January 2013

Mon
07
Build a Better Lunchbox
10:30 AM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos Culinary Center
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Build a Better Lunchbox
Monday, January 7th
10:30 AM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos Culinary Center, Free

It’s time to get back to school and back to health! With the holiday season coming to an end, it’s a good time to get back to healthier eating habits—especially when it comes to your child’s health. Join Christina, our healthy eating specialist, to discuss healthy options for school lunches and kids snacks.

Tue
08
Wellness Wednesdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos
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Wellness Wednesdays
Tuesday, January 8th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos, $7 per bowl

Looking for a new and exciting dinner option that is quick and easy but also healthy? Let us create a custom wellness bowl for you! Join us each Wednesday and choose from a selection of tasty and nutritious ingredients to create your perfect bowl.

Tue
08
Value Tour
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos
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Value Tour
Tuesday, January 8th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos, FREE

Come learn how to navigate our store aisles and find the best in-store specials and bargains on our new "Value Tours".

We will give you a goodie bag full of savings and show you how to find value while receiving the highest quality.

Wed
09
Health Starts Here Pantry Makeover
11:00 AM @ Culinary Center
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Health Starts Here Pantry Makeover
Wednesday, January 9th
11:00 AM
Culinary Center, Free!

After the holiday indulgences, most of us will be ready to watch our waistlines and wallets. Luckily, Whole Foods Market is making it easy to stock up and slim down. Start off the New Year the right way by restocking your pantry with healthy cooking essentials and alternatives so you are always prepared to cook a healthy meal! Join Christina, our Healthy Eating specialist, as she demonstrates the healthiest alternatives, fast and fresh solutions, and the best money saving tips for stocking a healthy pantry! Additionally, everyone who joins us on this better pantry store tour will be entered into a drawing to win a Health Pantry Essentials gift basket!

Wed
09
Wellness Wednesdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos
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Wellness Wednesdays
Wednesday, January 9th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos, $7 per bowl

Looking for a new and exciting dinner option that is quick and easy but also healthy? Let us create a custom wellness bowl for you! Join us each Wednesday and choose from a selection of tasty and nutritious ingredients to create your perfect bowl.

Fri
11
Healthy Eating for a New Year! Simple Steps and Realistic Resolutions
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos Health Starts Here Desk
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Healthy Eating for a New Year! Simple Steps and Realistic Resolutions
Friday, January 11th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos Health Starts Here Desk, Free!

With the Holiday season coming to an end, many of us are looking to get back on track and make health a priority this year. Join Christina, our Healthy Eating Specialist, for a healthy eating store tour which will include some valuable tips for simple changes that can make a great impact on your health!

Sat
12
Build a Better Breakfast
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos Culinary Center
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Build a Better Breakfast
Saturday, January 12th
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos Culinary Center, Free

How do you “break your fast”? If coffee and a pastry is your go-to choice, let Christina our Healthy Eating Specialist show you how to build fast, easy, nutrient dense breakfast choices that will provide you with sustained energy for a healthier start to your day.

Mon
14
Introduction to the Engine 2 Diet
7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Los Altos Culinary Center
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Introduction to the Engine 2 Diet
Monday, January 14th
7:00 PM
Whole Foods Los Altos Culinary Center, Free

Are you planning a health or weight loss challenge to start of the New Year? Have you heard about the Engine 2 diet? Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Christina, for an explanation about the Plant-strong™ way of eating! Also, you can learn more about our in-store 28 Day challenge we are hosting here at Whole Foods!

Tue
15
Value Tour
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos
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Value Tour
Tuesday, January 15th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos, FREE

Come learn how to navigate our store aisles and find the best in-store specials and bargains on our new "Value Tours".

We will give you a goodie bag full of savings and show you how to find value while receiving the highest quality.

Wed
16
Gluten Free Store Tour
4:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Desk
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Gluten Free Store Tour
Wednesday, January 16th
4:00 PM
Health Starts Here Desk, Free

With 1 out of 4 people gluten intolerant and 1 out of 133 people afflicted with Celiac Disease, many people are looking for gluten-free options. Here at Whole foods, we have lots of options for you! Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Christina Panowicz, on a store tour to learn more about all the great gluten free brands and products we have to offer.

Wed
16
Wellness Wednesdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos
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Wellness Wednesdays
Wednesday, January 16th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos, $7 per bowl

Looking for a new and exciting dinner option that is quick and easy but also healthy? Let us create a custom wellness bowl for you! Join us each Wednesday and choose from a selection of tasty and nutritious ingredients to create your perfect bowl.

Thu
17
Health Starts Here Store Tour
11:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos Health Starts Here desk
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Health Starts Here Store Tour
Thursday, January 17th
11:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos Health Starts Here desk, Free

Are you trying to eat a healthier diet but not sure where to start? With so much information about health available it’s easy to become overwhelmed. Let our Healthy Eating Specialist be your guide. Join Christina for a healthy eating store tour which will include some valuable tips and simple changes that can make a great impact on your health.

Thu
17
“Breaking Through Weight Loss Barriers” with Dr. Rebecca Green, ND, Lac, MSOM
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos Culinary Center
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“Breaking Through Weight Loss Barriers” with Dr. Rebecca Green, ND, Lac, MSOM
Thursday, January 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos Culinary Center, Free

Join us with a local Naturopathic Medical Doctor, Dr. Rebecca Green, as she explains the physiology of hunger, barriers to losing weight (hormone imbalances, inflammation, food intolerances, insulin resistance) and healthy eating options for optimal health and wellness.

Thu
17
Twitter Chat: Fuel Your Exercise
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Fuel Your Exercise
Thursday, January 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

How you eat can help elevate your exerise. We'll share ideas, favorite recipes, and more. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation from 6pm - 7pm CST.

Sat
19
Kids Cooking Class- Healthy Brunch w/ The Culinary Dude
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos Culinary Center
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Kids Cooking Class- Healthy Brunch w/ The Culinary Dude
Saturday, January 19th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos Culinary Center, 20.00

Let’s cook a brunch in a healthy way. The kids will have a chance to create, Whole Grain Pancakes and Waffles, Fruit Smoothies, Egg, Meat & Cheese Bake & Granola.

 

This hands-on cooking class will enable kids to find their inner chef. The Culinary Dude, Scott Davis has worked to create wonderful menus that the kids will cook themselves. Using the freshest ingredients, fun and interactive cooking techniques, the kids will prepare the food from scratch as they learn kitchen and food safety, professional kitchen behavior, measuring and prep skills, and table etiquette. In addition to a wide variety of hands-on, tactile recipes, kids will participate in additional food-related activities.

 

$20/per Child- Register @ http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5160174220

Tue
22
Health Starts Here Pantry Makeover
11:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos Culinary Center
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Health Starts Here Pantry Makeover
Tuesday, January 22nd
11:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos Culinary Center, Free

After the holiday indulgences, most of us will be ready to watch our waistlines and wallets. Luckily, Whole Foods Market is making it easy to stock up and slim down. Start off the New Year the right way by restocking your pantry with healthy cooking essentials and alternatives so you are always prepared to cook a healthy meal! Join Christina, our Healthy Eating specialist, as she demonstrates the healthiest alternatives, fast and fresh solutions, and the best money saving tips for stocking a healthy pantry! Additionally, everyone who joins us on this better pantry store tour will be entered into a drawing to win a Health Pantry Essentials gift basket!

Tue
22
Value Tour
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos
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Value Tour
Tuesday, January 22nd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos, FREE

Come learn how to navigate our store aisles and find the best in-store specials and bargains on our new "Value Tours".

We will give you a goodie bag full of savings and show you how to find value while receiving the highest quality.

Tue
22
365 Chef Jerry Aman
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos Culinary Center
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365 Chef Jerry Aman
Tuesday, January 22nd
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos Culinary Center, FREE

Join 365 Chef Jerry Aman, a special guest from Whole Foods Market Napa, to sample one of his 365 recipes.  For the last couple of years , 365 Chef Jerry has been creating dishes featuring our 365 & 365 Organic Everyday Value Products.  The 365 & 365 Organic Everday Value labels are our store's own affordable value brand. .  Join 365 Chef Jerry for 365 Vegetarian Combo Tacos & 365 Three Bean & Pasta Salad. 

Wed
23
Gluten-Free Store Tour
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Desk
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Gluten-Free Store Tour
Wednesday, January 23rd
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Health Starts Here Desk, Free

With 1 out of 4 people gluten intolerant and 1 out of 133 people afflicted with Celiac Disease, many people are looking for gluten-free options. Here at Whole foods, we have lots of options for you! Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Christina Panowicz, on a store tour to learn more about all the great gluten free brands and products we have to offer.

Wed
23
Wellness Wednesdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos
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Wellness Wednesdays
Wednesday, January 23rd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos, $7 per bowl

Looking for a new and exciting dinner option that is quick and easy but also healthy? Let us create a custom wellness bowl for you! Join us each Wednesday and choose from a selection of tasty and nutritious ingredients to create your perfect bowl.

Wed
23
John Mackey at the Commonwealth Club Silicon Valley
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Oshman Family JCC
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John Mackey at the Commonwealth Club Silicon Valley
Wednesday, January 23rd
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Oshman Family JCC
CEO & Co-Founder, Whole Foods Market
- Author of Conscious Capitalism: A Whole-istic Approach to Capitalism

John Mackey, iconic CEO and co-founder, is known for his all-natural approach to a mega chain of grocery stores, Whole Foods. His stores are, in part, credited with a boom in the healthy food movement where terms like “hormone free” are commonplace.

... He’s also taken the formula for conscious capitalism and corporate social responsibility to a whole new level and other businesses are following suit. Mackey discusses the transformative business movement where value rests on something more than just finances. Find out more about the Whole Foods story from the man himself.

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Time: 6:30 p.m. Check-In; 7:00 p.m. Program; 8:00 p.m. Book Signing
Location: Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
Price: General: $12 Members; $20 Non-Members
Premium: $40 Members & Non-Members (includes copy of book and reserved seating)

For tickets call 1-800-847-7730 or register online at https://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2013-01-23/john-mackey-whole-istic-approach-capitalism-sv
Thu
24
Twitter Chat: Super Foods
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Super Foods
Thursday, January 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

You've heard about "super foods" but what's behind all of the hype? Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to discuss just what super foods are, what they can do for you, and how to get more of them in your diet in tasy ways. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation.

Thu
24
Blood Sugar Balance Strategies to Avoid Disease, Lose Weight, Gain Energy and Feel Great
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos Culinary Center
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Blood Sugar Balance Strategies to Avoid Disease, Lose Weight, Gain Energy and Feel Great
Thursday, January 24th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos Culinary Center, FREE

Blood Sugar Balance Strategies to Avoid Disease, Lose Weight, Gain Energy and Feel Great!

 

Do you have brain fog, mood swings, weight issues, fatigue, constipation, sugar/food cravings, insomnia, high blood pressure and cholesterol? Your symptoms are real and there are natural strategies for you! Dr. Sharon Dubner, D.C. & Dr. Allen Dubner, D.C. will share with you, how sugar balance is affecting your health problems, how to eat sweet and still be healthy, breaking the sugar-stress connection, key sugar strategies to lose weight and have abundant energy and prevent disease, and break-through easy to implement natural, self help techniques.

 

Thursday, January 24th, 2013  7pm – 9pm

Sun
27
Do-it-yourself Kombucha Class with Lisa Herndon
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Whole Foods Culinary Center
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Do-it-yourself Kombucha Class with Lisa Herndon
Sunday, January 27th
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Whole Foods Culinary Center, $50

Make your own Kombucha for less than $2 a gallon!

 

Kick your soda habit and make your belly hum with healing fizzy probiotic kombucha! Make REAL kombucha! It's fun and easy! 

 

Workshop $50 fee includes: Detailed instructions, tips, and recipies that guaruntee tasty results in your own home. A kombucha culture with starter tea is included. (A live culture allows you to make endless batches of Kombucha

 

To register visit:

    http://lisascounterculture.com/page_id5/diy-kombucha-los-altos-whole-foods/

 

Sun
27
Dinner for Engine 2 Participants
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Los Altos Culinary Center
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Dinner for Engine 2 Participants
Sunday, January 27th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Los Altos Culinary Center, $5.00

Our Prepared Foods Team is cooking up a plant-strong dinner just for Engine 2 challengers!

Tue
29
Value Tour
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos
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Value Tour
Tuesday, January 29th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos, FREE

Come learn how to navigate our store aisles and find the best in-store specials and bargains on our new "Value Tours".

We will give you a goodie bag full of savings and show you how to find value while receiving the highest quality.

Tue
29
The 5 Secrets to Permanent Weight Loss w/ Dr. Vikki Petersen
7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos Culinary Center
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The 5 Secrets to Permanent Weight Loss w/ Dr. Vikki Petersen
Tuesday, January 29th
7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos Culinary Center, FREE
Wed
30
Engine 2 28-Day Challenge Information Session
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Los Altos Culinary Center
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Engine 2 28-Day Challenge Information Session
Wednesday, January 30th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Los Altos Culinary Center, FREE

Want to learn more about the upcoming 28 Day Engine 2 Challenge? Our Healthy Eating Specialist Christina is hosting an Introduction to the Engine 2 Diet in the Culinary Center. Come learn how to go plant-strong in February!

Thu
31
Forks Over Knives Movie Night!
6:00 PM @ Culinary Center
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Forks Over Knives Movie Night!
Thursday, January 31st
6:00 PM
Culinary Center, Free

Whole Foods Market Los Altos is hosting a FREE screening of the feature film Forks Over Knives. This film examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting animal-based and processed foods.

 

Learn more about the film at http://www.forksoverknives.com/

 

Register at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5127273814/eorg# 

Events At Nearby Stores

THREE Day Sale in Meat!
Sunday, March 29th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo Meat Department,

...while supplies last!

...while supplies last!

THREE Day Sale in Meat!
Monday, March 30th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo Meat Department,

...while supplies last!

...while supplies last!

Off the Grid Every Tuesday 5-8pm
Tuesday, March 31st
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Parking Lot of Whole Foods Market Cupertino, Food Truck Prices Vary

Off the Grid is your roaming mobile food extravaganza -- bringing you delicious food, with free sides of music, craft and soul. Check out all your favorite gourmet food vendors in one place - creating markets like you've never seen before.

Enjoy happy hour at the Brew Hub inside Whole Foods Market, all beer and wine $1 off during Off The Grid.

Every Tuesday evening from 5-8pm Whole Foods Market Cupertino will be hosting an Off the Grid in our parking lot for everyone to enjoy!

For more information about Off the Grid click here

Off the Grid is your roaming mobile food extravaganza -- bringing you delicious food, with free sides of music, craft and soul.