February 2014

Mon
03
28-Day Challenge - The Engine 2 Diet
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods
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28-Day Challenge - The Engine 2 Diet
Monday, February 3rd
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods , Free

Sam will prepare plant strong recipes from the NY Times’ Best Selling book, The Engine 2 Diet, a diet designed by Whole Foods’ Rip Esselstyn. Rip‘s plan is all about filling your plate with whole, minimally processed plant foods and living a healthy lifestyle. Find his book in the Whole Body Department. 

11 am to 3 pm

February 3, 10, 17, 24

Thu
06
Meet Your Personal Shopper Sam
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods
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Meet Your Personal Shopper Sam
Thursday, February 6th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods , Free

Personal shopper Sam Popalardo is here to help you skip the lines and still get the goods. Grocery Shopping has never been so easy! Learn about the program by visiting Sam in our bulk department.

Thursday, Feb. 6, 12-5 pm

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 11:30 am to 8 pm

Sunday, Feb. 23, 12 to 4 pm

Sat
08
Chocolate Smackdown
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods
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Chocolate Smackdown
Saturday, February 8th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods , Free

 

Discover new and delicious ways to indulge in chocolate in each department of our store during this smackdown competition where we will ask you to vote for your favorite chocolaty treat!

Tue
11
Cancer Victor - Rebuilding After Chemotherapy Discussion
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods
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Cancer Victor - Rebuilding After Chemotherapy Discussion
Tuesday, February 11th
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods

Have dinner with Dr. Robert Zembroski as he shares his story and nutritional tools that allow him to enjoy a cancer-free life after battling non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Dr. Z will teach participants how to “rebuild” after chemotherapy and other chronic diseases. Space is limited to 20 people. Please call 203-319-9544 or stop by Customer Service to sign up. 

Wed
12
Cooking Class: Handmade Heart-Shaped Ravioli
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods
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Cooking Class: Handmade Heart-Shaped Ravioli
Wednesday, February 12th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods , Free

Nothing says “I love you” quite like a well-prepared home-cooked meal for your sweetheart. Our Culinary Demonstration Specialist Jon will teach you how to make a simple but elegant Valentine’s Day dinner that will include handmade heart-shaped ravioli.  Singles and couples welcome. Sign up in advance at Customer Service or call 203-319-9544. 

Thu
13
Lovers Lane- Gift Ideas in Whole Body
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods
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Lovers Lane- Gift Ideas in Whole Body
Thursday, February 13th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods

Visit our Whole Body department for Valentine’s Day gift solutions We’ll have tasty treats around the store to tempt your sweet tooth too!

Thu
13
Cookies and Cards for Valentine's Day - CANCELED
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods
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Cookies and Cards for Valentine's Day - CANCELED
Thursday, February 13th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods , Free

THIS CLASS IS CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER - Sorry for any inconvenience. Roses are red, violets are blue, join us for cookies, and fun crafts too! Kids will love using stamps made out of vegetables to create Valentine’s Day Cards and decorating delicious cookies from our Bakery Department. 

Space is limited. Sign up in advance at Customer Service or call 203-319-9544.

Mon
17
A Presidential Plate
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods
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A Presidential Plate
Monday, February 17th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods , free

Come in and taste some favorite items from the residents of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in honor of Presidents Day.  Jon will also prepare an item from Martha Washington’s original family cookbook.

Tue
18
Weight Loss Planning and Increased Vitality Workshop with Dr. Weinstein
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods
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Weight Loss Planning and Increased Vitality Workshop with Dr. Weinstein
Tuesday, February 18th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods

 

Obesity and Lethargy is a large epidemic in the United States and causes many harmful effects on the body. However, there is much that we can do to reverse the harmful effects and begin a healthy lifestyle. Join Dr. Weinstein of Weinstein Chiropractic and Wellness Center as he explores obesity, dieting, the physiology of the body and how it affects energy levels. He will discuss ways to increase your vitality and energy levels with a plan that works! Space is limited. Register by calling 203-319-9544 or visiting customer service.

Wed
19
Whole Planet Foundation Kick Off Raffle and Senegalese Meal
12:00 AM @ Fairfield Whole Foods
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Whole Planet Foundation Kick Off Raffle and Senegalese Meal
Wednesday, February 19th
12:00 AM
Fairfield Whole Foods

 

We will kick off our Whole Planet Foundation campaign by holding a Whole Foods sweepstakes where customers can enter to win a variety of Whole Foods gift baskets and other prizes and learn more about the Whole Planet Foundation, which supports micro-credit programs in 58 countries around the world, investing in a future without poverty. 

 

Our Culinary Demo Specialist Jon will also be preparing a traditional Senegalese rice and fish dish with Produce Team Member and Senegal native Wally. They’ll be selling their dish for a $5 contribution to the Whole Planet Foundation. 

Thu
20
Drumming with Waly
4:00 PM @ Whole Foods Fairfield
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Drumming with Waly
Thursday, February 20th
4:00 PM
Whole Foods Fairfield , $10

Join Team Member Waly for an African drumming lesson to support the Whole Planet Foundation. Waly is a Senegal native who has been sharing his culture and love for music with locals over the last few years. Adults welcome too! The class costs a $10 contribution to the Whole Planet Foundation, which benefits women in Waly's home country and around the world. Please call customer service at 203-319-9544 to sign up.  Please bring a drum, empty bucket or something to drum on if you can.

 

Thu
20
Twitter Chat: Winter Comfort
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Winter Comfort
Thursday, February 20th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The weather is still cold... How do you eat to keep warm? Join us to share recipes and stories around how and why food is so comforting during the winter months! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
22
Invest in a Future without Poverty at Whole Foods this Month
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Fairfield Whole Foods
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Invest in a Future without Poverty at Whole Foods this Month
Saturday, February 22nd
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Fairfield Whole Foods , free

 

Whole Foods Market in Fairfield kicked off its Whole Planet Foundation campaign by raffling a variety of prizes that shoppers can win for just a one dollar contribution to the campaign this week. The raffle was first held this Wednesday and will take place this Saturday and Sunday as well.  All donations go directly to microlending programs in 59 countries around the world and help more than 330,000 women entrepreneurs.

The store is raffling off seven different gift baskets, a floral arrangement, four tickets to the Fairfield University Quick Center’s Five Little Monkeys performance and two tickets to the Alzheimer’s Associations Band Together concert. See the full raffle list at the bottom.

Whole Foods Market covers all administrative costs for the Whole Planet Foundation which allows donations to go directly to microfinance institutions to support women entrepreneurs in the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The Foundation supports countries from where Whole Foods Market products are sourced.

Stop by the raffle table near the coffee bar to enter to win one of these great prizes:

A cookie platter

One pound shrimp platter

Whole Trade* snacks gift basket

Basket of seasonings, sauces, marinades and rubs for meat

Body Care Gift Basket

Breakfast Basket with Allegro French Roast Whole Trade* Coffee

Assortment of Pre-packed Pizzas

4 Tickets to Fairfield University’s Quick Center for the Arts’ play for children, “Five Little Monkeys,” March 23, 1 p.m.

2 Tickets to the Alzheimer’s Association’s 3rd Annual Band Together Benefit concert, March 14, 6:30 p.m.

*Whole Trade products support fair trade around the world and $1 of every Whole Trade item sold goes towards the Whole Planet Foundation.

Sat
22
Free Chiropractic Nerve Screenings
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods
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Free Chiropractic Nerve Screenings
Saturday, February 22nd
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods , Free

 

Stress to the nervous system is the major cause of disease and bad health.  Dr. Kipp of Pro-Health Chiropractic will use state-of-the-art nerve scans to measure how your nerves are communicating with your body.  The scan is completely non-invasive.

Sat
22
Raw Foods Central
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods
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Raw Foods Central
Saturday, February 22nd
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods , Free

Join Raw Food Central for an informative and fun class about eating raw foods and enhancing your life with nature’s best nutrients. You’ll learn about preparing healthful and delicious foods and how a raw diet can drastically change your health and wellbeing. Instructor Curtis Griffing is a true advocate for raw food diets and comes to us with over 30 years of successful and passionate raw food experience. Space is limited, please sign up with customer service or by calling 203-319-9544.

Mon
24
Sweet, Healthy Treats Kids Class
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods
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Sweet, Healthy Treats Kids Class
Monday, February 24th
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods

 

Kids will create their own cocoa-oat truffles and enjoy Whole Trade pineapple dipped in melted chocolate for an afternoon snack that supports the Whole Planet Foundation. Class starts at 4 pm, ages 4 and up. Sign up by calling 203-319-9544 or visiting the customer service booth. The class is $5 per child and all proceeds will go to the Whole Planet Foundation. 

Thu
27
Twitter Chat: Food in Film
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Food in Film
Thursday, February 27th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The biggest awards show of the season is coming up! Join us to chat about this year's favorites as well as the culinary classics of the past. Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

 

 

Events At Nearby Stores

Fresh and Tasty Tuesdays
Tuesday, July 22nd
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
in-store,

Join Brenda as she prepares a nutritious and tasty dish for you to sample and purchase! Who new healthy could taste so delicious? We did!

Join Brenda as she prepares a nutritious and tasty dish for you to sample and purchase! Who new healthy could taste so delicious? We did!

Taste Test Tuesday
Tuesday, July 22nd
12:00 PM
Milford Store, free

Our Taste Test Tuesday is designed to see if you can tell the difference between our 365 Everyday Value products and name brand products. We will be sampling some excellent products that will ultimately save you money in the long run, so stop by and see if you can taste the difference.

Our Taste Test Tuesday is designed to see if you can tell the difference between our 365 Everyday Value products and name brand products.

Organic Scavenger Hunt
Tuesday, July 22nd
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Customer Service, FREE

Calling all kiddos! Grab your caregiver and come on down for a fun scavenger hunt. Stop by Customer Service to pick up your scavenger hunt sheet, hunt down the items, and then hand in your sheet at Customer Service to receive your prize.

Calling all kiddos! Grab your caregiver and come on down for a fun scavenger hunt.