September 2013

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
Chocolate, Cheese & Wine
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Chocolate, Cheese & Wine
Thursday, September 5th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $35 per person to benefit The Whole Kids Foundation

The title says it all!  Join culinary duo Chefs Sue & Lenning and treat yourself to a night of pleasure and pampering as we serve you a four-course meal paired with just the right South African Wine. 

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Sat
07
Garden of Hope Project
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Give Kids the World Village
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Garden of Hope Project
Saturday, September 7th
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Give Kids the World Village

Calling all kids (12 & up) and families to join us for a fun volunteer project at the Give Kids The World Village Garden of Hope.

We're excited to roll up our sleeves to help give this garden the same TLC the Village does to their very special families.  This will be a family-friendly, 2-hour project with tasks for everyone ages1 2 and up!

Below, please find a volunteer job description and a list of items that may be helpful to bring on the day of the project. It's our goal to make your experience fun, uplifting, and kid-friendly. This is an opportunity for customers, Team Members, and kids to partner together in service to our community. The best part is being all together!

Also, we'll have a magical build-your-own salad-bar for kids and grown-ups, plus all the fixings. Join us in modeling the fun of "eating a rainbow" in honor of the Whole Kids Foundation! Please join us for a fun-filled day of service and inspiration as we celebrate healthy communities and healthy eating together!

Thank you again and look forward to seeing you soon!

Cheers, Vicky Santamaria, Marketing Team Leader & Shannon Sherman, Healthy Eating Specialist

 

Learn more about our partners at Give Kids The World Village here!

 

VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTION: (Ages 12 - 65+)

* Weeding 
* Sweeping plant boxes 
* Turning sod * Pruning 
* Watering 
* Building new beds
*Planting 

SUPPLIES TO BRING IF YOU HAVE THEM:

* Extra gardening gloves 
* Extra shovels, hoes, trowels, etc. 
* Extra buckets 
* Wheelbarrow

WHAT TO WEAR:

* Jeans 
* Old t-shirt 
* Heavy boots/closed toed shoes
* Sunscreen 
* Hat 
* Sunglasses 
* Layers if it's a cloudy day

SNACKS & HYDRATION:

* Please bring water bottles and water 
* Please bring snacks if needed 

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Thu
12
Growing Herbs for your Fall Garden with Emily Ruff
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Growing Herbs for your Fall Garden with Emily Ruff
Thursday, September 12th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

Is your home where plants go to die? Think again! Herbalist and gardener Emily Ruff will explore common herbs with benefits that are easy to grow in our Florida climate, just in time to plant your fall garden!

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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
Fruit Sweets with Shahnaz
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Fruit Sweets with Shahnaz
Friday, September 20th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center , FREE!

Satisfy your sweet tooth in a healthier way using different fruits.  Join Shahnaz as she inspires you to create home-made treats for breakfast, lunch and dessert that will help satisfy those cravings!

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Sat
21
Young Yogi Class with Candace (Kid’s Club Event)
1:15 PM - 3:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Young Yogi Class with Candace (Kid’s Club Event)
Saturday, September 21st
1:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Lifestyle Center , FREE!

Yoga is so much more than just physical poses that help growing bodies improve strength, flexibility and endurance. Sign up the kids to join Guruv’s very own Yogi Instructor Candace, as she teaches the little Young Yogis (ages 4 -12) the lessons or "petals" behind the poses. The eight petals of yoga encourage self-care, generosity of heart and action, kindness toward others and so much more.  Registration requires signed permission slip of parent/legal guardian.

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Wed
25
Meet the Locals: Coffee Roaster’s Alliance
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Meet the Locals: Coffee Roaster’s Alliance
Wednesday, September 25th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

Looking to learn more about the finer points of coffee and how to differentiate the varietals, regionalism and characteristics of light, medium and dark roasts?  Join our very own coffee buyer Amanda and local roaster Suzan Henkel from Coffee Roaster’s Alliance (CRA) in this in depth hands-on class that will teach you the proper cupping method, as well as other brewing techniques.  Get ready to learn to break the crust and savor coffee like a skilled brewer. 

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Thu
26
Introducing Severino Homemade Pasta with Leann
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Introducing Severino Homemade Pasta with Leann
Thursday, September 26th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

If you’re looking for authentic homemade pasta, then you’re in for a special treat!  For over 40 years, Severino Pasta Company has been the go-to source for authentic, artisanal pasta hand-made with only the freshest ingredients in a way that honors the long tradition of Italian cooking.  Exclusive to Whole Foods Market, you won’t find Severino Pasta in any other grocer, so be sure to join Leann as she shares with you the history and passion the Severino family has for the art of Italian food.

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Fri
27
The Whole Deal® Cooking Class
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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The Whole Deal® Cooking Class
Friday, September 27th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

Attention Savvy Shoppers, the new Whole Deal® booklet is in and September’s sale items are all throughout the store.  Come join Chef Lenning as he shows you how easy it is to take those sale items and turn them into a deliciously quick and simple meal that the family will think you spent hours on. Watch, learn and taste the simplicity.

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Sat
28
Fall Flower Arrangements
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Fall Flower Arrangements
Saturday, September 28th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $15 Per Person

Just because it’s the end of summer doesn’t mean it’s too late to decorate your home with some gorgeous arrangements.  Grab your favorite vase and join our very own florist Sarah as she shows you tips on creating your own flower centerpieces for the fall season in this hands-on class.  Cost of admission covers all flowers and materials, bring your own vase or you may purchase one from our floral department.

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Sat
28
The Whole Kid’s Cooking Class (kid’s club event)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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The Whole Kid’s Cooking Class (kid’s club event)
Saturday, September 28th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

Attention food-savvy parents: grab the kids and make your way to our Lifestyle Center for our Whole Kid’s cooking class.  Join Chef Lenning as he teaches you and the little ones some quick and easy recipes perfect for their little hands to make and enjoy!  All recipes are focused on sale item ingredients.  Registration is required, only a limited amount of seats available, don’t wait register today!

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Events At Nearby Stores

Kid’s Club: Decorate Your Own Cookies
Saturday, October 25th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Winter Park, Free

Our Bakery Team has some delicious Halloween cookies for you to have but need some help with the decorations!!  Take them home or eat them right away, just don’t be spooked if you get a little messy!

Our Bakery Team has some delicious Halloween cookies for you to have but need some help with the decorations!!  Take them home or eat them right away, just don’t be spooked if you get a little mes

Women’s Wednesday Workshop
Wednesday, October 29th
6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Winter Park, Free

Lois, our Healthy Eating Specialist, has gathered a team to focus on women’s health.  Take part in this workshop with healthy food options, self defense and more!  Please register online to reserve your spot.

Lois, our Healthy Eating Specialist, has gathered a team to focus on women’s health.  Take part in this workshop with healthy food options, self defense and more!  Please register online to reserv

Kid’s Club: Not So Spooky Trick-or-Treat
Thursday, October 30th
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Winter Park, Free

We are hosting a not so spooky kid’s Halloween Party!  This day is packed with delicious recipes, great costumes, decorating your own treat bag and of course, trick-or-treating throughout the store!

We are hosting a not so spooky kid’s Halloween Party!  This day is packed with delicious recipes, great costumes, decorating your own treat bag and of course, trick-or-treating throughout the stor