March 2014

Tue
04
Mardi Gras Gumbo
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Fairfield
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Mardi Gras Gumbo
Tuesday, March 4th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Fairfield

Indulge in some delicious New Orleans style gumbo in celebration of Fat Tuesday. Buy a bowl to help support the Whole Planet Foundation.

Thu
06
Bulk Aisle Basics
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods
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Bulk Aisle Basics
Thursday, March 6th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods

Learn about the many items we carry in the bulk aisle, including our new bulk frozen vegetables and fruit.

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.

Sat
08
Parmigiano Reggiano - the Mightiest of Cheeses
12:00 AM @ Fairfield Whole Foods
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Parmigiano Reggiano - the Mightiest of Cheeses
Saturday, March 8th
12:00 AM
Fairfield Whole Foods

Join our Specialty team for a Parmigiano Reggiano crack and taste where you will learn how a giant wheel of cheese is cut the old fashioned way. We’ll be cracking the wheels at 10am and 3pm and sampling and cutting pieces to order for purchase. 

Mon
10
Meet your Personal Shopper
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods Market
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Meet your Personal Shopper
Monday, March 10th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods Market , free

Sam Popalardo is here to help you skip the lines and still get the goods. Grocery shopping has never been so easy! Learn more about Fairfield’s personal shopping program by visiting Sam in our bulk department.

Monday, March  10,  10am-5pm

Thursday, March 27,  10am-5pm

Wed
12
My Country, My Kitchen
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods Market
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My Country, My Kitchen
Wednesday, March 12th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods Market

Learn about international cuisines as Team Members from around the world join Jon to conduct a cooking demo from their home country. They will be selling their dish to raise money for the Whole Planet Foundation. 

Thu
13
Paint Party to Support Whole Planet Foundation
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods Market
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Paint Party to Support Whole Planet Foundation
Thursday, March 13th
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods Market

Create art that will make its way across the world to inspire Whole Planet Foundation micro loan recipients.

We will provide wood, paint and brushes for a $5 donation to our WPF, which supports microcredit lending in the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The artwork will also be featured in our café gallery opening and Whole Planet Foundation fundraiser feast on March 21st. No signup necessary. Come by the café to pick up a paint brush and join the party.

 

Gallery Opening and Whole Planet Street Food Fair

Friday, March 21, 4 to 8 pm

Come celebrate the opening of our new local art gallery, which will feature all the artwork you created at the paint party. We’ll be selling food and drinks to raise money for the Whole Planet Foundation and, once the exhibit closes, we’ll continue to use the space as a place for artists to display their work.

Email Fairfield.events@wholefoods.com if you are an artist interested in exhibiting in our new gallery.

NAME OUR GALLERY!

Tell us what you think we should name our new local art gallery in the café by posting your idea on our Facebook wall or emailing it to Fairfield.events@wholefoods.com

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
Weight Loss Planning and Increased Vitality Workshop with Dr. Weinstein
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods Market
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Weight Loss Planning and Increased Vitality Workshop with Dr. Weinstein
Saturday, March 15th
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods Market , free

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 and discusses 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.

 

Mon
17
St. Patrick's Day Feasts
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods Market
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St. Patrick's Day Feasts
Monday, March 17th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods Market

St. Patrick’s Day Irish Food Smackdown

Saturday, March 15, 12 to 3 pm

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day a few days early by enjoying Irish treats throughout the store and voting for your favorite. We’ll have Irish soda bread, corned beef and cabbage, green treats at the bakery and much more.

Monday, March 17, 11am to 2 pm

Enjoy some beef & Guinness stew in honor of St. Patrick’s Day and support the Whole Planet Foundation by buying a bowl for lunch. All proceeds go directly to micro lending programs around the world.

Healthy St. Patrick’s Day  

Monday March 17 12-3

Join Sam at the Health Starts Here desk for some healthy St. Patrick’s Day alternatives. There’s more to St. Patrick’s Day than corned beef and green beer! Samples and recipes provided.

 

Tue
18
Kid's Kitchen - Thumbprint Cookies
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods Market
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Kid's Kitchen - Thumbprint Cookies
Tuesday, March 18th
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods Market , $5 donation

Our little chefs will make their own no-bake cookies with dates, oats and sunflower butter; a perfect simple, healthy and sweet treat.  Please RSVP at Customer Service or by calling 203-319-9544 by noon the day of the class. Ages 5+

Wed
19
New! Local Night
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods Market
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New! Local Night
Wednesday, March 19th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods Market , Free

Find out about some of the many local products we sell and meet the vendors who make them. Participating Vendors include:

Café Spice – authentic Indian prepared foods to go http://www.cafespice.com/

White Oak Fram & Table – mustards and sauces http://www.whiteoakfarmandtable.com/

Karoo Red Tea – iced rooibos tea http://www.karootea.com/

Biscotti Bites – mini biscotti http://thebitescompany.com

Iskream – low-fat sugar free ice cream http://iskream.com/

Kerry Wood – salad dressings and marinades http://www.kerrywoodhealthyfoods.com/

Nuovo –Fresh Pasta http://www.nuovopasta.com/home.asp

Charter Oak –Beer http://charteroakbrewing.com/

Connecticut Natural Soapworks – Soap http://sunflowerfarm.com

DaCuore Natural Skincare Products – http://dacuore.com

 

 

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
Gallery Opening and Whole Planet Street Food Fair
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods
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Gallery Opening and Whole Planet Street Food Fair
Friday, March 21st
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods , $5 donation

Come celebrate the opening of our new local art gallery, which will feature all the artwork you created at the paint party on March 13 (details below). We’ll be selling food and drinks to raise money for the Whole Planet Foundation and, once the exhibit closes, we’ll continue to use the space as a place for artists to display their work.

Email Fairfield.events@wholefoods.com if you are an artist interested in exhibiting in our new gallery.

NAME OUR GALLERY

Tell us what you think we should name our new local art gallery in the café by posting your idea on our Facebook wall or emailing it to Fairfield.events@wholefoods.com

Paint Party

Thursday, March 13, 4-8 pm

Create art that will make its way across the world to inspire Whole Planet Foundation micro loan recipients.

We will provide wood, paint and brushes for a $5 donation to our WPF, which supports microcredit lending in the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The artwork will also be featured in our café gallery opening and Whole Planet Foundation fundraiser feast on March 21st. No signup necessary. Come by the café to pick up a paint brush and join the party.

 

Sat
22
March Mania Storewide Tasting
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods Market
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March Mania Storewide Tasting
Saturday, March 22nd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods Market

Taste a wide variety of appetizers and dips perfect for dunking throughout the store. 

Sat
22
Free Chiropractic Nerve Screenings with Dr. Kipp
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods Market
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Free Chiropractic Nerve Screenings with Dr. Kipp
Saturday, March 22nd
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods Market

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.

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
Healthy Eating Consultations, Tastings and Tour
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods Market
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Healthy Eating Consultations, Tastings and Tour
Friday, March 28th
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods Market , free

Want help finding your way around our aisles? Looking to shop for value at Whole Foods Market? Want to meet with someone one on one for help with simple, healthy cooking tips?  Call to make an appointment with Sam for a private consultation, talk and tour. 

 

Sat
29
Whole Trade Smackdown
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Fairfield Whole Foods Market
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Whole Trade Smackdown
Saturday, March 29th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods Market

A percentage of all Whole Trade product sales goes to support the Whole Planet Foundation. Join us for a storewide tasting smackdown where each department will feature a different Whole Trade item and you will vote on the winner. 

Sun
30
Melt Away Poverty
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Two Roads Brewery
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Melt Away Poverty
Sunday, March 30th
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Two Roads Brewery

Alleviate poverty worldwide by purchasing a gourmet cheese melt and Two Roads beer at our Melt Away Poverty event. Two Roads has graciously agreed to donate 50 cents per pint to our Whole Planet Foundation and all proceeds from our gourmet cheese melts will go to Whole Planet as well. Enter to win a Whole Foods Market gift card or a tour of Two Roads Brewery by telling us your story on how you have helped to “Melt Away Poverty” by using #meltawaypoverty on Twitter.  Find more information about the event on our webpage, Facebook and Twitter Pages. Facebook.com/wholefoodsfairfield and @WholeFoodsFAI 

Events At Nearby Stores

Whole Kids Carnival
Saturday, September 20th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Kid's Corner - Cafe, Whole Kids Foundation Donation

Bring the whole family to the Whole Kids Foundation Carnival! Enjoy crafts, games and food galore, all benefiting the Whole Kids Foundation. 

Bring the whole family to the Whole Kids Foundation Carnival! Enjoy crafts, games and food galore, all benefiting the Whole Kids Foundation. 

Storewide Tasting Event
Saturday, September 20th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Storewide, FREE

Join us to indulge in our weekly storewide tastings every Saturday. Stop by for a taste and chat with our friendly and knowledgeable Team Members.

Join us to indulge in our weekly storewide tastings every Saturday. Stop by for a taste and chat with our friendly and knowledgeable Team Members.

Local Tasting Event
Saturday, September 20th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Storewide, FREE

Join us to sample some of our team member’s favorite local products in our storewide tasting event.

Join us to sample some of our team member’s favorite local products in our storewide tasting event.