April 2013

Tue
02
Transportation
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Earth
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Transportation
Tuesday, April 2nd
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Earth, Free

Bus, train, bike or feet? Which is your favorite non-car transit?

We are earthlings. Join us.

 

 

Select your local store

Wed
03
Salsa Showdown
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ store-wide
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Salsa Showdown
Wednesday, April 3rd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
store-wide, Free

 

We’re looking for the best salsa around and some of our Team Members think they can take top prize! Contestants from each department will compete with their own special recipes to win you over and get your vote. Try each of these delicious sauces then cast your ballot. The winner will be crowned at the end of the evening, then will go on to compete in the Regional Showdown at our Callowhill store on April 23rd

Mon
08
Food
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Earth
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Food
Monday, April 8th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Earth, Free

What's your favorite way to enjoy locally sourced ingredients?

We are earthlings. Join us.

 

 

Select your local store

Mon
08
Eco Conscious Cooking
6:30 PM @ cafe
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Eco Conscious Cooking
Monday, April 8th
6:30 PM
cafe, Free!

 

Join Healthy Eating Specialist, Ali, as she explores the world of eco-friendly eating. Ali will show you how selecting local, organic, and seasonal foods can not only help our planet but save you some money in the process! Ali will also offer great tips for saving energy while you shop and cook.

Tue
09
Understanding Weight Loss
6:30 PM @ cafe
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Understanding Weight Loss
Tuesday, April 9th
6:30 PM
cafe, Free!

 

Please register at Customer Service.

Weight loss is probably the biggest topic in healthcare yet more often than not, despite all of the information available, people still struggle with shedding excess pounds. At this class Herbalist Wendy Romig, will explain why weight loss is not a one size fits all solution. Learn simple, nutritious recipes for trimming down, plus, discover some underlying causes of weight gain. Wendy will share information about her favorite herbs for reducing inflammation, a common contributor to obesity.

Thu
11
Supper Club: Spring Favorites
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ cafe
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Supper Club: Spring Favorites
Thursday, April 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
cafe, $10 per adult; $5 kids under 12

 

Please register at Customer Service.

Finally! The chill in the air is drifting away, short sleeve shirts are back in rotation, and we get to enjoy delicious, light spring foods! Join us for a delicious four course meal that will leave you feeling satisfied but not heavy. The menu includes asparagus and broccoli soup, spring salad with strawberries, grilled cauliflower steaks with ginger soy sauce, and mango cream parfaits.

Sun
14
Philly Farm & Food Fest
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Pennsylvania Convention Center
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Philly Farm & Food Fest
Sunday, April 14th
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Pennsylvania Convention Center, $15, kids under 12 free

 

at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Annex, Hall G.

to purchase tickets visit www.phillyfarmfest.org

Whole Foods Market is proud to be the title sponsor for the 2nd annual Philly Farm & Food Fest! After last year’s incredibly successful event, the second year of this locally grown event promises to be bigger and better. A collaboration between Fair Food and PASA (Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture), Philly Farm & Food Fest features regional farmers, food producers, artisanal food businesses, and providers of sustainable goods and services from across our region. Philly Farm & Food Fest is a great opportunity to connect with the people dedicated to producing and preparing unique, delicious, and wholesome foods right here in the Delaware Valley. Tickets available at www.phillyfarmfest.org

Mon
15
Home
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Earth
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Home
Monday, April 15th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Earth, Free

Vintage charm. What is salvaged, repurposed or reclaimed in your home?

We are earthlings. Join us.

 

 

Select your local store

Thu
18
Half Pints Club: Sushi Rolling
5:00 PM @ cafe
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Half Pints Club: Sushi Rolling
Thursday, April 18th
5:00 PM
cafe, $5 per child

 

Kids these days have much more sophisticated tastes than older generations, and sushi seems to be a favorite among today’s munchkins. Today we’ll help kids will make their own basic sushi rolls using brown rice, carrots, cucumber, avocado, and other fun fillings. Finish this tasty meal with orange slices and green tea ice cream.

Fri
19
Eco Art Show & Happy Hour
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ cafe
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Eco Art Show & Happy Hour
Friday, April 19th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
cafe, Free!

 

Being environmentally friendly doesn’t mean you have to give up having the beautiful things in life. Walk through our café and see how some local artists have reused materials to create gorgeous pieces you would be proud to display in your home. Meet the artists, enjoy light refreshments, music, and wine, and purchase some great art and crafts!

Sat
20
Earthlings Unite!
12:00 AM @ The Store
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Earthlings Unite!
Saturday, April 20th
12:00 AM
The Store, Free

 

Calling All Earthlings!

We're having an out-of-this-world bash on Saturday, April 20th.

Check with your local store for specific times.

Select your local store to get details.

Sat
20
Earthlings Unite Celebration
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ store-wide
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Earthlings Unite Celebration
Saturday, April 20th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
store-wide, Free!

 

At Whole Foods Market we are all Earthlings. We care about where our food comes from, we recycle, we care about how animals are treated... We invite you to learn more about what it means to be an Earthling by sampling some of our favorite sustainable foods. Team Members in each department will explain how big changes come from small acts. So come forward, take pride in your actions, and join us. 

Mon
22
Energy
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Earth
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Energy
Monday, April 22nd
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Earth, Free

What do you do for energy? Wind? Solar? Coffee? Chocolate?

We are earthlings. Join us.

 

 

Select your local store

Mon
22
Kids' Eco Art
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ customer service area
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Kids' Eco Art
Monday, April 22nd
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
customer service area, Free!

 

It’s Earth Day! Get your little ones interested in helping the planet by engaging them in fun! From art projects using recycled materials to planting their own seeds, we’ve got fun activities to get your kids interested in becoming stewards for the environment.

Mon
22
Eco Store Tour
6:00 PM @ meet at Customer Service
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Eco Store Tour
Monday, April 22nd
6:00 PM
meet at Customer Service, Free!

 

Please register at Customer Service.

Going green is easy at Whole Foods Market! From choosing local produce or sustainable seafood to selecting items with less packaging, we’ll show you how to vote with your dollars every time you shop. Our Green Mission Representative will take you on a tour of the store and give great tips for making every day Earth Day! (You may already be making eco-friendly without knowing it!) An eco-friendly gift will be given to all who attend. 

Thu
25
Electronics Recycling Collection
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ parking lot
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Electronics Recycling Collection
Thursday, April 25th
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
parking lot, Free!

 

It’s Earth Month... recycle it! If you’ve been busy with spring cleaning, there are probably a few old electronic items that you would love to get rid of. But with the new Pennsylvania law in effect, you can’t just put them curbside. Bring all of your old or unwanted electronics to our parking lot where eForce Compliance will responsibly recycle them! All recycling is done locally and none of the components are shipped overseas. eForce even takes TVs! (No batteries, bulbs, or large appliances, please.)

Sat
27
EcoFest!
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ store-wide
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EcoFest!
Saturday, April 27th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
store-wide, Free!

 

Join us as we celebrate the fabulous planet we call home. EcoFest brings together like-minded businesses and organizations looking to educate the public about how we can become better stewards of the Earth. There will be plenty of exciting exhibits, giveaways, and samples. Guest organizations include Briar Bush Nature Center, Sun & Earth, We Bee Brothers, Trickling Springs, Giving Nature and more!

Tue
30
Herniated & Bulging Discs
6:00 PM @ conference room
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Herniated & Bulging Discs
Tuesday, April 30th
6:00 PM
conference room, Free!

 

Do you have a herniated or bulging disc? Listen to the facts before deciding on your course of treatment. Physical Therapist, Kay Scanlon, offers insight on the alternatives including the latest research on acupuncture, injections, therapy, and surgery. 

Events At Nearby Stores

Kids in the Kitchen: Pilgrim Plate
Sunday, November 23rd
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Community Room, FREE

Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Genevieve, as she teaches kids how to build a cornucopia of color on their plates!  Ages 2-10. Class is FREE,  but sign up required. Call 610-832-0010 or email Genevieve.Greco@wholefoods.com to reserve your spot!

Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Genevieve, as she teaches kids how to build a cornucopia of color on their plates!  Ages 2-10. Class is FREE,  but sign up required.

Foodie Mini Class
Sunday, November 23rd
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Specialty Department , Free

Stop by our Specialty Department every Sunday this month and learn to enhance your meals at home with the ingredients on our 5 specialty food bars! Each week our team will show their favorite food pairings & tricks. 

Stop by our Specialty Department every Sunday this month and learn to enhance your meals at home with the ingredients on our 5 specialty food bars!

Sunday Grilling
Sunday, November 23rd
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store Parking Lot, $1 per rib, $1 per ear of corn

Join the crowds that line up every Sunday to enjoy our Grill Ninja Steve's delectable ribs and corn!  It's a great way to enjoy freshly grilled ribs and corn without any muss or fuss.  We are going to keep this program going as long as weather permits because we know that you love it!  

Join the crowds that line up every Sunday to enjoy our Grill Ninja Steve's delectable ribs and corn!  It's a great way to enjoy freshly grilled ribs and corn without any muss or fuss.