March 2014

Thu
06
Tampa Bay Beer Week Tasting
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Speciality Department
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Tampa Bay Beer Week Tasting
Thursday, March 6th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speciality Department, FREE! No registration required

Celebrate Tampa Bay Beer Week with free beer tastings in our Specialty Department!

 

Thursday, March 6th 5-7 p.m.

FREE! No registration required

Brew Bus Brewing, Abita Brewing Company, Green Flash Brewing Company

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.

Fri
07
Tampa Bay Beer Week Tasting
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Speciality Department
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Tampa Bay Beer Week Tasting
Friday, March 7th
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speciality Department, FREE! No registration required

Celebrate Tampa Bay Beer Week with free beer tastings in our Specialty Department!

 

Friday, March 7th:

Craft Brews Alliance: Kona Brewing Company, Widmer Brothers Brewing, 2-4 p.m.

Breckenridge Brewery 4-6 p.m.

Twisted Pine Brewery 5-7 p.m.

 

Sat
08
Tampa Bay Beer Week Tasting
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Speciality Department
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Tampa Bay Beer Week Tasting
Saturday, March 8th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speciality Department, FREE! No registration required

Celebrate Tampa Bay Beer Week with free beer tastings in our Specialty Department!

Saturday, March 8th 1-3 p.m.

Great Divide Brewing Company, Craft Brews Alliance: Kona Brewing Company, Widmer Brothers Brewing


Brewers subject to change.

Sat
08
The Amazing Parmigiano Reggiano Circus
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Specialty Dept
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The Amazing Parmigiano Reggiano Circus
Saturday, March 8th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Specialty Dept, FREE! No registration required

All proceeds will benefit the Whole Planet Foundation

Ladies and gents, kids of all ages, step right up to taste the mightiest cheese of them all: Parmigiano Reggiano! Receive 10 tickets for just $5 to use on carnival-style foods, kid-friendly games and more!

 
Sat
08
The Crack Heard ‘Round the World
3:00 PM @ Specialty Dept
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The Crack Heard ‘Round the World
Saturday, March 8th
3:00 PM
Specialty Dept, FREE! No registration required

We’re making history again as every Whole Foods Market in the world simultaneously cracks a wheel of Parmigiano Reggiano. Watch our Specialty Team Leader Rachel crack the wheel with one arm tied behind her back, while team member Josh tries to break the wheel cracking record! We’ll celebrate with free samples of parm and an Italian wine tasting.

Tue
11
Mom’s Morning Escape
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Bakery Department
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Mom’s Morning Escape
Tuesday, March 11th
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Bakery Department, FREE! Pre-registration required

Calling all Moms (and Dads)! Treat yourself to a free coffee or tea and muffin, then relax with a free 5-minute chair massage. (Please check-in at the Customer Service desk to pick up your Mom’s Morning Escape Voucher upon arrival).

To register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/moms-morning-escape-tickets-10737669659

Wed
12
KID’S CLUB: Shamrock, You Rock!
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Outdoor patio
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KID’S CLUB: Shamrock, You Rock!
Wednesday, March 12th
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Outdoor patio, $5 Whole Planet Foundation Donation
Treat your little ones to healthy treats and hands-on crafts this St. Patrick’s Day. Wear your favorite green outfit as we decorate lucky shamrocks, build nutritious green salads and toast with lucky smoothies.
 
Register at customer service, by phone at 813-264-3600 or online at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/kids-club-shamrock-you-rock-tickets-10729966...
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
Health Starts Here Cooking Class: Would you like a pi?
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Outdoor patio (subject to weather) or indoor cafe
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Health Starts Here Cooking Class: Would you like a pi?
Friday, March 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Outdoor patio (subject to weather) or indoor cafe, Free, registration required
Celebrate National Pi Day with our Healthy Eating Specialist Nicole. Learn how to make healthy, delicious desserts without the use of processed sugars, dairy or even eggs! Taste her sweet-tooth satisfying apple pie and date and pumpkin pie.
 
Register at customer service, by phone at 813-264-3600 or online at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/health-starts-here-cooking-class-would-you-l....
Sun
16
Intro to Yoga with Chi Yoga
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Outside in the Parking Lot
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Intro to Yoga with Chi Yoga
Sunday, March 16th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Outside in the Parking Lot, FREE! Pre-registration required

Join us as our neighbors Chi Yoga stop by for a relaxing visit! Learn and explore basic yoga poses that will increase flexibility, relieve tension in the body and help strengthen your mind-body connection. Afterwards, enjoy free green smoothies from our Healthy Eating Specialist Nicole.

To register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-yoga-with-chi-yoga-tickets-10737765...

Mon
17
St. Patrick’s Day Giveaway
12:00 AM @ Bakery Department
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St. Patrick’s Day Giveaway
Monday, March 17th
12:00 AM
Bakery Department, FREE! While Supplies Last

It’s your lucky day! Wear green to our store and you’ll be treated to a non-alcoholic Irish creme coffee and St. Patrick’s Day cookie! While supplies last!

Tue
18
Giving Grill benefiting Schwarzkopf Elementary
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Outside on the Patio
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Giving Grill benefiting Schwarzkopf Elementary
Tuesday, March 18th
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Outside on the Patio, $5 All proceeds will benefit the Schwarzkopf Elementary

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 Schwarzkopf Elementary!

 

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

Thu
20
Point of Origin: Italian Wine Tasting
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Speciality Department
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Point of Origin: Italian Wine Tasting
Thursday, March 20th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Speciality Department, $5 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation

Join our Level 2 Sommelier Amy for a sampling of 20 different Italian wines, from which eight are included in our Point of Origin Wine Program. Indulge in gourmet cheeses and dry meats as you travel to Europe for the evening.

Thu
20
Health Starts Here Cooking Class: Oodles of Noodles!
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Outdoor patio (subject to weather) or indoor cafe
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Health Starts Here Cooking Class: Oodles of Noodles!
Thursday, March 20th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Outdoor patio (subject to weather) or indoor cafe, Free, registration required
Celebrate national noodle month with our Healthy Eating Specialist Nicole by learning how to cook delicious, health conscious Asian dishes. Sample whole, plant-based versions pad thai and Japanese soba salad.
 
Register at customer service, by phone at 813-264-3600 or online at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/health-starts-here-cooking-class-oodles-of-n....
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
Bacon Fest
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Store-Wide
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Bacon Fest
Saturday, March 22nd
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Store-Wide, $5 All proceeds will benefit the Whole Planet Foundation

Bacon’s not just for breakfast anymore! Purchase 10 tasting tickets for just $5 to sample this salty meat in ways you never have before. Vote for your favorite bacon dish and you could win a Whole Foods Market gift card, while the winning department will be awarded $100 to be donated to the charity of their choice!

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.

Sat
29
Gluten-Free Store Tour
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Store-Wide
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Gluten-Free Store Tour
Saturday, March 29th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Store-Wide, FREE! Pre-registration required

Our gluten-free expert Maria 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! NOTE: Our store is not a gluten-free facility. Please be aware that your food items will be produced in an area where gluten products are prepared. Trace elements of these ingredients may exist.

To register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/gluten-free-store-tour-tickets-10737986607

Sun
30
Taste of Carrollwood: Presented by CABA
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ India Cultural Center - 5511 Lynn Rd
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Taste of Carrollwood: Presented by CABA
Sunday, March 30th
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
India Cultural Center - 5511 Lynn Rd, Free!

Come taste what we do best at the Taste of Carrollwood, presented by the Carrollwood Area Business Association.

 

Location: India Cultural Center - 5511 Lynn Rd

 

Events At Nearby Stores

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.