October 2013

Wed
02
Preserving Vegetables, Herbs and Meet with Francesca Giarraffa
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cooking and Lifestyle Classroom
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Preserving Vegetables, Herbs and Meet with Francesca Giarraffa
Wednesday, October 2nd
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cooking and Lifestyle Classroom , Tuition: $79.00 Mandatory Fees: $25.00

Join in as our native Italian cooking instructor, Francesca Giarraffa, guides students through the steps to preserve garden vegetables using a pickling technique to create “giardiniera”; the drying of fresh herbs for use in future culinary dishes, and the making of two types of fresh pork sausage (one spicy-with garlic and gorgonzola cheese sauce, tossed with spaghetti and one mild-with red wine tomato sauce, tossed with penne pasta).

This class is held in the Cooking and Lifestyles Classroom at Whole Foods Market, 3135 Washtenaw Ave., in Ann Arbor. Students may register on-line through www.wccnet.edu

Mon
07
Veggie Lasagna with Tanya Andrews
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cooking and Lifestyles Classroom
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Veggie Lasagna with Tanya Andrews
Monday, October 7th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cooking and Lifestyles Classroom , Fee $39

Healthy goes gourmet! Discover how you can make an amazing de-constructed Veggie "Lasagna" with a festival of super-healthy vegetables including: roasted tomatoes, zucchini, and spinach. Round out the meal with an unbelievably delicious Kale Salad and rich, creamy Coconut-Berry Ice Cream. Super foods used in this meal: tomatoes, kale, coconut, and berries. Please register with Ann Arbor Community Education & Recreation. Pre-registration required. Call 734-994-2300 x 53203. www.aareced.com.

Thu
10
Twitter Chat: Wines From South Africa - Part II
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From South Africa - Part II
Thursday, October 10th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

 

Deliciously diverse, the wines of South Africa are perfect for every occasion. Pick up one of the three 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
11
Ann Arbor Brews: A Hoppy History to Tree Town Brewing Book Signing
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Mezzanine
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Ann Arbor Brews: A Hoppy History to Tree Town Brewing Book Signing
Friday, October 11th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mezzanine , Free

Ann Arbor has always been a beer-loving town. From the establishment of the first commercial brewery in 1838 through a century of German immigration down to today’s local craft brew boom, the amber liquid looms large in Tree Town’s quirky past and present. Meet local author David Bardallis who writes regular beer columns for annarbor.com and Great Lakes Brewing News and is a frequent contributor to Michigan Beer Guide. Taste some great local brews and meet some brewers, too!

Wed
16
Soup, Salad and Chocolate with Tanya Andrews
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cooking and Lifestyles Classroom
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Soup, Salad and Chocolate with Tanya Andrews
Wednesday, October 16th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cooking and Lifestyles Classroom, Fee $39

You can load up on nutrition without skimping on flavor! Your taste buds will water for this Roasted Pepper Soup, packed with healthy goodness. A surprisingly Sweet and Savory Berry Salad complements the meal perfectly. Chocolate Truffles provide a satisfying finish. Super foods used in this meal: peppers, greens, berries, chocolate.

Please register with Ann Arbor Community Education & Recreation. Pre-registration required. Call 734-994-2300 x 53203. www.aareced.com.

Mon
21
The Italian Vegetarian with Francesca Giarraffa
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cooking and Lifestyle Classroom
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The Italian Vegetarian with Francesca Giarraffa
Monday, October 21st
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cooking and Lifestyle Classroom, Fee $55

Looking for some great Italian dishes that don’t include meat? Let Francesca introduce you to Cianfotta, a medley of vegetables served as a stew; Broiled Asparagus topped with a fried egg and dressed with parmesan cheese and exquisite truffle oil; Eggplant Roll

Ups rolled with mozzarella cheese baked in a light tomato sauce; and Stuffed Zucchini filled with sautéed mushrooms and cheese, then baked. Please register with Ann Arbor Community Education & Recreation. Pre-registration required. Call 734-994-2300 x 53203. www.aareced.com.

Tue
22
The Truth About Fats with Connie Kelly-Saur
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cooking and Lifestyles Classroom
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The Truth About Fats with Connie Kelly-Saur
Tuesday, October 22nd
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cooking and Lifestyles Classroom, Free

 Fats are essential for many things, including hormone production and brain health.  Find out which fats we need in our diet and which kinds you should be avoiding. To register for this workshop, please visit our Customer Service Desk or call us at (734) 975-4500.

Wed
23
Rustic Italian Cooking: A Taste of Northern Italy with Francesca Giarraffa
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cooking and Lifestyles Classroom
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Rustic Italian Cooking: A Taste of Northern Italy with Francesca Giarraffa
Wednesday, October 23rd
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cooking and Lifestyles Classroom, Tuition: $79.00 Mandatory Fees: $25.00

Travelers to Italy may be surprised at the diversity of its regional cuisine. We invite you to spend two delicious culinary evenings with our native Italian cooking instructor exploring dishes from the areas of Tuscany and Emilia Romagna. Each night a complete rustic Italian meal featuring an entrée, side dishes, and dessert will be prepared and enjoyed together. Week one includes homemade ravioli (filled with spinach, basil and walnuts, then topped with a red wine tomato sauce), stuffed zucchini, artichoke salad, and “pinolata” (a Tuscan tart filled with ice cream and pine nuts). Week two includes homemade tortellini (filled with prosciutto and parmigiano cheese, then dressed with a white cream sauce and truffle oil), veal and mushroom scallopini, mixed salad (with mustard walnut vinaigrette) and “zuccotto” (a dome shaped cake filled with vanilla an despresso coffee ice creams). This class is held in the Cooking and Lifestyles Classroom at Whole Foods Market, 3135 Washtenaw Ave., in Ann Arbor. Students may register on-line through www.wccnet.edu

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: A Healthful Halloween
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Healthful Halloween
Thursday, October 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Halloween is just a week away... Are you prepared for the onslaught of ghost, goblins and ghouls? We'll be discussing ideas for healthier treats and goodies, and share photos of costumes, jack-o-lanterns and more! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
26
Non-GMO Taste Test
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Non-GMO Taste Test
Saturday, October 26th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Store Wide , Free Sample

Join us throughout the store to taste Non-GMO vertified and Organic Products. We believe our customers have the right to choose what they eat. Learn more about why today.

Events At Nearby Stores

Back to School
Saturday, August 23rd
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
in-store, free

 

Let us help you prepare for Back to School with kid-friendly, healthy samples in every department.

 

Let us help you prepare for Back to School with kid-friendly, healthy samples in every department.

Back to School with FLY Children's Art Center
Saturday, August 23rd
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, free

Go back to school in style with FLY Children’s Art Center! At this fun FLY workshop you will create your own handmade bookmark and notebook using a variety of cardstocks, paper punchers, ribbons, cords and unique paper scraps! Make one for yourself and a friend! To register, call (734) 997-7500.

Go back to school in style with FLY Children’s Art Center!

Detroit Jazz Festival
Sunday, August 31st
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Hart Plaza and Martius Campus Martius Park, Detroit, free

 

 

This celebration of jazz music is the largest free jazz festival in the world and is held in Hart Plaza and Campus Martius Park in Detroit. Whole Foods Market is delighted to sponsor the Detroit Jazz Festival. Hope to see you there!