December 2014

Mon
01
Feed4More to Support River City Food Bank
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Food Market Sacramento
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Feed4More to Support River City Food Bank
Monday, December 1st
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Whole Food Market Sacramento

15.9 million children in the U.S. live in food insecure homes. Help stock a pantry for those in need by donating at the registers this Holiday season. 100% of all donations support the work of River City Food Bank; the only Sacramento-area food bank open every week day to anyone experiencing hunger in our community. 

More info at: rivercityfoodbank.org 

Wed
03
30 DAYS TO FEELING FIT & GUIDED SHOPPING NIGHT
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
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30 DAYS TO FEELING FIT & GUIDED SHOPPING NIGHT
Wednesday, December 3rd
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Culinary Center, Free

Informational program overview, tasting & guided shopping night with Tiffany Anzelc, Executive Regional Vice President with Arbonne.

Learn about our amazing program, 30 Days to Feeling Fit, while eating whole foods gets the results people want, to look and FEEL good. Tiffany will educate and coach you what foods to keep in your refrigerator, freezer, pantry and what to have fresh along with supplying a self-guided program in detail with the "how to", shopping lists, a simple and safe way to detoxification and get tons of recipes for your meals and certified vegan protein shakes that are formulated without gluten.  The program will help you identify how nutrition affects your physical, mental and emotional health; Use food as fuel; Identify food allergies and intolerances; Identify and correct imbalances that contribute to a lack of energy, inability to lose weight, and missing competitive edge; Identify and eliminate compulsive eating habits; Create a path for wellness for the rest of your life.

10 seats available for each class, please sign up today to reserve your spot! 

Contact Tiffany Anzelc at 916 995.7446 or tiffany@ahealthyliving.net.

Thu
04
Twitter Chat: Wines for the Holidays
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines for the Holidays
Thursday, December 4th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

No holiday celebration is complete without a few bottles of wine, so join in on the chat to discover our recommendations for the season! Buy a few ahead of time and taste and tweet with us through our favorites. See the list here: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/wine Follow #WFMwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST. 

Fri
05
Wine Tasting
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Wine Tasting
Friday, December 5th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Stop by the Specialty Department to local and regional wines and meet the suppliers. Must be 21+ to attend.

Mon
08
Health and Harmony for the Holidays through Ayurveda
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
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Health and Harmony for the Holidays through Ayurveda
Monday, December 8th
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $45.00

Register for this class!

Acclaimed Ayurvedic Practitioner Nicole Wilkerson of New Leaf Ayurveda will introduce you to home remedies for stress management and immune strength during these busy and demanding Winter months.

Tue
09
Plant Power! Holiday Cooking Class 3 of 3 with Pamela Spencer, Nutritionist
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
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Plant Power! Holiday Cooking Class 3 of 3 with Pamela Spencer, Nutritionist
Tuesday, December 9th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $25.00

Register for this class!

Lecture and knowledge class – All Ages

Learn fresh perspectives on favorite family recipes, and secrets of seasoning for the holiday season while preparing healthful, anti-inflammatory, elegant simple and gourmet meals: appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, desserts, breads and more! Part 3 of 3. If you have any questions please call 916-996-6098 pamela@sacnutritionist.com 

Green Beans with Mushrooms Amandine

Anti-Inflammatory Mashed Potatoes and Chives

Stuffed Mushrooms with Pine Nuts and Herbs

Mushroom Gravy

Holiday Nut Nog

Tue
09
Cheese Nights: Alpine-Style Cheeses
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Specialty Department
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Cheese Nights: Alpine-Style Cheeses
Tuesday, December 9th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Taste & learn with our experts! We'll be focusing on traditional Alpine-style cheeses for your parties and fondue pots. Come taste our selection and find out what makes them so special.  

Thu
11
5% Day to Benefit St. John's Program for Real Change
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Food Market Sacramento
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5% Day to Benefit St. John's Program for Real Change
Thursday, December 11th
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Whole Food Market Sacramento

5% Days are one meaningful way in which Whole Foods Market gives back to the local community. On designated days throughout the year, we donate 5% of the day’s total net sales to a local nonprofit organization and this month Whole Foods Market Sacramento is proud to support St. John’s Program for Real Change as our recipient. The more you shop on 12/11 the more we raise to help support homeless mothers and children in our community become self-sufficient.

Learn more at: stjohnsprogram.org

Thu
11
Twitter Chat: Spectacular Entertaining
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Spectacular Entertaining
Thursday, December 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

From large celebrations to comforting dinners and small cocktail soirees, the holiday season is THE time for entertaining. Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to swap recipes, ideas, and more. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation.

Fri
12
Wine Tasting
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Wine Tasting
Friday, December 12th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Stop by the Specialty Department to local and regional wines and meet the suppliers. Must be 21+ to attend.

Wed
17
Team Member Open Mic Night
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Team Member Open Mic Night
Wednesday, December 17th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Store-wide, Free

Come check out our talented Team Members as they perform live for you! Grab a seat in our eating area and enjoy the show.

 

Thu
18
Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holidays
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holidays
Thursday, December 18th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's almost time for the second big feast of the holiday season! Whether you're looking for a main course, sumptious sides or delicious desserts you're sure to find it during our chat. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
19
Wine Tasting
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Wine Tasting
Friday, December 19th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Stop by the Specialty Department to local and regional wines and meet the suppliers. Must be 21+ to attend.

Mon
22
Book Signing with Author Jerry James Stone
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Book Signing with Author Jerry James Stone
Monday, December 22nd
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store-wide

Come meet, greet, eat and drink with author Jerry James Stone! Jerry is the founder of the wonderful vegetarian blog CookingStoned.tv and author of 'Holidazed: A Cocktail Cookbook for Getting Lit on Christmas.'  Jerry will be in the store signing copies of his book as well as sharing samples of food and 'mocktail' recipes. This one's going to be good, don't miss it!    

Fri
26
Wine Tasting
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Wine Tasting
Friday, December 26th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Stop by the Specialty Department to local and regional wines and meet the suppliers. Must be 21+ to attend.

Sun
28
Winter Comfort Food with Chef Kelly Fong
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
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Winter Comfort Food with Chef Kelly Fong
Sunday, December 28th
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $35.00

Register for this class!

Hands-on Class Ages 21 and up

Warm, hearty, delicious are the hallmarks of what true comfort food means to us. Join Chef Kelly Fong and learn to prepare the following comfort foods with a twist.

Cream of Cauliflower Soup

Bacon Brussels Sprouts Casserole

Roasted Tenderloin with a Mushroom Bourbon Sauce

Truffled Mac n Cheese

Sun
28
Pucker up with……….. Lemons with Chef Kelly Fong
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ The Culinary Center
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Pucker up with……….. Lemons with Chef Kelly Fong
Sunday, December 28th
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Culinary Center, $35.00

Register for this class!

Hands-on Class: Ages 21 and up.

The versatile lemon is at the center of this class. From appetizers to desserts, if you are looking to add a bright, tangy flavor to your dishes then lemons are fruit. Join Chef Kelly as he teaches you how to prepare the following menu.

Lemon Maple Butternut Squash

Linguine with a Lemon Pinot Gris and Parmesan Sauce

Roasted Lemon Herbed Roasted Garlic Chicken

Lemon Mousse Mixed Berry Parfait

Events At Nearby Stores

Boozy Book Signing Mocktail Demo
Saturday, December 20th
12:00 PM
1001 Galleria Blvd , FREE!

Learn how to make holiday drinks to entertain your party guests! 

Get a copy of Holidazed signed by author Jerry James Stone

Learn how to make holiday drinks to entertain your party guests! 

Get a copy of Holidazed signed by author Jerry James Stone

FARMER'S MARKET
Tuesday, December 23rd
8:30 AM
In the front parking lot ,

EVERY TUESDAY

8:30AM-1PM

Sponsored by Whole Foods Market

EVERY TUESDAY

8:30AM-1PM

Sponsored by Whole Foods Market

SPCA Pet Mobile
Tuesday, December 23rd
10:00 AM
Outside of our bakery entrance ,

Looking for a loving companion? Come adopt from SPCA!

Every Tuesday 10AM-2PM

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Looking for a loving companion? Come adopt from SPCA!

Every Tuesday 10AM-2PM

  • placerspca.org