September 2014

Tue
02
Ft. Lauderdale Farmer’s Market
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Parking Lot
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Ft. Lauderdale Farmer’s Market
Tuesday, September 2nd
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Parking Lot

Visit us in the parking lot just south of our store where there will be over 50 vendors selling products that are grown or created locally.  Also visit the Whole Foods Market tent where this week we’ll be selling Build Your Own Wrap Sandwiches.  All of the money from the sales this week will be donated to Whole Kids Foundation which helps teach healthier eating habits to children.

Wed
03
Healthy Eating 28-Day Challenge – Graduation Class
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Cafe
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Healthy Eating 28-Day Challenge – Graduation Class
Wednesday, September 3rd
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Cafe, Free

Congratulations! You’ve made it through 28 days of eating healthy.  We hope you’ve learned a lot and can see and feel the results of changing how you approach food.  This is our graduation class and while we celebrate all who did the challenge, we have a special gift for our customers who attended all the classes. We’ll also have a healthy dessert for you to toast your accomplishments! 

Registration is required for this class.  To register call (954) 398-2000 or visit our Customer Service desk. 

Thu
04
Twitter Chat: Back To School
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Back To School
Thursday, September 4th
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
06
Tailgating Block Party
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Store-Wide
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Tailgating Block Party
Saturday, September 6th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Store-Wide, Free

Football season is here and we’re showing you how to tailgate with little effort and lots of taste.  Sample around the store some great ideas to take to your favorite football party. Vote for your favorite during the block party and be entered to win a grilling gift basket valued at $50

Mon
08
Healthy Eating Class: Stone Fruit
5:30 PM @ Cafe
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Healthy Eating Class: Stone Fruit
Monday, September 8th
5:30 PM
Cafe, Free

Mark, our Healthy Eating Specialist, is teaching you about stone fruit, which is in peak season.  You’ll learn more about these delicious fruits and also taste Honey Cinnamon Grilled Plums with Slivered Almonds. 

Registration is required for this class.  To register call (954) 398-2000 or visit our Customer Service desk. 

Tue
09
Ft. Lauderdale Farmer’s Market
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Store Parking Lot
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Ft. Lauderdale Farmer’s Market
Tuesday, September 9th
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Store Parking Lot

Visit us in the parking lot just south of our store where there will be over 60 vendors selling products that are grown or created locally.  Also visit the Whole Foods Market tent where this week we’ll be selling Watermelon Juice made fresh in our store. 

Wed
10
Healthy Eating Class: Healthy Teachers
5:30 PM @ Store Cafe
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Healthy Eating Class: Healthy Teachers
Wednesday, September 10th
5:30 PM
Store Cafe, Free

Teaching children how to eat healthier isn’t easy, but it is easier when they have good role models for eating better.  Our Whole Kids Foundation has created a program for teachers to teach them how to eat healthier and show their students the path to eating better too. Our Healthy Eating Specialist Mark will be having an hour and a half presentation on the Healthy Teachers Program and will also be serving Greek Salad Wraps with Red Pepper Hummus.  This event is open to the public but teachers from Palm Beach, Broward or Miami-Dade counties who attend and show their teacher’s ID the night of the presentation will receive a Whole Foods Market insulated tumbler and a $10 Whole Foods Market gift card.

Registration is required for this class.  To register call (954) 398-2000 or visit our Customer Service desk. 

Thu
11
Twitter Chat: Let's Tailgate
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Let's Tailgate
Thursday, September 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

College football and tailgating is a quintessential part of fall. We'll share recipes, menu ideas and more to ensure you have the best bash in the parking lot! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
13
Ally’s Corner: Easy Ice Cream Desserts
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Frozen Department
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Ally’s Corner: Easy Ice Cream Desserts
Saturday, September 13th
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Frozen Department, Free

It’s hot outside and who doesn’t like ice cream to help cool down?  Allyson our Demo Specialist will have a variety of ice creams for you to sample (even those that are lactose free) and will show you different ways to incorporate ice cream into your desserts.  Visit her in the Frozen section for ideas and some tasty samples.

Mon
15
Healthy Eating Class: Dates, Nature’s Candy
5:30 PM @ Store Cafe
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Healthy Eating Class: Dates, Nature’s Candy
Monday, September 15th
5:30 PM
Store Cafe, Free

Love candy but don’t want all the sugar and calories?  Have you thought of putting dates into your diet.  Also known as nature’s candy, dates are a great way to sweeten your smoothies or eat just as is for a healthy treat.  Mark our Healthy Eating Specialist will also be sampling No Bake Cookie Dough Bites.

Registration is required for this class.  To register call (954) 398-2000 or visit our Customer Service desk. 

Tue
16
Ft. Lauderdale Farmer’s Market
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Store Parking Lot
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Ft. Lauderdale Farmer’s Market
Tuesday, September 16th
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Store Parking Lot

Visit us in the parking lot just south of our store where there will be over 60 vendors selling products that are grown or created locally.  Also visit the Whole Foods Market tent where this week we’ll be selling your choice of Key Lime Shrimp or Ceviche.

Tue
16
Cheese Nights: Grilling Cheeses
6:00 PM @ Cheese Department
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Cheese Nights: Grilling Cheeses
Tuesday, September 16th
6:00 PM
Cheese Department, Free

Our quarterly Cheese Nights is back and we’re showing you how to grill cheeses.  When you think of grilled cheeses you probably think of the sandwiches from childhood. While those are great, did you know you could literally grill some cheeses?  We’ll be highlighting unique aspects of grilling cheeses and how you can incorporate them in a variety of ways.

Registration is required for this class.  To register call (954) 398-2000 or visit our Customer Service desk. 

Thu
18
Healthy Eating Class: Hello To Hemp Seeds
5:30 PM @ Store Cafe
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Healthy Eating Class: Hello To Hemp Seeds
Thursday, September 18th
5:30 PM
Store Cafe, Free

Great to add to salads, smoothies or eating straight out of the package, hemp seeds contain all the essential amino acids making them a complete protein.  They also contain essential fatty acids and are rich in calcium and dietary fiber.  Our Healthy Eating Specialist Mark will teach you about hemp seeds and sample Lemony Hemp Seed Avocado Slaw. 

Registration is required for this class.  To register call (954) 398-2000 or visit our Customer Service desk.

Thu
18
Twitter Chat: Wines From New Zealand - Part I
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From New Zealand - Part I
Thursday, September 18th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Deliciously diverse, the wines of New Zealand are great for every occasion. Pick up one of the 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
19
Pop-Up Cart: Sushi Monkey Sandwiches for Whole Kids Foundation
12:00 AM @ Prepared Foods Department
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Pop-Up Cart: Sushi Monkey Sandwiches for Whole Kids Foundation
Friday, September 19th
12:00 AM
Prepared Foods Department, $3.00

This month we’re celebrating Whole Kid’s Foundation, whose mission it is to teach children about healthier eating.  We’re raising money to help schools get grants for gardens and salad bars and to help out we’re selling Sushi Monkey Sandwiches.  These healthy sandwiches are great for children and adults alike.  Grab a great lunch or snack and help raise money for local kids to learn where their food comes from. 

Sandwiches will be available for sale from 11:30am-1:30pm and 4:30pm-6:00pm.

Sun
21
Ally’s Corner: Ally’s Favorite Bars
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Grocery Departgment
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Ally’s Corner: Ally’s Favorite Bars
Sunday, September 21st
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Grocery Departgment, Free

Protein and power bars are a great way to get a little extra energy through the day or to snack out instead of grabbing a bag of chips.  Our Demo Specialist Allyson will be by our protein and power bars showing you which ones are her favorites and let you sample a variety so you can discover which one you love the best.

Tue
23
Ft. Lauderdale Farmer’s Market
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Store Parking Lot
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Ft. Lauderdale Farmer’s Market
Tuesday, September 23rd
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Store Parking Lot

Visit us in the parking lot just south of our store where there will be over 60 vendors selling products that are grown or created locally.  Also visit the Whole Foods Market tent where this week we’ll be selling cannoli and fresh brewed coffee.

Thu
25
5% Day: Broward House
12:00 AM @ Store
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5% Day: Broward House
Thursday, September 25th
12:00 AM
Store

Every quarter, we select a local non-profit organization to receive 5% of one day of our store’s sales. This quarter we’ve selected Broward House. Broward House’s mission is to improve the lives of individuals living with or at risk of HIV and other health issues.  They work to provide quality services in a caring atmosphere no matter the individual’s financial status.  Funds from this 5% Day will go towards Broward House’s Outreach and Education Project. 

For more information on Broward House visit www.browardhouse.org.   

Thu
25
Healthy Eating Class: Starch Solutions
5:30 PM @ Store Cafe
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Healthy Eating Class: Starch Solutions
Thursday, September 25th
5:30 PM
Store Cafe, Free

Love your starches but think you can’t enjoy them and be healthy? Think again!  Our Healthy Eating Specialist Mark will show you some items that will satisfy your starch cravings and also are good for you.  He’ll also be sampling Baked Yam Rounds with Sriracha Dipping Sauce.

Registration is required for this class.  To register call (954) 398-2000 or visit our Customer Service desk.

Thu
25
Twitter Chat: Oktoberfest
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Oktoberfest
Thursday, September 25th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Who doesn't love beer and brats? ...And Oom-pah music?! Join us for a lively chat to celebrate the arrival of fall and all the food and drink it brings! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Mon
29
Healthy Eating Class: Brain Food
5:30 PM @ Store Cafe
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Healthy Eating Class: Brain Food
Monday, September 29th
5:30 PM
Store Cafe, Free

There are many foods that are considered brain food but one of the most famous is walnuts (it’s even shaped like a brain!).  Join our Healthy Eating Specialist Mark as he talks about foods that will help improve your brain function and he’ll also be sampling Lemon Treats.

Registration is required for this class.  To register call (954) 398-2000 or visit our Customer Service desk. 

Tue
30
Ft. Lauderdale Farmer’s Market
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Store Parking Lot
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Ft. Lauderdale Farmer’s Market
Tuesday, September 30th
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Store Parking Lot

Visit us in the parking lot just south of our store where there will be over 60 vendors selling products that are grown or created locally.  Also visit the Whole Foods Market tent where this week we’ll be selling Beer Bratwurst on Pretzel Bagel Buns

Events At Nearby Stores

DIY Condiments
Wednesday, September 3rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free!

Please Pre-Register @ Customer Service or Call 561.447.0000

Condiments can add that extra something to any dish or recipe, but the prepackaged varieties can sometimes have some unwanted ingredients.  Learn how to make your own, from scratch and store for months of delicious uses.  We will be making Ketchup, Quick Sweet Heat Tomato Jam, Garlic & Shallot Buttah, Romesco Sauce and Creamy Kale Dip.

Instructor:  Abigail Nagorski, Healthy Eating & Green Mission Specialist

Please Pre-Register @ Customer Service or Call 561.447.0000

Farmer’s Market - Build your own salad
Thursday, September 4th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
In the parking lot, $7 donation to Whole Kids Foundation

Farmer’s Market - Build your own salad

Thursday, September 4, 5-8pm, $7 donation to Whole Kids Foundation.

Join Healthy Eating Specialist, Lisa and build your own healthy salad. Mix and match toppings to create your own dinner option.

Farmer’s Market - Build your own salad

Thursday, September 4, 5-8pm, $7 donation to Whole Kids Foundation.

Whole Kids Club: Garden Stone Painting
Thursday, September 4th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
In the parking lot, $5 donation to Whole Kids Foundation

Whole Kids Club: Garden Stone Painting

Thursday, September 4, 5-8pm,$5 donation to Whole Kids Foundation

Support Whole Kids Foundation and come paint a garden stone with us during the farmer’s market!

Whole Kids Club: Garden Stone Painting

Thursday, September 4, 5-8pm,$5 donation to Whole Kids Foundation