December 2012

Sat
01
Grab & Give
8:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market
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Grab & Give
Saturday, December 1st
8:00 AM
Whole Foods Market

Buy a meal for a local family in need! Whole Foods Market Madison is teaming up with Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin to help alleviate hunger this winter. Donate whatever you’re able at our registers and your contribution will go directly to local families (with every $1 donated, Second Harvest can provide a Wisconsin community member with 3 meals)!

Sat
01
December Holiday Order Table is Open!
8:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market
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December Holiday Order Table is Open!
Saturday, December 1st
8:00 AM
Whole Foods Market

Let Whole Foods Market help you enjoy more time with loved ones, with less time in the kitchen! Stop by our Holiday Order Table in-store to peruse our menu and place your order or order online at wholefoodsmarket.com/shop.

Tue
04
Team Members Teach featuring David Rodriguez
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Team Members Teach featuring David Rodriguez
Tuesday, December 4th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $15

 

Learn how to apply basic culinary techniques to your everyday cooking as you join our very own David Rodriguez for the premiere of our Team Members Teach series. In this class you will learn the importance of mise en place (“putting in place”), proper knife technique while preparing side dishes, fish fabrication and cookery, plate design, and wine pairing. This is a true culinary experience for a bargain price!

Wed
05
Taste of the Season: Hanukkah
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market
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Taste of the Season: Hanukkah
Wednesday, December 5th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, FREE

Join Whole Foods Market for a taste of what this year’s holiday menu has to offer for Hanukkah (pre-order scrumptious starters, plentiful platters, and mouth-watering entrées in-store or online at www.wholefoodsmarket.com/shop!).

Fri
07
Holiday Treats
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Holiday Treats
Friday, December 7th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $25

This time of year is the avid home baker's zone. A time when we get to cast aside our cares and buy butter and sugar in bulk! Join Jennifer Jones as she creates the decadent, delectable treats we so enjoy during the holiday season. Revisit the classics (hello, its fudge calling) and introduce yourself to some soon-to-be go-to recipes for your holiday baking repertoire.

Sat
08
Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis
10:30 AM @ Vilas Park Shelter
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Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis
Saturday, December 8th
10:30 AM
Vilas Park Shelter

Join Whole Foods Market in supporting the Arthritis Foundation’s 27th annual Jingle Bell Run Madison! Be one of the thousands of runners and walkers who hit the nation’s pavements, pathways and parks this winter to fight arthritis, the nation’s most common cause of disability.

Sat
08
Gingerbread House Workshop
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Gingerbread House Workshop
Saturday, December 8th
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $19.99 (per gingerbread kit)

For many, gingerbread houses epitomize family togetherness during the holidays. Continue the tradition with your loved ones at our how-to workshop. We'll provide the frosted gingerbread house and candy, you bring the creativity! Ages 3-12

Sun
09
Gingerbread House Workshop
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Gingerbread House Workshop
Sunday, December 9th
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $19.99 (per gingerbread kit)

For many, gingerbread houses epitomize family togetherness during the holidays. Continue the tradition with your loved ones at our how-to workshop. We'll provide the frosted gingerbread house and candy, you bring the creativity! Ages 3-12

Wed
12
Youth Cooking School: Winter Wonderland
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Youth Cooking School: Winter Wonderland
Wednesday, December 12th
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $10

Join Kelly Liebrock for this awesome class filled with the best of the season! This class features warm winter foods, home-made hot cocoa and, of course, gingerbread boys and girls. Grades K-6

Fri
14
Local Vendor Fair
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market
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Local Vendor Fair
Friday, December 14th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, FREE

Some of our wonderful local vendors will be in the store to discuss everything local! Stop by for a sample or just to chat with these great folks.

Fri
14
Amazing Appetizers
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Amazing Appetizers
Friday, December 14th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $25

During December, many of us are either hosting or attending multiple get-togethers. When we ask ourselves, “What will I bring?" many of us often fall back on the boring old standbys. Join Jennifer Jones as she demonstrates how to create delicious, awe-inspiring appetizers you'll be more than proud to share at any party.

Sat
15
Bebe Chefs - Winter Bliss
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Bebe Chefs - Winter Bliss
Saturday, December 15th
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $15

Food is FUN!! Cooking class designed for toddlers and preschoolers. One of the best ways to increase the chances your child will try new foods is to have them help you prepare the food. Children will have a blast helping prepare some fun and cozy recipes perfect for all the winter holidays. Children will learn the joy of making healthy food and skills that will help them now and throughout their life. Includes recipe packet and coloring sheets to take home. Ages 2-6.  Instructor: Tara Verma of Bebe Meals

Sun
16
Taste of the Season: Holidays Made Easy
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market
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Taste of the Season: Holidays Made Easy
Sunday, December 16th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, FREE

Join Whole Foods Market for a taste of what this year’s holiday menu has to offer for the holidays (pre-order mouth-watering hors d’oeuvres, scrumptious sides, and no-fuss dinner packages in-store or online at www.wholefoodsmarket.com/shop!).  

Sun
16
Petite Chefs - Winter Bliss
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Petite Chefs - Winter Bliss
Sunday, December 16th
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $15

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 can learn to make some amazing fun and cozy recipes perfect for all the winter holidays. This is a hands-on and interactive class perfect for ages 5-12. Attendees will leave with a kid-friendly packet of ideas/ recipes and a treat to share with their family. Parents are encouraged to participate or watch. Instructor: Tara Verma of Bebe Meals

Mon
17
Celebrate the Holidays Gluten-Free!
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Celebrate the Holidays Gluten-Free!
Monday, December 17th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $15

Enjoying festive meals during the holiday season without gluten is a snap! Join Cherie Wolter as she guides you on a gluten-free store tour and through traditional holiday menus with all the fixings and without all the gluten. Whether you are cooking gluten-free for family, friends or yourself, you and your guests will not even miss the grains this holiday season!

Tue
18
Slow Cooker Rescue Recipes
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Slow Cooker Rescue Recipes
Tuesday, December 18th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cooking Classroom, $25

We are all guilty of it. It's our dirty little secrets that only we and our families know. What is it, you ask? It's the crime of no-plan-for-dinner-and-I'm-too-darn-tired-so-I'll-just-order-take-out. Join Jennifer Jones as she shows you how to use your slow cooker to make a complete meal worthy enough to entertain with! Oh, and it'll be so easy, too.

Wed
19
Endless Potential of Asian Jazz Yumbutter
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Endless Potential of Asian Jazz Yumbutter
Wednesday, December 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, FREE

Peanuts and spices you ask?  Yeah, it blew our mind, too, when we first concocted it. Let chief revolutionaries of the Ōm Boys Food Movement ease your fear of cooking with such spices as cayenne, cumin, turmeric, and garlic by showing you tons of easy, scrumdiliumptious, creations that can be made with the magic potion that is Asian Jazz Yumbutter.  It’s bound to make your belly smile and your heart sing!

Fri
21
Youth Cooking School: Gifts from the Kitchen
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Youth Cooking School: Gifts from the Kitchen
Friday, December 21st
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $10

Join Kelly Liebrock and whip up some gifts from the kitchen: hot cocoa mix, peppermint bark, and popcorn mix. Kids can make these presents for their family and friends, while snacking on holiday treats and having fun! Grades K-6

Mon
31
New Year's at Noon!
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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New Year's at Noon!
Monday, December 31st
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Cooking Classroom, FREE

Kids can't make it to midnight? Bring your party hats and come on down to Whole Foods Market! We'll have healthy snacks and New Year's Eve Party favors for kids!

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