September 2012

Fri
07
Teen Chefs Cooking Series: Baking 1.0
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Teen Chefs Cooking Series: Baking 1.0
Friday, September 7th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $30 for 2 part series

Learn the basics of baking with high-school-teacher-turned-chef Jennifer Jones. From bread and biscuits to cookies and cake, let Jennifer break down the science of baking into easy and fun steps to impress your friends and family. Ages 10 & up.

Sat
08
Whole Kids Foundation Grantee Meet & Greet
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ store-wide
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Whole Kids Foundation Grantee Meet & Greet
Saturday, September 8th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
store-wide, Free

 

Is your school interested in a school garden? How about a delicious and nutritious salad bar? Stop into the store and meet with a couple schools who have received such items thanks to a Whole Kids Foundation grant. Learn about how they’ve implemented these programs in their schools and how it might work for yours! And don’t forget to donate at our registers while you’re here – we’re fundraising all through September for the next round of grants that will help more schools right here in Wisconsin.

Fri
14
Teen Chefs Cooking Series: Kitchen Basics 1.0
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Teen Chefs Cooking Series: Kitchen Basics 1.0
Friday, September 14th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $30 for 2 part series

Join Chef Jennifer Jones as she demonstrates the basics in a fun, never-boring fashion. From knife skills to various cooking techniques, learn to cook entire meals like a pro. From sauces and soups to potatoes and pasta, Jennifer will ensure you're confident in the kitchen! Ages 10 & up.

Sat
15
Food for Thought Festival
8:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (just off the Capitol Square)
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Food for Thought Festival
Saturday, September 15th
8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (just off the Capitol Square), Free

Join Whole Foods Market in celebrating REAP Food Group’s annual Food for Thought Festival, a fun and festive forum that explores and celebrates our many opportunities to eat more pleasurably, healthfully and sustainably.

Sat
15
Pretzel Fest!
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ store-wide
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Pretzel Fest!
Saturday, September 15th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
store-wide, Free Samples

Join us in the Bakery for a super special celebration of our fabulous new pretzel varieties (including cinnamon sugar, jalapeño cheddar, sundried tomato parmesan & more)! And what goes better with a pretzel fest than mustard? Um, beer! We’ll have plenty of tasty samples for all so come on down and give them a try. Wunderbar!

Sun
16
Petite Chefs: A Family Meal
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Petite Chefs: A Family Meal
Sunday, September 16th
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $20

A love of good, healthy and fun food starts young, help the petite chefs in your house learn to express themselves and their creativity through food.  Children will learn to make a fabulous three-course meal. A hands-on and interactive class perfect for ages 5-12. Attendees will leave with a kid-friendly packet of ideas/ recipes and a MEAL to share with their family. Parents are encouraged to participate or watch.

Mon
17
Kids Cooking: Fun Veggies, Fruits and Dips
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Kids Cooking: Fun Veggies, Fruits and Dips
Monday, September 17th
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $15

Join Chef Jennifer Jones as she shows you how to prepare veggies and fruits in ways that will make them super fun to eat. What to do with these newly created snacks? Dip 'em! Make yummy & good-for-you dips that are easy and fun to create. Grades K – 6

Tue
18
Clean Eating 101
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Clean Eating 101
Tuesday, September 18th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $25

With all the fresh produce coming to harvest, it’s the perfect time to eliminate processed foods and eat clean. In Clean Eating 101, Madison blogger Kimberly Aime from Badger Girl Learns to Cook will share recipes for three clean meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) as well as some clean snacks, drinks, and desserts. She will also share tips on shopping clean and how to successfully clean up your diet before the holidays. 

Wed
19
End of Summer Slimdown
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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End of Summer Slimdown
Wednesday, September 19th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $25

Summer may be waning, but that doesn't mean your beach body needs to be! End summer on a high note by joining Holly from the blog The Healthy Everythingtarian for light, filling and nutritious vegetarian meals. From breakfast to meals and even a healthy dessert, class participants will have samples to try and take home three original recipes and more cooking ideas.

Thu
20
Recipes from the Taste of Madison
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Recipes from the Taste of Madison
Thursday, September 20th
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $35

Have fun with VOM FASS Chef Kevin Appleton in this hands-on class preparing healthy pulled pork sliders with pickles and slaw, our signature quinoa salad, and our new Calamansi citrus square. Please register directly with Vom Fass at 608.204.9488.

Fri
21
Teen Chefs Cooking Series: Baking 2.0
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Teen Chefs Cooking Series: Baking 2.0
Friday, September 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $30 for 2 part series

Now that the basics are down, let Chef Jennifer help you take your skills in the kitchen to a whole new level. Learn how to make more advanced recipes that will amaze. Fondant-covered cakes, buttery croissants and complex, impressive pies are just the beginning. Ages 10 & up.  

Sun
23
First Tastes: The Adventures of Baby Food Making
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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First Tastes: The Adventures of Baby Food Making
Sunday, September 23rd
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $15

A whole new way to nourish and provide for your baby - make your own baby food! Travel back to your grandma’s days by preparing your baby’s meals in the safety of your own kitchen. Not only can you save money but you can also give your baby fresh, wholesome food made by you. Join Tara Verma, a local mom and baby food maker, as she demonstrates the basics of how to make, store and serve your little ones their first foods. Information on the best fruits and vegetables for your little ones and sample recipes will be provided. Attendees will have time to share tips, ask questions and taste test some yummy creations as well.

Mon
24
Gourmet Soups
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Gourmet Soups
Monday, September 24th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $25

Let Chef Jennifer Jones show you how to make delectable soups worthy of any dinner party. Most soups have a basic foundation of recipes and once you've learned those simple techniques, making gourmet versions is not as hard as you imagined!

Tue
25
Dr. Hauschka Consultations
10:00 AM - 1:15 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Dr. Hauschka Consultations
Tuesday, September 25th
10:00 AM - 1:15 PM
Whole Body Department, Free

Stop in today to learn from the pros at Dr.Hauschka about their signature press and roll method. Pre-registration required (15 min session – please call 608.233.9566 to book!) and a free sample will be provided with consultation (while supplies last).

Tue
25
Polenta
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Polenta
Tuesday, September 25th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $25

Chef Jennifer Jones learned how to cook from her Italian grandmother, Eugenia. Special occasions in Eugenia's home always included food and the staple of her family gatherings was polenta. In Northern Italy, polenta is often served layered with butter and cheese and then topped with a rich, meaty tomato sauce. Let Jennifer share with you her family's recipe for this ultimate Italian comfort food.

Wed
26
Kids Cooking: Healthy Cakes & Cookies
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Kids Cooking: Healthy Cakes & Cookies
Wednesday, September 26th
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $15

Cake for lunch?! YES! Cookies for breakfast?! UH-HUH! Crazy? NO! Even your mom and dad will be asking for these yummy treats! Sugary and naughty cakes and cookies are fun, but they should only be "sometimes food." Chef Jennifer Jones will show you how to make cookies and cake so healthy (and super yummy!) that you'll be allowed to eat them every day! Grades K - 6

Thu
27
Oktoberfest!
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Oktoberfest!
Thursday, September 27th
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $35

Come to VOM FASS Chef Kevin Appleton's celebration of Oktoberfest with a new take on traditional German favorites. Featured are pretzel crusted Jaeger schnitzel, truffled spaetzle and red cabbage braised in cider and beer. Please register directly with Vom Fass at 608.204.9488.

Fri
28
Teen Chefs Cooking Series: Kitchen Basics 2.0
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Teen Chefs Cooking Series: Kitchen Basics 2.0
Friday, September 28th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $30 for 2 part series

OK, so you've found your way in the kitchen. You even know how to boil water! (lol) Now, take your skills further and learn how to make foods that are a bit more complex. From frying food to filleting fish, Chef Jennifer will help you cook like a master! Ages 10 & up.

Sun
30
Generation Organic Tour Stop
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Outside
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Generation Organic Tour Stop
Sunday, September 30th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Outside, Free

Do you eat FOOD?! Do you know where your food comes from, what’s in it and how it was produced? Are you passionate about organic food and farming? Organic Valley’s ‘Generation Organic’ - a group of young, dynamic, organic farmers from across the country - are on a traveling tour in their eye-popping, fine-filtered non-GMO veggie oil-sippin’ school bus around the Midwest from September 25 to October 14, 2012, to sow the good news about organic farming. Join them in Madison on September 30 for delicious samples and enlightening conversation!

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