April 2014

Thu
03
Salmon Thursday Cooking Demo
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Health Eating Specialist's Demo Cart
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Salmon Thursday Cooking Demo
Thursday, April 3rd
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Health Eating Specialist's Demo Cart, FREE

Stop by Maria’s demo cart the first two Thursdays of the month for new ideas on cooking salmon.  All demos will feature our farmed fresh Salmon from Norway.  Be sure to ask about why this farmed fish is different than the rest.  Sign up for this free class by the following this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/salmon-thursday-cooking-demo-tickets-11105808773

Thu
03
Twitter Chat: Springtime Favorites
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Springtime Favorites
Thursday, April 3rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Spring is finally here, which means a hoard of new flavors and in-season items. We'll share recipes and cooking techniques to help you celebrate with food! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
04
Spring Greens Cooking Demo
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Health Eating Specialist's Demo Cart
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Spring Greens Cooking Demo
Friday, April 4th
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Health Eating Specialist's Demo Cart, FREE

The spring brings some of the most amazing greens to our stores and to your tables.  Come by for a how to on the green (and other colored) vegetables that are in season, that you are not as familiar with, and learn how to make them delicious.  Sign up for this free event at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spring-greens-cooking-demo-tickets-11106240063
 

Mon
07
Bikram Yoga Santa Rosa
6:30 AM - 8:00 AM @ Bikram Yoga Santa Rosa
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Bikram Yoga Santa Rosa
Monday, April 7th
6:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Bikram Yoga Santa Rosa, Beginner Price $25 for 5 classes

Curious about yoga? Ready for a challenge that will change your life?  Bikram is a yoga practice created for beginners and yoga pros alike.  It was originally designed as a form of physical therapy for chronic pain. When you practice at Bikram Yoga Santa Rosa at 6:30AM, on these specific dates, you will receive free post yoga drinks and snacks.  Take the April challenge and come to them all.  When you do, you will receive a healthy cookbook of your choice!  If you have any questions about whether Bikram is right for you talk to Maria, or email her at maria.clementi@wholefoods.com.  Usual class fees apply for all who participate.  Classes are taught at Bikram Yoga Santa Rosa in downtown Santa Rosa.  
 

Mon
07
Mucho Mangos Cooking Demo
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Health Eating Specialist's Demo Cart
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Mucho Mangos Cooking Demo
Monday, April 7th
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Health Eating Specialist's Demo Cart, FREE

Mangos are in season, and here at Whole Foods Market Coddingtown we have the recipes that will make you want to stock your pantry.  Stop by for some free tastes and a bunch of great recipes ideas.  Sign up for this free class by going to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mucho-mangos-cooking-demo-tickets-11106470753

Tue
08
Avoiding Gluten Hands On Culinary Class
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Coddingtown: Wellness Center
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Avoiding Gluten Hands On Culinary Class
Tuesday, April 8th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Coddingtown: Wellness Center, FREE

Trying to cut out gluten but not sure where to begin?  Want to know the most common products that contain this sneaky protein?  Sign up today for a beginner Gluten Free Cooking Class in our Wellness Center.  Learn the simple tips on how to make gluten free cooking your second nature.  Sign up for this free class by going to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/avoiding-gluten-hands-on-culinary-class-tickets-11106561023

Thu
10
Salmon Thursday Cooking Demo
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Health Eating Specialist's Demo Cart
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Salmon Thursday Cooking Demo
Thursday, April 10th
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Health Eating Specialist's Demo Cart, FREE

Stop by Maria’s demo cart the first two Thursdays of the month for new ideas on cooking salmon.  All demos will feature our farmed fresh Salmon from Norway.  Be sure to ask about why this farmed fish is different than the rest.  Sign up for this free class by going to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/salmon-thursday-cooking-demo-tickets-11105917097  

Thu
10
Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part II
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part II
Thursday, April 10th
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.

Mon
14
Bikram Yoga Santa Rosa
6:30 AM - 8:00 AM @ Bikram Yoga Santa Rosa
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Bikram Yoga Santa Rosa
Monday, April 14th
6:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Bikram Yoga Santa Rosa, Beginner Price $25 for 5 classes

Curious about yoga? Ready for a challenge that will change your life?  Bikram is a yoga practice created for beginners and yoga pros alike.  It was originally designed as a form of physical therapy for chronic pain. When you practice at Bikram Yoga Santa Rosa at 6:30AM, on these specific dates, you will receive free post yoga drinks and snacks.  Take the April challenge and come to them all.  When you do, you will receive a healthy cookbook of your choice!  If you have any questions about whether Bikram is right for you talk to Maria, or email her at maria.clementi@wholefoods.com.  Usual class fees apply for all who participate.  Classes are taught at Bikram Yoga Santa Rosa in downtown Santa Rosa.  
 

Tue
15
Celiac Foundation Cooking Demo and Information
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Wellness Center and Healthy Eating Specialist Demo Cart
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Celiac Foundation Cooking Demo and Information
Tuesday, April 15th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Wellness Center and Healthy Eating Specialist Demo Cart, FREE

Sample a delicious and healthy gluten-free recipe and learn about gluten-related health issues. Healthy Eating Specialist Maria Clem­enti will be sampling and demonstrating a gluten-free recipe, and the Celiac Community Foundation of Northern California (www.celi­accommunity.org) will be on hand from 12-1pm to answer questions and provide information. The event is free and open to the public.Sign up for this free class by going to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celiac-foundation-cooking-demo-and-information-tickets-11106687401

 

Wed
16
Know Your Grains On the Floor Class
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Health Eating Specialist's Demo Cart
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Know Your Grains On the Floor Class
Wednesday, April 16th
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Health Eating Specialist's Demo Cart, FREE

Amaranth, Teff, Quinoa, Buckwheat and Millet.  Learn how to cook these ancient grains and why adding them into your diet is a benefit for your health and your wallet.  Sign up for this free class by visiting https://www.eventbrite.com/e/know-your-grains-on-the-floor-class-tickets-11106731533

Thu
17
Twitter Chat: Easter Feast
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Easter Feast
Thursday, April 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Springtime's biggest food holiday is coming up! Share stories and find recipes, menus and other great ideas for Easter celebrating. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: Celebrate The Earth
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Celebrate The Earth
Thursday, April 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

What are you doing to help our planet? We're celebrating Mother Earth all week long, and want to share and learn new ways to contibute to a better world! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Mon
28
Simple Spring Rolls Hands On Culinary Class
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Health Eating Specialist's Demo Cart
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Simple Spring Rolls Hands On Culinary Class
Monday, April 28th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Health Eating Specialist's Demo Cart, FREE

Spring Rolls are a perfect dish for an appetizer, main dish or a fun hands-on cooking session with friends.  Come by the Wellness Center for a fun class that will give you the simple techniques you need to roll on your own.  Sign up by following the link https://www.eventbrite.com/e/simple-spring-rolls-hands-on-culinary-class-tickets-11106890007

Events At Nearby Stores

Garden Party at Whited Elementary with Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa
Saturday, April 19th
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Douglas Whited Elementary School , Free - bring your own items listed in description

We are having a Garden Party at Spring Creek Elementary School and you are invited! Come celebrate Earth Week & Healthy Kids while volunteering to plant and spruce up their garden. Then break bread with us as we enjoy the Garden and feast on garden inspired dishes participants bring as well as drinks and food provided by Whole Foods Market.  Here's what to expect:

Douglas Whited Elementary School will be providiing a Garden Project for us all to work on and fun activities for in the garden for kids to enjoy!

Bring Your Own:

Gloves

Water Bottle

Utnesils

Plate

Napkins

Garden inspired dish to share

Whole Foods Market provides:

Bread

Spinach Salad

Dressings

Crinks - Water and others

Goodie Bags and Raffle

Plan on working in the garden for up to 2 hours and then breaking for lunch - bring the whole family as this is a kid-friendly event!!!

Douglas Whited Elementary School is located at 4995 Sonoma Highway, Santa Rosa.

RSVP is required to leslie.graves@wholefoods.com

 

 

 

We are having a Garden Party at Spring Creek Elementary School and you are invited! Come celebrate Earth Week & Healthy Kids while volunteering to plant and spruce up their garden.

Vegan Store Tour
Saturday, April 19th
5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

No matter how well you know our aisles, we bet this tour has a few surprises in store for you! We’ll highlight vegan items in nearly every department. Meet at the Healthy Eating Kiosk in the center of the store.

No matter how well you know our aisles, we bet this tour has a few surprises in store for you! We’ll highlight vegan items in nearly every department.

Celebrate Earth Day at Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa
Tuesday, April 22nd
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa, Free

Shop at Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa on Earth Day with your Reusable Bag and be entered to Win!  We will issue you a raffle ticket for every reusable bag you use for shopping. Raffle winner will win a bountiful basket of Green Earth Friendly Goodies plus for every raffle ticket we collect we will donate a $1 to the Sonoma County Regional Parks' Environmental Discovery Center at Spring Lake Park. 

And, bring the kids along from 3 - 5pm to make their very own UP-Cycled seed planter from St. Benoit Creamery Ceramic Jars, stickers and free seeds!

#theEarthProject

 

Shop at Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa on Earth Day with your Reusable Bag and be entered to Win!  We will issue you a raffle ticket for every reusable bag you use for shopping. Raffle winner will