March 2014

Tue
04
Fat Tuesday! Mardi Gras Party
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Store-wide
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Fat Tuesday! Mardi Gras Party
Tuesday, March 4th
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Store-wide, FREE (Donations Encouraged)

It’s time to live it up royal at our spicy store-wide carnival! Try ragin’ Cajun dishes throughout the store, including Mardi Gras beers, colorful King Cakes, spicy fruit salad, gumbos, and more. Sample the store and collect Mardi Gras beads for your donation to our Whole Planet Foundation. Collect five necklaces and get a mystery prize at any register! 

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
Parmigiano Reggiano CRACK Heard 'Round the World
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Coral Gables
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Parmigiano Reggiano CRACK Heard 'Round the World
Saturday, March 8th
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Coral Gables, FREE (Donations Encouraged)
Mon
10
Whole Planet of Health
7:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Whole Planet of Health
Monday, March 10th
7:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

In celebration of our Whole Planet Campaign, Health Starts Here goes GLOBAL! Learn how to make fresh and nutrient rich Chinese Spring Rolls, Samosa-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes , and African Guava Spice Cream in this plant-strong cooking class. $5 cash donation goes to the Whole Planet Foundation, which gives microcredit loans to people in developing countries to help them lift themselves out of poverty.

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.

Sat
15
St. Patrick’s Day Beer and Cheer Vendor Fair
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Coral Gables
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St. Patrick’s Day Beer and Cheer Vendor Fair
Saturday, March 15th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Coral Gables, FREE

We’ve invited a host of our partners to sample delicious food and drink for our St. Patrick’s Day extravaganza. And whatever you do, DON’T miss our “Get Jiggy With It” Irish jig contest for Team Members at 1 p.m.!

Sun
16
Bark for Your Heart Dog Walk
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ SW 58 Ave. and 73rd St.
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Bark for Your Heart Dog Walk
Sunday, March 16th
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
SW 58 Ave. and 73rd St., See Website

Can man’s best friend be your heart’s best friend too? Yes! Research shows that pet ownership may help reduce the risk of heart disease, obesity, and related ailments. The First Annual Bark for Your Heart Dog Walk, from the non-profit Florida Heart Research Institute, will honor healthy pet-owner relationships with a stroll down Sunset Drive, plus food, activities, blood pressure screenings, and dog contests.  Our Concierge Jill will provide samples of Whole Paws, our exclusive new dog food brand, and treats for pet owners as well! Visit floridaheart.org for info.

Mon
17
Erin Go Vegan
7:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Erin Go Vegan
Monday, March 17th
7:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

The Irish saying “Erin go Bragh” is translated to mean “Ireland forever.” In this class, however, Camille will show you how to infuse Irish favorites with vegan-friendly health, in shades of green to make even a leprechaun proud. Try a Creamy Leek and Potato Soup, minus the dairy, plus a Pear Slaw that mixes cabbage, fresh green pears, pineapple, and mint. Next up, a hearty (and easy!) Irish Stew, followed by an Irish-inspired Pumpkin Bread Pudding!  

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.

Thu
20
Goose Island Beer and Cheese Tasting
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Goose Island Beer and Cheese Tasting
Thursday, March 20th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

Goose Island’s first Brewpub opened its doors in 1988 and introduced the city of Chicago to distinctive craft beer. It now brews dozens of unique ales and is enjoyed in all 50 states in Europe. In this class, delve into selections like Sofie, a Belgian-style farmhouse ale aged in wine barrels with orange peel, or Pepe Nero, with aromas of roasted chestnuts and mahogany. Plus, discover perfect cheese pairings with Ricca, our in-house cheese expert. Space is limited, so please call 305-421-9421 in advance to reserve your seat.

Sat
22
Coral Gables Kids Club
12:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Coral Gables Kids Club
Saturday, March 22nd
12:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

In honor of our Whole Planet Foundation campaign to end poverty, we’ll explore the theme of “unity” in this month’s Kids Club event! We’ll create a colorful collaborative art project using our unique handprints to celebrate our differences and our similarities. Then, we’ll make musical instruments using repurposed materials and create a room full of sound and song! Finally, sample a healthy dessert using juicy mangoes and other fresh and colorful fruits! Space is limited, so please call 305-421-9421 in advance to reserve your seat.

Sun
23
Lounge for Prosperity
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Coral Gables
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Lounge for Prosperity
Sunday, March 23rd
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Coral Gables, $1

Lounge around, AND change the world at the same time with our Lounge for Prosperity. A $1 donation to Whole Planet earns you a one-minute pampering experience, complete with sunglasses, delicious food and drink samples, fanning, relaxing music, and a picture on your phone.  

Mon
24
Eat Healthy, Eat Cheap
7:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Eat Healthy, Eat Cheap
Monday, March 24th
7:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

Supreme health doesn’t have to come at a huge cost. In this plant-based cooking class, Camille will show you how to fit fitness into your budget by making use of bulk ingredients, seasonal veggies and fruits, and maximizing what you’ve already got in your cupboard.  A vibrant Polenta Casserole, a hearty Lentil Loaf, and sweet Oat Raisin Goodness bars will prove you don’t have to be a movie star to eat like one.  

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.

Thu
27
Coral Gables Cheese Club
7:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Coral Gables Cheese Club
Thursday, March 27th
7:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

Come join your favorite Cheese Mongers from the Specialty Department for a fun night of sampling! This month, lovely Italian picks are the main event. Cheese lovers will also have the opportunity to join the brand new Coral Gables Cheese Club! In addition to fine cheeses, we will be pouring some delicious Italian wines as part of our spring Point of Origin program.

Sun
30
The 10th Annual Deering Seafood Festival
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ The Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72 Ave.
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The 10th Annual Deering Seafood Festival
Sunday, March 30th
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
The Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72 Ave., See Website

Whole Foods Market Coral Gables is proud to once again sponsor the Deering Seafood Festival, now celebrating its 10th anniversary!  Proceeds benefit the Deering Estate, one of our community’s most important advocates and practitioners of conservation and education. Enjoy a non-stop island celebration, complete with delicious catches from the waters of the world, a fun-filled kids’ adventure called “10 Leagues Under the Sea,” stilt walkers, a Junkanoo musical parade and on-going live entertainment.  Florida’s freshest fish are always the main event! Go to deering.org for tickets and more info!

Mon
31
Colors of Change
7:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Colors of Change
Monday, March 31st
7:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

Camille loves to say that the easiest way to eat well is to “eat a rainbow.” Different pigments on fruits and vegetables indicate different vitamins, minerals, and micronutrients. This class will focus on eating an array of health-giving plant foods with dishes like Rainbow Slaw Tacos, Easy Mighty Bowls, Beet Hummus, and a Peach Crumble for dessert!

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