October 2013

Tue
01
Gluten-Free Store Tour
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Gluten-Free Store Tour
Tuesday, October 1st
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free

Talk and walk your way through dozens of gluten-free options, from buckwheat to brownies! Our Healthy Eating Specialist, Sharon Bowen, will guide you plenty of unique choices to fit your lifestyle and special diet. The tour starts at the Healthy Eating Kiosk, which is at the front of the store near the customer service desk.

Wed
02
Stocking A Healthy Pantry Class
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Stocking A Healthy Pantry Class
Wednesday, October 2nd
6:00 PM - 7:00 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, so bring a jacket if it is chilly! Please sign up to attend by emailing Sharon Bowen, our Healthy Eating Specialist, at sharon.bowen@wholefoods.com.

Thu
03
Twitter Chat: Fall Seasonal Brews
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Fall Seasonal Brews
Thursday, October 3rd
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

With the arrival of fall comes the release of many seasonal craft beers. We'll highlight some of our very favorites and ask you to do the same! Follow #WFMbeer to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Sun
06
Gluten-Free Store Tour
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Gluten-Free Store Tour
Sunday, October 6th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free

Talk and walk your way through dozens of gluten-free options, from buckwheat to brownies! Our Healthy Eating Specialist, Sharon Bowen, will guide you plenty of unique choices to fit your lifestyle and special dietary needs. The tour starts at the Healthy Eating Kiosk, which is at the front of the store near the customer service desk.

Tue
08
Gluten-Free Store Tour
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Gluten-Free Store Tour
Tuesday, October 8th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free

Talk and walk your way through dozens of gluten-free options, from buckwheat to brownies! Our Healthy Eating Specialist, Sharon Bowen, will guide you plenty of unique choices to fit your lifestyle and special diet. The tour starts at the Healthy Eating Kiosk, which is at the front of the store near the customer service desk.

Wed
09
Building A Better Breakfast Class
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Building A Better Breakfast Class
Wednesday, October 9th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free

Eating a nutritious meal in the morning can give you a solid foundation to face the rest of the day. This class will provide plenty of inspiration to make your breakfasts healthy, quick, easy, and satisfying. We’ll meet on the patio, so bring a jacket if it is chilly! Please sign up to attend by emailing Sharon Bowen, our Healthy Eating Specialist, at sharon.bowen@wholefoods.com.

Thu
10
Twitter Chat: Wines From South Africa - Part II
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From South Africa - Part II
Thursday, October 10th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

 

Deliciously diverse, the wines of South Africa are perfect for every occasion. Pick up one of the three 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.

 
Tue
15
Gluten-Free Store Tour
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Gluten-Free Store Tour
Tuesday, October 15th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free

Talk and walk your way through dozens of gluten-free options, from buckwheat to brownies! Our Healthy Eating Specialist, Sharon Bowen, will guide you plenty of unique choices to fit your lifestyle and special diet. The tour starts at the Healthy Eating Kiosk, which is at the front of the store near the customer service desk.

Wed
16
Building A Better Lunch Class
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Building A Better Lunch Class
Wednesday, October 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free

Whether you pack lunches, eat out, or make midday meals at home, we have plenty of creative Health Starts Here ideas and resources for both grown-ups and kids. We’ll meet on the patio, so bring a jacket if it is chilly! Please sign up to attend by emailing Sharon Bowen, our Healthy Eating Specialist, at sharon.bowen@wholefoods.com.

Thu
17
Twitter Chat: Pumpkin-Palooza
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Pumpkin-Palooza
Thursday, October 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The arrival of pumpkins is a sure sign that fall is officially here. We'll discuss tips, tricks and ideas for enjoying these gorgeous gourds in the kitchen! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sun
20
Building A Better Lunch Store Tour
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Building A Better Lunch Store Tour
Sunday, October 20th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free

In a lunch rut? Let our Healthy Eating Specialist, Sharon Bowen, show you some nutritious items throughout the store to create meals that both adults and kids will look forward to! The tour starts from the Healthy Eating Specialist Kiosk, which is in the front of the store near the customer service desk.

Tue
22
Gluten-Free Store Tour
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Gluten-Free Store Tour
Tuesday, October 22nd
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free

Talk and walk your way through dozens of gluten-free options, from buckwheat to brownies! Our Healthy Eating Specialist, Sharon Bowen, will guide you plenty of unique choices to fit your lifestyle and special diet. The tour starts at the Healthy Eating Kiosk, which is at the front of the store near the customer service desk.

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: A Healthful Halloween
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Healthful Halloween
Thursday, October 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Halloween is just a week away... Are you prepared for the onslaught of ghost, goblins and ghouls? We'll be discussing ideas for healthier treats and goodies, and share photos of costumes, jack-o-lanterns and more! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sun
27
Gluten-Free Store Tour
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Gluten-Free Store Tour
Sunday, October 27th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free

Talk and walk your way through dozens of gluten-free options, from buckwheat to brownies! Our Healthy Eating Specialist, Sharon Bowen, will guide you plenty of unique choices to fit your lifestyle and special dietary needs. The tour starts at the Healthy Eating Kiosk, which is at the front of the store near the customer service desk.

Tue
29
Gluten-Free Store Tour
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Gluten-Free Store Tour
Tuesday, October 29th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free

Talk and walk your way through dozens of gluten-free options, from buckwheat to brownies! Our Healthy Eating Specialist, Sharon Bowen, will guide you plenty of unique choices to fit your lifestyle and special diet. The tour starts at the Healthy Eating Kiosk, which is at the front of the store near the customer service desk.

Events At Nearby Stores

Cooking with Julie
Tuesday, July 15th
8:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Culinary Center, $225 per person

Step off the beaten path and join Julie for an insider's tour of the Napa Valley culinary scene and learn the delicious secrets of Napa. Start the morning at the market with Julie, selecting sparkling fresh produce from local farmers, and selecting cheeses and salumi from specialty vendors. Learn how to select and cook the unique vegetables and fruits. Next we visit a winery for a private tasting. Then on to Whole Foods Culinary center  kitchen, for a hands-on cooking class where we will turn our bounty into a wonderful wine country feast.Visit www.CookingwithJulie.com for more information. Includes tour and tastings, hands-on cooking class, recipes, three-course lunch with Napa wines, and logo apron.  Sign up now!

Step off the beaten path and join Julie for an insider's tour of the Napa Valley culinary scene and learn the delicious secret

Healthy Shopping and Cooking Demonstration
Wednesday, July 16th
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!

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.

Robert Sinskey Vineyards Tasting / Thursday & Friday July 17th & 18th
Thursday, July 17th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tasting Bar / Specialty Department, $4.00

Robert Sinskey Vineyards is a second generation, family owned and operated vineyard and winery located in Napa Valley, producing wine exclusively from it's own organically-certified vineyards.

Robert Sinskey Vineyards is a second generation, family owned and operated vineyard and winery located in Napa Valley, producing wine exclusively from it's own organically-certified vineya