February 2014

Wed
05
Wine Down Wednesdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Foggy Bottom
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Wine Down Wednesdays
Wednesday, February 5th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Foggy Bottom, $5, $3 for customers who bring their glass from a previous Wine Down
 
Pay $5 and get a Foggy Bottom wine glass and five different samples of wine and gourmet dishes. Those who bring back their wine glass will only have any entry fee of $3.

 

Tue
11
Get Ready for Do U Dosa? Day--February 11
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Foggy Bottom
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Get Ready for Do U Dosa? Day--February 11
Tuesday, February 11th
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Foggy Bottom, Buy One Dosa, Get One Free!

 

Have you ever eaten a dosa, a South Indian lentil-based crepe stuffed with veggies and topped with a delicious chutney?  On Tuesday, February 11, dc dosa, an independent eatery based in the Foggy Bottom Whole Foods, will host Do U Dosa? Day (#DoUDosa), the first in a series designed to introduce area diners to dosas. Throughout the day, customers who buy one dosa for $8 will get a second dosa for free.

 

Do U Dosa? Day will run from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. inside the Whole Foods at 2201 I Street, NW.  For more information, visit www.dcdosa.net or join the conversation on Facebook or at #DoUDosa

Wed
12
Wine Down Wednesdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Foggy Bottom
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Wine Down Wednesdays
Wednesday, February 12th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Foggy Bottom, $5, $3 for customers who bring their glass from a previous Wine Down
 
Pay $5 and get a Foggy Bottom wine glass and five different samples of wine and gourmet dishes. Those who bring back their wine glass will only have any entry fee of $3.

 

Thu
13
Singles Night at the Pub
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Foggy Bottom
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Singles Night at the Pub
Thursday, February 13th
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Foggy Bottom, free

It's singles night at the pub! Come and mingle with fellow singles during our special happy hour from 8-11pm! Free snacks included

Sat
15
28 Day Challenge Orientation
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Foggy Bottom Cafe
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28 Day Challenge Orientation
Saturday, February 15th
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Foggy Bottom Cafe, Free

Lauren will describe Dr. Fuhrman’s plan, talk participants through the process of preparing for the plan, and distribute materials to help make the challenge a good bit easier!

We will also being serving a free plant-strong lunch AND our friends at Sports Club/LA will offer a free blood pressure Body Fat/Composition screening.  Make sure to hold on to your results, as they'll come back for another screening post-challenge and offer great gym and spa packages to participants who show the most improvement!

Please register for orientation at http://ow.ly/toRRw

Sat
15
Scavenger Hunt!
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Foggy Bottom
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Scavenger Hunt!
Saturday, February 15th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Foggy Bottom, Free

Scavenger hunt from 3-5pm with free samples! Free gift bag for participating. Suggested donation of $3 towards the Whole Planet Foundation for participating.

Sat
15
Local Vendor Showcase
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Foggy Bottom
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Local Vendor Showcase
Saturday, February 15th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Foggy Bottom, free

Support your local vendors! Come in to the store to find out what products are made right here in our backyard and have a chance to sample them as well.

Mon
17
28 Day Eat to Live Challenge
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ self-directed
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28 Day Eat to Live Challenge
Monday, February 17th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
self-directed, Free

Has your New Years Resolution to eat better lost steam?  Lauren, our Healthy Eating Specialist, is here to help!  She will be providing cooking tips, recipes, and support in-store and via email for our 28 Day Eat to Live Challenge.  Following Dr. Joel Fuhrman's guidelines, we challenge you to do the following daily for four weeks.

 

     Include:

     1 large salad

     At least half a cup of beans

     At least three fresh fruits

     At least 1 ounce of raw nuts and seeds

     At least one large serving of cookedgreen vegetables

 

     While avoiding:

     Red meat and all processed meats

     Fried foods

     Full-fat dairy and trans fat

     Soft drinks, sugar, and arti cial sweeteners

     White rice and white flour

 

It's that simple!  No counting calories, no complicated meal plans, just a committment to eating nutrient-dense foods which support your health.

Please register at http://ow.ly/toSny

Mon
17
28 Day Challenge Demo
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Foggy Bottom, Lower Level
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28 Day Challenge Demo
Monday, February 17th
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Foggy Bottom, Lower Level, Free

Join our Healthy Eating Specialist Lauren as she demos all her secret weapons for living plant-strong!  Each week she will focus an a different technique, trick or tip to make following Dr. Fuhrman's guidelines a breeze.  Quick meals, batch cooking, and home-made sauces will take center stage.

Tue
18
Fish Cooking Class
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM @ Whole Foods Foggy Bottom Seafood Department
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Fish Cooking Class
Tuesday, February 18th
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Whole Foods Foggy Bottom Seafood Department, Free, RSVP to jessica.carlin@wholefoods.com

Come to our free cooking class to learn a new and exciting way to make one of three different fish. Free $5 gift card for attending. Email jessica.carlin@wholefoods.com to RSVP.

Wed
19
Mini Tour: Reading Labels
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM @ Foggy Bottom- Meet at the Customer Service Desk
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Mini Tour: Reading Labels
Wednesday, February 19th
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Foggy Bottom- Meet at the Customer Service Desk, Free

Perfect for 28 Day Challenge participants, Lauren will help demystify those Nutrition Fact Panels.  Take a quick tour of the store while learning how to identify whole grains, avoid trans fats, and keep sodium in check. Please RSVP to lauren.mulcahy@wholefoods.com

Wed
19
Wine Down Wednesdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Foggy Bottom
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Wine Down Wednesdays
Wednesday, February 19th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Foggy Bottom, $5, $3 for customers who bring their glass from a previous Wine Down
 
Pay $5 and get a Foggy Bottom wine glass and five different samples of wine and gourmet dishes. Those who bring back their wine glass will only have any entry fee of $3.

 

Thu
20
Twitter Chat: Winter Comfort
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Winter Comfort
Thursday, February 20th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The weather is still cold... How do you eat to keep warm? Join us to share recipes and stories around how and why food is so comforting during the winter months! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
22
Store Wide Saturday Samples
2:45 PM - 5:00 PM @ Foggy Bottom
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Store Wide Saturday Samples
Saturday, February 22nd
2:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Foggy Bottom, Free

Come in for our store-wide saturday samples! Each department will be providing different samples of our products for free

Sun
23
Free Cheese Class
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM @ Foggy Bottom
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Free Cheese Class
Sunday, February 23rd
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Foggy Bottom, Free, RSVP to lauren.mulcahy@wholefoods.com

Free cheese class! Come sample and learn all about different kinds of cheeses in this interactive class.  

Mon
24
28 Day Challenge Demo
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Foggy Bottom, Lower Level
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28 Day Challenge Demo
Monday, February 24th
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Foggy Bottom, Lower Level, Free

Join our Healthy Eating Specialist Lauren as she demos all her secret weapons for living plant-strong!  Each week she will focus an a different technique, trick or tip to make following Dr. Fuhrman's guidelines a breeze.  Quick meals, batch cooking, and home-made sauces will take center stage.

Tue
25
Fish Cooking Class
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM @ Whole Foods Foggy Bottom Seafood Department
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Fish Cooking Class
Tuesday, February 25th
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Whole Foods Foggy Bottom Seafood Department, Free, RSVP to jessica.carlin@wholefoods.com

Come to our free cooking class to learn a new and exciting way to make one of three different fish. Free $5 gift card for attending. Email jessica.carlin@wholefoods.com to RSVP.

Wed
26
Mini Tour: Health Starts Here
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM @ Foggy Bottom- Meet at the Customer Service Desk
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Mini Tour: Health Starts Here
Wednesday, February 26th
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Foggy Bottom- Meet at the Customer Service Desk, Free

Perfect for 28 Day Challenge participants, Lauren will help demystify our Health Starts Here program.  Take a quick tour of the store while learning how to identify products which contain only plant strong, whole foods, nutrient dense ingredients. Please RSVP to lauren.mulcahy@wholefoods.com

Wed
26
Wine Down Wednesdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Foggy Bottom
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Wine Down Wednesdays
Wednesday, February 26th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Foggy Bottom, $5, $3 for customers who bring their glass from a previous Wine Down
 
Pay $5 and get a Foggy Bottom wine glass and five different samples of wine and gourmet dishes. Those who bring back their wine glass will only have any entry fee of $3.

 

Thu
27
Twitter Chat: Food in Film
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Food in Film
Thursday, February 27th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The biggest awards show of the season is coming up! Join us to chat about this year's favorites as well as the culinary classics of the past. Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

 

 

Fri
28
Floral Class with Fatima
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Foggy Bottom
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Floral Class with Fatima
Friday, February 28th
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Foggy Bottom, $5, all proceeds to benefit the Whole Planet Foundation

We have a floral class with Fatima on Friday at 5pm! Take home a bouquet and learn all about tulips! $5, all proceeds go to the whole planet foundation RSVP jessica.carlin@wholefoods.com

Events At Nearby Stores

Challah Tots!
Thursday, December 18th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Bethesda,

The Jewish Community Center will be here to teach our tiny friends how to roll Challah.

Register for the class with our Customer Service Desk at (301) 984-4860.

The Jewish Community Center will be here to teach our tiny friends how to roll Challah.

Tasty Thursday
Thursday, December 18th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
WFM Friendship Heights, FREE

Join us every Thursday for a five course tasting around the store. Each week our in-house Chef and Team Chefs plan, cook and present a dish that brings you the best of the best from each department. Recipes are available. Tasting is free, no prior registration is required.

Join us every Thursday for a five course tasting around the store.

Tasty Thursdays
Thursday, December 18th
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.