August 2013

Thu
01
Cupcake Happy Hour!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Bakery
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Cupcake Happy Hour!
Thursday, August 1st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bakery, Free!

Sweets + Spirits = Happy Hour Cupcakes! Stop by to sample our happy hour-inspired cupcakes from the Cosmopolitan to Vegan Pineapple Basil Mojito to the Mimosa.  New flavors each week so stay tuned!

Thu
01
Twitter Chat: Late Summer Grilling
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Late Summer Grilling
Thursday, August 1st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The calendar may indicate that summer's coming to a close, but the weather sure isn't! Join us for a fun online discussion where we share our best tips and tricks for the grill, as well as favorite foods to cook over live fire! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Tue
06
Tasty Tuesdays with Sloan!
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM @ Produce
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Tasty Tuesdays with Sloan!
Tuesday, August 6th
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Produce, Free!

Join Sloan, the Healthy Eating Specialist, for Tasty Tuesdays! Every Tuesday from 12-3 pm, Sloan will be cooking up some delicious recipes on the grill for everyone to sample. Make sure you are there to taste the all the Summer-inspired meals and to snag the recipes too! No need to sign up just walk right in and look for Sloan in our Produce department. 

Tue
06
National Root Beer Float Day!
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Produce
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National Root Beer Float Day!
Tuesday, August 6th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Produce, Free!

At the end of the 19th century, a man named Frank Wisner invented the first root beer float. This early version was also known as a “black cow.” Stop by on Tuesday, August 6th from 4-7pm and enjoy this delicious American tradition with a unique twist!  We will be celebrating National Root Beer Float Day with local craft spirit creator, Art in the Age.  AITA will be sampling out their organic spirit, ROOT, along with the magic that is known as Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams.  For our non-drinkers, we will have plenty of Virgil’s micro brewed root beer and Jeni’s to go around. 

Thu
08
Twitter Chat: Summer 2013 Scrapbook
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer 2013 Scrapbook
Thursday, August 8th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As summer vacation comes to an end, let's take a moment to remember the last three months. Join us to swap our very best memories, stories and photos of summer 2013! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
10
Health Starts Here Cooking Class: What’s Eating You?
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Community Room
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Health Starts Here Cooking Class: What’s Eating You?
Saturday, August 10th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Community Room, $5

Are you tired of dieting? Are you finally ready to take that leap of faith and change your lifestyle for good? Well join, Sloan in learning how easy it can be to transition into a healthy lifestyle. She will teach you how to prepare 2 easy, healthy, and satisfying meals that will catapult you into a new way of eating. Advance registration please!  Sign up at Customer Service or email sloan.harrison@wholefoods.com.

Tue
13
Tasty Tuesdays with Sloan!
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM @ Produce
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Tasty Tuesdays with Sloan!
Tuesday, August 13th
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Produce, Free!

Join Sloan, the Healthy Eating Specialist, for Tasty Tuesdays! Every Tuesday from 12-3 pm, Sloan will be cooking up some delicious recipes on the grill for everyone to sample. Make sure you are there to taste the all the Summer-inspired meals and to snag the recipes too! No need to sign up just walk right in and look for Sloan in our Produce department. 

Thu
15
Cupcake Happy Hour!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Bakery
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Cupcake Happy Hour!
Thursday, August 15th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bakery, Free!

Sweets + Spirits = Happy Hour Cupcakes! Stop by to sample our happy hour-inspired cupcakes from the Cosmopolitan to Vegan Pineapple Basil Mojito to the Mimosa.  New flavors each week so stay tuned!

Thu
15
Twitter Chat: Tiny Victories (Small steps... Big change)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Tiny Victories (Small steps... Big change)
Thursday, August 15th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Getting kids to think differently about their food choices can be a challenge. Join us for an online discussion to share tips and best practices for inspiring small changes that will ultimately have a big impact on better nutrition! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
17
Heirlooms! Taste, Paint & Learn with What We Sow
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Heirlooms! Taste, Paint & Learn with What We Sow
Saturday, August 17th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Store-wide, Free!

Join Mural Arts for an afternoon to learn about the wonderful world of heirlooms, inspired by their summer-long exploration of heirlooms in What We Sow!  Heirloom plants have been passed from one generation to the next, and 90% of the historic fruit and vegetable varieties have disappeared in the United States.  Sample some of our favorite heirloom tomato recipes and learn about heirloom seeds plus the Non-GMO project.  Everyone is invited to help us create mural of capturing Pennsylvania’s summer bounty of heirloom crops with Mural Arts.  After a display in our café, the mural will then be donated and installed in the school garden at Bache-Martin Elementary School!

Sun
18
Mommy & Me: Scavenger Hunt!
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Check in at Customer Service
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Mommy & Me: Scavenger Hunt!
Sunday, August 18th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Check in at Customer Service, Free!

It’s back-to-school time again and what better way to prepare then to hunt down lunch box worthy foods?! Join Sloan, on this fun scavenger hunt that will surely get the kiddies excited about that big first day. The winner who finds the most food friends wins a free book bag! Now that’s how you start a school year.

Advance registration please!  Sign up at Customer Service or email sloan.harrison@wholefoods.com.

Tue
20
Tasty Tuesdays with Sloan!
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM @ Produce
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Tasty Tuesdays with Sloan!
Tuesday, August 20th
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Produce, Free!

Join Sloan, the Healthy Eating Specialist, for Tasty Tuesdays! Every Tuesday from 12-3 pm, Sloan will be cooking up some delicious recipes on the grill for everyone to sample. Make sure you are there to taste the all the Summer-inspired meals and to snag the recipes too! No need to sign up just walk right in and look for Sloan in our Produce department. 

Thu
22
Cupcake Happy Hour!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Bakery
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Cupcake Happy Hour!
Thursday, August 22nd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bakery, Free!

Sweets + Spirits = Happy Hour Cupcakes! Stop by to sample our happy hour-inspired cupcakes from the Cosmopolitan to Vegan Pineapple Basil Mojito to the Mimosa.  New flavors each week so stay tuned!

Thu
22
Twitter Chat: Heading Back to School
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Heading Back to School
Thursday, August 22nd
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.

Fri
23
Health Starts Here Super Club: A Taste of Italy!
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Community Room
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Health Starts Here Super Club: A Taste of Italy!
Friday, August 23rd
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Community Room, $10

It’s time for another Supper Club and guess what… the price has dropped! Join Sloan for this month’s Supper Club: A Taste of Italy for only $10.00! This time around Sloan will be cooking 2 traditional Italian dishes with a healthy twist. And that’s not all….send Sloan your ideas for our next Supper Club and the person with the best idea wins free admission to the next Supper Club.  Get your creative juices flowing and email sloan.harrison@wholefoods.com your great ideas.

Advance registration please!  Sign up at Customer Service or email sloan.harrison@wholefoods.com.

Tue
27
Tasty Tuesdays with Sloan!
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM @ Produce
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Tasty Tuesdays with Sloan!
Tuesday, August 27th
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Produce, Free!

Join Sloan, the Healthy Eating Specialist, for Tasty Tuesdays! Every Tuesday from 12-3 pm, Sloan will be cooking up some delicious recipes on the grill for everyone to sample. Make sure you are there to taste the all the Summer-inspired meals and to snag the recipes too! No need to sign up just walk right in and look for Sloan in our Produce department. 

Thu
29
Cupcake Happy Hour!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Bakery
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Cupcake Happy Hour!
Thursday, August 29th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bakery, Free!

Sweets + Spirits = Happy Hour Cupcakes! Stop by to sample our happy hour-inspired cupcakes from the Cosmopolitan to Vegan Pineapple Basil Mojito to the Mimosa.  New flavors each week so stay tuned!

Thu
29
Twitter Chat: Summer's Last Hurrah
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer's Last Hurrah
Thursday, August 29th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Labor Day is just a few days away, so let's make sure summer goes out with a BANG! Join us for an online discussion to share party ideas, recipes and general merriment during the final days of outdoor celebrating! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Events At Nearby Stores

Yoga with Amy
Sunday, August 31st
9:30 AM
Community Room, $5 per person, payable to instructor

Amy Quigley teaches a vinyasa flow style class, combining a beneficial mix of pranayama and asana, with special attention to alignment. She strives to guide her students to have their own experiences with yoga. She currently teaches at The Abington Club, Tara yoga, and Penn State Abington. Please bring a yoga mat or towel.

Amy Quigley teaches a vinyasa flow style class, combining a beneficial mix of pranayama and asana, with special attention to alignment.

Yoga with Justine
Sunday, August 31st
11:00 AM
Community Room, $5 per person, payable to instructor

Justine focuses on breath work, proper alignment, gaze setting, and practice intentions. Her class is all levels. Justine teaches locally at The Twisted Monkey in Rockledge, and is teacher and Co-Founder for Philly Yoga Factory, Philly's first donation based yoga program. She is also the Community Liaison in Center City for Philly Area Yoga.

Justine focuses on breath work, proper alignment, gaze setting, and practice intentions. Her class is all levels.

Back to School Festival
Sunday, August 31st
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Store-wide, Free

At this fun annual event we invite the entire family to get back into the mood for school. Travel the store and sample delicious foods perfect for a school day breakfast, healthy lunchbox, or quick dinner. We’ll have great tips for packing lunches and getting your kids ready for a fantastic year! 

At this fun annual event we invite the entire family to get back into the mood for school.