August 2013

Thu
01
Tasty Thursdays!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Kailua store
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Tasty Thursdays!
Thursday, August 1st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Kailua store, Free

Stop by on Thursdays for samples in each and every department! Taste for yourself what makes our products so special!

Thu
01
Twitter Chat: Late Summer Grilling
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Late Summer Grilling
Thursday, August 1st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The calendar may indicate that summer's coming to a close, but the weather sure isn't! Join us for a fun online discussion where we share our best tips and tricks for the grill, as well as favorite foods to cook over live fire! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Tue
06
SPROUT: Kaua`i
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM @ Aston Aloha Beach Hotel, Kapa`a HI
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SPROUT: Kaua`i
Tuesday, August 6th
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Aston Aloha Beach Hotel, Kapa`a HI, FREE

SPROUT Hawai‘i: Kaua'i

Aston Aloha Beach Hotel

3-5920 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, HI 96746

 

Presented in cooperation with The Kohala Center, this day-long summit will provide information, inspiration and networking opportunities with Hawai‘i farmers and producers interested in creating excellent products.

We welcome all existing and aspiring Hawai‘i farmers and producers. Presenters will include Ken Love from Hawai‘i Tropical Fruit Growers; Lou Cooperhouse, President and CEO of Food Spectrum LLC; members of Whole Foods Market's global, regional and store Team Members; Kaua‘i retailers; and exemplar producers.

Registration is FREE, with the option to pre-reserve and purchase lunch for $10.00.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Overview of Food Industry, Trends, and Markets
  • Value-Added Opportunities for the Hawaiian Market and for Export
  • Food Safety, Quality, and Technology
  • Product and Process Development
  • Business Plan Development and Funding Opportunities
  • How to Become a Vendor with Whole Foods and Other Local Retailers
  • The Retailer's Perspective
  • Branding and Marketing

More info and RSVP at sprouthawaii.eventbrite.com

Thu
08
SPROUT: Maui
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ UH Maui College
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SPROUT: Maui
Thursday, August 8th
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
UH Maui College, Free

UH Maui College, Kahului HI

 

A day long summit to share information, inspiration and networking opportunities with Hawai`i farmers and producers interested in creating excellent products.

We welcome all existing and aspiring Hawai`i farmers and producers.  Presenters will be community experts, Whole Foods Market global, regional and store Team Members, and exemplar producers.

Free entry for registered participants, lunch available for purchase.

Seminars run 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; pau hana event with no-host bar from 5-6:30 p.m.

JOIN US TO LEARN ABOUT

•             Becoming a Whole Foods Market vendor

•             Pricing & Business Models

•             The Retailer’s Perspective

•             Branding & Marketing

•             Financing

•             WFM’s Local Producer Loan Program

•             Distribution

•             Local Ingredient Sourcing

•             Packaging

•             Food Safety

Learn from:

  • Local experts: Lou Cooperhouse (Food Spectrum), Steven Chiang (UH Agribusiness Incubator Program), Ken Love (Hawai`i Tropical Fruit Growers)
  • Whole Foods Market leadership, marketing, and purchasing teams
  • Successful local producers, including OnoPops, Maui Brewing Co., and Kumu Farms

Register at sprouthawaii.eventbrite.com

Thu
08
Tasty Thursdays!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Kailua store
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Tasty Thursdays!
Thursday, August 8th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Kailua store, Free

Stop by on Thursdays for samples in each and every department! Taste for yourself what makes our products so special!

Thu
08
Twitter Chat: Summer 2013 Scrapbook
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer 2013 Scrapbook
Thursday, August 8th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As summer vacation comes to an end, let's take a moment to remember the last three months. Join us to swap our very best memories, stories and photos of summer 2013! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
10
SPROUT: O`ahu
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Kapi`olani Community College
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SPROUT: O`ahu
Saturday, August 10th
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Kapi`olani Community College, Free

A day long summit to share information, inspiration and networking opportunities with Hawai`i farmers and producers interested in creating excellent products.

We welcome all existing and aspiring Hawai`i farmers and producers.  Presenters will be community experts, Whole Foods Market global, regional and store Team Members, and exemplar producers.

Free entry for registered participants, lunch available for purchase.

Seminars run 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; pau hana event with no-host bar from 5-6:30 p.m.

 

JOIN US TO LEARN ABOUT

•             Becoming a Whole Foods Market vendor

•             Pricing & Business Models

•             The Retailer’s Perspective

•             Branding & Marketing

•             Financing

•             WFM’s Local Producer Loan Program

•             Distribution

•             Local Ingredient Sourcing

•             Packaging

•             Food Safety

 

Learn from:

  • Local experts: Lou Cooperhouse (Food Spectrum), Steven Chiang (UH Agribusiness Incubator Program), Ken Love (Hawai`i Tropical Fruit Growers)
  • Whole Foods Market leadership, marketing, and purchasing teams
  • Successful local producers, including OnoPops, Maui Brewing Co., and Kumu Farms


Register at sprouthawaii.eventbrite.com
 

Thu
15
Tasty Thursdays!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Kailua store
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Tasty Thursdays!
Thursday, August 15th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Kailua store, Free

Stop by on Thursdays for samples in each and every department! Taste for yourself what makes our products so special!

Thu
15
Twitter Chat: Tiny Victories (Small steps... Big change)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Tiny Victories (Small steps... Big change)
Thursday, August 15th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Getting kids to think differently about their food choices can be a challenge. Join us for an online discussion to share tips and best practices for inspiring small changes that will ultimately have a big impact on better nutrition! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
22
Tasty Thursdays!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Kailua store
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Tasty Thursdays!
Thursday, August 22nd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Kailua store, Free

Stop by on Thursdays for samples in each and every department! Taste for yourself what makes our products so special!

Thu
22
Twitter Chat: Heading Back to School
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Heading Back to School
Thursday, August 22nd
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
29
Tasty Thursdays!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Kailua store
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Tasty Thursdays!
Thursday, August 29th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Kailua store, Free

Stop by on Thursdays for samples in each and every department! Taste for yourself what makes our products so special!

Thu
29
Twitter Chat: Summer's Last Hurrah
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer's Last Hurrah
Thursday, August 29th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Labor Day is just a few days away, so let's make sure summer goes out with a BANG! Join us for an online discussion to share party ideas, recipes and general merriment during the final days of outdoor celebrating! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

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