February 2013

Sat
02
Electronics Recycling Collection
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Parking lot
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Electronics Recycling Collection
Saturday, February 2nd
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Parking lot, Free!

Don’t throw away those old electronics! Whole Foods Market is partnering with E-Force Compliance, a Philadelphia area recycling company with a mission, to recycle hard to recycle materials. E-Force Compliance will be collecting “anything with a plug” to help keep electronic waste out of our landfills. Drop your load off at the E-Force truck in the parking lot knowing it will be recycling locally in a responsible manner. They even take TVs! (No large appliances, please.)

Sat
02
Chili Cook-off
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ front sidewalk
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Chili Cook-off
Saturday, February 2nd
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
front sidewalk, Free!

 

What’s the Big Game without a hot bowl of chili? Our Team Members have challenged each other in a chili showdown and we need you to judge which is the best! Watch them chop, season, and simmer then at 11:30 a.m. try them all and vote for your favorite! Will it be the traditional beef, chicken or turkey, or vegetarian that takes the crown? That’s for you to decide! 

Sun
03
Guac Off!
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ aisle 8
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Guac Off!
Sunday, February 3rd
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
aisle 8, Free!

 

Guacamole and chips… a game day staple! Sample different versions of this beloved dip and cheer on your favorite.

Mon
04
Engine 2 Graduation
6:00 PM @ cafe
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Engine 2 Graduation
Monday, February 4th
6:00 PM
cafe, Free!

 

Congratulations E2ers! Let’s celebrate your accomplishments Graduation celebration, grand prize drawing, and live Skype with Rip Esselstyn!

Tue
05
Food for Life Cooking Series
6:00 PM @ cafe
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Food for Life Cooking Series
Tuesday, February 5th
6:00 PM
cafe, $10 per person

 

Please register at Customer Service. Payment will be collected by the instructor at each class.

Join instructor, Sheryl Wolff, in exploring how a diet rich in vegetables, fruits, grains, and legumes can enhance your health and support your overall wellness goals. Learn how to gain control of your health through simple steps in the kitchen. Enjoy tasty samples after the cooking lesson.

Thu
07
Twitter Chat: Romancing the Food
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Romancing the Food
Thursday, February 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Food and love just seem to go hand-in-hand. Join us from 6pm to 7pm CST as we talk about food that inspires love, showing your love through food, and all things Valentine's Day. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to share your ideas and inspirations.

Fri
08
Couples Chocolate Class
7:00 PM @ cafe
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Couples Chocolate Class
Friday, February 8th
7:00 PM
cafe, Cost: Free

 

Please register at Customer Service.

Let us inspire your inner cupid with this hands-on couples chocolate class. Bring your sweetie and tempt each other with plump, hand-dipped chocolate strawberries and decadent truffles. Each couple’s romantic table setting includes sparkling cider and a red rose. The evening is sure to awaken your romantic Valentine’s Day spirit!

Sat
09
Sun & Earth Giveaway!
9:00 AM @ Sun & Earth refill station
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Sun & Earth Giveaway!
Saturday, February 9th
9:00 AM
Sun & Earth refill station, Cost: Free

 

Our friends at Sun & Earth are offering 50 lucky people a FREE 100 ounce bottle of their locally made all-natural, environmentally-friendly laundry detergent. Only Whole Foods Market in Jenkintown offers this gentle yet effective detergent in a money-saving, eco-conscious refill station. Shoppers will be awarded a free bottle in a “Let’s Make a Deal” game format so pack up your purse or wallet with crazy items and get ready to play! Winners will get to fill their own bottle at our refill station. (Winners of free bottles at previous Sun & Earth giveaways are not eligible to win.)

Sun
10
Chocolate Fest
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ store-wide
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Chocolate Fest
Sunday, February 10th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
store-wide, Free!

 

The road to heaven is paved with good chocolate, and if you’re a chocolate lover there’s no place you’d rather be! Explore the blissful world of chocolate by sampling a variety of this sweet treat throughout the store. From rich chocolate cake to fresh, chocolate-covered strawberries, we’re sure to put you in the Valentine’s Day mood!  Don’t forget to pick up our Setting the Scene booklet for more great Valentine’s Day ideas.

Mon
11
Supper Club: Family Valentine’s Celebration
6:00 PM @ cafe
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Supper Club: Family Valentine’s Celebration
Monday, February 11th
6:00 PM
cafe, Cost: $7 per person/$5 kids under 10

 

Please register at Customer Service.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the ones you love most… your family! This family-friendly meal is the perfect way to say “I Love You!” and makes a great night out for the family. Menu TBA.

Tue
12
Food for Life Cooking Series
6:00 PM @ cafe
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Food for Life Cooking Series
Tuesday, February 12th
6:00 PM
cafe, Cost: $10 per class

 

Please register at Customer Service. Payment will be collected by the instructor at each class.

Join instructor, Sheryl Wolff, as she explores how fueling up on low fat, high fiber foods can help you reach your wellness goals. You’ll learn how to prepare delicious, low-fat dishes made from whole grains, legumes, vegetables, and fruits. Enjoy tasty samples after the cooking lesson.

Wed
13
Heart Healthy Cooking
6:30 PM @ cafe
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Heart Healthy Cooking
Wednesday, February 13th
6:30 PM
cafe, Free!

 

Please register at Customer Service.

Herbalist Wendy Romig is celebrating Valentine’s Day by showing you how to take care of your sweetheart with tasty, heart-healthy cooking. The best gift you can give this Valentine’s Day is to share a long life with the ones you love!

Wed
13
Heart Healthy Cooking
6:30 PM @ cafe
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Heart Healthy Cooking
Wednesday, February 13th
6:30 PM
cafe, Free!

 

Please register at Customer Service.

Herbalist Wendy Romig is celebrating Valentine’s Day by showing you how to take care of your sweetheart with tasty, heart-healthy cooking. The best gift you can give this Valentine’s Day is to share a long life with the ones you love!

Thu
14
Twitter Chat: Things We Love
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Things We Love
Thursday, February 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Sunsets, butterfly kisses from a child, a perfectly sweet strawberry. There are so many things love in life. Join us on Twitter from 6pm to 7pm CST as we explore all of the things we love. Follow #wfmdish to share your thoughts. 

Sat
16
Intro to Beekeeping
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ conference room
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Intro to Beekeeping
Saturday, February 16th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
conference room, Free!

 

Please register at Customer Service.

Bees in February? You better BEE-leive it! If you’re interested in managing your own beehive this spring, now is the time to get ready. Beekeeper and educator, Mathew Feldman, will walk you through the basics of beekeeping including selecting the right hive, basics of hive management, and understanding honeybee biology. This is the perfect starter class to get you started towards becoming a backyard beekeeper.

Mon
18
Kale, Yeah!
6:30 PM @ cafe
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Kale, Yeah!
Monday, February 18th
6:30 PM
cafe, Free!

 

Please register at Customer Service.

We all know how good leafy green veggie are for us, but have you ever gotten them home from the grocery store and wondered what to do with them? Ali, our Healthy Eating Specialist, will show you how to use a variety of leafy greens to get the greatest amount of nutrients and the best flavor! From raw to cooked, the possibilities are endless.

Tue
19
Food for Life Cooking Series
6:00 PM @ cafe
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Food for Life Cooking Series
Tuesday, February 19th
6:00 PM
cafe, Cost: $10 per class

 

Please register at Customer Service. Payment will be collected by the instructor at each class.

Instructor Sheryl Wolff helps you discover dairy and meat alternatives that will make your taste buds sing! This class allows you to explore a variety of vegetarian sources of protein, all of which are low in fat, high in fiber, and loaded with nutrients! Enjoy tasty samples after the cooking lesson.

Thu
21
Half Pints Kids Club
5:00 PM @ cafe
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Half Pints Kids Club
Thursday, February 21st
5:00 PM
cafe, Cost: $5 per child

 

Please register at Customer Service.

Let the kids make dinner! This hands-on cooking class will help to inspire your children to get cooking. They’ll set the table, make their own salad with homemade dressing, and create a tasty entrée. After this class your little ones will be happy to help make dinner at home any time.

Thu
21
Twitter Chat: Food and Film
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Food and Film
Thursday, February 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Join us for a virtual dinner as we talk about the movies. We'll chat about our favorite food moments in film and share recipes inspired by films. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to join the conversation.

Thu
21
Facebook Customer Advisory Panel
7:30 PM @ on-line
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Facebook Customer Advisory Panel
Thursday, February 21st
7:30 PM
on-line, Free!

 

Find us on Facebook @Whole Foods Market Jenkintown to join the conversation!

Let your voice be heard! Connect with us on Facebook as we ask some key questions to help serve you better. We’ll use your responses to help make your shopping experience more enjoyable.

Tue
26
Food for Life Cooking Series
6:00 PM @ cafe
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Food for Life Cooking Series
Tuesday, February 26th
6:00 PM
cafe, Cost: $10 per class

 

Please register at Customer Service. Payment will be collected by the instructor at each class.

At this final class in the series, instructor Sheryl Wolff will discuss the importance of a diet rich in antioxidants. Healthy dishes loaded with key nutrients will be prepared, helping you learn how to easily and naturally maintain a healthy weight and support a fit life! Enjoy tasty samples after the cooking lesson.

Tue
26
Exercise Safely
6:00 PM @ conference room
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Exercise Safely
Tuesday, February 26th
6:00 PM
conference room, Free!

 

Please register at Customer Service.

Have you been told to “stop exercising” because it may affect your pain? Are you afraid exercises will increase you pain? Meet with physical therapist Dr. Kay Scanlon to learn some simple guidelines that you can use to determine how much and how far to push without injury. 

Wed
27
Blood Drive
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ parking lot
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Blood Drive
Wednesday, February 27th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
parking lot, Free

 

Reserve your appointment at Customer Service. Walk-ins are welcome time permitting.

Did you know that 4.8 million Americans would die each year without life saving blood transfusions? And that 25% of us will need blood at some time in our life? Blood often runs short and we need your help replenishing the supply. All donors receive a free goodie bag. Bring four or more friends and get a Whole Foods Market gift card. (e-mail Dana.Sommers@wholefoods.com for details.)

Thu
28
Say No to Allergies!
6:30 PM @ cafe
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Say No to Allergies!
Thursday, February 28th
6:30 PM
cafe, Free!

 

Get a jump on spring allergies with tips from Herbalist Wendy Romig. Wendy shows you how to use nutrition and herbs to keep allergies at bay.

Events At Nearby Stores

Low Calorie Lunches Cooking Class
Friday, February 27th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Cooking Station , Free

Join our Cooking Coach Leanne at our cooking table every Friday as she shows us some easy, low calorie lunches to prepare at home! 

Join our Cooking Coach Leanne at our cooking table every Friday as she shows us some easy, low calorie lunches to prepare at home! 

Healthy How-To's: Healthful Fats
Friday, February 27th
4:00 PM
Produce Department,

Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Genevieve, as she shows you how to create a delicious dish that is not only oil-free, but gluten/soy-free and vegan to boot! Bring your questions or set up a time to chat with her one-on-one afterwards. If you would like to make an appointment, email Genevieve.Greco@wholefoods.com

Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Genevieve, as she shows you how to create a delicious dish that is not only oil-free, but gluten/soy-free and vegan to boot!

The Hatchery: Barn and Stone House Soap
Saturday, February 28th
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
The Hatchery ,

Barn and Stone House Soaps are: Natural - Handmade & Handcut. Made in small batches Made with only the finest ingredients & essential oils.

Barn and Stone House Soaps are: Natural - Handmade & Handcut. Made in small batches Made with only the finest ingredients & essential oils.