September 2013

Wed
04
5% Day for Solar Youth
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Milford Store
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5% Day for Solar Youth
Wednesday, September 4th
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Milford Store, Free

Whole Foods Market is committed to supporting great causes and organizations in our community. Wednesday, September 2nd, we’ll be donating 5% of our net sales from the day to Solar Youth, a nonprofit dedicated to providing opportunities for young people to develop a positive sense of self and connection and commitment to others through programs that incorporate environmental exploration, leadership and community service. Shop with us on Wednesday, September 2nd and help support a great cause!

Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Cooking From the Garden
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Cooking From the Garden
Thursday, September 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Let's get excited about the bounty of fall flavors and discuss all the great ways to enjoy the season's freshest produce! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sun
08
Milford Volunteer Program – Kid’s Day of Service
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Pond Lily in New Haven
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Milford Volunteer Program – Kid’s Day of Service
Sunday, September 8th
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Pond Lily in New Haven, Free

Whole Foods Market is committed to supporting great causes and organizations in our community. On Sunday, September 8th, we’ll be working with Solar Youth on a clean-up project at Pond Lily in New Haven, CT. This volunteer opportunity will have projects for both kids and adults of all ages. For more information and to sign up for our volunteer day, please visit www.milfordvolunteerprogram.eventbright.com or email tiffany.chiappetta@wholefoods.com.

Mon
09
Kids Cooking Class
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Milford Store
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Kids Cooking Class
Monday, September 9th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Milford Store, $5 Donation to Whole Kids Foundation

Kids: Join Culinary Demo Specialist Erin in our café for a special meal that you can prepare yourself. Learn some kitchen basics and how to prepare a simple meal safely (with adult supervision of course). Space is limited, so please sign up for this class at customer service.  This class is recommended for children ages 6 and up.

Tue
10
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, September 10th
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!

Fri
13
Kids Store Tour and Snack
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Milford Store
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Kids Store Tour and Snack
Friday, September 13th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Milford Store, $5 Donation to Whole Kids Foundation

Kids: Join Culinary Demo Specialist Erin at the store for a special kids tour and lean how to make your very own snack.  Space is limited, so please sign up for this class at customer service.  This class is recommended for children ages 6 and up.

Sat
14
Vitabike Demonstration
12:00 AM @ Milford Store
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Vitabike Demonstration
Saturday, September 14th
12:00 AM
Milford Store, $5 Donation to Whole Kids Foundation

What’s a Vitabike you ask? Our Vitabike is a Vitamix machine powered by a bicycle. We’ll have the bike at the store for customers to ride and make their own smoothie for a $5 donation to Whole Kids Foundation! Riders will have to sign a waiver before riding the bike.

Thu
19
Canning & Pickling with Erin
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Milford Store
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Canning & Pickling with Erin
Thursday, September 19th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Milford Store, Free

Canning, preserving and pickling: You can, can! Join Erin for some great tips on how to cook and safely pack away some of your favorite summer foods for the winter months.

Thu
19
Twitter Chat: We Love Our Pets
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: We Love Our Pets
Thursday, September 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

We love our pets just as much as you do! So let's take an hour to share tips, best pet practices and show general appreciation for our fine furry friends! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Sat
21
Taste of Maine
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Milford Store
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Taste of Maine
Saturday, September 21st
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Milford Store, Free

Maine isn’t local to our region, but we really love Maine products. Stonewall Kitchen, Pineland Farms, When Pigs Fly are just a few of the brands we’ll be sampling throught the store, so be sure to stop in and sample some of our favorite products from Maine.

Mon
23
Kids Cooking Class
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Milford Store
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Kids Cooking Class
Monday, September 23rd
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Milford Store, $5

Kids: Join Culinary Demo Specialist Erin in our café for a special meal that you can prepare yourself. Learn some kitchen basics and how to prepare a simple meal safely (with adult supervision of course). Space is limited, so please sign up for this class at customer service.  This class is recommended for children ages 6 and up.

Thu
26
Seasonal Cooking with Erin – Fresh and Easy Meal Ideas
12:00 PM @ Milford Store
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Seasonal Cooking with Erin – Fresh and Easy Meal Ideas
Thursday, September 26th
12:00 PM
Milford Store, Free

Are you looking for some great tasting fast and easy meals that have a fresh seasonal flare? Stop by and taste some of our favorite fresh seasonal meals that will surly make your meal planning easy. You won’t be disappointed!

Sat
28
Tailgate Party
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Milford Store
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Tailgate Party
Saturday, September 28th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Milford Store, Free

Football season is among us. Visit us at the store to try  some dishes and collect recipes that are sure to make you the tailgate champ! We’d love to hear some of your favorite tailgating stories so stop by and join the party!

Events At Nearby Stores

Shop and Save in our Meat Department
Thursday, September 18th
11:00 AM
in the meat department, free

 

Join Nancy, our Culinary Demo Specialist, as she serves up tips and recommendations on how to get the most quality, flavor and value from our meat department. All participants will receive a goodie bag at the end of our tour, limited to 10 Customers.  Please sign up for this free event by emailing WestportEvents@Wholefoods.com. Please allow 24 hours for registration and cancellation.

 

Whole Kids Foundation Teach the Teachers Healthy Cooking Class
Thursday, September 18th
7:00 PM
Fairfield Whole Foods Market , Free

Our Whole Kids foundation is dedicated to improving childhood nutrition through school salad bars, gardens and nutrition education for teachers. Join Sam, our Healthy Eating Specialist, for a Teach the Teacher healthy cooking class. This class is designed to provide local teachers with the tools needed to transform their own health and well-being so they can be the healthiest possible role models for students and become agents of change in our community. We will cover some simple principles like the importance of eating a rainbow of colors, choosing leafy greens first and eating as close to nature as possible.

We invite our teachers to participate in this free nutrition and cooking class by calling 203-319-9544 and signing up with customer service.

Suggested donation, $5. 

Our Whole Kids foundation is dedicated to improving childhood nutrition through school salad bars, gardens and nutrition education for teachers.

Goodwill from the Grill
Saturday, September 20th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Fairfield ,

Don’t go grocery shopping hungry! Enjoy a full meal from our grill in front of the store before or after you shop for a donation of $5. We will also have Fairfield Theatre Company tickets to raffle off, coupons and more.

Don’t go grocery shopping hungry! Enjoy a full meal from our grill in front of the store before or after you shop for a donation of $5.