March 2014

Thu
06
Twitter Chat: Colors of Spring
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Colors of Spring
Thursday, March 6th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Spring is fast approaching... Are you seeing the signs yet? Join us to share recipes and inspiration about the upcoming season! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
08
Parm Crack
2:00 PM @ In the Specialty department
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Parm Crack
Saturday, March 8th
2:00 PM
In the Specialty department, FREE

What’s 85 pounds, round and edible? (Hint: a big cheese) This is the sixth year Whole Foods Market is celebrating Parmigiano Reggiano from Italy by holding a wheel cracking with its crack heard around the world at all of our stores globally. Most Parms are aged 12 months but Whole Foods Market ages our wheels 24 months for an amazing flavor. If you’ve never tasted our freshly cut parm, make sure to stop by for a chunk of cheese!

Mon
10
Chef Lena’s Raw Food Meetup
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ In the Lifestyle Center (upstairs)
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Chef Lena’s Raw Food Meetup
Monday, March 10th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
In the Lifestyle Center (upstairs), FREE

Chef Lena Meade is a certified raw food instructor who teaches a raw food meetup and monthly (non) cooking class at our store on the second Monday of every month.  Lena will lead a discussion and provide raw foods tips and raw snacks provided by our store. Find out how you can incorporate more raw foods into your lifestyle!

Sign up at meetup.com/Chicago-Suburbs-Raw-and-Living-Foods/ 

Thu
13
Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part I
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part I
Thursday, March 13th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Deliciously diverse, the wines of Italy are perfect for every occasion. Pick up one of the four 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.

Sat
15
Whole Planet Foundation: A Taste of Ireland
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ In the cafe
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Whole Planet Foundation: A Taste of Ireland
Saturday, March 15th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In the cafe, Donation

A Taste of Ireland: Corned Beef ‘n Beer

Leprechauns (or team members) will be serving samples of corned beef, beer, Irish cheeses, and more at the end of the rainbow (in our café) to fundraise for Whole Planet Foundation.

Tue
18
Dr. Adam Mead’s Juicing Meetup
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ In the Lifestyle Center (upstairs)
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Dr. Adam Mead’s Juicing Meetup
Tuesday, March 18th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
In the Lifestyle Center (upstairs), FREE

Dr. Adam Meade teaches a How & Why juicing class every 3rd Tuesday of the month. Dr. Meade, of Abundant Health Chiropractic in Willowbrook, incorporates juicing into his practice and personal life. He’ll demonstrate some of his juicing, and sometimes smoothie, techniques and discuss the nutritional benefits of juicing fresh produce. Learn how to boost your family’s health and immune system as you discover some new and delicious juicing combinations. Juice samples with produce provided by our store and recipes will be provided.

You must register for this free meetup by calling 630-590-5670 or visit online at meetup.com/juicing-for-Abundant-Health/

Wed
19
Community Support Day: Greater LaGrange YMCA’s Summer Camp Scholarships & Special Olympics
12:00 AM @ At the registers
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Community Support Day: Greater LaGrange YMCA’s Summer Camp Scholarships & Special Olympics
Wednesday, March 19th
12:00 AM
At the registers

Whole Foods Market Hinsdale is partnering with a local, helath-conscious organization to provide support for their training programs.

 

 

Thu
20
Twitter Chat: A Future Without Poverty
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Future Without Poverty
Thursday, March 20th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Giving can be hyper local or support for someone you've never met half way around the world. What matters is how we can all work together to create opportunity for ourselves and others to grow. Join us as we talk about ways we can all help to eradicate poverty. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
22
Health Tastes Great! Winter Cooking Classes
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ In the Lifestyle Center (upstairs)
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Health Tastes Great! Winter Cooking Classes
Saturday, March 22nd
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
In the Lifestyle Center (upstairs), FREE

Chef Tom Manly returns with Chef Christian from our Prepared Foods department to dazzle you with some new ideas for the new year. Each month they’ll feature a different theme; this month it’s Simply Seafood where you’ll learn how to plan, select, and prepare seafood favorites that are simple and elegant yet as they describe it, mostly healthy. Chef Tom has cooked for many famous folks such as Presidents Ronald Reagan & both Bushs, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Clint Eastwood, and Bruce & Demi. Samples and recipes will be given out for each recipe.

You must sign up/call Customer Service by 3/19 to reserve a place in this class. 630-986-8500

Sat
22
Whole Planet Foundation: A Taste of Spain
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ In the cafe
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Whole Planet Foundation: A Taste of Spain
Saturday, March 22nd
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
In the cafe, Donation

A Taste of Spain: Tapas & Wine

Pretend you’re vacationing in Spain as you listen to the sounds of Spanish guitarists Guitarra Azul while you samples Spanish tapas (appetizers) and wine.

Tue
25
Massage Day
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ In the cafe
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Massage Day
Tuesday, March 25th
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
In the cafe, $1/a minute

Massage Day is the last Tuesday of every month in our café.

Licensed massage therapist Loni Green will be available in our café for chair massage from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm.

$1/minute, $15 for 10 minutes of deep tissue massage.

Thu
27
Twitter Chat: Seafood For Spring
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Seafood For Spring
Thursday, March 27th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As the weather begins to get warmer we often change our eating habits to the lighter side. Adding more seafood to your diet is a great way to do this! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
27
Fresh Food Cleanse
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ In the Lifestyle Center (upstairs)
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Fresh Food Cleanse
Thursday, March 27th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
In the Lifestyle Center (upstairs), FREE

If you’re wondering how you can do a safe cleanse as part of your new year’s goals, come hear certified nutritionist Emilia Marushka teach an introductory class she developed entitled Fresh Food Cleanse. Emilia will review foods and prepare certain dishes that enhance the cell’s abilities to remove toxins, reduce unneeded weight, and improve overall health. Visit her website www.alluso.com for more info.

You must sign up/call Customer Service by 3/24 to reserve a place in this class. 630-986-8500

Sat
29
Local Chef: Kama Indian Bistro
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ In the cafe
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Local Chef: Kama Indian Bistro
Saturday, March 29th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
In the cafe, FREE

We’re excited to have Chef Vikram return to take the mystery out of Indian cooking. Kama Indian Bistro, now at a new location in LaGrange, was rated the best Indian restaurant in Illinois and recommended by the Michelin Guide. Chef will be preparing some new spring dishes; fresh halibut with an orange-peach-ginger sauce and a salad with yogurt dressing. All attendees will receive a 20% off Gift Certificates for the restaurant.

Sign up/call Customer Service by 3/26 to reserve a space In this class. 630-986-8500

Sat
29
Whole Planet Foundation: Garage Sale for the Planet
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ In the cafe
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Whole Planet Foundation: Garage Sale for the Planet
Saturday, March 29th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In the cafe, Donation

Who doesn’t love a bargain? We’ll have Whole Body items at rock bottom prices to raise funds for Whole Planet Foundation or, for a donation, you can spin the Wheel of Fortune and win a vendor prize from our Supplier Alliances.

Events At Nearby Stores

Pack Your Own Lunch Event
Sunday, September 21st
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
In our Prepared Foods department, $5 Per Lunch

Bring your lunchbox and pick your choice of sandwich wrap, veggies, fruit and cookies or crackers! All kids will receive an honest juice box as well. All proceeds will be donated to the Whole Kids Foundation. 

Bring your lunchbox and pick your choice of sandwich wrap, veggies, fruit and cookies or crackers! All kids will receive an honest juice box as well.

Hello Beauty Pop-Up Event
Sunday, September 21st
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
In our West Parking Lot, Free - registration required for swag bags

Cool swag bags to our first 50 customers to RSVP! Please register at customer service.

Our Hello Beauty Truck made a splash throughout Chicago all summer long, and now it comes to roost in our west parking lot! Stop by for a free makeover by a Mineral Fusion make-up artist, enter to win fun giveaways including a $500 Whole Body shopping spree, relax with a calming massage, enjoy light refreshments and more. 

Cool swag bags to our first 50 customers to RSVP! Please register at customer service.

Chef Robert Bleifer Wine Tasting
Sunday, September 21st
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
In our Wine Department ,

Stop by our wine department and meet chef Robert Bleifer from Food Network TV. He will be here to sign Entwine bottles with tasting. Special cheese pairing entertainment. 

Stop by our wine department and meet chef Robert Bleifer from Food Network TV. He will be here to sign Entwine bottles with tasting. Special cheese pairing entertainment.