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

Community Giving Days
Wednesday, September 24th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Clearwater ,

Several times a year, our stores hold community-giving days. To celebrate our grand opening we will be hosting five consecutive 1% days for local organizations. Is your organization interested in our community giving days? Pick up a donation application at our customer service desk!

 

Wednesday, September 24

Organization: YMCA of the Suncoast

Thursday, September 25

Organization:  Clearwater Garden Club in support of the East Gateway Community Garden

Friday, September 26

Organization: Pinellas Education Foundation

Saturday, September 27

Organization: Random Acts of Flowers

Sunday, September 28

Organization: Dunedin Fine Art Center

Several times a year, our stores hold community-giving days. To celebrate our grand opening we will be hosting five consecutive 1% days for local organizations.

Bread Breaking
Wednesday, September 24th
9:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Clearwater,

Please join us to celebrate the grand opening of Whole Foods Market Clearwater! We will open the store with our traditional bread breaking ceremony at 9am.

Please join us to celebrate the grand opening of Whole Foods Market Clearwater! We will open the store with our traditional bread breaking ceremony at 9am.

We Like It Raw: “Un-cooking” Class
Friday, September 26th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

There’s nothing like eating food in its whole, natural state and enjoying all of the subtle, complex flavors of fruits and vegetables. Learn how to make delicious raw recipes with Healthy Eating Specialist Curtis Whitwam. This class will be held in the store café. Please register by the exit lobby or by emailing Curtis.Whitwam@wholefoods.com.

There’s nothing like eating food in its whole, natural state and enjoying all of the subtle, complex flavors of fruits and vegetables.