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.

Fri
07
Beer and Cheese Pairing Event
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Beer and Cheese Pairing Event
Friday, March 7th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Join New Belgium & Peterson Cheese at Whole Foods Market Bellevue to try some outstanding beer and cheese pairings!

New Belgium's line of beers compliments a variety of cheeses, including the following that we'll be sampling in store:
 
- Fat Tire Snapshort Wheat with Mons Camembert
- Fat Tire with BMF Quicke's Cheddar
- Ranger with Oregon Blue Reserve
 

New Belgium is a proud supporter of Whole Planet Foundation's pursuit to alleviate poverty worldwide, and has made a generous donation to the cause. Peterson Cheese, a family owned and operated importer and distributor of specialty foods, has warehouses right here in the Pacific Northwest in Auburn, WA, as well as in Moonachie, NJ.

Sat
08
Parmigiano Reggiano Crack
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Specialty
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Parmigiano Reggiano Crack
Saturday, March 8th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Specialty, $3.00 Donation to Whole Planet Foundation

Join Whole Foods Market Bellevue as we celebrate the amazing Parmigiano Reggiano!

The event will feature a number of fun, interactive, and educational events, including:
- Parm Crack 
- Product and Recipe Samples
- "What's a Wheel Weigh?" Raffle Event 
- Parmesan-Themed Products 
- Wine Pairings

As always, our knowledgeable specialty department team members will be on hand to answer all your questions!

Located in our specialty department, the highlight of the event will be when our expert team members simultaneously crack wheels of Parmigiano Reggiano to celebrate at noon. Join us for the celebration to sample, receive recipe suggestions, and learn more about the "mightiest of cheeses!"

Thu
13
Irish Cheese
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Specialty Department
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Irish Cheese
Thursday, March 13th
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Enjoy a variety of the flavors of the Emerald Isle, and learn about the wonderful health benefits of cheese from cows pastured on the green fields of Ireland.This free event is led by Ned White, an American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional and Whole Foods Market Team Member since 2001. Ned, a 2012 inaugural class ACS CCP, has worked with food for over 35 years.

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
Halibut Tasting
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Seafood
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Halibut Tasting
Friday, March 14th
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Seafood

With halibut season expected to arrive in early March, we're hosting a halibut (and friends!) tasting event in the store to showcase its flavor and versatility along with sides and sips you can pair with it for the perfect party.

Sat
15
Whole Planet "Unplugged"
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Allegro Coffee Bar
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Whole Planet "Unplugged"
Saturday, March 15th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Allegro Coffee Bar

Whole Foods Market Bellevue will host a special "unplugged" music event featuring our team members in live, acoustic performances to benefit the Whole Planet Foundation!

Performances will take place near the Allegro Coffee Bar with donations being accepted for the Whole Planet Foundation. Established by Whole Foods Market, the Whole Planet Foundation is a nonprofit created to alleviate poverty around the world. Learn more at www.WholePlanetFoundation.org!

Holly, one of our Team Members who will also be performing at this event, has videos of previous performances here: https://myspace.com/hollyburton1/videos

Sat
15
'The Malbec Seven' Tasting
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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'The Malbec Seven' Tasting
Saturday, March 15th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Specialty Department, $2.00 Donation to Whole Planet Foundation

The Malbec Seven is a group of full bodied wines that stand up to bold flavors! Malbec wine offers great value compared to some of its higher priced alternatives; however, there's way more to Malbec than just value.

Born in France and saved by Argentina, Malbec now grows around the wold and continues to grow is popularity. Sample this flight of wines with our specialty department and choose your favorite!

Price: $2.00 donation to Whole Planet Foundation

Sun
16
St. Patrick's Day Beer Demonstration
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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St. Patrick's Day Beer Demonstration
Sunday, March 16th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Specialty Department

Join us for a lucky selection of Irish-themed foods and beverages! Presented by Gary of our specialty department, samples are inspired by St. Patricl's Day and feature variety of themed foods and beverages.

Mon
17
Whole Planet Foundation Silent Auction
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Bellevue
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Whole Planet Foundation Silent Auction
Monday, March 17th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Bellevue

Place your bids in our week-long silent auction benefiting Whole Planet Foundation! Submit your bid while you're in the store, and winners will be contacted to claim their prize.

Auction items and services to be announced, additional details coming soon.

Tue
18
Whole Foods Market Presents: Skinny Jeans and Micro Loans - A Night for Prosperity
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Neumos Seattle
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Whole Foods Market Presents: Skinny Jeans and Micro Loans - A Night for Prosperity
Tuesday, March 18th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Neumos Seattle, $15.00

Whole Foods Market presents the "Skinny Jeans and Micro Loans" concert! Join us for a night of fun benefiting the Whole Planet Foundation and its pursuit to alleviate poverty worldwide. Concert performances to include:

- Local Strangers 
- Leslie Wood of Redwood Plan
- Feral Children

Guest Speaker: Lee Valkenaar, President and Executive Director of Whole Planet Foundation

This event will be held at Neumos Seattle (925 East Pike Street, Seattle), and benefits the Whole Planet Foundation. Learn more about the Whole Planet Foundation at www.WholePlanetFoundation.org. Purchase tickets for this 21+ event online at www.Neumos.com/buy for $15.00.

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
One Day Sale: Lean Ground Chuck
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Meat
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One Day Sale: Lean Ground Chuck
Friday, March 21st
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Meat

Check out this Friday's One Day Sale!  

Stop on by our Meat Department and pick up Pasture-Raised, 85% Lean Ground Chuck for just $3.99/lb (save 43%)!

+Perfect for burgers
+Humanely raised
+Does not exceed 15% fat

*One day only.  While supplies last.  Sorry, no rainchecks.

Fri
21
Beer and Cheese Pairing Event
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Beer and Cheese Pairing Event
Friday, March 21st
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Join New Belgium & Peterson Cheese at Whole Foods Market Bellevue to try some outstanding beer and cheese pairings!

New Belgium's line of beers compliments a variety of cheeses, including the following that we'll be sampling in store:
 
- Fat Tire Snapshort Wheat with Mons Camembert
- Fat Tire with BMF Quicke's Cheddar
- Ranger with Oregon Blue Reserve
 

New Belgium is a proud supporter of Whole Planet Foundation's pursuit to alleviate poverty worldwide, and has made a generous donation to the cause. Peterson Cheese, a family owned and operated importer and distributor of specialty foods, has warehouses right here in the Pacific Northwest in Auburn, WA, as well as in Moonachie, NJ.

Sat
22
Whole Trade Tasting and Belly Dancing
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Produce
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Whole Trade Tasting and Belly Dancing
Saturday, March 22nd
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Produce

At Whole Foods Market, we’re not just about selling groceries; we believe we have a responsibility toward all people involved in our business. Every purchase of a Whole Trade product is like a vote for a better world.

Join us in the Bellevue store on Wednesday, April 2nd, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm as we sample Whole Trade Guaranteed products!

Two belly dancing demonstrations by Elemental Bellydance will accompany the tasting, with one at 12:15pm and another at 1:15pm.

Sat
22
Milflores Wine Tasting
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Milflores Wine Tasting
Saturday, March 22nd
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Specialty Department

Special guest Ingrid Kauppila presents Milflores Spanish wines! We all know better than to buy a bottle for its label alone, but this wine lives up to its lovely look! Sample Milflores with Ingrid Kauppila in our specialty department.

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.

Fri
28
Whole Planet Foundation Rummage Sale
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Allegro Coffee Bar
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Whole Planet Foundation Rummage Sale
Friday, March 28th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Allegro Coffee Bar

Purchase new and gently used items donated by Team Members at Whole Foods Market Bellevue to benefit Whole Planet Foundation!

Located near the Allegro Coffee bar, this event is a great place to find new and gently used items at discounted prices!

Items in the weekend rummage sale include books, movies, kitchenware, CDs, video games, home décor, collectibles, antiques, electronics, children's toys, and more!

Events At Nearby Stores

Mineral Fusion: Beauty Station
Saturday, August 30th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market - Redmond, Free expert beauty tips!

Natural skin care and beauty tips from Mineral Fusion 

Save 40% on Mineral Fusion products during our Roadshow Event!

Through September 7th: 
Weekdays 2-7pm,
Saturday & Sunday 12-5pm 

Natural skin care and beauty tips from Mineral Fusion 

Save 40% on Mineral Fusion products during our Roadshow Event!

Spring into Bed - Community Garden Build
Saturday, August 30th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Redmond , Free

Community garden building event in Redmond - Join us for the build and breakfast! More at JustGarden.org

Community garden building event in Redmond - Join us for the build and breakfast! More at JustGarden.org

Summer Grilling at Lynnwood
Saturday, August 30th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Lynnwood patio, Varies

It's summer and we are grilling! Join us every Friday, Saturday and Sunday for a special lunch grill. The menu will vary but we're sure to have a great deal for you. Call our team at 425-775-1320 or check our Facebook page to find out the week's menu.

 

 

It's summer and we are grilling! Join us every Friday, Saturday and Sunday for a special lunch grill. The menu will vary but we're sure to have a great deal for you.