March 2013

Fri
08
Kids Day: Whole Planet Scavenger Hunt
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Cafe
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Kids Day: Whole Planet Scavenger Hunt
Friday, March 8th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cafe, $10, benefits Whole Planet Foundation

Ages 3-7.  Join us for and afternoon celebration of the Whole Planet Foundation. Kids can participate in our storewide scavenger hunt and will receive a bag of goodies upon completion. Crafts and snacks in the café and face painting. $10 fee per child. All fees are donated to the Whole Planet Foundation.

Sat
09
Parmageddon!
3:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Parmageddon!
Saturday, March 9th
3:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Parmagiano Reggiano is the celestial “Center of the Cheese Universe. Join us promptly at 3pm for Parmageddon when we, and every other Whole Foods Market around the globe, crack open a wheel of Parm simultaneously and attempt the Guinness Book of World Records for the most number of Parm wheels cracked at one time. Learn all about this beautifully aged cheese and enjoy a sampling of Parmigiano Reggiano inspired dishes around the store. It’s going to be out of sight! 

Tue
12
Tuesday Tasting Night: St. Patrick's Day
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Storewide
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Tuesday Tasting Night: St. Patrick's Day
Tuesday, March 12th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Storewide, Free

What would be St. Patrick’s Day without unique dishes like beef stew, corned beef and cabbage and Irish soda bread? Get ready to celebrate by sampling the cuisine of Ireland in each department.

Fri
15
Café Book Sale for Whole Planet Foundation
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Cafe
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Café Book Sale for Whole Planet Foundation
Friday, March 15th
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Cafe, $1 paperbacks, $2 hardcover, $5 coffee table books

If you’re looking for some reading material as you relax and eat in our café, look no further. Visit our used book (and DVD/CD) sale and all proceeds go to the Whole Planet Foundation. 11am – 1pm, 4-6pm

Wed
20
Zumba Fitness Class
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ First Presbyterian Church of Englewood, Elmore Hall
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Zumba Fitness Class
Wednesday, March 20th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church of Englewood, Elmore Hall, $10, benefits Whole Planet Foundation

Class held at First Presbyterian Church of Englewood, Elmore Hall

150 East Palisade Avenue, Englewood

Are you ready to party yourself into shape? The class will be taught by Jacquie B, a licensed ZIN™ Zumba® Fitness Instructor (insured, CPR/AED/First Aid certified). She brings her unique high energy funk hip-hop style infusion of the hottest Zumba® Fitness Latin and International fitness dance moves designed to carve up your body and make you work up a sweat! Sign-up suggested at Customer Service, though walk-ins welcome. $10 payable at the door. All proceeds go to the Whole Planet Foundation.

Sat
23
Eggstravaganza!
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Storewide
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Eggstravaganza!
Saturday, March 23rd
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Storewide, Free

Taste the eggcellence! It’s our storewide celebration of all thing eggs. Sample our favorite egg recipes throughout the store and vote for your favorite. Who knows, we may even do the chicken dance!

Fri
29
Kids Class: Making Sushi
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Cafe
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Kids Class: Making Sushi
Friday, March 29th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cafe, $10, benefits Whole Planet Foundation

Ages 3+. Turn your little chefs into sushi mavens with our sushi class for kids. Children will learn about seaweed, sushi rice and fillings, discover how to assemble rolls and at the end of the class, they'll have time to enjoy their tasty creations. $10 per child. Please sign up and pay in person at Customer Service prior to the class. Class fees will be donated to the Whole Planet Foundation.

Events At Nearby Stores

A Vegan in Mexico
Tuesday, September 30th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bowery Culinary Center, 2nd floor, $40

Hands-On & Demonstration, $40  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Think a vegan lifestyle means eating bland, raw vegetables with little room for creativity or authentic ethnic flavors? Think again! Let chef and wellness expert Juan Pablo Chavez show you how the vibrant ingredients and popular traditions of regional Mexican cooking can be adapted for clean, green, meat-free meals. Join us and see how easy it can be to transform everyday fruits, veggies, and pantry staples into a colorful fiesta of satisfying, nutrient-dense recipes.

On the Menu: Raw Mushroom “Ceviche;” Mexican-Style Kimchi; Braised Tempeh with Ancho Chile Sauce; Pumpkin & Corn Flan.

Instructor: Juan Pablo Chavez, Personal Chef/Culinary Instructor

www.healthylifestylechef.com

Hands-On & Demonstration, $40  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Creative Kitchen Kids Cooking Class
Wednesday, October 1st
11:00 AM
Kids Corner of our Second Floor Cafe,

Join Cricket Azima and the Creative Kitchen team in our cafe as they teach age-appropriate recipes that focus on kid-friendly themes that are perfect for a mid-day snack! Little hands are kept busy creating healthful snacks using fresh, wholesome ingredients while also practicing other age-appropriate developmental skills. Little chefs eat their creations and leave with a happy belly! 

To learn more about the Creative Kitchen team and register for a class, please visit www.thecreativekitchen.com

Join Cricket Azima and the Creative Kitchen team in our cafe as they teach age-appropriate recipes that focus on kid-friendly themes that are perfect for a mid-day snack!

Great for Your Gut: Cooking Deliciously with Fermented Foods
Wednesday, October 1st
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Bowery Culinary Center, 2nd floor, $40

Hands-On & Demonstration, $40  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

There’s been a lot of hype about the wonders of fermented foods, but what does it all mean? The natural probiotics from fermented foods provide beneficial bacteria that may support digestive health, boost your immune system, and improve overall well-being. In tonight’s class, we’ll learn all about fermentation and explore a few simple, creative ways to enjoy fermented foods in everyday meals.

On the Menu: Probiotic Mango Lassi; Kimchi Grilled Cheese on Sourdough; Magical Miso Soup; Super-Simple Sauerkraut; Sauerkraut-Apple Salad.

Instructor: Angela Davis, Certified Holistic Health Coach and Certified Healing Foods Specialist

www.nourishingworks.com

Hands-On & Demonstration, $40  CLICK HERE TO