March 2014

Sun
02
BREAKFEST 2014 5th Annual Benefit Concert to Feed the Hungry
1:30 PM @ The Ark, Ann Arbor
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BREAKFEST 2014 5th Annual Benefit Concert to Feed the Hungry
Sunday, March 2nd
1:30 PM
The Ark, Ann Arbor, admission

Enjoy an afternoon of music and benefit the Breakfast at St Andrews. Whole Foods Market is proud to sponsor this event. For tickets and information, go to The Ark.

Thu
06
Vitamix Demonstration
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ in store
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Vitamix Demonstration
Thursday, March 6th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
in store, free

Vitamix is a high-speed blender that’s perfect for your healthy foods lifestyle. Stop by today for ongoing demonstrations featuring soups, smoothies and much more. Samples are available. To learn more, visit http://vitamix.com/

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
Vitamix Demonstration
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ in store
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Vitamix Demonstration
Friday, March 7th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
in store, free

Vitamix is a high-speed blender that’s perfect for your healthy foods lifestyle. Stop by today for ongoing demonstrations featuring soups, smoothies and much more. Samples are available. To learn more, visit http://vitamix.com/

Fri
07
Stamp out Poverty: Nacho Bar
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ in store
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Stamp out Poverty: Nacho Bar
Friday, March 7th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
in store, $5

Want to eat lunch while stamping out poverty? Stop by today and enjoy a plate of nachos. One hundred percent of your payment will benefit the Whole Planet Foundation, a not-for-profit that works to alleviate poverty in more than 59 countries through the use of microcredit loans. More than 97% of the loans are repaid, so the money can be re-loaned again and again to create more prosperity. To date, the Foundation has supported 1,951,000 people!

Fri
07
Tap Takeover: Right Brain Brewery
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Bar
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Tap Takeover: Right Brain Brewery
Friday, March 7th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bar, price varies
Sat
08
Vitamix Demonstration
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ in store
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Vitamix Demonstration
Saturday, March 8th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
in store, free

Vitamix is a high-speed blender that’s perfect for your healthy foods lifestyle. Stop by today for ongoing demonstrations featuring soups, smoothies and much more. Samples are available. To learn more, visit http://vitamix.com/

Sat
08
Stamp Out Poverty with a Smoothie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ in store
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Stamp Out Poverty with a Smoothie
Saturday, March 8th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
in store, $5

Stop by today and let us make your smoothie to order. One hundred percent of your payment will benefit the Whole Planet Foundation, a not-for-profit that works to alleviate poverty in more than 59 countries through the use of microcredit loans. More than 97% of the loans are repaid, so the money can be re-loaned again and again to create more prosperity. To date, the Foundation has supported 1,951,000 people!

Sat
08
Parmigiano Reggiano – a celebration of the mightiest of cheeses
3:00 PM @ in-store
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Parmigiano Reggiano – a celebration of the mightiest of cheeses
Saturday, March 8th
3:00 PM
in-store, free

3 p.m.                         Annual Parmigiano Reggiano Cracking

Step right up and cheer on the contestants in our strong woman contest! Two passionate and dedicated Whole Foods Market Cranbrook team members face-off in a contest to see who can crack a hefty wheel of Parmigiano Reggiano in record time. All Whole Foods Market stores are slated to simultaneously crack wheels of Parmigiano Reggiano at 3 p.m. local time. Whole Foods Market holds the Guinness World Record for the most numbers of wheels cracked simultaneously.

Look for demonstrations and samples on the sales floor of recipes and dishes that feature Parmigiano Reggiano!

 

In the Lifestyle Center, Tonya explores some of the many ways to cook with Parmigiano Reggiano. She’ll demonstrate a selection of her favorite recipes and share samples.

Sun
09
Vitamix Demonstration
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ in store
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Vitamix Demonstration
Sunday, March 9th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
in store, free

Vitamix is a high-speed blender that’s perfect for your healthy foods lifestyle. Stop by today for ongoing demonstrations featuring soups, smoothies and much more. Samples are available. To learn more, visit http://vitamix.com/

Mon
10
Vitamix Demonstration
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ in store
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Vitamix Demonstration
Monday, March 10th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
in store, free

Vitamix is a high-speed blender that’s perfect for your healthy foods lifestyle. Stop by today for ongoing demonstrations featuring soups, smoothies and much more. Samples are available. To learn more, visit http://vitamix.com/

Tue
11
Vegetarian Cooking 101 with VegMichigan: Vegan Delights
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Vegetarian Cooking 101 with VegMichigan: Vegan Delights
Tuesday, March 11th
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5

Cooking educators from VegMichigan focus on easy-to-make vegan recipes. VegMichigan is a local not-for-profit that promotes awareness of the health, environmental and ethical benefits of a plant-based diet and lifestyle.

Wed
12
MHealthy Cooking Class: Vegetarian Cuisine
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ East Ann Arbor Health & Geriatrics Center, 4260 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor
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MHealthy Cooking Class: Vegetarian Cuisine
Wednesday, March 12th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
East Ann Arbor Health & Geriatrics Center, 4260 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, $25

 

Join Susan from Whole Foods Market as she demonstrates five easy-to-prepare vegetarian recipes. Delicious and generous samples are offered. For information and registration, visit http://hr.umich.edu/mhealthy/programs/nutrition/cooking/schedule.html

 

 

 

 

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
Stamp Out Poverty with Guacamole!
12:00 AM @ in store
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Stamp Out Poverty with Guacamole!
Saturday, March 15th
12:00 AM
in store

When you purchase guacamole in the produce department today, five percent of the sale will benefit the Whole Planet Foundation, a not-for-profit that works to alleviate poverty in more than 59 countries through the use of microcredit loans. More than 97% of the loans are repaid, so the money can be re-loaned again and again to create more prosperity. To date, the Foundation has supported 1,951,000 people!

Tue
18
Cheese Night: You’ve Got to be Kidding!
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cheese department
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Cheese Night: You’ve Got to be Kidding!
Tuesday, March 18th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cheese department, free

Join Tonya, our resident American Cheese Society Cheese Professional and learn all about chèvre. Compare, contrast, and taste!

Thu
20
Community Support Day
12:00 AM @ in store
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Community Support Day
Thursday, March 20th
12:00 AM
in store

Five percent of the day’s sales will benefit Dawn Farm, a Michigan addiction treatment center that offers a continuum of addiction treatment and recovery support services.

 

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
Stamp Out Poverty with Loaded Tater Tots
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ in store
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Stamp Out Poverty with Loaded Tater Tots
Friday, March 21st
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
in store, $5

If you’re looking for side-dish to go with lunch, consider a plate of fries loaded with good-will. One hundred percent of your payment will benefit the Whole Planet Foundation, a not-for-profit that works to alleviate poverty in more than 59 countries through the use of microcredit loans. More than 97% of the loans are repaid, so the money can be re-loaned again and again to create more prosperity. To date, the Foundation has supported 1,951,000 people!

 

Tue
25
Ann Arbor Film Festival
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor
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Ann Arbor Film Festival
Tuesday, March 25th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor, admission

The Ann Arbor Film Festival is the longest-running independent and experimental film festival in North America. Internationally recognized as a premiere forum for independent filmmakers and artists, each year's festival engages audiences with remarkable cinematic experiences. The six-day festival presents 40 programs with more than 180 films from over 20 countries of all lengths and genres, including experimental, animation, documentary, fiction, and performance-based works. Whole Foods Market is delighted to sponsor this event.

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
Empty Bowls Dinner
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Empty Bowls Dinner
Friday, March 28th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $30

The SOS Crisis Center hosts an Empty Bowls dinner in the Lifestyle Center, sponsored by Whole Foods Market Cranbrook. Empty Bowls  is an international grassroots effort to fight hunger. Enjoy a meal and receive a keepsake handcrafted bowl. The money raised is donated to the SOS Community Services  to help end hunger and food insecurity. For ticket information, call (734) 485-8730.

Sat
29
Stamp Out Poverty with Pineapple!
12:00 AM @ in store
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Stamp Out Poverty with Pineapple!
Saturday, March 29th
12:00 AM
in store

When you purchase pineapple (cored or whole) or pineapple salsa in the produce department today, five percent of the sale will benefit the Whole Planet Foundation, a not-for-profit that works to alleviate poverty in more than 59 countries through the use of microcredit loans. More than 97% of the loans are repaid, so the money can be re-loaned again and again to create more prosperity. To date, the Foundation has supported 1,951,000 people!

Sat
29
Dark Rye and the food makers' spirit of Detroit
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center and throughout the store
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Dark Rye and the food makers' spirit of Detroit
Saturday, March 29th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lifestyle Center and throughout the store, free

Whole Foods Market Cranbrook is celebrating Dark Rye and the passionate food lovers who are transforming and revitalizing the city of Detroit. Two such passionate food lovers are brothers Bob and Joe McClure of McClure’s Pickles. Join Bob McClure for a classroom demonstration on how to make easy and tasty pickles. Throughout the store, shoppers can visit with other Detroit-based food makers including Slow Jam and Ellis Island, among others. Participants can enjoy samples, and learn about Dark Rye.

Community members and customers are invited to tweet a photograph of their home-made pickles using #picklesofdetroit for a chance to win a $100 Whole Foods Market gift card. Contest details available here.

Mon
31
HomeGrown Local Food Summit
12:00 AM @ Washtenaw Community College
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HomeGrown Local Food Summit
Monday, March 31st
12:00 AM
Washtenaw Community College, admission

Individuals, local food vendors and not-for-profit groups come together to plan this annual summit and celebrate the local food movement. Whole Foods Market is delighted to sponsor this event. For information, visit http://localfoodsummit2013.blogspot.com/

Events At Nearby Stores

2nd Annual Dog Halloween Costume Contest to Benefit the Humane Society of Huron Valley
Saturday, October 25th
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
By the patio area on east side of store, Free, Registration begins at 2pm, Contest at 2:15pm

Saturday, October 25

 

Registration at 2pm, Contest Begins at 2:15pm,  On the Patio, Free

 

Bring your dog in costume for our contest today. Everyone is a winner because for each dog entered Whole Foods Market Ann Arbor will donate 6 lbs of dog food to Humane Society Huron Valley.  Registration  begins at 2pm by the patio, the judging parade begins 2:15. Your  dog could win one of 6 Whole Foods Market gift card prizes,  $75. $50, $35.$25, $15, and $10

 

Saturday, October 25

 

Registration at 2pm, Contest Begins at 2:15pm,  On the Patio, Free

 

Halloween Treat Trail
Friday, October 31st
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Start by Customer Service, Free for kids of all ages

Come in costume and follow our treat trail through the store. Draw for a special prize at the end of your journey where you may win a Whole Foods Market Gift Card valued at up to $50!

 

Come in costume and follow our treat trail through the store. Draw for a special prize at the end of your journey where you may win a Whole Foods Market Gift Card valued at up to $50!