September 2013

Tue
03
Beer School: IPA Throwdown
6:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Georgetown
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Beer School: IPA Throwdown
Tuesday, September 3rd
6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Georgetown, $10

The first tuesday of the months means everyone's favorite class is in session: Beer School! For only $10 get 6 great samples of IPAs and 10% off your beer purchase that night. Class starts at 6:30pm in our cafe! Please RSVP to classes.georgetown@wholefoods.com

Wed
04
Winesday!
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ George
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Winesday!
Wednesday, September 4th
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
George, $5

Each week we choose a theme and bring you a fun mini Wine Dinner! 5 small plates of food and 5 sips of wine for only $5. Check our facebook page to find out this week's theme! Last ticket sold at 7:00pm sharp. 

Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Cooking From the Garden
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Cooking From the Garden
Thursday, September 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Let's get excited about the bounty of fall flavors and discuss all the great ways to enjoy the season's freshest produce! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
07
Back to School Bites: Brain Building Breakfasts
1:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Georgetown
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Back to School Bites: Brain Building Breakfasts
Saturday, September 7th
1:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Georgetown, Free!

Breakfast, the most important meal, and the one where you have the least time. Let Healthy Eating Specialist Cherie walk you through some great and fast breakfast ideas for your little darlings. Come anytime between 1pm and 3pm. 

Sat
07
Back to School Bites: Lunch Box Builders
1:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Georgetown
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Back to School Bites: Lunch Box Builders
Saturday, September 7th
1:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Georgetown, Free!

Want to get away from that same old sandwich? Healthy Eating Specialist, Cherie, will be showcasing some of the best (and most nutritious) items her recipe box has to offer. There might even be some ideas if parent's what to start saving money by brown bagging it. Come any time between 1pm and 3pm. 

Mon
09
Kick off for 28 Day Healthy Eating Challenge
6:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Georgetown
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Kick off for 28 Day Healthy Eating Challenge
Monday, September 9th
6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Georgetown, $40, 25% off for teachers

 

Want to eat healthy but don’t know where to start? Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Cherie Lester as she takes you on our 28-Day Health Starts Here Challenge! A change like this can be, well, challenging. So, to help you along the way, we’ve planned four complete weeks of healthy eating, focusing on delicious plant-based, nutrient-dense whole foods and healthy fats. In each weekly meal plan you’ll find links to recipes and a collection of useful tips – so you’ll have a basic roadmap to guide the way.  

 

 

Mon
09
Whole Kids Foundation Grant Info Session
6:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Georgetown
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Whole Kids Foundation Grant Info Session
Monday, September 9th
6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Georgetown, Free

Whole Foods Markets are raising money at the registers nation wide to create a fund for gardens and salad bars in schools. Whole Foods Markets in D.C. want as much of that money to come back to DC as possible. Any public, private or charter school can apply for the grants. To answer common questions regarding the application, deadlines and other aspects of Whole Kids Foundation we will hold an info session for the community. Please RSVP tokatie.wolffe@wholefoods.com

Wed
11
Winesday!
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ George
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Winesday!
Wednesday, September 11th
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
George, $5

Each week we choose a theme and bring you a fun mini Wine Dinner! 5 small plates of food and 5 sips of wine for only $5. Check our facebook page to find out this week's theme! Last ticket sold at 7:00pm sharp. 

Tue
17
Wine School with The Wandering Somm
6:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Georgetown
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Wine School with The Wandering Somm
Tuesday, September 17th
6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Georgetown, $40

Wine doesn't have to be pretentious, but like most things it's more enjoyable the more you know about it. Taste multiple varietals side by side and learn about the best food pairings for particular wines. Your instructor will be Timothy Clune, a certified Sommelier and Wine consultant for the DC region. Class includes 10+ samples of wine, and food pairings and discounts for wines purchased that evening. Class is limited to 20 participants and RSVPs are required. Please RSVP to classes.georgetown@wholefoods.com

Thu
19
Twitter Chat: We Love Our Pets
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: We Love Our Pets
Thursday, September 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

We love our pets just as much as you do! So let's take an hour to share tips, best pet practices and show general appreciation for our fine furry friends! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Tue
24
Make food for you AND Baby
6:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Georgetown
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Make food for you AND Baby
Tuesday, September 24th
6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Georgetown, $20

You don't have to be a slave to the tiny jars! Making your own baby food is easy* and quick when you combine it with recipes for the solid food eaters in your family. Learn 3 healthy and delicious veggie side dishes for your family, and the baby food variation at this demonstration cooking class. RSVP required, please email classes.georgetown@wholefoods.com. Class limited to 25 participants. Cost includes instruction, samples of food prepared and a $5 gift card for each participant to purchase ingredients. 

 

 

*this class includes no medical advice, just instruction on making baby food while also making big-person food. Whether and when to feed your infant solid foods is a topic to discuss with your child's doctor, not a Whole Foods Market cooking instructor. 

Thu
26
Twitter Chat: Oktoberfest
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Oktoberfest
Thursday, September 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Who doesn't love beer and brats? ...And um-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.

Fri
27
Furlough Fridays: Support Local Vendors
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Georgetown
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Furlough Fridays: Support Local Vendors
Friday, September 27th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Georgetown, Free!

Furloughs, Sequestration, all of it really stinks! And while we don't get into politics, we want to make things a little better. Come get loads of free samples, and $2 beers at our Friday sampling events Every Friday in October. We will feature local vendors with awesome products. A lot of these folks are small businesses trying ot make it big in DC. Come taste! 

Events At Nearby Stores

Kids Corner - April Get Together
Thursday, April 17th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Meet inside the cafe @ WFMTysons, Free

Kids Corner is held the third Thursday of every month from 10AM - 11AM. Ms Celia leads a fun sing-along and reads a few great stories.

Healthy snack, tape and glue sticks provided to those under 4 feet. Coffee or tea available for the chaperones.

Free event. Register at Customer Service 703-448-1600.

 

 

Kids Corner is held the third Thursday of every month from 10AM - 11AM. Ms Celia leads a fun sing-along and reads a few great stories.

From Around Here Tour & Tasting
Thursday, April 17th
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
WFM Bethesda, Free!

Walk the store with Kristin, our Healthy Eating Specialist, discuss our local food system, and meet some of our vendors who grow, raise, and make your favorite products, right in our own back yard. There will be lots to taste and try! Event is free, register at customer service or by calling (301) 984-4860.

Walk the store with Kristin, our Healthy Eating Specialist, discuss our local food system, and meet some of our vendors who grow, raise, and make your favorite products, right in our own back yard

Tasty Thursdays
Thursday, April 17th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

Tasty bites and new things to try! Join us every Thursday for a store wide demonstration of some of our favorite food and products. From delicious seafood, fresh produce and juicy GAP Step Rated Meat to Gourmet Cheeses and freshly baked breads, we'll be sampling it all in this tasty weekly event.  Themes change weekly.

Tasty bites and new things to try! Join us every Thursday for a store wide demonstration of some of our favorite food and products.