October 2012

Tue
09
Gluten Free Gathering
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Naperville Culinary Center
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Gluten Free Gathering
Tuesday, October 9th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Naperville Culinary Center, FREE

October Specialties

Meet with our Specialty buyers for an overview and samples of our Oktoberfest beer, cider and cheese optionis to meet your special dietary needs.  Signups help us plan for this monthly support group but are not required.  

Tue
16
Breadmaking
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Naperville Culinary Center
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Breadmaking
Tuesday, October 16th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Naperville Culinary Center, $25

Breadmaking

Nothing beats the smell of freshly made bread. Have you always wished you could master this craft but thought it was too difficult or time consuming?  We'll start you off by making a master dough enough for 4 loaves of bread.  Join the fun and learn a great skill to provide wholesome, whole grain bread for you and your family.  Each participant will go home with a loaf of fresh baked bread and your master dough for 4 more loaves.  For details and sign up, visit www.mary'swholesomeliving.com.  

Sat
20
American Cheese Tour
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Naperville Parking Lot
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American Cheese Tour
Saturday, October 20th
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Naperville Parking Lot, FREE

In our Parking Lot-Weather Permitting

Kids and Parents, stop by teh Organic Valley Bus and sample grilled cheese.  Get your photo taken on green screen with special giveaways of tattoos, buttons, bumper stickers and activity books!

Sat
20
Vitapalooza
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Vitapalooza
Saturday, October 20th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Body Department, FREE

 

Saturday, October 20th

Vitapalooza

1-4pm

Whole Body Department and Lifestyle Center

Are you looking for ways to stay well natural but not sure what type of vitamin or herbal supplement to use?  Stop by our Whole Body Department for samples  featuring many of our top vitamin and herbal supplement vendors.    This day is perfect for those who are looking for a quick and easy way to learn how to stay healthy naturally.  We’ll have 3 FREE seminars in our lifestyle center between 12-3 with featured topics on Vitamins, Herbal Supplements and Homeopathic Remedies.  Check out website at www.wholefoodsnaperville .com for updated seminar topics and times.  Attendees will be entered into a drawing for a Vitapalooza gift basket valued at $100!

Sat
20
Vitapalooza
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Naperville Whole Body Department
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Vitapalooza
Saturday, October 20th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Naperville Whole Body Department, FREE

 

 

Vitapalooza

Whole Body Department and Lifestyle Center

Are you looking for ways to stay well natural but not sure what type of vitamin or herbal supplement to use?  Stop by our Whole Body Department for samples  featuring many of our top vitamin and herbal supplement vendors.    This day is perfect for those who are looking for a quick and easy way to learn how to stay healthy naturally.  We’ll have 3 FREE seminars in our lifestyle center between 12-3 with featured topics on Vitamins, Herbal Supplements and Homeopathic Remedies.  Check out website at www.wholefoodsnaperville .com for updated seminar topics and times.  Attendees will be entered into a drawing for a Vitapalooza gift basket valued at $100!

Sun
21
Sunday Markets at Whole Foods Market Naperville
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Naperville
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Sunday Markets at Whole Foods Market Naperville
Sunday, October 21st
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Naperville, FREE

Come celebrate our third season of monthly Sunday Markets with us! We appreciate our customers and local producers who join us for this farmers market style shopping experience. You'll find a wide variety of locally produced  products plus made-to-order omelets and live musical entertainment. Young customers receive a prize for visting 6 or more local vendors to try a new flavor or learn something about food and how it gets to the table. Sunday Market vendors all meet Whole Foods Market’s strict Quality Standards but don’t currently sell their products with us. This opportunity for local vendors to connect directly with customers and promote their businesses is provided at no charge. Our Sunday Market event series is just one of the many ways we support local here at Whole Foods Market Naperville. Add your thanks to ours by visiting the websites of the following Sunday Market local partners and producers!

 

2012

 

Arbor Vitae Coffee

Cumin & Clove   

Curry’s Signature Spices

Defloured Bakery

The Finer Edge ~ 630-854-8100

   Heritage Prairie Farm

Jamaica Tease Co.

JAVA & Co.

Joe’s Blues

LocalFolks Foods

Mary’s Wholesome Living

Presto Pesto

R. Reyes & Sons Flower Growers

Ruth & Phil’s Gourmet Ice Cream

The Scrumptious Pantry

SenTEAmental Moods Artisan Teas

Simply D’Lish

Simply Suzanne

Spark of the Heart

Tomato Mountain Farm

Twisted Olive Imports

UrbanPonics

Sun
21
World of Rishi Tea
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Naperville Culinary Center
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World of Rishi Tea
Sunday, October 21st
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Naperville Culinary Center, FREE

Tea Anyone?

Learn about the different types of organic tea: white, green, black, oolong and pu-erh.  Discover the different flavor profiles and how to prepare them.  You'll taste each variety during this class.  This class is free but please sign up at customer service.

Sat
27
Halloween Supernatural!
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Naperville-Storewide!
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Halloween Supernatural!
Saturday, October 27th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Naperville-Storewide!, FREE

 

FREE!

TRICK OR TREAT!

Don’t miss this very special event where throw an all out ghostly celebration for young and old where the whole store is decorated WFM Halloween style.  Team members will be dressed in costume for a not so scary but still spooky experience.  Kids stop by each department labeled treat stop and  given a special treat. 

SPOOKY SAMPLES

Kids AND Adults will love tasty samples creatively concocted by each department so you can enjoy tasty treats along the way.

FREE KIDS ENTERTAINMENT

 

Team Member Pumpkin Contest-

This is an all out jack o lantern joust!

Every year, team members scheme to build the best pumpkin!  Be amazed and dazzled with unique ideas and carving skills.  Cast your vote for the best pumpkin!    

 

 

 

Sun
28
Sunday Brunch
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Naperville Culinary Center
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Sunday Brunch
Sunday, October 28th
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Naperville Culinary Center, $7.99 a plate

Sunday Brunch!

$7.99 a plate 

Join Chef Marc and our Healthy Eating Specialist for a delicious made to order brunch! Menu includes made to order omelets, potatoes, fresh fruit, orange juice as well as a vegan option!  Enjoy your plated brunch in our lifestyle center!

Events At Nearby Stores

Whole Planet Foundation: Supplier Alliance Tasting
Saturday, February 28th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
In the cafe, Donation to the Whoel Planet Foundation

Our Customer Service team will be providing samples from our Supplier Alliance products for any donation to Whole Planet Foundation. Supplier Alliance Microcredit members are our vendors who financially support WPF’s mission with an annual pledge of $50,000. WPF’s mission is to alleviate poverty through microcredit in communities around the world that supply Whole Foods Market with product.

Our Customer Service team will be providing samples from our Supplier Alliance products for any donation to Whole Planet Foundation.

Gluten Free Meal Ideas
Saturday, February 28th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Wheaton,

Need inspiration on gluten free meals you can make during the week? Join us today as we sample some of our favorite gluten free recipes and entrees. 

Need inspiration on gluten free meals you can make during the week? Join us today as we sample some of our favorite gluten free recipes and entrees. 

Mineral Fusion Road Show
Sunday, March 1st
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Wheaton,

Join us for our Mineral Fusion Road Show for live demos, expert advice, samples, and 40% off all Mineral Fusion products!

Join us for our Mineral Fusion Road Show for live demos, expert advice, samples, and 40% off all Mineral Fusion products!