September 2014

Tue
02
What's New? Try it Tuesday!
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Gold Coast Grocery
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What's New? Try it Tuesday!
Tuesday, September 2nd
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Gold Coast Grocery, Free

Shake things up! Grocery has a whole new selection of treats and eats and you want to try them. Drop by on Tuesdays, find the demo cart, and try something new. 

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.

Sun
07
Local Coffee Tasting
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Specialty
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Local Coffee Tasting
Sunday, September 7th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Specialty, Free

Try Local! Ben our expert coffee buyer, will be brewing local picks and pairing them with local brunch favorites. Stop by, say "I love local" and receive a free gift!

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
What's New? Try it Tuesday!
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Gold Coast Grocery
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What's New? Try it Tuesday!
Tuesday, September 16th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Gold Coast Grocery, Free

Shake things up! Grocery has a whole new selection of treats and eats and you want to try them. Drop by on Tuesdays, find the demo cart, and try something new. 

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.

 

Sun
21
Local Coffee Tasting
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Specialty
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Local Coffee Tasting
Sunday, September 21st
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Specialty, Free

Try Local! Ben our expert coffee buyer, will be brewing local picks and pairing them with local brunch favorites. Stop by, say "I love local" and receive a free gift!

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.

Tue
30
What's New? Try it Tuesday!
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Gold Coast Grocery
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What's New? Try it Tuesday!
Tuesday, September 30th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Gold Coast Grocery, Free

Shake things up! Grocery has a whole new selection of treats and eats and you want to try them. Drop by on Tuesdays, find the demo cart, and try something new. 

Events At Nearby Stores

Growing Healthy Kids Campaign
Monday, September 1st
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
At the registers, Donation

Whole Kids Foundation works to improve children’s nutrition by encouraging schools to plant gardens, install salad bars, and educate parents and teachers about healthy eating.  Schools can apply for salad bar grants year round and school garden grants from September 1 - October 31.  For more information about WKF, visit wholekidsfoundation.org

Please support our yearly campaign from September 1 – September 14. 100% of all donations collected go to fund programs.

 

 

Whole Kids Foundation works to improve children’s nutrition by encouraging schools to plant gardens, install salad bars, and educate parents and teachers about healthy eat

Park Ridge Friends of the Parks PoeTree Contest
Monday, September 1st
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
In the Community,

After raising more than $2700 to support replanting of trees in Park Ridge, our store is following up as sponsor for this fun contest encouraging local kids to wax poetic about trees. Students at all District 64 and private elementary schools in Park Ridge are invited to submit their original poems on the subject of trees for Park Ridge Friends of the Parks’ first PoeTree contest. The contest is being held as part of the 100 Trees for 100 Years campaign to replace trees lost to disease in Park Ridge Park District parks. We’ll be providing cool prizes like a pizza party for the winner’s whole classroom and more! Learn more at PoeTree Contest.

After raising more than $2700 to support replanting of trees in Park Ridge, our store is following up as sponsor for this fun contest encouraging local kids to wax poetic about trees.

Whole Kids Foundation Campaign
Monday, September 1st
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Throughout our Store,
In September we highlight our Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit founded by Whole Foods Market to support and inspire families and schools to improve the wellness of our children. During the month we host cool events and accept donations at the registers to continue the ground-breaking work the organization is accomplishing in getting kids into healthy eating.

Whole Kids Foundation helps schools through grants for gardens and salad bars, through healthy eating education for teachers and more. Find out more, and learn about grants for your child's school at Whole Kids Foundation.

 

In September we highlight our Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit founded by Whole Foods Market to support and inspire families and schools to improve the wellness of our children.