December 2013

Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Holiday Delights
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Holiday Delights
Thursday, December 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

What delights you during the holiday season? Cookies? Candies? ...Gifts? Join us to share ideas and recipes that will keep all your loved ones happy! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Sun
08
Make Your Own Almond Milk
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos
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Make Your Own Almond Milk
Sunday, December 8th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos, FREE

Stop by our Health Starts Here Desk to watch our Healthy Eating Specialist demonstrate how to make fresh, delicious homemade almond milk! Christina will have recipes to share and supplies available for purchase.

Tue
10
Community Support Day with Burwen Education Foundation
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos
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Community Support Day with Burwen Education Foundation
Tuesday, December 10th
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos

Make Tuesday, December 10th your shopping day in order to support the Burwen Education Fund. 5% of our total sales for the day will benefit this local non-profit. The Burwen Education Foundation provides mentoring and scholarships to enable high-potential, low-income students from Mountain View High Schools to attend quality four-year colleges and universities that would otherwise be beyond their financial means.  Their intensive mentoring continues beyond college graduation as our scholars pursue graduate school and/or become leaders in their communities and professions.

 

Tue
10
Cheese Night
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos
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Cheese Night
Tuesday, December 10th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos, FREE

Just in time for holiday celebrations! Enjoy some of the world’s best cheeses and get advice on how to pick present and pair them.

Sun
15
Holiday Vendor Fair
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos
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Holiday Vendor Fair
Sunday, December 15th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos, FREE

Join us for our holiday vendor extravaganza! Browse our many stations throughout the store and enjoy tasty treats and delightful conversation with some of our favorite product suppliers. Whether you are shopping for a party, gifts for others, or to treat yourself, you’re sure to find the perfect items to enjoy this season!  Don't forget to bring the little ones by the North Pole for a picture with Santa. You'll receive a free professional print to put on the fridge!

Wed
18
Healthy Holiday Store Tour
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Los Altos
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Healthy Holiday Store Tour
Wednesday, December 18th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Los Altos, FREE

Don’t let your healthy eating habits disappear during the holidays! Join our healthy eating specialist for a store tour showing you the best and healthiest products to choose during the holiday season. She will also provide you with tips for avoiding temptation at the family table!

Thu
26
Twitter Chat: 2013 Remembered
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: 2013 Remembered
Thursday, December 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's hard to believe that another year has come and gone. Join us to chat about ways to remember what's passed and ideas for celebrating what's to come! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Events At Nearby Stores

December 24: National Egg Nog Day
Wednesday, December 24th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo,

December 24: National Egg Nog Day

December 24 is National Eggnog Day, and we’re sporting the ‘nog mustache to prove it.

Can’t get eggnog out of your noggin? No worries - we’ve got some cheery recipes for you to try. And if that’s not enough, you can read all about the boozy beverage and its humble beginnings.

Ho-ho-hopefully you’re ready to whip up a tall glass and enjoy the festive buzz it leaves you with. Just keep an eye on grandma - she tends to cross paths with wandering reindeer after a few glasses.

December 24: National Egg Nog Day

December 24 is National Eggnog Day, and we’re sporting the ‘nog mustache to prove it.

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY STORE HOURS
Wednesday, December 24th
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Blossom Hill Location,

Hi Friends! Please note of our Christmas Holiday Store Hours:

December 24th Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

December 25th Christmas Day: CLOSED

Hi Friends! Please note of our Christmas Holiday Store Hours:

December 24th Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm

December 25th Christmas Day: CLOSED

December 25: National Pumpkin Pie Day
Thursday, December 25th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo,

December 25: National Pumpkin Pie Day

Here are today’s five thing to know about Pumpkin:
1. The largest pumpkin pie ever made was over five feet in diameter and weighed over 350 pounds. It used 80 pounds of cooked pumpkin, 36 pounds of sugar, 12 dozen eggs and took six hours to bake.
2. In early colonial times, pumpkins were used as an ingredient for the crust of pies, not the filling.
3. Pumpkins were once recommended for removing freckles and curing snake bites.
4. The largest pumpkin ever grown weighed 1,140 pounds.
5. The Connecticut field variety is the traditional American pumpkin.

December 25: National Pumpkin Pie Day

Here are today’s five thing to know about Pumpkin: