January 2014

Sat
04
Healthy Eating Store Tour
10:30 AM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Healthy Eating Store Tour
Saturday, January 4th
10:30 AM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

Start your new year off right with a tour of the healthiest options in our store. Each attendee will receive a gift bag, and be entered to win a $500 Pantry Makeover! Meet at the Healthy Eating Kiosk in the center of the store.

Sun
05
Gluten-Free Store Tour
10:30 AM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Gluten-Free Store Tour
Sunday, January 5th
10:30 AM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

We’ll talk and walk our way through dozens of tasty gluten-free options, from buckwheat to brownies. All attendees will receive a gift bag of gluten-free products! Meet at the Healthy Eating Kiosk in the center of the store.

Tue
07
Vegan Store Tour
10:30 AM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Vegan Store Tour
Tuesday, January 7th
10:30 AM
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, and every guest will go home with a gift bag! Meet at the Healthy Eating Kiosk in the center of the store.

Thu
09
Building A Better Breakfast Class
6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Building A Better Breakfast Class
Thursday, January 9th
6:00 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 under the heat lamps. Sign up to attend by emailing sharon.bowen@wholefoods.com.

Thu
09
Twitter Chat: A Healthful New Year
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Healthful New Year
Thursday, January 9th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Many of us start the new year with a variety of resolutions. Join us to learn ways to chart the path to healthy eating! Follow #WFMdish to particpate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Sun
12
Vegan Store Tour
10:30 AM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Vegan Store Tour
Sunday, January 12th
10:30 AM
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, and every guest will go home with a gift bag! Meet at the Healthy Eating Kiosk in the center of the store.

Tue
14
Healthy Eating Store Tour
10:30 AM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Healthy Eating Store Tour
Tuesday, January 14th
10:30 AM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

Start your new year off right with a tour of the healthiest options in our store. Each attendee will receive a gift bag, and be entered to win a $500 Pantry Makeover! Meet at the Healthy Eating Kiosk in the center of the store.

Thu
16
Building A Better Lunch Class
6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Building A Better Lunch Class
Thursday, January 16th
6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

Whether you pack lunches, eat out, or make midday meals at home, we have plenty of creative, healthy ideas and resources to share, including a few kid-friendly ones. We’ll meet on the patio under the heat lamps. Sign up to attend by emailing sharon.bowen@wholefoods.com.

Thu
16
Twitter Chat: Staying on Track with Your Health
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Staying on Track with Your Health
Thursday, January 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Keeping your resolutions going can be difficult. Join us to share and learn how and where to find the motivation to stay on track with your healthy eating goals! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Tue
21
Gluten-Free Store Tour
10:30 AM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Gluten-Free Store Tour
Tuesday, January 21st
10:30 AM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

We’ll talk and walk our way through dozens of tasty gluten-free options, from buckwheat to brownies. All attendees will receive a gift bag of gluten-free products! Meet at the Healthy Eating Kiosk in the center of the store.

Wed
22
Healthy Eating Store Tour
6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Healthy Eating Store Tour
Wednesday, January 22nd
6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

Start your new year off right with a tour of the healthiest options in our store. Each attendee will receive a gift bag, and be entered to win a $500 Pantry Makeover! Meet at the Healthy Eating Kiosk in the center of the store.

Thu
23
Twitter Chat: Winter Eating
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Winter Eating
Thursday, January 23rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As we approach the end of the first month of the new year, join in to share and learn ways to keep things delicious and interesting for your long term healthy eating goals! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Sat
25
Gluten-Free Store Tour
10:30 AM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Gluten-Free Store Tour
Saturday, January 25th
10:30 AM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

We’ll talk and walk our way through dozens of tasty gluten-free options, from buckwheat to brownies. All attendees will receive a gift bag of gluten-free products! Meet at the Healthy Eating Kiosk in the center of the store.

Tue
28
Packable Lunch Store Tour
10:30 AM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Packable Lunch Store Tour
Tuesday, January 28th
10:30 AM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

Bringing your lunch to work or school is a great way to save money and ensure that your midday meal is filled with nutritious, delicious foods. Could you use some new ideas on what to pack? Let us walk you around our store and show you all we have to offer! Meet at the Healthy Eating Kiosk in the center of the store.

Thu
30
Building A Better Dinner Class
6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market, Petaluma
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Building A Better Dinner Class
Thursday, January 30th
6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

We all know that it can be a challenge to plan and prepare nutritious, delicious meals every evening! Come sit down with our Healthy Eating Specialist, Sharon, to talk about dozens of easy, healthy options to please all the palates at your table. We'll meet on the patio under the heat lamps. Please sign up to attend by emailing sharon.bowen@wholefoods.com

Thu
30
Twitter Chat: Score With Big Taste
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ online
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Twitter Chat: Score With Big Taste
Thursday, January 30th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
online, free

The Big Game is coming up so it's time to start thinking about great game-day grub! Join us to share menu ideas and recipes that are sure to keep everyone happy and full. Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Events At Nearby Stores

Double Punch Card Tuesdays with Free Square App at the Yulupa Store
Tuesday, September 16th
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Santa Rosa , varies

Rack-up the punches on your sandwich and burrito card by using the Free Square App - available for both iPhone and Andriod - on Tuesdays.

Everyday of the week you can eliminate standing in line and waiting for your order by using the Square

Order from the convienence of home, your office or even the park and when you get here* we will have your order waiting for you at Customer Service to pick-up.

It's so easy - most of us who work at Whole Foods Market use it to order sandwiches and burritos for our lunch breaks!!  Order chips and drinks, too!

And, now every Tuesday you will receive double punches on your sandwich/burrito punch card - making getting to your free sandwich a breeze!

So go ahead be Square - it's the new sexy!

*please allow 15 minutes from time of placing order to pick-up - thank you!

Rack-up the punches on your sandwich and burrito card by using the Free Square App - available for both iPhone and Andriod - on Tuesdays.

Cooking with Julie
Tuesday, September 16th
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

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!!