January 2014

Sat
04
Resolution Solution
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ storewide
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Resolution Solution
Saturday, January 4th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
storewide, FREE!

In our quest to start the New Year eating healthy, we're featuring fresh solutions for daily meals!

 

Tue
07
Community Giving Day
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM @ storewide
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Community Giving Day
Tuesday, January 7th
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
storewide

5% of our sales today will go to support CASA of Collin County. Their mission promotes and protects the best interests of children who have been abused or neglected by training volunteer advocates to serve as their voice within the court system to ensure they are placed in a safe, permanent and loving home.  Did you know in 2012 there were 4,758 cases of child abuse reported, of those 414 children suffered abuse or neglect so severe, they were removed from the home and put in foster care.  Please shop with us and help support a wonderful organization.

Thu
09
Twitter Chat: A Healthful New Year
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Healthful New Year
Thursday, January 9th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Many of us start the new year with a variety of resolutions. Join us to learn ways to chart the path to healthy eating! Follow #WFMdish to particpate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
10
3rd Annual Healthy Cooking Bowl
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ storewide
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3rd Annual Healthy Cooking Bowl
Friday, January 10th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
storewide, FREE!

Join us all weekend for our 3rd annual Healthy Cooking Bowl! We will sample delicious healthy food around the store! Come vote on your favorite dishes and help us crown the Healthy Cooking Bowl champs of 2014!

Sat
11
3rd Annual Healthy Cooking Bowl
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ storewide
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3rd Annual Healthy Cooking Bowl
Saturday, January 11th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
storewide, FREE!

Join us all weekend for our 3rd annual Healthy Cooking Bowl! We will sample delicious healthy food around the store! Come vote on your favorite dishes and help us crown the Healthy Cooking Bowl champs of 2014!

Sun
12
3rd Annual Healthy Cooking Bowl
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ storewide
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3rd Annual Healthy Cooking Bowl
Sunday, January 12th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
storewide, FREE!

Join us all weekend for our 3rd annual Healthy Cooking Bowl! We will sample delicious healthy food around the store! Come vote on your favorite dishes and help us crown the Healthy Cooking Bowl champs of 2014!

Thu
16
Twitter Chat: Staying on Track with Your Health
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Staying on Track with Your Health
Thursday, January 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Keeping your resolutions going can be difficult. Join us to share and learn how and where to find the motivation to stay on track with your healthy eating goals! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Sat
18
One Dish Wonder
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ store wide
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One Dish Wonder
Saturday, January 18th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
store wide, FREE!

 Filling, hearty, warming and a healthy way to satisfy your hunger on a shoestring budget – these bowls are a satisfying way to fuel up breakfast, lunch, and dinner.   Come sample from sweet to savory meal bowls.  Fast, budget friendly and healthy, what’s not to love?

Thu
23
Twitter Chat: Winter Eating
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Winter Eating
Thursday, January 23rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As we approach the end of the first month of the new year, join in to share and learn ways to keep things delicious and interesting for your long term healthy eating goals! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Thu
23
Cheese the Near Perfect Food
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Cheese the Near Perfect Food
Thursday, January 23rd
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free!

Cheese contains high concentration of milk nutrients: quality fats, proteins, minerals, vitamins and added to fruit and vegetables makes an almost complete diet.  Discover the health benefits of cheese our team will share recipes and ideas to add them to your diet. Class held in our Specialty Department.

Sat
25
Dip Bowl Contest
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ storewide
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Dip Bowl Contest
Saturday, January 25th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
storewide, FREE!

Get ahead of the game. Your 2014 party budget starts smart here.  Let us give you of some new and old dip ideas that are tasty, and easy to prepare.

Thu
30
Twitter Chat: Score With Big Taste
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ online
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Twitter Chat: Score With Big Taste
Thursday, January 30th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
online, free

The Big Game is coming up so it's time to start thinking about great game-day grub! Join us to share menu ideas and recipes that are sure to keep everyone happy and full. Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Thu
30
28 day Engine 2 Challange
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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28 day Engine 2 Challange
Thursday, January 30th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, Free!

You're invited to kick-start the New Year by facing your resolution and seeing it through. The Engine 2 Diet, "28-Day Challenge"' is an exciting and often life-changiing adventure to a new you - are you up for it?

The Engine 2 Diet, written by the New York Times best-selling author, Rip Esselstyn, has helped thousands of people get on the path to better health. A former firefighter and triathlete, Rip proves once and for all that a plant-strong diet is delicious and can dramatically alter your body inside and out. For more information and sign up contact:

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/28-day-engine-2-challenge-tickets-10303946381

Events At Nearby Stores

Whole Kids in the Kitchen: "Little Localer"
Wednesday, July 30th
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Upstairs in the Atrium Classroom, Free

Calling all budding foodies!  Join Lacey Baxter, our Healthy Eating Specialist, for a fun and creative introduction to simple, healthy food preparation! Our weekly series begins on Wednesday, July 16, and continues every Wednesday through the end of August.  For kids ages 3 to 6 ... please bring an adult with you to this FREE event series; you can RSVP HERE!

 

Wednesday, July 30 - Little Localer: It's fun to know where your food comes from! We'll sample yummy products from local producers in our own "backyard" and play with an easy recipe you can also make at home.

Wednesday, August 6: Rooty Tooty Fruity Coolers: Learn how to make your own tasty popsicles!

Wednesday, August 13 - Tomato or Tomahto? Tomatoes are sweet, juicy, delicious, loaded with Vitamin C, and really easy to grow right here. From heirloom to roma to grape tomatoes, learn how to prepare them in simple ways that even the fussiest kid will love!

Wednesday, August 20 - Superhero Snacks: Not all snacks are bad for your body! Learn how to make easy snacks that boost your energy and strengthen your mind.

For more information, please email lacey.baxter@wholefoods.com or call Lacey at 214-361-8887.

Calling all budding foodies!  Join Lacey Baxter, our Healthy Eating Specialist, for a fun and creative introduction to simple, healthy food preparation!

Yoga with CorePower
Wednesday, July 30th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Conference Room, FREE!

CorePower Yoga strengthens balances, detoxifies and exhilarates the body and mind. Join us for our mixed level yoga class every Wednesday in our conference room at Park Lane. All classes are instructed by licensed yogis from CorePower Yoga. Bring a mat and some water. This event is complimentary but limited in size so please sign up by clicking on your preferred date below:

July 9

July 16

July 23

July 30

August 6

August 13

August 20

August 27

 

 

CorePower Yoga strengthens balances, detoxifies and exhilarates the body and mind.

Camp Whole Kids!
Thursday, July 31st
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cafe, FREE! Ages 7 and up

Join us for our 3rd Annual Mini Summer Camp for Kids! Each week, we will feature a different DIY activity from 10-11am in our cafe. Parents are welcome to drop off their kids ages 7-14* for this exciting hour of fun!

Space is limited so sign up below for each class your child is interested in:

June 12: "Look at Me Collage!"--This activity will allow Campers to make a collage of themselves using scraps of recycled cardboard, paper, & magazines.

June 19: "Bubble Wands"--Campers will make bubble wands out of copper wire & fun beads. Then we'll go outside to try them out! Bubbles!

June 26: "Recycled T-shirt into Resuable Bag"--Campers will make a reusable bag with an old T-shirt! No sewing required! Bring a clean T-shirt you no longer want.

July 3: "Block Party!"--Campers will make block prints using textured items to create their own unique works of art!

July 10: "Cooking Fun!"--Healthy Eating Specialists, Sheyanne & Spenser, will teach the Campers how to make a delicious & healthy meal option. SOLD OUT!

July 17: "Mason Jar Terrarium"--Grow a green thumb & create a fun terrarium in a Mason Jar! SOLD OUT!

July 24: "DIY Screen Printing & Marble Art"--Campers will make a unqiue screen print & marble artwork using DIY techniques. SOLD OUT!

July 31:--"DIY Rainsticks"--Campers will create a rainstick with recycled materials then decorate it with fun embellishments! Our most popular class last year!

August 7: "Fun in the Tub Bath Bombs!"--Whole Body Team Member, Rachel, will teach Campers how to make a bath "bomb" to make bathtime a blast! SOLD OUT!

August 14: "End of Summer Party & Art Exhibit!"--After cupcake decorating, Campers will have the chance to show off their artwork they've made during Summer Camp to family members, friends, & guests. Then they will get to eat their last piece of art (the cupcake!). Yum! SOLD OUT!

*Because of the advanced materials and techniques used for these classes, only children ages 7 and up are permitted, no exceptions. 

If you have a child younger than 7, please consider taking them to our weekly Story and Craft Time on Tuesdays at 10am in the cafe. Thank you for your understanding.

 

 

Join us for our 3rd Annual Mini Summer Camp for Kids! Each week, we will feature a different DIY activity from 10-11am in our cafe.