January 2013

Wed
02
Wheat Free Wednesday
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Every Dept.
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Wheat Free Wednesday
Wednesday, January 2nd
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Every Dept., Free

Every first Wednesday of the month, our departments will showcase some of their wheat-free products. Sample your way through the store and you just might find a new favorite!

 

Please note, we are not a certified gluten-free facility, so please sample at your own risk.

Thu
03
Parents Morning Out
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Bakery / Kids Play Area
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Parents Morning Out
Thursday, January 3rd
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Bakery / Kids Play Area, Free

Parents, after you drop your kids at school we invite you join us for a complimentary cup of Allegro coffee and bakery nibbles. Kids’ activities and snacks will be available for any little ones that attend.

Sat
05
Cooks & Books Series: Kim O'Donnel
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Cooking Department
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Cooks & Books Series: Kim O'Donnel
Saturday, January 5th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cooking Department

 

Meat Lover’s Meatless Celebrations features seasonally themed recipes and menus for all kinds of occasions. The cookbook’s how-to guide offers basic kitchen outfitting advice, and an introduction to “The Meat Lover’s Meatless Pantry.”

 

Kim O’Donnel is a trained chef, longtime journalist and author.

 

Kim will be sampling two dishes from her books and autographed copies will be available for purchase. 

 

Thu
10
Healthy Cooking with Greens Class
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cooking Department
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Healthy Cooking with Greens Class
Thursday, January 10th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cooking Department, Free

 

Greens, like kale, are the most nutrient-dense foods we can eat. Sometimes tangy, pungent or slightly bitter, many of us don’t really know what to do with these bold bunches, we just know that we should be eating more of them…somehow.

 

Join Marja as she shows you how to incorporate greens into your cooking routine. Samples and instruction provided. 

 

Click Here to Register

 

 

Fri
11
One Day Sale: Ground Beef
12:00 AM @ Meat Department
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One Day Sale: Ground Beef
Friday, January 11th
12:00 AM
Meat Department

 

Look out for this amazing One Day Sale on ground beef. Price will be announced one week before sale.

 

 

Fri
11
Health Starts Here 5 for $5
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Prepared Foods Department
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Health Starts Here 5 for $5
Friday, January 11th
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Prepared Foods Department, $5

 

Try 5 delicious Health Starts Here dishes for just $5! These dishes are five of our tastiest and healthiest eating options from our Prepared Foods Department.

 

Ready to make a few simple changes for lifelong health? Whether you're just getting started on a healthy eating path or have been on the road to wellness for years, our four pillars of healthy eating can help guide your journey. Check out these four pillars, as well as Health Starts Here recipes at wholefoodsmarket.com/healthstartshere.

 

Sat
12
Kids Club: Healthy Eating Adventure
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Whole Kids Play Area
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Kids Club: Healthy Eating Adventure
Saturday, January 12th
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Whole Kids Play Area, Free

 

Kids, ages 7 – 12, are invited on a healthy eating adventure, including a store scavenger hunt and healthy snacks. 

 

Click Here to Register

 

 

 

Wed
16
Health Starts Here 28-Day Challenge
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Lynnwood
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Health Starts Here 28-Day Challenge
Wednesday, January 16th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Lynnwood, $15 deposit

 

Want to eat healthy but don’t know where to start? Take the 28-Day Challenge! A change like this can be, well, challenging. So we’re here to help guide you through with weekly meetings, recipes, tips and more.  

 

$15 per person deposit is required. Each participant that attends 3 out of 5 classes will be refunded with a $15 Whole Foods Market gift card.

 

Winners will be randomly chosen throughout the challenge for fun prizes. Every class you attend you will be entered into a drawing for the grand prize of a Health Starts Here Pantry Makeover!

 

Space is limited; first come first serve. Registration deadline is January 13th.

 

Meeting 1: January 16 | 6:30 – 8:30p

This challenge kick-off meeting will feature a program introduction, discussion on beans and tips on how to stretch your meals. You’ll receive your food log and goodie bag. We are excited to host Rip Esselstyn, author of The Engine 2 Diet, at the Kick-Off with an inspiring talk to start your challenge right!

 

Meeting 2: January 23 | 6:30 – 8p

Week 2 focuses on the Plant Strong pillar. Marja will explain how to reconfigure your plate by eating more greens. She will also demonstrate knife skills, cooking methods, and will create and sample Health Starts Here recipes.

 

Meeting 3: January 30 | 6:30 – 8p

Week 3 focuses on the Healthy Fats pillar. Marja will discuss healthy fats and good sources for these fats, and she’ll teach you how to cook without oils. We’ll also conduct a store tour to show you how to eat healthy on a budget.

 

Meeting 4: February 6 | 6:30 – 8p

Week 4 focuses on the Nutrient Dense pillar. What is Nutrient Density and what foods rank high in nutrients. Marja will discuss this pillar and cook up several recipes to sample.

 

Meeting 5: February 13 | 6:30 – 8p

In this final meeting we will review the challenge and celebrate our successes. We’ll host a recipe exchange and a fun scavenger hunt around the store.

 

Graduation: February 16 | 1 – 2:30p

Challenge participants and their families are invited for a graduation ceremony with Health Starts Here snacks and more.

 

Click Here to Register and Pay

 

 

Wed
16
5% Day benefiting Food Lifeline
12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Seattle Locations
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5% Day benefiting Food Lifeline
Wednesday, January 16th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Seattle Locations

 

Help fight hunger in our area by shopping with us on Wednesday, January 16! Food Lifeline stocks the shelves and fills the tables of 275 food banks, meal programs and shelters throughout Western Washington. The 35 million pounds of nutritious food they secure from restaurants, grocery stores, farmers and manufacturers feeds 745,000 of our hungry neighbors every year. For more information visit www.foodlifeline.org

 

We will donate 5% of the total net sales from all six of our Seattle Metro Whole Foods Market stores to Food Lifeline to help alleviate hunger in Western Washington. 

Thu
17
Parents Morning Out
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Bakery / Kids Play Area
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Parents Morning Out
Thursday, January 17th
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Bakery / Kids Play Area, Free

Parents, after you drop your kids at school we invite you join us for a complimentary cup of Allegro coffee and bakery nibbles. Kids’ activities and snacks will be available for any little ones that attend.

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
Health Fair
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Lynnwood
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Health Fair
Saturday, January 19th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Lynnwood, Free

 

A healthier lifestyle can start with a few simple steps. Our Health Fair brings in educated vendors, suppliers and community health partners to provide information, answers and free samples. From supplements to cleansing kits we’re here to support your health goals. Enter your completed event passport to win one of several prizes!

Wed
23
Do Something Reel Film Series Presents: Betting the Farm
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Lynnwood Recreation Center, 18900 44th Ave W
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Do Something Reel Film Series Presents: Betting the Farm
Wednesday, January 23rd
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Lynnwood Recreation Center, 18900 44th Ave W, Free

 

Maine dairy farmers dropped by a national milk company band together to launch their own brand, Maine’s Own Organic Milk. They struggle to make ends meet as they get the company off the ground. Faced with slow sales and mounting bills, will their gamble save them or ruin them?

 

Lynnwood Recreation Center

18900 44th Ave W

 

6:30 p.m. doors open
7:00 p.m. movie starts

 

Light refreshments will be served.

 

Click Here to Register

 

 

Thu
24
Block Party: Citrus
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Lynnwood
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Block Party: Citrus
Thursday, January 24th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Lynnwood, Free

 

Join us for a celebration of sampling as each of our departments feature our Peak Pick product: citrus! Help us choose the winning department - vote for your favorite sample and enter-to-win a $25 Whole Foods Market gift card!

 

 

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.

Fri
25
Health Starts Here 5 for $5
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Prepared Foods Department
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Health Starts Here 5 for $5
Friday, January 25th
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Prepared Foods Department, $5

 

Try 5 delicious Health Starts Here dishes for just $5! These dishes are five of our tastiest and healthiest eating options from our Prepared Foods Department.

 

Ready to make a few simple changes for lifelong health? Whether you're just getting started on a healthy eating path or have been on the road to wellness for years, our four pillars of healthy eating can help guide your journey. Check out these four pillars, as well as Health Starts Here recipes at wholefoodsmarket.com/healthstartshere.

 

Sat
26
Health Starts Here Bistro Meal Class
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Cooking Department
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Health Starts Here Bistro Meal Class
Saturday, January 26th
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Cooking Department, Free

 

Marja shows how to create a delicious and fun bistro meal utilizing the four pillars of our Health Starts Here program: Whole Foods, Plant-StrongTM, Healthy Fats and Nutrient Dense.  Samples and instruction provided. Space is limited.

 

Click Here to Register

 

 

 

Mon
28
Healthy Eating on a Budget Store Tour
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM @ Whole Foods Market Lynnwood
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Healthy Eating on a Budget Store Tour
Monday, January 28th
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Whole Foods Market Lynnwood, Free

 

THIS TOUR HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO LOW REGISTRATION.

 

Thu
31
Parents Morning Out
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Bakery / Kids Play Area
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Parents Morning Out
Thursday, January 31st
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Bakery / Kids Play Area, Free

Parents, after you drop your kids at school we invite you join us for a complimentary cup of Allegro coffee and bakery nibbles. Kids’ activities and snacks will be available for any little ones that attend.

Thu
31
Twitter Chat: Winter Entertaining
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Winter Entertaining
Thursday, January 31st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

From big game parties to comforting dinners and healthy soirees, winter is a great time for entertaining. Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to swap recipes, ideas, and more. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation.

Events At Nearby Stores

Mineral Fusion: Beauty Station
Saturday, August 30th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market - Redmond, Free expert beauty tips!

Natural skin care and beauty tips from Mineral Fusion 

Save 40% on Mineral Fusion products during our Roadshow Event!

Through September 7th: 
Weekdays 2-7pm,
Saturday & Sunday 12-5pm 

Natural skin care and beauty tips from Mineral Fusion 

Save 40% on Mineral Fusion products during our Roadshow Event!

Spring into Bed - Community Garden Build
Saturday, August 30th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Redmond , Free

Community garden building event in Redmond - Join us for the build and breakfast! More at JustGarden.org

Community garden building event in Redmond - Join us for the build and breakfast! More at JustGarden.org

Meet the Maker - Local Producer Event
Saturday, August 30th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market - Redmond, Free

Meet the producers of your favorite local Whole Foods Market brands! Product samples & Raffle Drawing

Meet the producers of your favorite local Whole Foods Market brands! Product samples & Raffle Drawing