March 2013

Fri
01
Fridays@FIVE
5:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Fridays@FIVE
Friday, March 1st
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
03
Health Starts Here Sundays!
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Health Starts Here Sundays!
Sunday, March 3rd
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 healthy recipes!

Mon
04
Engine 2: 28-Day Challenge Graduation
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Engine 2: 28-Day Challenge Graduation
Monday, March 4th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $30/person for 28-Day Challenge

 

Congratulations on your completion of the 28-Day Challenge! Join us in our Lifestyle Center for an Engine 2 friendly dinner! Don’t let your healthy eating changes end here. Our Healthy Eating Specialist will be offering tips and tricks on how you can continue living plant-strong for a lifetime!

 

What is the Engine 2:28-Day Challenge?

 

Ready to lose weight, lower cholesterol, significantly reduce risk of disease and become more fit in just 4 weeks?  Follow the Engine 2 28-day challenge and gather the tools in a fun and supportive program conducted by Healthy Eating Specialist, Amari Cheffer. Participants will receive a goody bag to help them start their journey, a copy of the Engine 2 Diet book and weekly meet-ups including culinary demonstrations, store scavenger hunts and more! Space is limited. Register at the Customer Service desk (847) 205-5353. 

Wed
06
Back to Basics: Broths and Stocks
6:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Back to Basics: Broths and Stocks
Wednesday, March 6th
6:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5 per person

 

Using homemade broth in your cooking is not only often times healthier but delicious and economical. Making broth is a simple process once you know the basics. This class will cover everything you need to know to make delicious, healthy broths and stocks at home.  We will make meat and vegetable broths as well as learn how to store them and use them in later recipes! 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
08
Fridays@FIVE
5:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Fridays@FIVE
Friday, March 8th
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
10
Health Starts Here Sundays!
12:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Health Starts Here Sundays!
Sunday, March 10th
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 healthy recipes!

Sun
10
Make Your Own Matzah!
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Make Your Own Matzah!
Sunday, March 10th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

For the 3rd year in a row, join Chabad House of Northbrook as they bring their matzah making model kitchen to Whole Foods Market Northbrook! Each participant will receive instruction on how to make their own matzah to take home. From start to finish in 18 minutes your matzah creation will surely delight you for the Passover holiday. Demonstrations will be at 1PM and 2PM.

Tue
12
Back to Basics: Mushrooms!
6:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Back to Basics: Mushrooms!
Tuesday, March 12th
6:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5/person

 

Let our Healthy Eating Specialist teach you about all the different varieties of mushrooms our produce department has to offer! From portobello and shiitake to crimini and chanterelle you are sure to fall in love with one of our many mushrooms! 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
15
Fridays@FIVE
5:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Fridays@FIVE
Friday, March 15th
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
16
Whole Planet Foundation Silent Auction
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Whole Planet Foundation Silent Auction
Saturday, March 16th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

Place a bid on 10 terrific items and classes that Whole Foods Market Northbrook has to offer! From gift baskets and gift certificates to cooking classes and birthday parties you won’t want to miss this event! All proceeds go to the Whole Planet Foundation.

Sat
16
Uncork Your Creativity - Art and Wine Event
7:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Uncork Your Creativity - Art and Wine Event
Saturday, March 16th
7:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $30 per person

 Join us for a night of Art & Wine! This unique class combines great wine with creative expression - no artistic skills required! Come create a canvas, inspired by Van Gogh’s Starry Night, using multimedia and textiles! We will begin the class with a little wine education, and then you enjoy the wine while creating your canvas! We will challenge your creative mind and inspire your palate. This is an event you won’t want to miss!

Registration required, and space is limited. Please call to reserve your spot (847)205-5353.

Price includes wine, art materials, canvas and instruction.

Mon
18
Demo & Dine: Gluten-Free Cooking
12:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Demo & Dine: Gluten-Free Cooking
Monday, March 18th
12:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

Bring your lunch or dinner to the Lifestyle Center for a free gluten-free cooking demonstration! Learn how to cook without gluten and sample delicious gluten-free recipes. Cooking demo will be followed by a group discussion led by our Healthy Eating Specialist, Amari. Choose between the afternoon or evening class to accommodate your schedule!

Mon
18
Demo & Dine: Gluten-Free Cooking
6:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Demo & Dine: Gluten-Free Cooking
Monday, March 18th
6:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

Bring your lunch or dinner to the Lifestyle Center for a free gluten-free cooking demonstration! Learn how to cook without gluten and sample delicious gluten-free recipes. Cooking demo will be followed by a group discussion led by our Healthy Eating Specialist, Amari. Choose between the afternoon or evening class to accommodate your schedule!

Fri
22
Fridays@FIVE
5:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Fridays@FIVE
Friday, March 22nd
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
23
Whole Planet Health Starts Here Sampling Event
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Whole Planet Health Starts Here Sampling Event
Saturday, March 23rd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

Eat healthfully and globally! Our Healthy Eating Specialist Amari will be sampling foods from countries supported by the Whole Planet Foundation. Sample whole food, plant-based dishes featuring Whole Trade ingredients from around the world!

Sat
23
Easter Tasting...It's an Eggstravaganza!
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Cooking Center in Bulk
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Easter Tasting...It's an Eggstravaganza!
Saturday, March 23rd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cooking Center in Bulk, FREE!

Cater your Easter holiday meal from Whole Foods Market Northbrook! Come taste samples of our Easter menu options at our Cooking Center in the bulk department! All items available for purchase from our Prepared Foods Department. 

Sat
23
Whole Planet Foundation Fair
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Whole Planet Foundation Fair
Saturday, March 23rd
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, Donations towards Whole Planet Foundation

Join us in the Lifestyle Center to help end poverty with the Whole Planet Foundation! For small donations you can: tie – dye a shirt, decorate a cookie, get your face painted, make some crafts or play games.  This foundation gives out microloans to mostly women in poverty stricken areas. The microloans help build business and lift families and communities out of poverty. This event welcomes the young, as well as the young at heart, and 100 % of the proceeds go to the Whole Planet Foundation. No registration necessary. Let’s get creative and help eliminate poverty!  

Wed
27
Health Starts Here Supper Club - Around the World
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Health Starts Here Supper Club - Around the World
Wednesday, March 27th
6:30 PM - 8:00 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 Whole Planet Foundation Drive, this month we will be featuring plant-strong options from around the world! All recipes are dairy-free, oil-free, and sugar-free. Registration required at our Customer Service desk (847)205-5353.

Fri
29
Fridays@FIVE
5:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Fridays@FIVE
Friday, March 29th
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!

Events At Nearby Stores

Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
Wednesday, January 28th
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!

Meet & Greet with Chef Terry Walters
Wednesday, January 28th
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bulk Department, Free

Chef Terry Walters will be demonstrating recipes from her cookbook, Eat Clean Live Well, and signing books!

Chef Terry Walters will be demonstrating recipes from her cookbook, Eat Clean Live Well, and signing books!

Eat Clean Live Well
Wednesday, January 28th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
COOKING department on the floor, FREE

Come join Terry Walters, author of Eat Clean Live Well for a live cooking demo and book signing!

Come join Terry Walters, author of Eat Clean Live Well for a live cooking demo and book signing!