September 2014

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.

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.

Tue
16
Cheese Night
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Glastonbury
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Cheese Night
Tuesday, September 16th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Glastonbury, FREE

Adding heat to cheese — one of the most celebratory and delicious ways to enjoy the dairy world’s crown jewel. Skillets, grills (yes, grills!), soups and, of course, grilled cheese sandwiches can all provide tasty new cheese experiences. This season’s Cheese Nights, will feature a unique selection of cheeses and the delectable things that happen when the heat is turned up a notch. Or two.

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.

 

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.

Events At Nearby Stores

FREE CLASS- Candida Overgrowth & Diet
Wednesday, September 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
WFM Bishops Corner, 340 N.Main St., West Hartford, CT, Free!

What on earth is candida? How does it affect your body? Learn about the causes and symptoms, plus, what foods you should avoid, and elements you should include in your daily diet to stay healthy.

What on earth is candida? How does it affect your body?

Make Your Own Body Scrub class!
Friday, September 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
WFm Bishops Corner, 340 N.Main St., West Hartford, CT, $5

Make Your Body Scrub Class!

August 26, 6pm

$5

Let our pros show you how to make your own body scrub to take home, plus, attendees get a goody bag!

Ages 12+ Sign up and pay for class at customer service. 860-523-7174

Make Your Body Scrub Class!

August 26, 6pm

$5

Let our pros show you how to make your own body scrub to take home, plus, attendees get a goody bag!

Goodwill at the Grill!
Saturday, September 27th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
WFM Bishops Corner, 340 N.Main St., West Hartford, CT, $5 Donation

Grab Lunch – Help Others!

Join us for our Goodwill at the Grill, benefitting Hartford/Ocotal Sister City Project! September 27, Grab a Burger (Beef or Veggie), Chips and drink for a $5 donation!

The Hartford/Ocotal Sister City Project is a story of two cities reaching out to each other, one in Nicaragua, Central America, the other Connecticut in the United States. It begins in 1986 when the Hartford Ocotal Sister City Project(HOSCP) was established with the help of the Capitol Region Conference of Churches and moves forward again in 1995 when the Project began providing seed money for a micro-lending program called FUNAFAM, which is based on the Grameen Bank model. Financial support from this program has helped hundreds of Ocotal women start small businesses of their own.

Over a period of 25 years HOSCP has used contributions to help fund the following programs, evolving from direct material aid to self-help initiatives:

◾Material aid shipments in conjunction with the New Haven-Leon SCP

◾Educational events

◾Helping to fund the purchase of an ambulance

◾Helping to fund the clean water project

◾Hurricane Mitch relief

◾FUNAFAM, a microcredit program based on the Grameen Bank model. Loaning small amounts of money to individuals starting small businesses

◾Health education programs in outlying areas surrounding Ocotal

 

Many of the founders of the HOSCP are still active in the work.

The sister-city commitment does not go out of fashion, nor does it cease to inspire those involved.

 

http://www.hoscp.org/

Grab Lunch – Help Others!