July 2013

Thu
11
Twitter Chat: Local Favorites
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Local Favorites
Thursday, July 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Local produce, local bread, local cheese - come and share your stories of the local artisans and products you most enjoy. We'll chat about how you find great local products and how to support those that produce them. Follow #wfmdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
12
Animal Adoption Event
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Milford Store
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Animal Adoption Event
Friday, July 12th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Milford Store, Free

We’re excited to host the North Shore Animal League adoption bus filled with pets from the New Haven Animal Shelter in our parking lot! Stop by, say hello, and potentially find your new best friend.

Fri
12
Lecture with Dr. Julia Carter on Animal Acupuncture
2:00 PM @ Milford Store
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Lecture with Dr. Julia Carter on Animal Acupuncture
Friday, July 12th
2:00 PM
Milford Store, Free

Please stop in our café at 2pm on Friday, July 12th for an informative lecture on small animal acupuncture with Dr. Carter of Pond Point Animal Hospital. Dr. Julia Carter is a graduate of Tufts University Veterinary Medical School and has more than 15 years of experience in acupuncture and alternative animal medicine.

Fri
12
Gluten Free Friday
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Milford Store
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Gluten Free Friday
Friday, July 12th
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Milford Store, Free

Are you looking for some great tasting gluten-free foods? Stop by and taste some of our favorite gluten-free foods directly from our vendors. You won’t be disappointed!

Tue
16
Lecture with Dr. Paterna on Turning your body into a fat burning machine
12:15 PM @ Milford Store
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Lecture with Dr. Paterna on Turning your body into a fat burning machine
Tuesday, July 16th
12:15 PM
Milford Store, Free

Learn why we carry excess fat and how to lose 9 pounds in 9 days safely.  This lecture will show you how to take weight off naturally and keep it off!

Wed
17
Local Lunch Tasting
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Milford Store
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Local Lunch Tasting
Wednesday, July 17th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Milford Store, Free

Higher quality, lower costs, and less impact on the environment are just a few benefits of buying local products. Join us for a special tasting because local foods just taste so good!

Thu
25
Local Lunch Tasting
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Milford Store
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Local Lunch Tasting
Thursday, July 25th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Milford Store, Free

Higher quality, lower costs, and less impact on the environment are just a few benefits of buying local products. Join us for a special tasting because local foods just taste so good!

Thu
25
Twitter Chat: Summer Parties
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer Parties
Thursday, July 25th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Before summer fades into fall, be sure to make time for one last summer hurrah - or maybe even two or three. Let's chat about your favorite dishes, entertaining tips, and libations for sending summer off just right. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
27
Ice Cream Social
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Milford Store
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Ice Cream Social
Saturday, July 27th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Milford Store, Free

We love Ice Cream at Whole Foods Market, so we’ve planned a free ice cream social. We’ll have some exciting flavors and toppings for you to try!

Mon
29
Healthy Store Tour and Snack
3:00 PM @ Milford Store
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Healthy Store Tour and Snack
Monday, July 29th
3:00 PM
Milford Store, Free

Want to learn about our Health Starts Here program and learn to shop for the healthiest items in our store. Well you’re in luck, because we’re giving a store tour with your health in mind, and we’ll teach you how to make a yummy healthy snack! How fun does that sound?

Tue
30
Dr. Paterna’s Shopping Secrets
12:15 PM @ Milford Store
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Dr. Paterna’s Shopping Secrets
Tuesday, July 30th
12:15 PM
Milford Store, Free

Stop in for Dr. Paterna’s Shopping Secrets and learn how to read labels and making the best food choices. Dr. Paterna is also very happy to answer any questions you may have about the products in our store.

Events At Nearby Stores

Whole Foods at the Connecticut Open
Thursday, August 21st
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale,

Join Whole Foods Market at the Connecticut Open in New Haven for a delicious summertime sample and taste. The Connecticut Open has always been much more than a tennis tournament; it is a leading example of community pride, spirit and engagement, especially among youth. For more information, please visit: www.ctopen.org.

Join Whole Foods Market at the Connecticut Open in New Haven for a delicious summertime sample and taste.

Cook to Impress, using 5 Items or Less!
Thursday, August 21st
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
in-store,

 

Join Nancy, our Culinary Expert, as she creates a tasty and inspiring dinner that’s sure to satisfy and impress.

 

Join Nancy, our Culinary Expert, as she creates a tasty and inspiring dinner that’s sure to satisfy and impress.

Kids in the Kitchen: Back to School Bento
Thursday, August 21st
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
in our Cafe, Free

Packing a healthy lunchbox can be a challenge for parents. When only nutritious foods are put in front of them to choose from, how can you go wrong? Brenda, our Healthy Eating Specialist will lead this class with lots of healthy options to pack in their Bento’s. Children will go away with a free Bento Box, class is limited to 15 children. Please notify us of any food allergies upon signing by emailing us at WestportEvents@WholeFoods.com. Please also allow 48 hours’ notice for sing-ups and cancellations.

Back to School Bent is co-hosted by Macaroni Kid, a free weekly newsletter and website for local families which features all the latest happenings, recipes, reviews, giveaways, activities and more for parents and kids throughout lower Fairfield County from Westport to Greenwich. Visit www.westport.macaronikid.com for more information and to connect with other parents and share information about our community.

Packing a healthy lunchbox can be a challenge for parents. When only nutritious foods are put in front of them to choose from, how can you go wrong?