April 2014

Tue
01
“Cheese Nights” – Raw Milk Cheese
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Specialty Cheese Department
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“Cheese Nights” – Raw Milk Cheese
Tuesday, April 1st
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Specialty Cheese Department, Free

Come to our Specialty Cheese Corner to taste and learn all about Raw Milk Cheeses with Bill, your Cheese Expert! 

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.

Sat
05
City of Coral Springs 4th Annual Teen Cook Off
10:00 AM @ Cafe
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City of Coral Springs 4th Annual Teen Cook Off
Saturday, April 5th
10:00 AM
Cafe, Free

The City of Coral Springs is now accepting applications from local schools to enter this annual culinary competition for Coral Springs students. The competition takes place at

Deadline to register is Friday, March 14 by noon. For more details and to apply, visit coralsprings.org.

Sat
05
Recycled Book Sale
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ front of store
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Recycled Book Sale
Saturday, April 5th
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
front of store, prices vary

Purchase used books in front of our store during our annual Recycled Book Sale. All funds will be donated to Love Thy Neighbor to help the homeless with proper nutrition, counseling and job training.

Sat
05
Pop Up Cart: It’s Cool to Give - Vegan Ice Cream
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ popping up soon
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Pop Up Cart: It’s Cool to Give - Vegan Ice Cream
Saturday, April 5th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
popping up soon, $2 per scoop or $5 Ice Cream Sundae

Kristina makes vegan ice cream and toppings. All proceeds benefit Love Thy Neighbor.

Sun
06
Recycled Book Sale
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ front of store
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Recycled Book Sale
Sunday, April 6th
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
front of store, prices vary

Purchase used books in front of our store during our annual Recycled Book Sale. All funds will be donated to Love Thy Neighbor to help the homeless with proper nutrition, counseling and job training.

Sun
06
Kids Club: Planting Herbs
4:00 PM @ Cafe
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Kids Club: Planting Herbs
Sunday, April 6th
4:00 PM
Cafe, Free

As we plan for Earth Week, help us plant herbs in our Café. Kristina will show how root systems of plants grow using glass containers and cotton balls. Throughout April, watch the plants flourish in our Café! Space is limited to the first 40. Sign up now at customer service.

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.

Fri
11
The 411 on Cooking for Passover
7:00 PM @ Cafe
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The 411 on Cooking for Passover
Friday, April 11th
7:00 PM
Cafe , Free

Learn from Chef Phillip the basics of making a flavorful broth for Matzoh Ball Soup and how to perfectly braise a brisket. Plus, he’ll whip up a traditional Charoset. Space is limited to the first 40. Sign up now at customer service.

Sat
12
Pop Up Cart: Phillip’s Famous Fish & Chips
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ popping up soon
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Pop Up Cart: Phillip’s Famous Fish & Chips
Saturday, April 12th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
popping up soon, $8 per plate

Back by popular demand, it’s Fish & Chips with coleslaw for just $8 per plate, while it lasts! 

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.

Fri
18
Allegro Coffee with the Mayor
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Cafe
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Allegro Coffee with the Mayor
Friday, April 18th
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Cafe, Free

Meet Coral Springs Mayor Vincent Boccard. Enjoy complimentary Allegro Coffee and delicious breakfast pastries while supplies last.

Fri
18
Easter Cooking for Every Bunny
7:00 PM @ Cafe
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Easter Cooking for Every Bunny
Friday, April 18th
7:00 PM
Cafe, Free

Learn from Chef Phillip how he glazes a ham, crafts creamy scalloped potatoes and how to make your own seasonal fruit pies. Space is limited to the first 40. Sign up now at customer service.

 

Sat
19
Pop Up Cart: Easter Ham Grilled Cheese
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ popping up soon
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Pop Up Cart: Easter Ham Grilled Cheese
Saturday, April 19th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
popping up soon, $5 each

Order grilled cheese made with glazed Easter ham and your choice of toppings…mustard, cheese, caramelized onions and pickles.

Sat
19
Preserving & Pickling
4:00 PM @ Cafe
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Preserving & Pickling
Saturday, April 19th
4:00 PM
Cafe, Free

Yes, we can pickle that! Kristina teaches how to make the most out of your food, preserving and pickling a variety of fruits & veggies. Space is limited to the first 40. Sign up now at customer service.

Mon
21
Regrow Kitchen Scraps
7:00 PM @ CafeqFree
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Regrow Kitchen Scraps
Monday, April 21st
7:00 PM
CafeqFree

Kristina shows how to create a delicious Thai meal and from the scraps demonstrates how they can be transformed into a garden. Space is limited to the first 40. Sign up now at customer service.

Tue
22
LOCAL Fruit & Veggie Tasting on Earth Day
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Produce Department
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LOCAL Fruit & Veggie Tasting on Earth Day
Tuesday, April 22nd
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Produce Department, Free

Celebrate Earth Day as Kristina and Alexandria cut up a variety of locally grown fruits and veggies in our Produce department for you to taste. 

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.

Fri
25
Environmentally Conscious Wine Tasting
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Specialty Wine Department
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Environmentally Conscious Wine Tasting
Friday, April 25th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Specialty Wine Department, Free

Visit our Specialty Wine Department to sample environmentally conscious wine with Aaron, our Wine & Beer Buyer. 

Sat
26
Pop Up Cart: “In Your Greens” - Kalicious Popsicles
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ popping up soon
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Pop Up Cart: “In Your Greens” - Kalicious Popsicles
Saturday, April 26th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
popping up soon, $3 each

Here’s a cool spin on our coolest smoothie! Enjoy a Kalicious Popsicle for $3 while they last. Ever had the Kalicious? It’s a perfect blend of kale, spinach, banana, lemon and apple juice.

Sat
26
Kids Club: Origami with Alexandria
4:00 PM @ Cafe
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Kids Club: Origami with Alexandria
Saturday, April 26th
4:00 PM
Cafe, Free

Kids, learn to upcycle paper you can find around the house and make origami flowers to decorate our Café and of course take home. Space is limited to the first 40. Sign up now at customer service.

Sat
26
Kids Club: Organic Foods Scavenger Hunt
5:00 PM @ starts in the Cafe
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Kids Club: Organic Foods Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, April 26th
5:00 PM
starts in the Cafe , Free

Kids, pick up a list of organic foods and locate them around the store. The first 40 kids to successfully complete the scavenger hunt receive a gift bag filled with organic snacks. Sign up now at customer service.

Sun
27
Build Your Own Whole Trade Bouquet
4:00 PM @ Cafe
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Build Your Own Whole Trade Bouquet
Sunday, April 27th
4:00 PM
Cafe, $10 per customer – donation to Sawgrass Nature Center

Learn hands-on bouquet building with Ashley, using Whole Trade flowers. And yes, you’ll keep the bouquet. Space is limited to the first 20. $10 per ticket will be donated to the Sawgrass Nature Center & Wildlife Hospital. Sign up now at customer service.

Tue
29
Community Beach Clean Up with Sunset Yoga Session
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Deerfield Beach North Pavilion: 314 NE 21st Ave, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
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Community Beach Clean Up with Sunset Yoga Session
Tuesday, April 29th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Deerfield Beach North Pavilion: 314 NE 21st Ave, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441, Free

Help us in our mission to support our community and environment with a beach clean-up.  Team members and customers are invited to meet in Deerfield Beach under the pavilion located next to JB’s On the Beach for refreshments and to walk the beach to pick up recyclables and trash. Mother Nature thanks you! We will end the day with a relaxing sunset yoga session on the beach led by Yogi Barbi. Any questions, please contact Kristina Voutas at 954-753-8000 or Kristina.Voutas@wholefoods.com. Sign up now at customer service.

Events At Nearby Stores

Wok It Out Stir Fry Night Benefitting Whole Kids Foundation
Thursday, April 24th
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
In the parking lot, $5

Wok It Out Stir Fry Night Benefitting Whole Kids Foundation
Thursday, April 24, 4-8pm, $5
$5 Donation to Whole Planet Foundation
Taste the flavors of Asia with Star as he woks out his favorite stir fry recipe. All proceeds will benefit the Whole Planet Foundation.

Wok It Out Stir Fry Night Benefitting Whole Kids Foundation
Thursday, April 24, 4-8pm, $5
$5 Donation to Whole Planet Foundation

Food Truck Fridays
Friday, April 25th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Prepared Foods, $6

Join us every Friday for a food truck party and enjoy some of our favorite street food style dishes. We’re willing to bet they’re some of your favorites too! 

  • Friday, April 4th : Zaftig Steak Sandwich 
  • Friday, April 11th: Fish Mango Tacos
  • Friday, April 18th: The Market Melt
  • Friday, April 25th: Paleo Wrap 

Join us every Friday for a food truck party and enjoy some of our favorite street food style dishes. We’re willing to bet they’re some of your favorites too! 

Spring Time Fling into Flavor!
Friday, April 25th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free!

Please Pre-Register @ Customer Service

Spring has sprung! Come on in and learn how to prepare healthy selections utilizing fresh and seasonal ingredients throughout the store all supporting the 4 pillars of healthy eating.  Recipes include: Shaved Asparagus Salad with a Creamy Garlic Dressing, Roasted Carrot Cumin Puree, and Farro with Fennel & Arugula.

Instructor:  Abigail Nagorski, Healthy Eating & Green Mission Specialist

Please Pre-Register @ Customer Service