September 2013

Tue
03
Fast 15 with Tim: Know Your Heirloom Tomatoes
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Fast 15 with Tim: Know Your Heirloom Tomatoes
Tuesday, September 3rd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Produce Department , Free Demostration

Beefsteak, round globe and cherry are just some of the varieties of styles heirloom tomatoes have to offer. Join our Demo Specialist Tim as he showcases some great recipes that highlight the natural beauty and real flavors of these delicious tomatoes

Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Cooking From the Garden
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Cooking From the Garden
Thursday, September 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Let's get excited about the bounty of fall flavors and discuss all the great ways to enjoy the season's freshest produce! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
05
Vegan Cooking Class: Baking 101
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Store Cafe
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Vegan Cooking Class: Baking 101
Thursday, September 5th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Store Cafe, $5 donation to the Whole Kids Foundation! Registration required

Join our Demo Specialist Tim for a baking 101 class that is ALL VEGAN! Tim will show you how to bake without the use eggs, dairy or animal by-products.

Sun
08
Whole Kids Day
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Store-Wide
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Whole Kids Day
Sunday, September 8th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Store-Wide, Free! No registration is required

Join us for a Whole Kids Day to raise money for the Whole Kids Foundation!

Starting at 1 p.m. the first 100 little ones will receive a free goodie bag. Enjoy a free storewide sampling and gift basket raffles!

Sun
08
Kid’s Club Class: Growing a Green Thumb
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Outside on the Patio
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Kid’s Club Class: Growing a Green Thumb
Sunday, September 8th
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Outside on the Patio, $5 donation to the Whole Kids Foundation, Registration required.

Bring your favorite little gardeners to decorate flower pots and learn more about growing their own gardens no matter how much space you have!

Wed
11
Gluten-Free Store Tour
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store-Wide
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Gluten-Free Store Tour
Wednesday, September 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store-Wide, FREE! Registration required

Our Grocery Team Leader Kristi will take you down the aisles pointing out our gluten-free goodies! Sample, taste, and ask questions to fill in the food gaps of your special needs diet!

Thu
12
Kid’s Day of Service
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ AT THE MOSI
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Kid’s Day of Service
Thursday, September 12th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
AT THE MOSI

Calling all kids and families to join us for a fun fall volunteer project at the MOSI's butterfly garden and nature preserve.This will be a family friendly, 2-hour project with tasks for everyone ages 10 and up! Afterwards, enjoy a free healthy salad!

Fri
13
South African Wine Tasting
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Speciality Department
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South African Wine Tasting
Friday, September 13th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speciality Department, $10 donation to the Whole Kids Foundation

Join us for an assortment of interesting and varied wine offerings from South Africa. These vineyards represent some of the oldest “New World” wineries known dating back to the first plantings in 1679. Enjoy delicious artisan cheese pairings and light hor d’oeurves.

Sun
15
Reusable Bag Swap with The Spring of Tampa Bay
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Reusable Bag Swap with The Spring of Tampa Bay
Sunday, September 15th
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Body Department, WHILE SUPPLIES LAST

Bring in a used, reusable shopping bag and we’ll give you a brand new one! While supplies last! Save the environment and help a local charity! Everyday save .10 cent off your bill or donate it to a local charity when you use a reusable bag! This month your dimes will benefit The Spring of Tampa Bay! Limit one per customer. While supplies last!

Tue
17
Giving Grill with Northwest Elementary
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Outside on the Patio
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Giving Grill with Northwest Elementary
Tuesday, September 17th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Outside on the Patio

We’re cooking out for charity! Swing by for a grilled hotdog or hamburger with a side for only $5, with all proceeds going toward the Northwest Elementary school garden!

Interested in setting up a Giving Grill for your school? Contact anna.payne@wholefoods.com for more info!

Wed
18
VITAMIX In-Store Sale and Demonstrations – Special Savings!
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Produce Department
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VITAMIX In-Store Sale and Demonstrations – Special Savings!
Wednesday, September 18th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Produce Department, Free Demostrations

Learn how to create fresh juices, cook steaming hot soups from scratch, and even make healthy, homemade ice cream! For 5 days only we will host Vitamix demonstrations and be giving out $50 off coupons for the purchase of a Vita-Mix 5200.

Thu
19
Twitter Chat: We Love Our Pets
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: We Love Our Pets
Thursday, September 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

We love our pets just as much as you do! So let's take an hour to share tips, best pet practices and show general appreciation for our fine furry friends! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
20
Sushi Sampling
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Prepared Foods Department
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Sushi Sampling
Friday, September 20th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Prepared Foods Department, Free Sampling

Did you know our Genji sushi chefs make sushi fresh every day? Taste our fresh, handmade rolls!

Sat
28
Fast 15 with Tim: Game Day Dips
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Produce Department
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Fast 15 with Tim: Game Day Dips
Saturday, September 28th
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Produce Department, Free Demostration

It’s Game Time! Join our Demo Specialist Tim as he shows you some great dips that are sure to score you a touchdown! Your friends will be begging you for the recipes and you’ll be the MVP for the night!

Events At Nearby Stores

Meet Rip Esselstyn: Author of The Engine 2 Diet
Wednesday, October 22nd
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Clearwater,

Rip Esselstyn, a former Austin, TX firefighter, now healthy eating ambassador for Whole Foods Market will be joining us for a book signing. He’ll be here to chat with you, answer questions, and sign a copy of your Engine 2 book. Space is limitied---sign up at the customer service desk, or by calling 727-724-7100. 

 

Rip Esselstyn, a former Austin, TX firefighter, now healthy eating ambassador for Whole Foods Market will be joining us for a book signing.

Whole Kids Club: Kickoff
Sunday, October 26th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Clearwater,

Calling all wee ones! Come by and sign up for our Kids’ Club Perks! Club members receive a free treat every time they accompany their adult companions on shopping trips. What’s not to like? It’s free to sign up and if you can’t make it in for the event, you can swing by our customer service desk any time to sign up. Offer valid for ages twelve and younger. 

Calling all wee ones! Come by and sign up for our Kids’ Club Perks! Club members receive a free treat every time they accompany their adult companions on shopping trips. What’s not to like?

Kid’s Club: Trick or Treat!
Sunday, October 26th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, FREE

We’re all about the treats, not the tricks. Join us for a bonus Halloween trick or treat event featuring all kinds of delicious non-GMO, all natural treats all throughout the store.  J Get the costumes on the kids and stop by customer service to pick up your Halloween treat bag. Visit all of the departments to get your goodies and have our Team Members judge your costume at each station. The winner of the costume contest will win a spooky prize!

We’re all about the treats, not the tricks. Join us for a bonus Halloween trick or treat event featuring all kinds of delicious non-GMO, all natural treats all throughout the store.