January 2013

Thu
03
Back to Basics: All About Alliums
6:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Back to Basics: All About Alliums
Thursday, January 3rd
6:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5/person

Come learn about all the different varieties of alliums that our produce department has to offer! From onions and garlic to leeks and scallions you are sure to fall in love with one of our many alliums! Receive a Back to Basics punch card when you attend any of our Back to Basics cooking classes. All classes are $5 each. Attend 5 classes and receive the 6th one for FREE! Registration required at our Customer Service desk (847)205-5353.

Fri
04
Fridays@FIVE
5:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Fridays@FIVE
Friday, January 4th
5:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5 per person

 

Whole Foods Market Northbrook is pleased to continuation the return of Fridays @ FIVE! This fun $5 event is a great chance to taste new wines and sample perfectly paired foods! Come to our Lifestyle Center every Friday night for three freshly prepared appetizers paired exquisitely with two different wines – for only $5 per person! No registration required – pay at the Brook Bar and enjoy delicious food, great wine, and good times!

Sun
06
Health Starts Here Sundays!
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Health Starts Here Sundays!
Sunday, January 6th
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join Amari, our Healthy Eating Specialist and Registered Dietitian for cooking demonstrations on Sunday afternoons at the Cooking Center in the Bulk Department! Learn about our Health Starts Here program and how to cook without the use of oil, dairy, or refined sugar. Taste delicious samples and take home weekly healthy recipes!

Wed
09
Demo & Dine: Vegan Proteins
12:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Demo & Dine: Vegan Proteins
Wednesday, January 9th
12:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

Our Demo & Dine classes cater to those with special dietary needs! December’s class focuses on vegan protein sources! Bring your friends and family to the Lifestyle Center for a FREE vegan cooking demonstration! Learn how to cook all of your favorite protein dishes using clever substitutions and vegan alternatives such as tofu, seitan, tempeh and more! Cooking demo will be followed by a group discussion led by our Healthy Eating Specialist, Amari. Choose between the afternoon (12PM) or evening class (6:30PM) to accommodate your schedule! No registration required.

Wed
09
Demo & Dine: Vegan Proteins
6:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Demo & Dine: Vegan Proteins
Wednesday, January 9th
6:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

Our Demo & Dine classes cater to those with special dietary needs! December’s class focuses on vegan protein sources! Bring your friends and family to the Lifestyle Center for a FREE vegan cooking demonstration! Learn how to cook all of your favorite protein dishes using clever substitutions and vegan alternatives such as tofu, seitan, tempeh and more! Cooking demo will be followed by a group discussion led by our Healthy Eating Specialist, Amari. Choose between the afternoon (12PM) or evening class (6:30PM) to accommodate your schedule! No registration required.

Fri
11
Fridays@FIVE
5:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Fridays@FIVE
Friday, January 11th
5:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5 per person

 

Whole Foods Market Northbrook is pleased to continuation the return of Fridays @ FIVE! This fun $5 event is a great chance to taste new wines and sample perfectly paired foods! Come to our Lifestyle Center every Friday night for three freshly prepared appetizers paired exquisitely with two different wines – for only $5 per person! No registration required – pay at the Brook Bar and enjoy delicious food, great wine, and good times!

Sat
12
Health Starts Here Passport Fair
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Store-Wide
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Health Starts Here Passport Fair
Saturday, January 12th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Store-Wide, FREE!

 

Looking for delicious inspiration to kick-start a healthy new year? Pick up your passport and visit each department in the store for tasty and nutritious samples. Once you reach the final stop, use your completed passport to enter a giveaway for a FREE Basic Pantry Makeover valued at $50!

Mon
14
14 Day Blast Off!
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Store-Wide
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14 Day Blast Off!
Monday, January 14th
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Store-Wide

 

Blast off to good health this year with our 14 day online challenge. Each day we’ll feature a new mission to complete to put you on the right path to health. Join the fun and earn badges and visit our healthy eating forum for community support, feedback and encouragement. www.wholefoodsmarket.com/blastoff.com

Mon
14
Back to Basics: Greens at Every Meal
6:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Back to Basics: Greens at Every Meal
Monday, January 14th
6:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5/person

 

Start your 14-Day Blast Off by learning about the different ways to incorporate greens into breakfast, lunch and dinner! From kale and spinach to arugula and Swiss chard, you are sure to fall in love with greens at every meal! Receive a Back to Basics punch card when you attend any of our Back to Basics cooking classes. All classes are $5 each. Attend 5 classes and receive the 6th one for FREE! Registration required at our Customer Service desk (847)205-5353.

Tue
15
Health Starts Here Supper Club - A Plant-Strong New Year
6:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Health Starts Here Supper Club - A Plant-Strong New Year
Tuesday, January 15th
6:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $10/person

 

Looking for a night out to enjoy a healthy meal? Bring your friends and family to our monthly Supper Club and enjoy a tasty dine-in five course meal in our Lifestyle Center! In support of our 14-Day Blast Off, this month we will be featuring plant-strong options and fruit-sweetened desserts to start your new year off right! All recipes are dairy-free, oil-free, and sugar-free. Registration required at our Customer Service desk (847)205-5353.

Thu
17
Twitter Chat: Fuel Your Exercise
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Fuel Your Exercise
Thursday, January 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

How you eat can help elevate your exerise. We'll share ideas, favorite recipes, and more. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation from 6pm - 7pm CST.

Fri
18
Fridays@FIVE
5:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Fridays@FIVE
Friday, January 18th
5:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5 per person

 

Whole Foods Market Northbrook is pleased to continuation the return of Fridays @ FIVE! This fun $5 event is a great chance to taste new wines and sample perfectly paired foods! Come to our Lifestyle Center every Friday night for three freshly prepared appetizers paired exquisitely with two different wines – for only $5 per person! No registration required – pay at the Brook Bar and enjoy delicious food, great wine, and good times!

Sat
19
Chili Cook-Off!
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Chili Cook-Off!
Saturday, January 19th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

 

Whole Foods Market team members from each department will be making chili that reflects their specialty. But it is up to you to determine the winner! Stop by our bulk department to sample our chilis, vote for your favorite, and receive recipes to take home to please your guests on Super Bowl Sunday! 

Sun
20
Health Starts Here Sundays!
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Health Starts Here Sundays!
Sunday, January 20th
12:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Join Amari, our Healthy Eating Specialist and Registered Dietitian for cooking demonstrations on Sunday afternoons at the Cooking Center in the Bulk Department! Learn about our Health Starts Here program and how to cook without the use of oil, dairy, or refined sugar. Taste delicious samples and take home weekly healthy recipes!

Tue
22
Health Starts Here 15-Minute Demo: Cooking without Oil
11:00 AM @ Lifestyle Center
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Health Starts Here 15-Minute Demo: Cooking without Oil
Tuesday, January 22nd
11:00 AM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

Join Amari, our Healthy Eating Specialist in our Lifestyle Center for a 15-minute cooking demonstration on how to cook without the use of oil! Learn how to sauté, bake and more using oil alternatives to create healthier meals for you and your family! Choose the time that works best with your schedule. Demonstrations will be held at 11AM, 1PM, 2PM, and 3PM.

Wed
23
5% Community Support Day
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Store-Wide
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5% Community Support Day
Wednesday, January 23rd
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Store-Wide

Help the community become a healthier place! Shop at Whole Foods Market Northbrook today and 5% of you grocery bill goes directly to our recipient NorthShore University HealthSystem. Headquartered in Evanston, Illinois, NorthShore University HealthSystem is a comprehensive, fully integrated, healthcare delivery system that serves the Chicago region. 

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: Super Foods
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Super Foods
Thursday, January 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

You've heard about "super foods" but what's behind all of the hype? Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to discuss just what super foods are, what they can do for you, and how to get more of them in your diet in tasy ways. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation.

Fri
25
Fridays@FIVE
5:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Fridays@FIVE
Friday, January 25th
5:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5 per person

 

Whole Foods Market Northbrook is pleased to continuation the return of Fridays @ FIVE! This fun $5 event is a great chance to taste new wines and sample perfectly paired foods! Come to our Lifestyle Center every Friday night for three freshly prepared appetizers paired exquisitely with two different wines – for only $5 per person! No registration required – pay at the Brook Bar and enjoy delicious food, great wine, and good times!

Sun
27
FUNtastic Family Fair: Healthy Choices for Healthy Families
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Highland Park Country Club
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FUNtastic Family Fair: Healthy Choices for Healthy Families
Sunday, January 27th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Highland Park Country Club, $5/person

Join the Infinity Foundation for their seventh annual educational and fun FUNtastic Family Fair at the Highland Park Country Club. Infinity Foundation is a nonprofit, holistic educational organization in Highland Park that offers courses addressing personal development and holistic health for children, teens and adults. The fair features more than 50 hands-on exhibits about healthy choices, fitness, the arts and self-expression for parents and their kids enrolled in preschool to sixth grade. 

Events At Nearby Stores

Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
Thursday, March 5th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, Free!

Join us every Wednesday and Thursday morning for some rock'n good times with our neighbors from Bubbles Academy!

Join us every Wednesday and Thursday morning for some rock'n good times with our neighbors from Bubbles Academy!

BINGO NIGHT!
Thursday, March 5th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
CAFE , $5/card, $10/3 cards

Join us for another spirited night of family-friendly Bingo! This month's proceeds will be donated to Whole Planet Foundation. We'll be playing ten rounds with prizes ranging from bakery goodies to gift cards, with the top prize of the evening a $100 gift card! Registration required, call 847-585-5800.
 

Join us for another spirited night of family-friendly Bingo! This month's proceeds will be donated to Whole Planet Foundation.

Seafood Sample Day
Friday, March 6th
12:00 AM
Seafood Department , Free to Participate
Every Friday in March 
11:00am to 1:00pm, 5:00pm – 7:00pm 
Our wonderfully creative Seafood Team has come up with some amazing tastings every Friday in March! Stop by our seafood department for a sample of something delicious. 
Cost: Free
 
Every Friday in March 
11:00am to 1:00pm, 5:00pm – 7:00pm