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

Halloween Fest
Saturday, October 25th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Stevens Creek, 20955 Stevens creek Blvd, Cupertino, CA, FREE

Join us for a spooktacular Halloween Fest!!

Trick-or-treat in store. Team Members will be in costume so you are welcome to wear yours too!

Enter to win a $25 Whole Foods Market gift card by voting for your favorite pumpkin in our Team Pumpkin Carving Contest.

Join us for a spooktacular Halloween Fest!!

Trick-or-treat in store. Team Members will be in costume so you are welcome to wear yours too!

October 27 National Potato Day
Monday, October 27th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo,
October 27 National Potato Day
 
It's National Potato Day, a day of recognition for one of the world's best loved food staples. This root vegetable became one of the New World's most important discoveries. Whether you're a gourmand who likes to experiment, or simply a meat-n-potatoes kinda guy or gal, you'll find the right recipe for mashed potatoes, baked potatoes, French-fried, and on and on!
October 27 National Potato Day
 
October 28 is National Chocolate Day
Tuesday, October 28th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo,

Get ready to melt with happiness - October 28 is National Chocolate Day!

Does it get any better than having an excuse to chow down on chocolate, one of the best indulgences on the planet, all day long? Pour yourself a cup of hot cocoa, break out the chocolate candy bars and keep a fork handy for a plate of chocolate cake - we're all chocoholics today.

We give credit to the Aztecs who first derived cacao from the cacao tree to create the original hot chocolate. They largely used it during religious events. Once European countries discovered it, they swirled sugar and milk into the mix for a sweeter (and more fattening) treat. Hot chocolate became all the rage in parlors everywhere.

Get ready to melt with hap