January 2013

Tue
01
Happy New Year!
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Aventura
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Happy New Year!
Tuesday, January 1st
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Aventura, FREE

Your head is pounding, your mouth tastes like wallpaper paste and gravity seems to have taken the day off. Welcome to the morning after. You have a hangover and there is only one thing you can do to restore your will to live – stop by our Whole Body Department and pick up a free Trace Minerals Power Pak and replenish your lost electrolytes!

Valid while supplies last. 

Sat
05
Resolve to Reuse
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Aventura
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Resolve to Reuse
Saturday, January 5th
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Aventura, FREE

Were you eco-unfriendly in 2012? Thankfully with the New Year, everyone gets a do-over!

Start by making a commitment to shop with reusable bags wherever you go. To help you get started we’ll be giving away one FREE reusable bag to our first 100 shoppers on Saturday and Sunday 1/6 - 1/7. Don’t forget that we credit you .10 cents for each reusable bag that you use when checking out, which you may choose to keep or donate. 

Sat
05
Body Care Product Swap
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Aventura - Whole Body Department
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Body Care Product Swap
Saturday, January 5th
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Aventura - Whole Body Department, FREE

 

Looking for safer, cleaner, more effective, and environmentally responsible body care products? We are so proud of our Whole Foods Market private label products, we’ll SWAP our 365 products for the  traditional brand of shampoo, conditioner, body lotion or body soap you’re currently using for FREE*! Limit of two (2) items per person, while supplies last. See a team member for details.

Tue
08
Health Starts Here® 101: Store Tour
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Aventura
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Health Starts Here® 101: Store Tour
Tuesday, January 8th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Aventura, FREE

Learn more about our ANDI scoring system, what to look out for in reading labels, and get tips on how to incorporate more nutrient-dense foods into your diet by attending one of our Healthy Eating Store Tours. Grab a basket and take advantage of this guided shopping experience! To pre-register, please visit Customer Service or call 305-682-4400. Please meet at our Customer Service desk promptly at the time listed. Space is limited.

Sun
13
Kids Club: Dreamcatchers!
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Aventura - Cafe
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Kids Club: Dreamcatchers!
Sunday, January 13th
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Aventura - Cafe , FREE

 

We invite kids (aged 4-12) to celebrate Make Your Dreams Come True Day with us and create their very own dream catcher! We provide all of the supplies and clean up the mess too, so sign up early as class size is limited. Pre-register at Customer Service or phone #305-682-4400. 

Sun
13
Mighty Greens Bowls Class
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Aventura - Cafe
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Mighty Greens Bowls Class
Sunday, January 13th
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Aventura - Cafe , FREE

 

Learn how to create delicious and nutritious one-dish bowls that will satisfy your taste buds while loading your body with nutrient dense greens.  Enjoy delicious samples as Susan; our Healthy Eating Specialist, explains the health benefits of incorporating more greens into your diet. To pre-register, please visit Customer Service or call 305-682-4400. Class will meet in the café. Space is  limited.

Mon
14
Healthy Eating on a Budget Store Tour
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Aventura
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Healthy Eating on a Budget Store Tour
Monday, January 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Aventura, FREE

 

Join Susan, our Healthy Eating Specialist, as she provides a guided tour throughout the store; teaching easy money-saving tips and budget friendly meal options, for both your physical and fiscal wellness! Space is limited. Register at customer service or call 305-682-4400. Meet at Customer Service at 1 pm. 

Wed
16
Label Reading Store Tour
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Aventura
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Label Reading Store Tour
Wednesday, January 16th
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Aventura, FREE

 

 

Determined to eat healthier, but unsure of where to begin? Join Susan, our Healthy Eating Specialist, on this tour as she clarifies commonly used terms, explains our brand standards and takes the mystery out of label reading. Pre-register at Customer Service or phone 305-682-4400. 

Thu
17
Twitter Chat: Fuel Your Exercise
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Fuel Your Exercise
Thursday, January 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

How you eat can help elevate your exerise. We'll share ideas, favorite recipes, and more. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation from 6pm - 7pm CST.

Sat
19
Blender Basics with Greens
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Aventura - Cafe
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Blender Basics with Greens
Saturday, January 19th
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Aventura - Cafe , FREE

 

 

 

Learn how to create delicious, nutritious smoothies, dressings and sauces that will satisfy your taste buds while loading your body with nutrient dense greens.  Enjoy tasty samples as Susan; our Healthy Eating Specialist, explains the health benefits of incorporating more greens into your diet. To pre-register, please visit Customer Service or call 305-682-4400. Class size is limited.

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: Super Foods
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Super Foods
Thursday, January 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

You've heard about "super foods" but what's behind all of the hype? Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to discuss just what super foods are, what they can do for you, and how to get more of them in your diet in tasy ways. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation.

Sat
26
Power to the Pepper-Fest!
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Aventura
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Power to the Pepper-Fest!
Saturday, January 26th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Aventura, FREE

 

Whole Trade® Bell Peppers pack in even more power! By picking these peppers, you contribute to community development projects in Culiacán, Mexico, supporting scholarships, housing and health clinics. Power up with red, orange, yellow and green varieties right in our Produce department and sample our team members favorite pepper dishes throughout every department in the store!

 

8 am – 2 pm                 Pepper-Fest Gift Basket Giveaway!

           Visit Customer Service for official entry form.  

 

10 am – 2 pm               Spin the Pepper!

                                   Sign up for our newsletter and we’ll give you a chance to spin our Pepper Wheel. Everyone is a winner!

 

12 pm – 2 pm                Pepper-Fest Block Party

We’re putting each department to the test as they create the most delicious and creative pepper recipes ever. Taste, judge and vote for your favorite recipe!

Sun
27
Engine2 28-Day Challenge Orientation
6:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Aventura - Cafe
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Engine2 28-Day Challenge Orientation
Sunday, January 27th
6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Aventura - Cafe , FREE

 

Get all of the information you need to start the Engine2 28-Day Challenge; from healthy eating guidelines and shopping techniques, to where to find support. Whether you are brand new to healthy eating or have been doing this for decades, we invite you to join Susan, our Healthy Eating Specialist  for this life-changing challenge.  The Engine 2 28-Day Challenge will run until February 24th and will meet every Sunday in the café. To pre-register, please visit Customer Service or call 305-682-4400. Class size is limited.

Mon
28
Monthly Lecture Series: Healthy Eating & Goal Setting
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Aventura - Cafe
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Monthly Lecture Series: Healthy Eating & Goal Setting
Monday, January 28th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Aventura - Cafe , FREE

 

Learn about making healthier choices in our monthly lecture series featuring a variety of topics.  Meetings feature a short lecture followed by discussion, occasional food demos and product to taste, and always endless cups of green and herbal teas.  Meetings are held every fourth Monday of the month; look for dates in store calendar, online, and at the Healthy Eating Center. To pre-register, please visit Customer Service or call 305-682-4400. Class size is limited.

 

Mon
28
Label Reading Store Tour
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Aventura
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Label Reading Store Tour
Monday, January 28th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Aventura, FREE

 

Determined to eat healthier, but unsure of where to begin? Join Susan, our Healthy Eating Specialist, on this tour as she clarifies commonly used terms, explains our brand standards and takes the mystery out of label reading. Pre-register at Customer Service or phone 305-682-4400. 

Wed
30
Healthier Dips for the Big Game
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Aventura
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Healthier Dips for the Big Game
Wednesday, January 30th
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Aventura, FREE

 

Big game grub can be healthy and taste good too! From ready-made options to easy recipes for the creative host; you will dip, scoop, and dunk without guilt when you sample Susan’s amazing dips for the big game!

Thu
31
Twitter Chat: Winter Entertaining
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Winter Entertaining
Thursday, January 31st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

From big game parties to comforting dinners and healthy soirees, winter is a great time for entertaining. Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to swap recipes, ideas, and more. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation.

Events At Nearby Stores

“Sweet 16th Anniversary” Festivities
Sunday, September 21st
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
around the store, Floral Class is $10 per ticket. Tastings, Raffles and Kids Club are FREE
  • noon-4pm: Samplings & Raffles. Sample products and enter to win a prize of your choice throughout the store. Pick up a registration form at the front of the store. Drop the form in any registration box for your chance to win a fabulous prize. No purchase necessary. See store for official rules.
  • 2pm: Anniversary Floral Class with Tracy. What’s an anniversary without flowers? Make a Sweet Sixteen Hand Tied Bouquet for just $10 with Tracy, our Floral Specialist. Buy your tickets in advance at our customer service desk.
  • 4:30pm: Kids Club – Cupcake Decorating. Space is limited to the first 40 kids, so register at customer service.
  • noon-4pm: Samplings & Raffles. Sample products and enter to win a prize of your choice throughout the store.
Ally’s Corner: Ally’s Favorite Bars
Sunday, September 21st
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Grocery Departgment, Free

Protein and power bars are a great way to get a little extra energy through the day or to snack out instead of grabbing a bag of chips.  Our Demo Specialist Allyson will be by our protein and power bars showing you which ones are her favorites and let you sample a variety so you can discover which one you love the best.

Protein and power bars are a great way to get a little extra energy through the day or to snack out instead of grabbing a bag of chips.  Our Demo Specialist Allyson will be by our protein and powe

Certified Cheese Professional Favorites
Sunday, September 21st
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Specialty, FREE

Join our in-house Certified Cheese Professionals for their favorite picks in all things cheese.

Join our in-house Certified Cheese Professionals for their favorite picks in all things cheese.