June 2013

Tue
04
Engine 2 Foods Exclusive- Fast Cooking Grains
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Engine 2 Foods Exclusive- Fast Cooking Grains
Tuesday, June 4th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Healthy Eating Desk, Free

Have you read the Engine 2 Diet Book and discovered all the benefits of eating more plant-based foods? Grain Medleys from Engine 2, located in our Frozen Grocery Aisle, make working these foods into your diet even easier. Jackie, our Healthy Eating Specialist, will introduce you to delicious plant-strong recipes, using these products, and tips to save time, money, and calories.

Wed
05
Healthy Indulgences with Jackie
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Healthy Indulgences with Jackie
Wednesday, June 5th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Healthy Eating Desk, Free

looking for that sweet treat without the guilt? Join Jackie for healthy treats that will leave your taste buds begging for more!

Sat
08
Hemp History Storewide Demo
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Storewide
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Hemp History Storewide Demo
Saturday, June 8th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Storewide, Free

Whether its seeds, oil, or even fuel, Hemp has been used and transformed in many different ways. Join us in celebrating Hemp History Week for a store wide demo featuring a plant that dates back to 8000 BC.

Tue
11
Healthy Living Day
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Storewide
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Healthy Living Day
Tuesday, June 11th
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Storewide, Free

Come celebrate our Core Value #7 - We promote the health of our stakeholders through healthy eating education. Throughout the store we will have storewide sampling, yoga, massage opportunities, Healthy Eating tours, green smoothies and so much more!

Wed
12
Veggiecation
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Back Cafe
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Veggiecation
Wednesday, June 12th
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. Space is limited. Please sign up at Customer Service.

Thu
13
Twitter Chat: Summer Produce Gone Wild
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer Produce Gone Wild
Thursday, June 13th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Squash, canteloupe, and corn - oh my! Summer's bounty is just ripe for the cooking and we'll dish about all of the ways to enjoy your favorites. We'll also celebrate our friends the bees, pollinators we all love and need to keep summer's bounty returning years after year. Follow #wfmdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
13
Share the Buzz: Honeybee Lecture
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Back Cafe
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Share the Buzz: Honeybee Lecture
Thursday, June 13th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Back Cafe, Free

Our focus in June is to bring awareness to the vanishing of the honeybee colonies. Please join us as we host Todd D. Hardie, a beekeeper from Hardwick, VT. He will be providing basic information about the honeybees and Colony Collapse Disorder, how you can help the honeybees and to talk about his experience as a hive steward. Please sign up at Customer Service to attend this lecture.

Fri
14
Father's Day Favorites
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Father's Day Favorites
Friday, June 14th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Healthy Eating Desk, Free

While dad's doing the grilling, whip up these recipes that Jackie will be sampling. They are perfect father's day side dishes that everyone will love.

Sat
15
Team Member Favorites to celebrate our Anniversary
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ Storewide
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Team Member Favorites to celebrate our Anniversary
Saturday, June 15th
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Storewide, Free

Eight years ago today, Whole Foods Market Middletown joined the WFM family. Celebrate our birthday with a storewide tasting of our Team Member's favorite products and recipes.

Tue
18
Healthy Summer Burgers
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Healthy Summer Burgers
Tuesday, June 18th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Healthy Eating Desk, Free

Who said burgers have to be made from meat? Come sample tasty vegetarian healthy alternatives for a fun, healthy summer.

Wed
19
Floral Class
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Back Cafe
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Floral Class
Wednesday, June 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Back Cafe, $25.00

Come join Marcella, our Floral Specialist, for a summer inspired floral class. Customers will be provided with the tools and skill to create beautiful arrangements to take home. Space is limited. Please sign up at our Floral Department.

Thu
20
5% day for Monmouth Conservation Foundation
12:00 AM @ Foyer
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5% day for Monmouth Conservation Foundation
Thursday, June 20th
12:00 AM
Foyer, Free

Today we'll donate 5% of our net sales to the Monmouth Conservation Foundation. MCF is a non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve and protect the open lands in Monmouth County. They currently helped save over 6,500 acres in Monmouth County and continue to acquire open space and farmland. 

Thu
20
Storewide Squash Tasting
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Storewide
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Storewide Squash Tasting
Thursday, June 20th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Storewide, Free

Come join us for a storewide squash tasting. We have partnered with our vendors to help save the honeybees. For every pound of organic squash sold we will donate .10 to Xerces Society, a non-profit organization that protects wild life through conservation of invertebrates and their habitats.

Sat
22
Share the Buzz- kids crafts and face painting
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Back Cafe
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Share the Buzz- kids crafts and face painting
Saturday, June 22nd
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Back Cafe, Free

Join us in educating your children on the importance of the honeybees while having fun too!

Sat
22
Top Ten Summer Wines Tasting
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Beer and Wine department
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Top Ten Summer Wines Tasting
Saturday, June 22nd
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Beer and Wine department, Free

Visit our Beer and Wine department where they'll be sampling our Top Ten Summer Wines. Whether it's a fruity merlot or a floral cabernet we promise your pallet with be pleased.  

Thu
27
Have you been thinking of going raw?
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Back Cafe
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Have you been thinking of going raw?
Thursday, June 27th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Back Cafe, Free

We are lucky again to be hosting Raw Chef Andreea Fegan for this summer season! She will be preparing delicious raw treats for you to taste and recipes to take home. Registration is required and space is limited, please sign up at Customer Service.

Thu
27
Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
Thursday, June 27th
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.

Fri
28
Cherries, Cherries, Cherries
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Cherries, Cherries, Cherries
Friday, June 28th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Healthy Eating Desk, Free

It's cherry season! Stop by Jackie's desk where she will be preparing healthy summer cherry dishes that you can enjoy all summer long.

Sun
30
Fourth of July Tasting
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Storewide
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Fourth of July Tasting
Sunday, June 30th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Storewide, Free

The show in the sky isn't the only magnificent thing taking place this holiday. Let our demo delegates show you recipes that will make your dish display dazzle.

Events At Nearby Stores

Kids Pizza Class
Friday, August 22nd
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Cafe , Donations accepted for Whole Kids Foundation

Ages 5 -8

 

Calling all kiddies put on those chef hats because it’s time to make some pizza! (gluten-free crusts available upon request). Let’s take a tour of the pizza station then dive into making your own kids personal pizza.  Space limited and registration required http://www.eventbrite.com/e/kids-pizza-class-tickets-12520223325

Ages 5 -8

 

Back To School Block Party
Saturday, August 23rd
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Marlboro Indoor/ Outdoor event , FREE

Back to school is right around the corner and were kicking it off with vendors, kids craft activities, giveaways and more! This block party is one that the whole family will enjoy!

Back to school is right around the corner and were kicking it off with vendors, kids craft activities, giveaways and more! This block party is one that the whole family will enjoy!

Back to School Gluten Free Store Tour
Monday, August 25th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cafe, free

Going Gluten Free can be difficult for kids as they are going back to school.  Join Jill on a store tour to learn where to find gluten free products throughout the store that are kid approved. Taste some of her favorite products or creations and take home some recipes! Registration is required through our website and space is limited.  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/back-to-school-gluten-free-store-tour-tickets-12531880191

Going Gluten Free can be difficult for kids as they are going back to school.  Join Jill on a store tour to learn where to find gluten free products throughout the store that are kid approved.