February 2013

Sat
02
Big Game Chili Cookoff
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Cary
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Big Game Chili Cookoff
Saturday, February 2nd
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Cary, FREE

Join Whole Foods Market Cary on Saturday, February 2nd from 11-2pm for some Game Day favorites and help us vote for our Team Member Chili cook-off. Sample chili from our very own Whole Food Market Chefs and YOU choose the winner! Special guest Sydney McCoy will be on site sampling kid friendly chili recipes and helping us crown the winner!

Congratulations Alexis!

 

Alexis’s Bourbon Meat Chili

Serves 8-10

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • 1 lb Steak
  • 2 slices Applewood Smoked Bacon
  • 2 Tbs Byron’s Butt Rub
  • 2 Tbs Minced Garlic
  • 1 Tbs Cayenne Pepper
  • 2 Tbs Chipotle pepper minced
  • 1 vidalia onion
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 tbs dried parsley
  • 1 Tbs chili pepper
  • ½ cup Wild Turkey Bourbon
  • 1 lg can crushed tomatoes
  • ½ c brown sugar
  • ½ Teas fresh basil minced
  • Pinch of oregano
  • Olive oil to brown meat
  • 1 can black beans and 1 can kidney beans
  • Salt to taste

METHOD

  1. Brown the ground beef in olive oil, add cubed steak once meat is brown add cayenne pepper, ¼ cup bourbon and bacon. Remove meat and set aside.
  2. Use juices from meats to cook chopped onion and green pepper. Add garlic, butt rub, oregano and chipotle pepper.
  3. Add meat back in, add tomatoes, beans, basil, remainder of bourbon and brown sugar and a pinch of salt to taste. Simmer for 1 hour and enjoy

 

       102 B NEW WAVERLY PLACE • CARY, NC 27518 • 919-816-8830

Thu
07
Twitter Chat: Romancing the Food
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Romancing the Food
Thursday, February 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Food and love just seem to go hand-in-hand. Join us from 6pm to 7pm CST as we talk about food that inspires love, showing your love through food, and all things Valentine's Day. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to share your ideas and inspirations.

Sat
09
Dig-In
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Marbles Kids Museum
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Dig-In
Saturday, February 9th
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Marbles Kids Museum
Join us at Dig In with Advocates for Health in action on March 9 for all the dirt on community & school gardens, urban ag and how edible cityscapes can transform our communities here in Wake! Registration is now open! http://www.advocatesforhealthinaction.org/eat-healthy/community-gardens/dig-in/

 

Tue
12
For the Love of Wine
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Cary
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For the Love of Wine
Tuesday, February 12th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Cary, FREE

Join us for a wine tasting and share the love! 30 plus wines to sample throughout the store. First 100 people receive a complimentary wine glass and if you like us on facebook or follow us on twitter during the event you will receive a box of chocolates!

 

Live music delicious food and lots of wine! Tuesday, 4-7pm.

Thu
14
Twitter Chat: Things We Love
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Things We Love
Thursday, February 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Sunsets, butterfly kisses from a child, a perfectly sweet strawberry. There are so many things love in life. Join us on Twitter from 6pm to 7pm CST as we explore all of the things we love. Follow #wfmdish to share your thoughts. 

Sat
16
One Whole Day
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Cary
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One Whole Day
Saturday, February 16th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Cary, Free entry

Join us for a celebration of Whole Planet Foundation. $5 giving grill includes a hamburger or hotdog, chips and a drink. Live Music by Undercover. $3 beer.

Thu
21
Twitter Chat: Food and Film
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Food and Film
Thursday, February 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Join us for a virtual dinner as we talk about the movies. We'll chat about our favorite food moments in film and share recipes inspired by films. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to join the conversation.

Fri
22
Fish Fridays!
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Cary
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Fish Fridays!
Friday, February 22nd
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Cary

Join us in our seafood department every Friday through March from 11-2 for a fresh hot off the grill (or perhaps fried) fish sandwich. Check us out on facebook for a complete menu the day before.

Sat
23
Kids Cooking Class
12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Cary
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Kids Cooking Class
Saturday, February 23rd
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Cary, $10 all porceeds go to Whole Planet Foundation

Power up with our kid’s power breakfast cooking class. Your miniature chef will learn how to start their day off right with a power breakfast that includes four different easy to make and delicious to eat breakfast ideas. All ages are welcome but most appropriate for elementary school ages. Each child will receive their very own bamboo mixing spoon to take home.

 

Classes will be held on Saturday, February 23rd at 2pm and 3:30pm. Space is limited so hurry and make your reservation. The class is $10 and all proceeds will be donated to the Whole Planet Foundation. You may reserve a space by emailing Carrie DiPietro at carrie.dipietro@wholefoods.com or stop by our customer service desk.

Sat
23
Whole Planet Foundation Giving Grill
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Cary
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Whole Planet Foundation Giving Grill
Saturday, February 23rd
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Cary, $5

Grab a delicious lunch hot off the grill for just $5 and support Whole Planet Foundation. We will start up the grill around 11 so stop by with the fam or friends and enjoy a burger or hotdog for a great cause!

Wed
27
Let's Make Sauerkraut!
6:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Cary
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Let's Make Sauerkraut!
Wednesday, February 27th
6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Cary, FREE

Deb Orol an RN and Health Coach is our guest speaker for the night, teaching us how to make fermented foods.This is a great chance to learn this technique before you practice at home! Make sure to RSVP at customer service as seats are filling up fast.

Stay Plant Strong!

Events At Nearby Stores

Big Game Brews & Bites
Saturday, January 31st
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Durham, Free

Join us anytime between noon and 6pm for great samples, beer vendors, sales, and ideas that will help make your big game celebration a huge success! 

Join us anytime between noon and 6pm for great samples, beer vendors, sales, and ideas that will help make your big game celebration a huge success! 

"Soulful Southern" Vegan Dinner
Saturday, January 31st
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Chapel Hill, $20 per person (optional $10 extra for wine pairings)

Enjoy a gourmet, four-course meal created as a collaboration between our Healthy Eating Educator Jenn Lewis, and resident vegan chef Katarina (who you might know from The Rolling Penguin). Together, they have created a “Soulful Southern” menu that follows the pillars of Health Starts Here™ and proves healthy food doesn’t have to compromise! Cost per person is just $20, with optional wine pairings available for $10 extra. Check out the menu below and then visit our customer service desk or call (919) 968-1983 to register!

Sweet Potato Biscuits with Maple Cashew Spread
Chicken "Fried" Portabellas with Mashed Potatoes and Cream Gravy
Smokey Collard Greens and Black-Eyed Peas
Fruit Cobbler with Coconut Whipped Cream

Enjoy a gourmet, four-course meal created as a collaboration between our Healthy Eating Educator Jenn Lewis, and resident vegan chef Katarina (who you might know from The Rolling Penguin).

Valentine's Day Deals & Specials!
Sunday, February 1st
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Durham,

We've got sweet deals this Valentine's Day to help you share the love!

We've got sweet deals this Valentine's Day to help you share the love!