May 2013

Wed
01
Graduation Taste Fest
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ store-wide
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Graduation Taste Fest
Wednesday, May 1st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
store-wide, Free!

 

Graduation season is here! Celebrate your grad and all of their accomplishments with a fantastic party! Enjoy samples and suggestions for party foods as well as great gifts for your grad. And don’t forget to place your catering order now and receive a free $15 gift card!*

*catering orders of $100 or more picked up between May 1st and June 15th will receive a $15 gift card at the time of purchase. Order on-line or in-store.

Thu
02
Comida por Cinco de Mayo!
6:30 PM @ cafe
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Comida por Cinco de Mayo!
Thursday, May 2nd
6:30 PM
cafe, Free!

 

Please register at Customer Service.

Add some spice to your life! Ali, Healthy Eating Specialist, is planning a fiesta and you’re invited! Learn how to make flavorful Mexican recipes that will wake up your taste buds. Combine mouth-watering sauces and fillings to make one tasty main dish. Enjoy with traditional horchata for a fiesta you won’t forget!  

Mon
06
Spa Night
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whole Body department
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Spa Night
Monday, May 6th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Body department, Free!

 

All Mom wants for Mother’s Day is time with her family and a little relaxation! Bring your Mom for an evening of relaxation and enjoyment as you enjoy simple spa treatments. Our experts will be on-hand to provide guidance and suggestions for the perfect gift for Mom! Enjoy light refreshments as you shop as well as some fantastic sales.

 

 

Tue
07
Mother’s Day Dessert Class
6:30 PM @ cafe
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Mother’s Day Dessert Class
Tuesday, May 7th
6:30 PM
cafe, Free!

 

Please register at Customer Service.

Treat Mom to a delicious dessert for Mother’s Day! Ricki Jacobson, Holistic Health Councilor, is back with a favorite. She’ll show you how to make a delicious fruit tart that would be the perfect ending to Mom’s special day. (And she never has to know that it’s actually good for her, too!) Enjoy a sample and take home a recipe to recreate this delightful tart at home.

Wed
08
Mother’s Day Taste Fest
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ store-wide
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Mother’s Day Taste Fest
Wednesday, May 8th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
store-wide, Free!

 

Looking for ways to treat Mom this Mother’s Day? Let our Team Members give you a taste of some of our favorite treats for Mom.

Wed
08
Herbs & Nutrition for Women’s Health
6:30 PM @ cafe
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Herbs & Nutrition for Women’s Health
Wednesday, May 8th
6:30 PM
cafe, Free!

 

Please register at Customer Service.

Women have special nutrition and health needs. Herbalist Wendy Romig breaks down the needs of women and gives tips for using herbs and nutrition to maintain ideal health. Common women’s health concerns and issues for women will be addressed. 

Thu
09
Mom-o-Rama
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ store-wide
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Mom-o-Rama
Thursday, May 9th
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
store-wide, Free!

 

Calling all Moms and Moms-to-be! Enjoy a day filled with special classes and events just for you and your little ones. The store will be filled with delightful samples, informative classes, and special treats just for Moms! From baby food making lessons to story time and even relaxing hand treatments... we’ve got everything you need for an enjoyable morning with (or without) your little ones. The first 50 Moms to arrive will receive a gift bag with Mom-friendly products and everyone will have a chance to win prizes throughout the day. 

Sat
11
Beauty from the Kichen
3:00 PM @ cafe
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Beauty from the Kichen
Saturday, May 11th
3:00 PM
cafe, Free!

 

Please register at Customer Service.

Welcome our newest guest instructor, Holistic Health Coach Diana Gonzalez. Just in time for Mother’s Day, Diana will show you how to use some common ingredients from your kitchen to create beneficial face and skin treatments. Learn how to mix your own ingredients to make skin care products customized just for you! Save time and money by using everyday kitchen ingredients, then take your new glowing skin out on the town for a Mother’s Day celebration! A special gift will be given to Mom and daughter pairs who attend.

Sun
12
Mom’s Day Brunch Bar
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Prepared Foods department
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Mom’s Day Brunch Bar
Sunday, May 12th
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Prepared Foods department, $8.49/lb

Our incredible weekend omelet and waffle station is expanding just for Mom! Load up on freshly made omelets to order, fluffy pancakes and waffles, home fries, breakfast meats, tofu scramble, biscuits and gravy to celebrate the best Mom in the world… yours! Enjoy a hearty breakfast at our café tables to take home and surprise Mom with breakfast in bed. All Moms receive a free flower!

Sun
12
Mother’s Day Brunch
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ cafe
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Mother’s Day Brunch
Sunday, May 12th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
cafe, $10 per person; $5 kids 12 and under

 

Please register at Customer Service.

Looking for the perfect way to kick off Mother’s Day? Make a reservation for you and your Mom to enjoy a scrumptious homemade brunch. Healthy Eating Specialist, Ali, is preparing vegan frittatas, hash brown casserole, fresh fruit kabobs, and kale waldorf salad. Top it off with a virgin mimosa to let Mom know how much you appreciate her. All Moms will receive a fresh flower and each private table offers coloring pages and crayons to create a work of art just for Mom.

Mon
13
Meet Chipping Hill Micro Farm
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ aisle 8
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Meet Chipping Hill Micro Farm
Monday, May 13th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
aisle 8, Free!

 

Our Nickels for Non-Profits fundraiser is currently raising money for Chipping Hill Micro Farm. This innovative non-profit organization brings fresh fruits and vegetables to children in underserved neighborhoods. Enjoy the show as Chipping Hill brings some of the kids they serve to our store! The children will prepare taste a variety of fresh produce then make their own salad and fresh dressing. If you like what you see, bring your reusable bags and tell your cashier you would like to donate your refund to Chipping Hill Micro Farm!

Wed
15
Extreme Couponing & Value Tour
6:00 PM @ store-wide
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Extreme Couponing & Value Tour
Wednesday, May 15th
6:00 PM
store-wide, Free!

 

Please register at Customer Service.

If you’re like most people, you want to spend less and save more. Well, this extreme event is for you! Join us for a 40 minute store tour where you will pick up fantastic tips for saving while shopping for all-natural and organic products. Then we’ll sit down and show you how to coupons to help you shop smart and keep your cash in your pocket. With just a bit of preparation each week, we can show you how to save on every trip to the grocery store! 

Thu
16
Twitter Chat: Light Up the Grill
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Light Up the Grill
Thursday, May 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Fee

The weather is warming up and that means it's time to head outside for some cooking over the coals or gratesl. Let's chat about our favorite foods to kiss with flame, tips and tricks for seasoning, and more. Follow #wfmdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
16
Sports Nutrition with Vega
6:30 PM @ cafe
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Sports Nutrition with Vega
Thursday, May 16th
6:30 PM
cafe, Free!

 

Please register at Customer Service.

The speed at which you recover post-exercise is one of the greatest determining factors of athletic success. Join the experts from Vega as they take you through a complete sports system free from dairy, soy and gluten. Learn how what you put in your body can impact your overall physical routine.  Timing of nutrition is vital for peak performance and knowing what the nutrition focus before and after you exercise is crucial at any age and level. In-store promotion, recipes and free samples.  The first 10 people to register for this free sports nutrition clinic will receive a free eco-friendly Vega Sport bamboo towel.

Mon
20
A Very Berry Cooking Class
6:30 PM @ cafe
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A Very Berry Cooking Class
Monday, May 20th
6:30 PM
cafe, Free!

 

Please register at Customer Service.

Berry season is finally here! Those plump, juicy berries we all love so much are readily available to enjoy every day. Healthy Eating Specialist, Ali, will show you why berries are not only delicious, but important to eat for all-around health. We will make a few berry dishes and enjoy plenty of samples. 

Tue
21
Blood Drive
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ parking lot
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Blood Drive
Tuesday, May 21st
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
parking lot, Free goodie bag for all donors!

 

Please schedule your appointment at Customer Service or by e-mailing dana.sommers@wholefoods.com. 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
23
Eat Right for Your Body Type
6:30 PM @ cafe
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Eat Right for Your Body Type
Thursday, May 23rd
6:30 PM
cafe, Free!

 

Please register at Customer Service.

Have you tried just about every diet out there without much success? Wendy Romig will help you look beyond cookie cutter diets to find options that work for you. Enjoy a discussion about the different body types and how certain foods can impact health and nutrition. Leave with a better understanding of how your body responds to the foods you eat.

Thu
23
Eat Right for Your Body Type
6:30 PM @ cafe
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Eat Right for Your Body Type
Thursday, May 23rd
6:30 PM
cafe, Free!

 

Please register at Customer Service.

Have you tried just about every diet out there without much success? Wendy Romig will help you look beyond cookie cutter diets to find options that work for you. Enjoy a discussion about the different body types and how certain foods can impact health and nutrition. Leave with a better understanding of how your body responds to the foods you eat.

Sun
26
Giving Grill: Tookany-Tacony Frankford Watershed
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ front sidewalk
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Giving Grill: Tookany-Tacony Frankford Watershed
Sunday, May 26th
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
front sidewalk

 

Grilling season is in full swing! We’re firing up the grill to raise money for the Tookany-Tacony Franford Watershed. Enjoy an all-beef burger, plump hot dog, juicy portabella mushroom, or flavorful veggie burger for lunch or take some home for an easy dinner. We donate all of the food, cook it to perfection, then give 100% of the money collected to TTF Watershed. 

Thu
30
Half Pints Kids Club: Taco Bowls!
5:00 PM @ cafe
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Half Pints Kids Club: Taco Bowls!
Thursday, May 30th
5:00 PM
cafe, $5 per child

 

Please register at Customer Service.

Cinco de Mayo may have passed, but Mexican food is a kids’ favorite any time. This month we’re creating a little twist on an old favorite, the taco. Kids can choose a corn tortilla to bake into a taco bowl then chop their own fillings to load up the bowl. We’ll even prepare our own guacamole or salsa to top it off then make a refreshing drink to wash it all down.

Thu
30
Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
Thursday, May 30th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Cool, crisp whites, reds to pair with your favorite steak - wine is made for summer food. Join us as we chat about pairing wines with both weather and favorite summer foods. Follow #wfmwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Events At Nearby Stores

Local Vendor Night
Wednesday, December 24th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store-wide, Free/Sampling Event

Bring your appetite for our free Local Vendor Night every Wednesday from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.  Sample different items from some of the top vendors in the area, all located within 100 miles of this store.  From spicy hot sauce to handmade granola to perfectly balanced coffee, there will be samples for everyone so don’t miss a delicious evening!

Bring your appetite for our free Local Vendor Night every Wednesday from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.  Sample different items from some of the top vendors in the area, all located within 100 miles of this sto

TASTE!
Thursday, December 25th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Storewide, Free!

TASTE!  Every Thursday from 4 - 6 pm our grocery, prepared foods, meat, whole body and customer service teams prepare delectable samples for you to enjoy.  We feature seasonal favorites, sale items and new products for you to enjoy while you shop.

TASTE!  Every Thursday from 4 - 6 pm our grocery, prepared foods, meat, whole body and customer service teams prepare delectable samples for you to enjoy.

Cheese Consultations
Saturday, December 27th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Devon, FREE

Our Certified Cheese Professional, Bridget, is here to answer all of your cheesiest questions and share her favorite tips on all things cheese. Reserve a spot to meet with her one-on-one or with a few friends to learn about making the perfect cheese platter, exploring new cheese pairings and to learn all kinds of things about each of our cheeses. Please sign-up in Customer Service one week in advance or by emailing Bridget.Fitzpatrick@wholefoods.com

Our Certified Cheese Professional, Bridget, is here to answer all of your cheesiest questions and share her favorite tips on all things cheese.