May 2013

Wed
01
Spring Asparagus Sampling
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Spring Asparagus Sampling
Wednesday, May 1st
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Healthy Eating Desk

Celebrate the first day of May with National Asparagus Day.  These stalks don’t have to be served plain to be healthy.  Come enjoy delicious recipes prepared by our Healthy Eating Specialist, Jackie.

Thu
02
Wedding Show
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Storewide
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Wedding Show
Thursday, May 2nd
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Storewide, Free

We'll be featuring flower designs from our talented florists, sparkling wine and more- all spectacular for weddings, showers and engagement parties. We're also proud to welcome the following community industry insiders to the show: Bridal Music by Flora Duo, True Concepts Hair Design, Jenifer Rutherford Photography, Touch of Ink Calligraphy, and Twenty Four Seven Events.

Sat
04
Cinco de Mayo
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Storewide
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Cinco de Mayo
Saturday, May 4th
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Storewide

No mariachi bands here, but plenty of Mexican culture-inspired recipes. Visit each team in the store, the day before Cinco de Mayo for ideas on meals, appetizers, and drinks to prepare for your own fiesta.

Sat
04
Cinco de Mayo
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Cinco de Mayo
Saturday, May 4th
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Healthy Eating Desk

Don’t think of this day as an all out greasy-and-unhealthy toppings day.  Stop by Jackie’s desk to sample great healthier Mexican fare, which will sure please your palate.

Tue
07
Summer and Bathing Suit Season is Upon Us
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ Healthy Eat Desk
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Summer and Bathing Suit Season is Upon Us
Tuesday, May 7th
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Healthy Eat Desk

Let Jackie help you get ready with a plant based lifestyle.  Stop by for samples of dishes, which will inspire you to get started!

Wed
08
Veggiecation
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Back Cafe
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Veggiecation
Wednesday, May 8th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Back Cafe, Free

It's time to get your kid's hands dirty . . .in the kitchen. Join us for our Kids Culinary Class where little chefs will be invited to help prepare Veggiecation Program recipes and sample their healthy treats. Parents will receive a copy of Veggiecation recipes created that day. Kids will leave with coloring pages, stickers and a new love for veggies. Please sign up at Customer Service.

Thu
09
Mom-o-Rama
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Storewide
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Mom-o-Rama
Thursday, May 9th
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Storewide

Join us for a storewide tasting featuring recipes that will please mom. 50 special goodie bags will go out to the first 50 mom-o-rama attendees!

Sat
11
Pamper Mom with a Healthy Breakfast
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Pamper Mom with a Healthy Breakfast
Saturday, May 11th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Healthy Eating Desk

Not everything is better with bacon, stop by Jackie’s desk for a sampling of healthy choices starting your Mother’s day off right.

Sat
11
Whole Body Spa Day
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Whole Body Spa Day
Saturday, May 11th
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Whole Body Department

Two events and twice the love because mom's important! Visit our Whole Body department- vendors and team members will be giving advice on beauty, tips on relaxation and plenty more.

Sat
11
Specialty Team Member Favorites
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Specialty Team Member Favorites
Saturday, May 11th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Specialty Department
Working daily with so many delicious and different cheese options, olives, gelato, coffee and more, it must be hard to choose a favorite. But our Specialty Team Members have done just that! Come see what their favorite items are and why, during this interactive sampling.
Tue
14
Building a Healthier Sandwich
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Building a Healthier Sandwich
Tuesday, May 14th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Healthy Eating Desk

Put away the bread and cold cuts – stop by Jackie’s desk for a sampling of great plant based healthy sandwiches that are so good, you won’t even miss the bread.

Wed
15
Rip Esselstyn Cooking Demo and Book Signing
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Rip Esselstyn Cooking Demo and Book Signing
Wednesday, May 15th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Healthy Eating Desk, $5.00

 We are pleased to announce that Rip Esselstyn, author of the Engine 2 Cookbook will be here for a cooking demo, Q&A and a book signing for the launch of his new book, My Beef with Meat.

Thu
16
Twitter Chat: Light Up the Grill
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Light Up the Grill
Thursday, May 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Fee

The weather is warming up and that means it's time to head outside for some cooking over the coals or gratesl. Let's chat about our favorite foods to kiss with flame, tips and tricks for seasoning, and more. Follow #wfmdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
17
LOCAL Tasting
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ Storewide
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LOCAL Tasting
Friday, May 17th
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Storewide
Here at Whole Foods Market Middletown, we are largely inspired by our local vendors. So much so, that we hold monthly events in honor of them, sampling local products throughout the store. Join us in bringing unity to our community by supporting our own backyard.
Sat
18
Kids Yoga
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Back Cafe
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Kids Yoga
Saturday, May 18th
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Back Cafe
Have little ones at home that need a little Zen? Hot & Soul yoga is offering a class for children ages 3 to 7 years-old in our cafe. Bring the towel and we'll provide the water. Space is limited. Please sign up at Customer Service.
Sat
18
National Salad Month
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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National Salad Month
Saturday, May 18th
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Healthy Eating Desk

Come join Jackie in celebrating with a few healthy salads that can be your favorite new side dish or the main event.

Tue
21
Healthy Sides for a Healthy Memorial Day
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Healthy Sides for a Healthy Memorial Day
Tuesday, May 21st
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Healthy Eating Desk

Forget the mayonnaise and oils in your side dishes – thanks to Jackie, you won’t need them.  Join her to sample these great crowd pleasers.

Wed
22
Berries, Berries, Berries
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Berries, Berries, Berries
Wednesday, May 22nd
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Healthy Eating Desk

Healthy Eating Specialist, Jackie will prepare delicious, better-for-you desserts using the bounty of berries offered at Whole Foods Market.

Thu
23
Book Club (My Beef With Meat)
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Back Cafe
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Book Club (My Beef With Meat)
Thursday, May 23rd
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Back Cafe, Free

Have you had a chance to read Rip’s new book?  Come discuss the book and enjoy some samples  Jackie our Healthy Eating Specialist has prepared the book. Please sign up at Customer Service.

Sat
25
Memorial Day
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ Storewide
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Memorial Day
Saturday, May 25th
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Storewide
Nothing gets us feeling ready for summer like Memorial day. Let us help you plan for your weekend of fun with exceptional seasonal recipes.
Tue
28
Engine 2 Sampling
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Engine 2 Sampling
Tuesday, May 28th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Healthy Eating Desk

Come visit Jackie at the Healthy Eating Desk where she will be sampling Engine 2 products, which are available throughout the store.

Wed
29
Get on Board with a Healthy Eating Tour
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Get on Board with a Healthy Eating Tour
Wednesday, May 29th
12:00 AM
Storewide

Jackie will have Health Starts Here tours throughout the day getting you inspired to start your healthier lifestyle.  Give her a call 732-758-1688 or email Jackie.osborn@wholefoods.com to set up a time.

Thu
30
Strawberries
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ Storewide
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Strawberries
Thursday, May 30th
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Storewide
These sweet, juicy berries are finally in season! Visit each team in the store for an afternoon of sampling and a selection of dishes featuring the strawberry.
Thu
30
Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
Thursday, May 30th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Cool, crisp whites, reds to pair with your favorite steak - wine is made for summer food. Join us as we chat about pairing wines with both weather and favorite summer foods. Follow #wfmwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Events At Nearby Stores

Slow & Low BBQ
Saturday, July 12th
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Whole Foods Market Marlboro Cafe , FREE registration required

Learn the secrets of creating your own classic BBQ dishes at home using an ordinary backyard grill.  It doesn’t matter whether your grill is gas or charcoal, you can still make great slow smoked meats such as ribs, pulled pork or chicken at home if you follow a few simple techniques.  Our Culinary Specialist Jonathan, former Chef/Owner of his own BBQ catering company, will share his experience with you in this class where you will learn to prepare a slow smoked BBQ menu and taste some delicious samples. Registration required and space is limited http://www.eventbrite.com/e/slow-low-bbq-tickets-12141279895

 

 

Marlboro Township Summer Concert Series
Sunday, July 13th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Marlboro Township Recreation Center , Free Community Event

Marlboro Township Summer Concert Series & Celebration of Independence

 

Come join us at the Marlboro recreation centers amphitheater for a night of music, fireworks and food. Whole Foods Market Marlboro will be selling food to benefit the Marlboro Recreation Center.  To learn more visit: http://www.marlboro-nj.gov

Marlboro Township Summer Concert Series & Celebration of Independence

 

You & Me - Kids Yoga
Tuesday, July 15th
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Whole Foods Market Marlboro, Free registration required

Looking for something fun to do with the kiddies? Each week, we will be whipping up something fun like breakfast treats, summer snacking, crafts and more! Parents, caregivers’ participation required. Ages: Toddlers and Pre-Kindergarten. This week kiddies will be enjoying yoga with Robert Wood Johnson Wellness & Fitness Center.  This class is great way for parents/caregivers to bond with their children. http://www.eventbrite.com/e/you-me-kids-yoga-with-robert-wood-johnson-fitness-wellness-center-tickets-12131245883

 

Looking for something fun to do with the kiddies? Each week, we will be whipping up something fun like breakfast treats, summer snacking, crafts and more!