September 2013

Mon
02
Whole Kids Foundation- School Garden Grants
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ store
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Whole Kids Foundation- School Garden Grants
Monday, September 2nd
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
store

 

13 Ontario schools received garden grants in 2013, how about your school? Donate at our registers during the Whole Kids Foundation Campaign and help fund school garden grants for local schools.  For more information please visit www.wholekidsfoundation.org.

 

 

 

Thu
05
Health Starts Here: Healthy, Easy, Tasty Recipes!
12:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ store
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Health Starts Here: Healthy, Easy, Tasty Recipes!
Thursday, September 5th
12:00 AM - 2:00 PM
store, free

Every Thursday from noon to 2pm

 

Join our Demo Specialist Genie every Thursday to taste a delicious and healthy recipe. To learn more about our Health Starts Here program check out www.wholefoodsmarket.com/healthy-eating

 

 

 

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.

Sat
07
Build A Better Lunch Box- Back To School Event
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Unionville store
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Build A Better Lunch Box- Back To School Event
Saturday, September 7th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Unionville store, FREE

Calling all kids and parents: Start the year off right with the smartest lunch box in school! We'll provide a lunch box report card and a delicious array of ideas to taste and grade. Bring your completed card to our prize station and you'll receive a free back-to-school gift. *Event will run from 12-3pm or while quantities last.

Tue
10
Nutritious 10 minute meals for Back to School with Chef Alan Roettinger
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cafe
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Nutritious 10 minute meals for Back to School with Chef Alan Roettinger
Tuesday, September 10th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cafe, FREE

Incorporate healthy Omegas into your children's diet with author and celebrity chef Alan Roettinger. In this interactive cooking class enjoy some delicious samples and learn new recipes and tips for easy family meals, creative lunches, quick breakfasts and healthy snacks that will improve classroom learning and ease back-to-school stress for you and your kids.

 

To register please e-mail UnionvilleRSVP@wholefoods.com - space is limited

Sun
15
Kids Day of Service at Legacy Organic Garden
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Legacy Organic Garden
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Kids Day of Service at Legacy Organic Garden
Sunday, September 15th
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Legacy Organic Garden, free

 

An invitation for all kids and families to join us for a fun fall volunteer project at the Legacy Organic Garden in Markham honouring the Whole Kids Foundation.

Roll up our sleeves to help prepare the garden for winter, along with our partners at Seeds for Change where will be planting 3 additional fall vegetables to add to our 2015 New Food Garden Spaces by 2015 campaign.

This will be a family-friendly, 2-hour project with tasks for everyone ages 2 and up- guaranteed to make your experience fun, inspriing and meaningful. This is an opportunity for customers, Whole Foods Market team members, and kids to partner together in service to our community.

After the tasks Whole Foods Market Unionville will be serving a delicious lunch "eating rainbow" of delectable treats.  Please join us as we celebrate healthy communities and healthy eating together! 

For more information and to register click HERE

Tue
17
Burn Fat and Lose Weight Naturally For Life with Brad King
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ cafe
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Burn Fat and Lose Weight Naturally For Life with Brad King
Tuesday, September 17th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
cafe, FREE

Are you one of the millions who have been misled by the billion dollar weight loss industry, don’t fret, you are far from alone! What if everything you had ever heard or read about losing weight was wrong? What if all that dieting was actually making you fatter for your efforts? What if you never had to diet ever again? Join nutrition expert and bestselling author Brad King as he shares with you his proven strategies that have helped thousands of others finally overcome a sluggish metabolism and live a lean life with abundant energy!

 

Please-mail UnionvilleRSVP@wholefoods.com  to register as seating is limited in our café.

Wed
18
Community Support Day with Real Food 4 Life
12:00 AM @ store
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Community Support Day with Real Food 4 Life
Wednesday, September 18th
12:00 AM
store

Our Community support days are a very meaningful way we give back to our community. On this designated day, 5% of the store sales are donated to local non-profit organization. Today, we celebrate REAL FOOD 4 LIFE. They are a community-based, non-profit organization, established in 2012, it is our goal to reach as many people as possible and educate them on food, food knowledge and the life skill of cooking, while also supporting preventative health care, wellness, organic farming, food security, hunger relief, human and environmental preservation. Ingredients:

 

Wed
18
BACK (PACK) TO SCHOOL
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Cafe
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BACK (PACK) TO SCHOOL
Wednesday, September 18th
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cafe, $5, pre-registration

 

Come and join us for an artful, Back to School extravaganza! Make your backpack stand out this year with your own hand-made key chains and custom-made buttons to add personality to your gear!  Get creative and express yourself through this fun and interactive workshop. 

Please register by e-mailing UnionvilleRSVP@wholefoods.com ( space is limited)

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. 

Events At Nearby Stores

Grand Opening
Tuesday, September 23rd
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Yonge & Sheppard,
Join us for our Grand Opening on Tuesday, September 23!
 
EVENTS:
  • 8:00-9:00am Pastries and Coffee with live music by Zakary Miller
  • 8:45am Bread Breaking Ceremony
  • 9:00am Doors Open
  • Enjoy vendor demonstrations and ample samples throughout the day!
 
EXTRAS:
  • Free Goodie Bags for our first 100 customers
  • Grand Opening Giveaway: Healthy Pantry Give-Away! Enter in-store thru Sept 28 for a chance to win.
 
Join us for our Grand Opening on Tuesday, September 23!
 
EVENTS:
  • 8:00-9:00am Pastries and Coffee with live music by Zakary Miller
Five Days of Community Support
Tuesday, September 23rd
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Yonge & Sheppard,
Our team members are part of the local community and they are passionate about supporting the local causes that are important to our shoppers and neighbours. In celebration of our opening week, our store will hold Five Days of Community Giving where one percent of that each day’s net sales will be donated to a local North York organization! 
 
Tuesday, September 23rd 
Toronto Sheppard YMCA 
 
Wednesday, September 24th 
North York Community House 
 
Thursday, September 25th 
Black Creek Community Farm 
 
Friday, September 26th 
Toronto Public Library Foundation; In Support of North York Central Library 
 
Saturday, September 27th 
North York Arts
 
Our team members are part of the local community and they are passionate about supporting the local causes that are important to our shoppers and neighbours.
One Dime at a Time: Customer Choice!
Tuesday, September 23rd
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Yonge & Sheppard,
Every dime makes a difference! Each time you use reusable bags at Whole Foods Market, you’ll receive a 10¢ per bag refund or can donate that dime back to a community nonprofit. Which North York organization will be Sheppard & Yonge’s first recipient? The choice is in YOUR hands! Stop in and vote September 23 – 27 for which of our Five Days of Community Giving groups you’d like to see receive your dimes.  The winning nonprofit will be announced in store on October 1 and receive all dimes donated through the program October - December.
 
Every dime makes a difference! Each time you use reusable bags at Whole Foods Market, you’ll receive a 10¢ per bag refund or can donate that dime back to a community nonprofit.