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.

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.

 

Sat
20
Beer and Wine Tasting
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Eighty Sixth St.
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Beer and Wine Tasting
Saturday, September 20th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Eighty Sixth St. , Free/ Sampling Event

Wander by our outdoor tastings, chat with our resident wine expert Kristen or beer expert Emily, and let your palate explore the flavors of our favorite beers and wines. On site we will have People’s Brewing Company serving up some delicious sample beers. Take advantage of sales and our 10% discount whenever you buy 6 or more bottles of wine - mix & match to your liking! Cancelled if inclement weather. (Sampling event. No RSVP needed.)

Sat
20
Recycling Fair
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Eighty Sixth St.
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Recycling Fair
Saturday, September 20th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Eighty Sixth St. , Free (donations appreciated to off set disposal of electronics)

FREE*
Are you holding onto items because you don’t know where to recycle them? This event is for you! We’ve partnered with two local (job-creating & environmentally minded) non-profits: RecycleForce and My Sister's Place Urban ReCycle to help you, our community & the environment. Global Gifts will also be on site with some of their great recycled gifts!
Accepted items:

- All Electronics (Anything with a cord – all computers & equipment*, game systems, TVs*, VCRs, DVD/CD players, phone systems, power cables, surge protectors, electronic wiring & motors, microwaves, printers, scanners, satellite components, CDs, DVDs, floppy disks, thumb drives & more!)
- All Metals, Plastics & Glass
- Rechargeable Batteries
- Paper, cardboard, phonebooks
- Bikes & accessories
- Cell Phones+
- Toner Cartridges
- #5 Plastic & Brita Water Filters+
- Wine Corks+
- Clothing (Clean, dry clothing in bags preferred. Fabric, textiles, clothing (men’s, women’s & children’s – worn out, torn, stained, seasonal), shoes, purses, belts, hats, sewing supplies, yarn, art & craft supplies, latex paint, sports & promotional banners)

Sun
21
Whole Kids Foundation Cooking class for KIDS!
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM @ Whole Foods Market Eighty Sixth St.
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Whole Kids Foundation Cooking class for KIDS!
Sunday, September 21st
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Whole Foods Market Eighty Sixth St. , $1

Bring in the little ones in for a fun and exciting cooking class with our demo specialist Sarah. She will cover some simple and healthy kid friendly snacks! Each attendee is guaranteed a great time and delicious snacks! We are just asking for $1 donations, and all proceeds to go the WKF. Yes, parents you can come too! 

Tue
23
Gluten Free store tour
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Eighty Sixth St.
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Gluten Free store tour
Tuesday, September 23rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Eighty Sixth St. , Free/ Tour event

Are you living the Gluten-Free (GF) lifestyle and not sure what to eat? Join us to learn about some of the great GF products available in each department, how to label read, find out what resources are available, enjoy samples and take home a goody bag! RSVP at the Customer Service desk or call 317-706-0900.

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.

Sat
27
Vegan Store Tour
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Eighty Sixth St.
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Vegan Store Tour
Saturday, September 27th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Eighty Sixth St. , Free/ Tour event

Veg-curious? Join Customer Service team member and resident vegan: MEL, to learn about the tasty vegan options throughout the store. We’ll cover hot topics including organics, whole grains, awesome snacks, dairy & meat alternatives, cruelty-free products, and resources & supplements. Tour includes samples & a goody bag.

RSVP at 317-706-0900.

Meet at the Customer Service desk.

Sat
27
Whole Kids Foundation Seed Planting and Seed Bombs!
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Eighty Sixth St.
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Whole Kids Foundation Seed Planting and Seed Bombs!
Saturday, September 27th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Eighty Sixth St. , $1

Come in and enjoy a fun time planting seeds and making a signature Seed Bomb! (no explosion necessary.) These are fun and enjoyable events for your kids to partake in to help a great cause Whole Kids Foundation. We’ll be taking donations of just $1 and all proceeds go to the WKF. Come in decorate your pot for your plant and do some other exciting & fun Crafts. 

Tue
30
Budget Cents Store Tour
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Eighty Sixth St.
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Budget Cents Store Tour
Tuesday, September 30th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Eighty Sixth St. , Free/ Tour event

Eating great food doesn’t have to break your budget. We offer real food, free of artificial ingredients and trans fats, at the best possible prices. Take our FREE tour and get valuable tips on stretching your dollar, an overview of the great values we offer every day, tasty samples, and a goody bag!

Meet at the Customer Service Desk.

RSVP at 317-706-0900.

Events At Nearby Stores

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Cooking
Tuesday, September 23rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Carmel, FREE

Sensitive to gluten or dairy products? Sandy Haney, our resident gluten-free guru, can give you lots of tips & tricks. Enjoy this cooking demonstration, ask questions and taste samples of Cherry Oatmeal Cookie Bars, a Beet and Arugula Salad, and Lundberg Farms Wild Rice Porcini Mushroom Mix. RSVP at 569-1517.

Sensitive to gluten or dairy products? Sandy Haney, our resident gluten-free guru, can give you lots of tips & tricks.

Easy Raw Foods
Monday, September 29th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Carmel, FREE

Want to get inspired with delicious recipes to include more fruits & veggies in your diet? Join Audrey Barron, Raw Foods Chef, for insightful health information, a cooking demonstration & samples of a Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Pear Baklava, Chai Spice Almond Milk, and Brad’s Hot Broccoli Poppers. RSVP at 569-1517.

Want to get inspired with delicious recipes to include more fruits & veggies in your diet?

Foods that Fight Cancer Cooking Class Series
Monday, October 6th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Carmel, FREE

Includes weekly cooking classes, samples & more!

Mondays, October 6-27

The National Cancer Institute research shows that as much as 33% of cancer risk may be diet related! If you have had cancer, want to prevent a re-occurrence, or reduce your risk of developing cancer, join us to explore how the right food choices can help! In this 4-class, plant-based, educational series, Stephanie Mannon Grabow, Food for Life Educator from the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine, covers low-fat, high-fiber foods, dairy & meat alternatives, weight control and cancer-fighting compounds, all while learning practical cooking skills & tasting delicious, healthful dishes in a supportive group setting. Each week covers different topics & builds upon the previous knowledge, making it important to attend each class in the series. RSVP at 569-1517.

Includes weekly cooking classes, samples & more!

Mondays, October 6-27