October 2013

Tue
01
One Pot Meals
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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One Pot Meals
Tuesday, October 1st
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Healthy Eating Desk, Free

Come visit Jackie at the Healthy Eating Kiosk where she will be sampling a filling fall featured dish without a lot of mess.

Wed
02
Seafood Lunch
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Seafood Department
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Seafood Lunch
Wednesday, October 2nd
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Seafood Department, $5

Our Seafood team members are so talented: besides filleting fish, deveining shrimp and doing all things to your every need, they are now going to be cooking lunch made-to-order style. Come by every Wednesday and see what's on the menu.

Thu
03
Twitter Chat: Fall Seasonal Brews
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Fall Seasonal Brews
Thursday, October 3rd
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

With the arrival of fall comes the release of many seasonal craft beers. We'll highlight some of our very favorites and ask you to do the same! Follow #WFMbeer to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Fri
04
Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Bakery Department
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Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake
Friday, October 4th
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Bakery Department, Free

he best part of the cool weather is the delicious treats that come with it. Head to our Bakery Department where you can sample our in-house made caramel apple upside down cake, the treat without the trick.

Wed
09
Seafood Lunch
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Seafood Department
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Seafood Lunch
Wednesday, October 9th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Seafood Department, $5

Our Seafood team members are so talented: besides filleting fish, deveining shrimp and doing all things to your every need, they are now going to be cooking lunch made-to-order style. Come by every Wednesday and see what's on the menu.

Thu
10
Twitter Chat: Wines From South Africa - Part II
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From South Africa - Part II
Thursday, October 10th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

 

Deliciously diverse, the wines of South Africa are perfect for every occasion. Pick up one of the three bottles we'll be tasting and tweeting about tonight (Find the wines here: http://wholefoodsmarket.com/wine) and contribute to the fun! Follow #WFMwine to join in on the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

 
Fri
11
Healthy Apple Desserts
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Healthy Apple Desserts
Friday, October 11th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Healthy Eating Desk, Free

It's that time again- apple season! This delicious fruit is a great base to healthy desserts. Stop by the Health Starts Here Kiosk to sample some of Jackie's favorite choices.

Fri
11
Cheese and Wine Pairing
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Beer and Wine Department
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Cheese and Wine Pairing
Friday, October 11th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Beer and Wine Department, Free

Come to the Beer and Wine Department to try a sampling of decaden cheeses and their pairing wines. It's a great way to open your horizon to different cheeses, wines and a good way to start getting ideas on what you can serve during the upcoming holiday season!

Fri
11
Seasonal Soups
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Seasonal Soups
Friday, October 11th
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Healthy Eating Desk, Free

Fall brings us a plethora of seasonal vegetables to choose from which are perfect for making soups and stews. Visit Jackie, our Healthy Eating Specialist, where she will be sampling some delicious uses of these vegetables.

Tue
15
Monmouth County SPCA Educational Lecture
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Back Cafe
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Monmouth County SPCA Educational Lecture
Tuesday, October 15th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Back Cafe, Free

Join us in our cafe for a lecture given by Monmouth County SPCA. They will be covering general pet care, responsibility of ownership, pet safetly, shelter work, pet health, and other pertinent topics. They will also bring in one of their certified theryapy dogs! We will have samples from our new Whole Paws program and some refreshments. Please sign up at Customer Service.

Tue
15
Gluten Free Tasting
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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Gluten Free Tasting
Tuesday, October 15th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Storewide, Free

Gluten Free and Celiac Disease are two very prominent conditions today. Join us for a tasting dedicated to spreading knowledge on our gluten-free products and recipes.

Wed
16
Dr. Hauschka Skin Care
12:00 AM @ Whole Body
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Dr. Hauschka Skin Care
Wednesday, October 16th
12:00 AM
Whole Body, Free

Sign up for a free one-on-one consulation with Dr. Hauschka Skin Care specialist will guide you through the signature "Radiant You' cleansing system as well as holistic approach to caring for your skin.

Wed
16
Seafood Lunch
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Seafood Department
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Seafood Lunch
Wednesday, October 16th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Seafood Department, $5

Our Seafood team members are so talented: besides filleting fish, deveining shrimp and doing all things to your every need, they are now going to be cooking lunch made-to-order style. Come by every Wednesday and see what's on the menu.

Thu
17
Twitter Chat: Pumpkin-Palooza
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Pumpkin-Palooza
Thursday, October 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The arrival of pumpkins is a sure sign that fall is officially here. We'll discuss tips, tricks and ideas for enjoying these gorgeous gourds in the kitchen! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
19
Fair Trade Sampling
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Storewide
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Fair Trade Sampling
Saturday, October 19th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Storewide, Free

By Definition fair trade is a trade in which its' prices are fair and pad to producers in developing countries. We have tons of fair trade products and decor throughout our store. Celebrating our ongoing relationships, join us for a sampling of products that you know are helping a greater good.

Tue
22
Acorn Squash Smackdown
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Storewide
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Acorn Squash Smackdown
Tuesday, October 22nd
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Storewide, Free

Competition is in the air, and we are ready to throw it down, acorn squash style. All of our talented team members will cook a dish featuring this delicious squash. You and your taste buds get to choose the Smackdown Champion.

Wed
23
Healthy Halloween Tasting
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Kiosk
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Healthy Halloween Tasting
Wednesday, October 23rd
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Healthy Eating Kiosk, Free

Halloween can be a pretty scary- and we don't meant he costumers. Candy ingredients can be the scariest part. Leave the candy behind and come try some healthy snack ideas at the Healthy Eating Kiosk.

Wed
23
Seafood Lunch
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Seafood Department
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Seafood Lunch
Wednesday, October 23rd
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Seafood Department, $5

Our Seafood team members are so talented: besides filleting fish, deveining shrimp and doing all things to your every need, they are now going to be cooking lunch made-to-order style. Come by every Wednesday and see what's on the menu.

Wed
23
Pumpkin Floral Arrangement
6:00 PM @ Back Cafe
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Pumpkin Floral Arrangement
Wednesday, October 23rd
6:00 PM
Back Cafe, $25

Come create beautiful floral arrangements featuring a pumpkin with Marcella, our floral specialist. She will walk you through, step by step until you've made a piece of art you can take home. Every month Marcella has a great creative class, if interested, please sign  up in the Floral Department.

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: A Healthful Halloween
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Healthful Halloween
Thursday, October 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Halloween is just a week away... Are you prepared for the onslaught of ghost, goblins and ghouls? We'll be discussing ideas for healthier treats and goodies, and share photos of costumes, jack-o-lanterns and more! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
25
Pumpkin Carving Competition
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Cafe
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Pumpkin Carving Competition
Friday, October 25th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Cafe, Free

This weekend come check out our team members annual Pumpkin Carving Competition! You can vote on your favorite pumpkin that is displayed, helping chooce the winner. We have a lot of talented team members, so competition will be tough!

Fri
25
Game Day Tasting
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Storewide
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Game Day Tasting
Friday, October 25th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Storewide, Free

Despite who is playing, our concern is the food on the table. Whether it's glutinous dips or easy and delicious appetizers, we have ideas for you. Come see what's cooking during our Game Day Tasting!

Wed
30
Fall In Love with Whole Foods not Processed
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Kiosk
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Fall In Love with Whole Foods not Processed
Wednesday, October 30th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Healthy Eating Kiosk, Free

Trying to figure out what's in some products? If you cook with ingredients from Whole Foods Market, there is no mystery. Stop by Jackie's Kiosk to sample some options.

Wed
30
Seafood Lunch
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Seafood Department
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Seafood Lunch
Wednesday, October 30th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Seafood Department, $5

Our Seafood team members are so talented: besides filleting fish, deveining shrimp and doing all things to your every need, they are now going to be cooking lunch made-to-order style. Come by every Wednesday and see what's on the menu.

Events At Nearby Stores

Trivia Night!
Wednesday, April 23rd
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
The Roof, FREE

Join us for a mid-week pick me up at The Roof with Trivia Night hosted by our friends at Trivia NYC! You’ll not only get bragging rights if you win, but some awesome prizes.

Join us for a mid-week pick me up at The Roof with Trivia Night hosted by our friends at Trivia NYC! You’ll not only get bragging rights if you win, but some awesome prizes.

Storewide Tasting Night!
Thursday, April 24th
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Demo Carts throughout the store, FREE

Join us every Thursday at 5PM for a seasonal taste of something delicious from departments throughout our store.

Join us every Thursday at 5PM for a seasonal taste of something delicious from departments throughout our store.

Story Time Friday
Friday, April 25th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Second floor cafe, FREE

Join us on our second floor cafe for Story Time every other Friday – fun treats and laughs included. Recommended for children ages 3-6.