd., Fremont, $30 for adults; $20 for 18 and under registrants. The first 50 that register can use the promo code Shamrock and save $10 on the entry fee.

Join us for a family friendly run around Lake Elizabeth for a great cause! The race will be followed by vendor booths, live music and prizes! Receive a t-shirt with registration. Check-in begins at 8 a.m.

The start line and parking will be located at Central Park Softball Complex, 1110 Stevenson Blvd., Fremont. Register HERE. The first 50 registrants can enter the promo code Shamrock and save $10 on the entry fee!

 

All proceeds benefit Whole Planet Foundation, helping alleviate poverty worldwide through micro-credit lending.

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
Spring Cookie and Craft Kids Party!
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Fremont
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Spring Cookie and Craft Kids Party!
Saturday, March 22nd
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, $5. 100% of proceeds benefit Whole Planet Foundation.

Calling all kids! Decorate a cookie and make a Springtime craft for Whole Planet Foundation. $5 per child. Class lasts for one hour and is limited to first 25 children who sign up.

Register at FremontEvents@wholefoods.com.

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.

Events At Nearby Stores

Holidazed with Jerry James Stone
Friday, December 19th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo,

Please join us for a holiday shindig, where cookbook author Jerry James Stone will be serving up some treats and drinks from his holiday cocktail book, Holidazed. 

Holidazed features hand-crafted seasonal cocktails perfect for your next party!

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December 20: National Fried Shrimp Day
Saturday, December 20th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo Seafood Department,

December 20: National Fried Shrimp Day
Five Food Finds about Shrimp

1. Every shrimp is born male, then some mature into females.
2. It takes 2 pounds of wild fish to produce one pound of farmed shrimp.
3. Shrimp is the favorite seafood of Americans.
4. The “Pistol Shrimp” can fire water like a bullet from its claw, producing an incredibly loud pop.
5. The “Ghost Shrimp” is transparent, and therefore practically invisible in the water.

December 20: National Fried Shrimp Day
Five Food Finds about Shrimp

1. Every shrimp is born male, then some mature into females.

The Hunt for Healthy Choices
Saturday, December 20th
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo, $20 per family (Includes a signed copy of The 52 New Foods Challenge)

Make healthy eating a game for the whole family! Join Jennifer Tyler Lee, award-winning game creator and author of The 52 New Foods Challenge, for an afternoon packed with fun, family food adventures! Engaging games from Jennifer’s new book, like The New Food Scavenger Hunt, will have your kids clamoring for kale and begging for Brussels sprouts! Loads of prizes and gift bags packed with goodies from Edible Silicon Valley Magazine and Whole Foods Market. Delicious, healthy snacks included along with a signed copy of Jennifer's new book, The 52 New Foods Challenge. This is a parent + child event.

 

Instructor: Jennifer Tyler Lee, author of The 52 New Foods Challenge: A Family Cooking Adventure for Each Week of the Year, with 150 Recipes (Penguin Random House / Avery 2014)

 

Cost: $20 per family (Includes a signed copy of The 52 New Foods Challenge

 

Register:  http://smthuntforhealthychoices.eventbrite.com

Learn more about The 52 New Foods Challenge

Make healthy eating a game for the whole family!