September 2014

Wed
03
Gluten-Free Store Tour
5:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Gluten-Free Store Tour
Wednesday, September 3rd
5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

We’ll talk and walk our way through dozens of tasty gluten-free options, from buckwheat to brownies. Meet at the Healthy Eating Kiosk in the center of the store.

Thu
04
Building a Healthier Dinner Class
6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Building a Healthier Dinner Class
Thursday, September 4th
6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

Looking for something more novel and nutritious than the same old spaghetti and pizza? Our Healthy Eating Specialist has plenty of inspiration to share, whether you're cooking for one, two, or a whole crew. We'll meet outside on the patio. Please email sharon.bowen@wholefoods.com to sign up for the class!

Thu
04
Twitter Chat: Back To School
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Back To School
Thursday, September 4th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Summer vacation is officially over and the kids have gone back to school. Join us for an online discussion to share ideas for simple and nutritious breakfasts, sack lunches worth keeping and delicious suppers that are managable on a tight weekday schedule! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
11
Twitter Chat: Let's Tailgate
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Let's Tailgate
Thursday, September 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

College football and tailgating is a quintessential part of fall. We'll share recipes, menu ideas and more to ensure you have the best bash in the parking lot! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Wed
17
Vegan Store Tour
5:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Vegan Store Tour
Wednesday, September 17th
5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

No matter how well you know our aisles, we bet this tour has a few surprises in store for you! We’ll highlight vegan items in nearly every department. Meet at the Healthy Eating Kiosk in the center of the store.

Wed
17
Stocking a Healthy Pantry Class
6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Stocking a Healthy Pantry Class
Wednesday, September 17th
6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

It can be easy to get nourishing meals on the table when your pantry is set up for success! Join us to learn how to build a Health Starts Here pantry and take some of the stress out of cooking and meal-planning. We’ll meet on the patio. Please sign up to attend by emailing sharon.bowen@wholefoods.com.

Thu
18
Twitter Chat: Wines From New Zealand - Part I
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From New Zealand - Part I
Thursday, September 18th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Deliciously diverse, the wines of New Zealand are great for every occasion. Pick up one of the bottles we'll be tasting and tweeting about tonight (find the wines here: http://wholefoodsmarket.com/wine) and contribute to the fun! Follow #WFMwine to join in on the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

 

Sun
21
Healthy Sweet Tooth Store Tour
10:30 AM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Healthy Sweet Tooth Store Tour
Sunday, September 21st
10:30 AM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

Are you a health nut with a sweet tooth? We've got you covered! Sharon, our Healthy Eating Specialist, would love to show you the healthiest treats we have to offer in our store, and give you recipe ideas to take home too! Meet at the Healthy Eating Kiosk in the center of the store.

Wed
24
Moms Meet Tour - Organics on a Budget
11:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Moms Meet Tour - Organics on a Budget
Wednesday, September 24th
11:00 AM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

Join us as we host our first Moms Meet event! Our Healthy Eating Specialist, Sharon, will walk you through the store and show you how easy it is to shop organic on a budget. You'll see how to get more nutritional bang for your buck, and how to find delicious and healthy foods to keep yourself, your family, and your pocketbook happy! Please RSVP at this link, so that we can have a goody bag ready for you when you come on the tour!

Thu
25
Twitter Chat: Oktoberfest
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Oktoberfest
Thursday, September 25th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Who doesn't love beer and brats? ...And Oom-pah music?! Join us for a lively chat to celebrate the arrival of fall and all the food and drink it brings! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Events At Nearby Stores

5% for the YMCA - Community Support Day at Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa
Wednesday, September 17th
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa, Free
The Sonoma County YMCA is turning 60!! And, what a better way to celebrate than to support our local YMCA with 5% of all sales going directly to them!! How many of you learned to swim at the Y or your children learned to swim at the Y - come out to shop on the 17th and enjoy learning more about YMCA programs throughou...t the day and enter into raffles to win fun prizes to enjoy the Y as well. If you are a member of the YMCA already be sure to enter the raffle to win a Whole Foods Market gift card to use on the 17th - raffle to be held at the YMCA a week prior starting on the 10th.
 
For more information about the Sonoma County Family YMCA and YMCA programs go here
The Sonoma County YMCA is turning 60!!
Healthy Shopping and Cooking Demonstration
Wednesday, September 17th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Culinary Center, FREE

Join me on a journey to the "Healthiest" way to shop for, and cook your food.  I am just back from my second Engine 2 Immersion and have lots of information to share.  We will be reading labels, talking about the healthiest pantry items, spending a lot of time in the produce department, learning about buying bulk items, and then cooking and eating some really good food.  This is a FREE event!

 
Adult Cooking Class with Chef Kelly Fong
Friday, September 19th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Culinary Center, $35.00

 

Join Chef Kelly Fong for a class featuring:

Mediterranean Summer

Pesto Calabrese with Burrata Cheese Pasta

Grilled Lamb Chops with balsamic persillade sauce.

Braised Broccolini

Caramel Budino

Sign up now!

 

Join Chef Kelly Fong for a class featuring:

Mediterranean Summer

Pesto Calabrese with Burrata Cheese Pasta