March 2014

Thu
06
Twitter Chat: Colors of Spring
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Colors of Spring
Thursday, March 6th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Spring is fast approaching... Are you seeing the signs yet? Join us to share recipes and inspiration about the upcoming season! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
08
The Parmigiano Reggiano Circus! Circus! Event
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Specialty& Produce Department
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The Parmigiano Reggiano Circus! Circus! Event
Saturday, March 8th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Specialty& Produce Department, Free and Donation Based Features

Step right up folks as you enter a wondrous world of entertainment at our very own Circus! Circus!  themed event! In celebration of Parmigiano Reggiano, the best cheese around,  we are cracking open two wheels of fresh Parm before your very eyes at 12 sharp.  Put your fun hat on and bring out the foodie in you as you enjoy the following event attractions:

  • FREE Balloon Animals for the kids from 11am to 12pm
  • Enjoy watching the Famous “Cracking of the Wheel” at 12 sharp performed by the “Circus Ring Leader” and “Bearded Lady” while our Circus “Strong Man” educates you on all things Parmigiano Reggiano.
  • FREE samples of the best tasting Parmigiano Reggiano fresh from the wheel!
  • FREE samples of  our personal favorite,  the Pasta Shop

Bonus: Funds raised from the below event attractions benefit the Whole Planet Foundation!

Entertainment:

  • Memento Photo Booth with 6 Circus Themed Images to choose as your backdrop
  • Caricature Artist
  • Circus Act by Circosphere
  • Face Painting

Foodie Features

Made Right Here Pops Up featuring Parmigiano Reggiano 

  • Lobster Ravioli with shaved Parmesan
  • Garlic Parmesan Ciabatta
  • Italian Sausage with Peppers and shaved Parmesan
  • Corn Dogs with Parmesan Aioli
  • Fancy Mac N Cheese Cupcake with Prosciutto and Crisped Parmesan
  • Parmesan Popcorn with Black Truffle Oil
  • Herbed Crepes with Parmesan & Ham ( or veggie Parm and Spinach)
  • Parmesan Pesto Salad w/ Sun Dried Tomato and Artichoke Hearts
Sun
09
Heart Watch Mobile Clinic
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Bakery Department
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Heart Watch Mobile Clinic
Sunday, March 9th
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Bakery Department, Fees Apply

Get your health stats in just minutes with Heart Watch CLIA Certified Cholesterol Screening Mobile Clinic. No sign ups necessary, first come first serve basis.  Fees apply. Payments must be in cash or check to CLIA certified Mobile Lab.  Total Cholesterol (no fasting) $18; Risk Assessment (no fasting) $28; Total Lipid Profile (12 hr. fasting) $38; ALT and AST (liver function) $44; Glucose Test (diabetes) $15; HbA1c for Diabetes $34

Wed
12
Living Plant Strong Tour
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Customer Service Booth
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Living Plant Strong Tour
Wednesday, March 12th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Customer Service Booth, Free

How will I get enough protein or calcium on a vegan diet? These are popular questions for newbie’s embarking on a plant strong diet, but no need to worry! Join us on this informative tour as we highlight foods that are high in vital nutrients like calcium as well as proteins to help you stay energized and keep you satisfied. RSVP required.

 

Thu
13
Healthy Eating Kids Tour
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Customer Service Booth
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Healthy Eating Kids Tour
Thursday, March 13th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Customer Service Booth, Free

Join us on this tour created just for kids with an educational focus on healthy snacks & foods perfect for school that are tasty, fun to eat, nutrious, and quick & easy! Kids receive a fun goodie bag as well our favorite samples perfect for the lunch box. Space is limited. Call 408-266-3700 to RSVP with Customer Service. Must be present at our tour to receive goodie bag. (No take home bags for kids not attending tour). One goodie bag per child in attendance. Parents must be in attendance for children to take the tour.

Thu
13
Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part I
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part I
Thursday, March 13th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Deliciously diverse, the wines of Italy are perfect for every occasion. Pick up one of the four 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
14
Vega Pop Up Event
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Vega Pop Up Event
Friday, March 14th
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Produce Department, Free!

The Vega Pop Up Event is your opportunity to sample Vega products, get free samples, product information, nutrition tips, and more! Make sure to take advantage of the 30% off Vega 10-day promotional discount running 3/14 thru 3/23 only.  Join in the fun of making smoothies on the Vega Blender Bike or partake in the daily fitness challenge for fun prizes like the chance to win a large tub of Vega One Daily! We look forward to sharing convenient aspects of in to your lifestyle.

Fri
14
Organic Girl Demo
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Produce Dept
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Organic Girl Demo
Friday, March 14th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Produce Dept, Free

Family owned and operated in California's fertile Salinas Valley, Organicgirl offers some of the best organic produce available. Join us for our Organicgirl demo where you will learn a simple way to include greens in your diet: GREEN SMOOTHIES! No RSVP required.

Fri
14
Kids Sushi Class 101
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Bakery Department
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Kids Sushi Class 101
Friday, March 14th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bakery Department, $10 (100% benefits Whole Planet Foundation)

Now your child can learn the art of sushi making! This class features hands on instruction just for kids from our Genji Sushi Master on how to make a Veggie Cucumber & Avocado “Sushi” Roll, as well as Inari Snackers.  Kids get to take home their sushi, a Sushi Making 101 Instruction booklet, and a special Graduation hat made just for them! ($15 value)  Best for ages 6 to 13. RSVP is required, space is limited to 10 participants.  $10 per child pre-payment is required to reserve spot. Pre-payment  receipt is required at class check in.

Fri
14
Mindful Eating
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Dining Area
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Mindful Eating
Friday, March 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dining Area , Free!

Presented by Jenn Randazzo, MS, RD, LD & Regional Vega Educator, Jenn is a registered dietitian who is passionate about helping people take ownership of their health through plant-based nutrition. She specializes in using client-centered techniques to guide people toward realistic and achievable goals. Join us for this inspiring “how-to” lecture about mindful eating techniques while you learn how optimal digestion can help you thrive physically and mentally. Bonus:  Enjoy Free samples of a healthy Chocolate Coconut Smoothie! No RSVP required. Space is first come first serve basis. Lecture held in Dining Area.

Sat
15
Healthy Eating on a Budget Tour
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Customer Service Booth
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Healthy Eating on a Budget Tour
Saturday, March 15th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Customer Service Booth, Free

Eating healthy doesn’t have to break the bank. Join us for a tour of the store and learn all about the different ways to save money at Whole Foods Market. Samples provided from each department! RSVP required.

Wed
19
Health Starts Here Demo
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Prepared Foods Dept
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Health Starts Here Demo
Wednesday, March 19th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Prepared Foods Dept, Free

Curious about our Health Starts Here products? Now is your chance to give it a try! Join us while we sample a variety of our NEW Health Starts Here items ranging from whole grains to soups to salads. We guarantee you will love them! (Demo held in Prepared Foods Dept) No RSVP required.

Wed
19
Health Starts Here Demo
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Prepared Foods Dept
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Health Starts Here Demo
Wednesday, March 19th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Prepared Foods Dept, Free

Curious about our Health Starts Here products? Now is your chance to give it a try! Join us while we sample a variety of our NEW Health Starts Here items ranging from whole grains to soups to salads. We guarantee you will love them! (Demo held in Prepared Foods Dept) No RSVP required.

Thu
20
Health Starts Here Tour
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Customer Service Booth
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Health Starts Here Tour
Thursday, March 20th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Customer Service Booth, Free

Now is your chance to learn about and sample the multitude of healthy products that can be found in each of our department with this informative tour! Learn what makes a product “Health Starts Here”, what are the essential nutrients to incorporate into your daily diet, what are the best foods to eat for sustained energy, and more! RSVP required.

 

Thu
20
Twitter Chat: A Future Without Poverty
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Future Without Poverty
Thursday, March 20th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Giving can be hyper local or support for someone you've never met half way around the world. What matters is how we can all work together to create opportunity for ourselves and others to grow. Join us as we talk about ways we can all help to eradicate poverty. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
21
Farmed Raised Atlantic Salmon Demo
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Seafood Dept
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Farmed Raised Atlantic Salmon Demo
Friday, March 21st
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Seafood Dept, Free

Curious about our Atlantic salmon farm standards? Now is your chance to learn while giving it a try! Join us as we demonstrate and sample a variety of farm raised Atlantic salmon in fun recipes. (Demo held in Seafood Dept) No RSVP required.

Fri
21
Eating for Your Optimal Weight
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Dining Area
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Eating for Your Optimal Weight
Friday, March 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dining Area, Free!

Achieving and maintaining your optimal weight is all about knowledge!  Presented by Jenn Randazzo, MS, RD, LD and Regional Vega Educator, join us for this inspiring “how-to” lecture where you will learn lifestyle tips , menu planning strategies and plant-based substitutions to support your weight loss goals. Bonus:  Enjoy free samples of a healthy Carrot Cake Smoothie! No RSVP required. Space is first come first serve basis. Lecture held in Dining Area.

Sat
22
Health Starts Here Pantry Makeover Tour
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Customer Service Booth
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Health Starts Here Pantry Makeover Tour
Saturday, March 22nd
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Customer Service Booth, Free

Join us for an informative tour as we show you how to stock your pantry full of all the vital nutrient dense Health Starts Here products that will help keep your goals on track. Samples and take home recipes will be provided. RSVP required.

Wed
26
Fuel your Workouts Tour
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Customer Service Tour
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Fuel your Workouts Tour
Wednesday, March 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Customer Service Tour, Free

Join us while you learn the best strategies for what Health Starts Here and Plant Strong meals & snacks are best before and after your workouts for optimal strengths, energy, and recovery. This is the perfect opportunity to learn tips while connecting with athletes and like minded individuals. NO EXCUSES! RSVP required.

Thu
27
O. Fig Balsamic Vinegar Product Demo
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Produce Dept
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O. Fig Balsamic Vinegar Product Demo
Thursday, March 27th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Produce Dept, Free

Sweet and juicy California Mission figs steeped in O California aged balsamic = Major Yum Factor. Join us for our O Fig demo where you will learn cool ways to include this delish vinegar in your meal planning. No RSVP required.

Thu
27
Twitter Chat: Seafood For Spring
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Seafood For Spring
Thursday, March 27th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As the weather begins to get warmer we often change our eating habits to the lighter side. Adding more seafood to your diet is a great way to do this! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Events At Nearby Stores

Off the Grid Every Tuesday 5-8pm
Tuesday, January 6th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Parking Lot of Whole Foods Market Cupertino, Food Truck Prices Vary

Off the Grid is your roaming mobile food extravaganza -- bringing you delicious food, with free sides of music, craft and soul. Check out all your favorite gourmet food vendors in one place - creating markets like you've never seen before.

Enjoy happy hour at the Brew Hub inside Whole Foods Market, all beer and wine $1 off during Off The Grid.

Every Tuesday evening from 5-8pm Whole Foods Market Cupertino will be hosting an Off the Grid in our parking lot for everyone to enjoy!

For more information about Off the Grid click here

Off the Grid is your roaming mobile food extravaganza -- bringing you delicious food, with free sides of music, craft and soul.

Off the Grid Every Tuesday 5-8pm
Tuesday, January 13th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Parking Lot of Whole Foods Market Cupertino, Food Truck Prices Vary

Off the Grid is your roaming mobile food extravaganza -- bringing you delicious food, with free sides of music, craft and soul. Check out all your favorite gourmet food vendors in one place - creating markets like you've never seen before.

Enjoy happy hour at the Brew Hub inside Whole Foods Market, all beer and wine $1 off during Off The Grid.

Every Tuesday evening from 5-8pm Whole Foods Market Cupertino will be hosting an Off the Grid in our parking lot for everyone to enjoy!

For more information about Off the Grid click here

Off the Grid is your roaming mobile food extravaganza -- bringing you delicious food, with free sides of music, craft and soul.

Paleo Store Tour
Wednesday, January 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
store tour, free

Join author of The Paleo Foodie Cookbook, Arsy Vartanian as she leads you through the store highlighting & sampling her favorite products as well as tips/tricks to lead a succesful paleo lifestyle.  If you've been thinking of switching to paleo, this tour is for you. Sign up by calling our store 464-2900.

Join author of The Paleo Foodie Cookbook, Arsy Vartanian as she leads you through the store highlighting & sampling her favorite products as well as tips/tricks to lead a succesful paleo lifes