August 2013

Thu
01
Twitter Chat: Late Summer Grilling
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Late Summer Grilling
Thursday, August 1st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The calendar may indicate that summer's coming to a close, but the weather sure isn't! Join us for a fun online discussion where we share our best tips and tricks for the grill, as well as favorite foods to cook over live fire! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
03
River Road Snackeria
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Outside
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River Road Snackeria
Saturday, August 3rd
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Outside

Join the Snackeria crew outside as they create delicious lunch bites inspired by international street foods. Each week will feature unique dishes that will take your taste buds around the globe. Weather permitting!

Thu
08
Twitter Chat: Summer 2013 Scrapbook
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer 2013 Scrapbook
Thursday, August 8th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As summer vacation comes to an end, let's take a moment to remember the last three months. Join us to swap our very best memories, stories and photos of summer 2013! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
10
River Road Snackeria
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Outside
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River Road Snackeria
Saturday, August 10th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Outside

Join the Snackeria crew outside as they create delicious lunch bites inspired by international street foods. Each week will feature unique dishes that will take your taste buds around the globe. Weather permitting!

Tue
13
Tuesday Tasting Night: Summer Harvest
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Storewide
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Tuesday Tasting Night: Summer Harvest
Tuesday, August 13th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Storewide, Free

Who doesn’t love lots of fresh fruits and veggies when summer’s bounty is in full bloom? Join us for a storewide tasting where the teams will be sampling their best dishes that incorporate local produce. Free.  

Thu
15
Twitter Chat: Tiny Victories (Small steps... Big change)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Tiny Victories (Small steps... Big change)
Thursday, August 15th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Getting kids to think differently about their food choices can be a challenge. Join us for an online discussion to share tips and best practices for inspiring small changes that will ultimately have a big impact on better nutrition! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
16
Kids Class: Refrigerator Pickles
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Cafe
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Kids Class: Refrigerator Pickles
Friday, August 16th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cafe, Free

Ages 3-7. It’s pickling season! In this class we’ll show the kids how to preserve the summer’s best veggies by making homemade pickles that they can take home and in a couple of days they’re ready to eat! They will also decorate labels for the jars. Free. Registration required at Customer Service. 

Sat
17
River Road Snackeria
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Outside
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River Road Snackeria
Saturday, August 17th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Outside

Join the Snackeria crew outside as they create delicious lunch bites inspired by international street foods. Each week will feature unique dishes that will take your taste buds around the globe. Weather permitting!

Thu
22
Twitter Chat: Heading Back to School
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Heading Back to School
Thursday, August 22nd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Summer vacation is officially over and the kids have gone back to school. Join us for an online discussion to share ideas for simple and nutritious breakfasts, sack lunches worth keeping and delicious suppers that are managable on a tight weekday schedule! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
24
River Road Snackeria
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Outside
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River Road Snackeria
Saturday, August 24th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Outside

Join the Snackeria crew outside as they create delicious lunch bites inspired by international street foods. Each week will feature unique dishes that will take your taste buds around the globe. Weather permitting!

Sat
24
Surf vs. Turf War
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Meat & Seafood
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Surf vs. Turf War
Saturday, August 24th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Meat & Seafood, Free

It’s the last hurrah at the grilling season! Join us for the Surf vs. Turf War where our Meat and Seafood Teams will battle it out in grilling showdown. Each team will be given the same theme and will try to come up with a winning dish. Vote for your favorite team and receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win a gift card.

Thu
29
Twitter Chat: Summer's Last Hurrah
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer's Last Hurrah
Thursday, August 29th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Labor Day is just a few days away, so let's make sure summer goes out with a BANG! Join us for an online discussion to share party ideas, recipes and general merriment during the final days of outdoor celebrating! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
30
Kids Class: Tomato Kabobs with Fresh Pesto
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Cafe
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Kids Class: Tomato Kabobs with Fresh Pesto
Friday, August 30th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cafe, Free

Ages 3-7.  August brings the best tasting tomatoes. We’ll teach the kids a fun way to eat them…on kabobs! We’ll be pairing the kabobs with cheese and a homemade nut-free pesto. Free. Registration required at Customer Service. 

Sat
31
River Road Snackeria
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Outside
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River Road Snackeria
Saturday, August 31st
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Outside

Join the Snackeria crew outside as they create delicious lunch bites inspired by international street foods. Each week will feature unique dishes that will take your taste buds around the globe. Weather permitting!

Events At Nearby Stores

YMCA 5% Day
Tuesday, September 23rd
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Paramus,
Shop for a cause today! 5% of our net sales will be benefiting the YMCA of Greater Bergen County. Whole Foods Market shares similar values with the YMCA as we both look to support our communities through healthy living, social responsibility and youth development. 
 
Save your receipt from this day and new YMCA members will receive a tour and FREE trial month.  Current Y members will receive 4 FREE guest passes!
Shop for a cause today! 5% of our net sales will be benefiting the YMCA of Greater Bergen County.
5% Day: YMCA Ridgewood
Tuesday, September 23rd
12:00 AM
in our store,

Shop in our store on this day & 5% of our net sales will benefit the YMCA of Ridgewood's Financial Assistance Fund & Community Outreach Programs. Help us build a stronger community!

Shop in our store on this day & 5% of our net sales will benefit the YMCA of Ridgewood's Financial Assistance Fund & Community Outreach Programs. Help us build a stronger community!

Creative Kitchen Kids Cooking Class
Wednesday, September 24th
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!