March 2015

Mon
02
Kids Club
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Community Room
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Kids Club
Monday, March 2nd
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Join us on Monday mornings from 11 am - 12 pm in our Community Room for weekly kids club! This drop-in weekly activity is always hands-on including crafts, stories, and delicious snacks. 

Tue
03
Beer School: Stouts
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Cold Point Pub
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Beer School: Stouts
Tuesday, March 3rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cold Point Pub, $10

Join Evan and special guest, Ian, for a Beer Class featuring Stouts. Get out of the Guinness box and try some new soon-to-be favorites. These beers are characteristically dark using roasted barley, hops, water and yeast. To RSVP and hold your spot, please pay in advance in the Cold Point Pub. 

Wed
04
Cooking Class: Tacos al Pastor
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Community Room
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Cooking Class: Tacos al Pastor
Wednesday, March 4th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Community Room, Free

From a time before fusion cuisine was popular, Tacos al Pastor are a blend of Middle Eastern and Spanish influences.  These pork tacos are bursting with flavor.  This simple to make flan, a traditional caramel egg custard, is rich and creamy and with only five ingredients is easy to make. Sign up required, call 610-832-0010 or RSVP at Customer Service. 

Thu
05
First Thursday Tasting: Beer & Bites
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Check-in at the Produce department to get your cup!
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First Thursday Tasting: Beer & Bites
Thursday, March 5th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Check-in at the Produce department to get your cup!, Free

Looking for new 'foodie finds'? Join us the first Thursday of every month for a tasting. Walk the store and sample 10 different small bites paired with beverage tastings from several local breweries. Event is free!

Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Spring is Coming
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Spring is Coming
Thursday, March 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Spring is fast approaching... Are you seeing the signs yet? Join us to share recipes and inspiration about the upcoming season! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
07
Annual Parmigiano Reggiano Wheel Crack
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Specialty Department
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Annual Parmigiano Reggiano Wheel Crack
Saturday, March 7th
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Specialty Department, Free

It’s the time of year for the annual Parmigiano Reggiano Wheel Crack! Join our Specialty team for a wheel crack, tastes of fresh parmigiano, and samples in each department featuring this delicious salty cheese. 

Mon
09
Kids Club
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Community Room
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Kids Club
Monday, March 9th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Join us on Monday mornings from 11 am - 12 pm in our Community Room for weekly kids club! This drop-in weekly activity is always hands-on including crafts, stories, and delicious snacks. 

Mon
09
Movie Screening: Living on One Dollar
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Community Room
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Movie Screening: Living on One Dollar
Monday, March 9th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Community Room, $5 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation

‘Living on One Dollar’ is a film that follows the journey of four young men to rural Guatemala where they experience living on $1 a day for two months. For this project, they were guided by Whole Planet Foundation’s Executive Director, Philip Sansone, and the film features WPF supported microcredit clients. Evening will include small bit refreshments. 

Tue
10
Health Starts Here: Meet & Greet
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Bulk Department
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Health Starts Here: Meet & Greet
Tuesday, March 10th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bulk Department, Free

Meet Sloan, our new Healthy Eating Specialist! She will be hanging out in our bulk section ready to meet and answer all of your healthy eating questions. Plus, this is your chance to learn more about her and what her healthy eating plans are for 2015! Don’t be shy, stop on by, of course she will have some yummy healthy treats for you to try!

Tue
10
Pub Trivia
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Cold Point Pub
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Pub Trivia
Tuesday, March 10th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cold Point Pub, Free

Cold Point Pub trivia is back! Join us the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month. Playing is free, and prizes are awarded!

Wed
11
Main Line Health Wellness Wednesday: no Laughing Matter, Bladder Issues in Women
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Community Room
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Main Line Health Wellness Wednesday: no Laughing Matter, Bladder Issues in Women
Wednesday, March 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Community Room, Free
A leaky bladder can be embarrassing, and many women are hesitant to talk about it. Whether it’s a small problem or greatly disrupting your life, break the silence and learn about the many safe ways to regain bladder control.
 
FEATURED SPEAKER
Darlene Gaynor, DO, FACOS
Urologist with specialty training in female urology
Lankenau Medical Center
Main Line Health®
Thu
12
Twitter Chat: Spring Bounty
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Spring Bounty
Thursday, March 12th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Let's get excited about the bounty of spring flavors and discuss all the great ways to enjoy the season's freshest produce! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
13
Whole Planet Foundation Pub Benefit: Spaghetti Dinner & Live Music
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Cold Point Pub
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Whole Planet Foundation Pub Benefit: Spaghetti Dinner & Live Music
Friday, March 13th
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cold Point Pub, Pay as you go

On Friday night gather your friends for a night of giving at the Cold Point Pub. Live music performances by our Customer Service team members Johanna Dwinells and Samantha Bradley, paired with a Spaghetti Dinner & Beer Specials will benefit the Whole Planet Foundation.

Sat
14
Discover Health and Wellness Lecture Series: Fruits & Veggies
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Community Room
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Discover Health and Wellness Lecture Series: Fruits & Veggies
Saturday, March 14th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Fruits & Veggies are the stapes of a healthy diet. Learn the importance of all colors for variety including vitamin and nutrient content, the differences between cooked and raw, and how to follow the seasons. Nick Horowski is a Holistic Health Specialist and physical therapist who is passionate about helping his readers, listeners, and clients improve energy, gain strength and discover freedom. He does this through the teachings of his blog, videos, and working one-on-one with clients. Event is Free, please RSVP at Customer Service or call 610-832-0010 to reserve your spot. 

Sun
15
Cooking Class: Whole Planet Foundation - Tour the World Tasting
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Community Room
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Cooking Class: Whole Planet Foundation - Tour the World Tasting
Sunday, March 15th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Community Room, $5 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation

Learn how the Whole Planet Foundation changes lives while savoring these international delights: Kenyan Corn and Bean Stew paired with Indonesian-style Fish with a Tamarind-Turmeric sauce Chilean Blueberry Tart with Thai Iced Tea. Sign up required, call 610-832-0010 or RSVP at Customer Service.

Mon
16
Kids Club
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Community Room
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Kids Club
Monday, March 16th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Join us on Monday mornings from 11 am - 12 pm in our Community Room for weekly kids club! This drop-in weekly activity is always hands-on including crafts, stories, and delicious snacks. 

Tue
17
Cold Point Pub: St. Patrick's Day Party
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Cold Point Pub
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Cold Point Pub: St. Patrick's Day Party
Tuesday, March 17th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cold Point Pub, Pay as you go

Join us at the Cold Point Pub for St. Patrick's Day specials:
- Menu: Bangers & Mash, Pork & Sauerkraut
- $2 off growler fills
- $3 black & tans

Wed
18
Wine Down Wednesday: Live Jazz, Wine Specials & Small Plates
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Cold Point Pub
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Wine Down Wednesday: Live Jazz, Wine Specials & Small Plates
Wednesday, March 18th
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cold Point Pub, Pay as you go

Stop by after work and let us help you wine-down! Our chefs will be making a small-plate menu and pairing it with seasonal wines. $1 off all wine glasses, plus live Jazz Music courtesy of Crying Sam Entertainment from 7-9 pm.

Wed
18
Cooking Class: Vietnamese Shrimp and Rice Noodle Salad (Bun Tom Xao)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Community Room
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Cooking Class: Vietnamese Shrimp and Rice Noodle Salad (Bun Tom Xao)
Wednesday, March 18th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Bright flavors and spices make this a great entrée salad any time of year. Chef Brandon will show you how to make this classic, followed by a Mango Coconut sorbet with Vietnamese Coffee. Sign up required, call 610-832-0010 or RSVP at Customer Service.

Thu
19
5% Community Giving Day: Whole Planet Foundation
12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Plymouth Meeting
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5% Community Giving Day: Whole Planet Foundation
Thursday, March 19th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Plymouth Meeting, Free

On one day each quarter, we donate 5% of store sales to a featured nonprofit organization. This quarter proceeds will benefit the Whole Planet Foundation, and organization that works to alleviate poverty around the globe through worldwide entrepreneurship. The Whole Planet Foundation provides grants to microfinance institutions in Asia, Africa, the Americas and the Middle East, who in turn develop and offer microenterprise loan programs, training and other financial services to the self-employed poor. 

Thu
19
Spring Beauty Week: Megan's Mini Manis
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Body
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Spring Beauty Week: Megan's Mini Manis
Thursday, March 19th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Body, $3 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation

It’s spring beauty week! Visit our Whole Body department this week for demos, product trials, and more. Grab a few minutes of pampering on Thursday with mini main’s with Megan Coyle, licensed cosmetologist. Mini mani include nail treatment, hand massage, and polish. Proceeds benefit the Whole Planet Foundation. 

Thu
19
Twitter Chat: Spring for Seafood
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Spring for Seafood
Thursday, March 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As the weather begins to get warmer we often change our eating habits to the lighter side. Adding more seafood to your diet is a great way to do this! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
19
Whole Planet Foundation 'Food & Wine' Tasting Benefit
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Cafe
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Whole Planet Foundation 'Food & Wine' Tasting Benefit
Thursday, March 19th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cafe, $10 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation

Join us for an evening of worldly cuisine, wine, and live music benefiting the Whole Planet Foundation. The event will take place in our Café and tickets include a tasting of 10 different recipes inspired by countries where the Whole Foods Market sources products and the Whole Planet Foundation supports microenterprise. In addition we will feature a local beer and wine tasting along with live music from Chris and Tommy's Goodtime Show. The first 50 guests to RSVP will receive a special thank you goodie-bay from our vendor-partners supporting the Whole Planet Foundation. RSVP at Customer Service or by calling 610-832-0010. 

Fri
20
Breastfeeding Support for Moms & Babes meetup with Michaela Kent
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Community Room
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Breastfeeding Support for Moms & Babes meetup with Michaela Kent
Friday, March 20th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Community Room, Free

• Worried about "Crazy" feeding schedules??!  Find out how to build up milk supply.

• Moms returning to work? Questions answered about your Breast Pump and Do you have the correct size?!!

 

Talk to other Moms and get questions answered by:

Michaela(Mickey)Kent CCBE,RN,BSN,LC

Certified ChildBirth Educator, Registered Nurse & Lactation Consultant most recently serving as Breastfeeding Educator for Phila. Dept. Public Health -MCFH & Healthy Start and over 25 yrs. of hospital experience, specializing in helping mothers formulate feeding plans for their new arrivals.

 

Group meets every 3rd Friday.

Sat
21
Spring Beauty Week: Mini Makeovers & Skin Care Consultations
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Whole Body
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Spring Beauty Week: Mini Makeovers & Skin Care Consultations
Saturday, March 21st
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Whole Body, $5 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation

It’s spring beauty week! Visit our Whole Body department this week for demos, product trials, and more. Test out a new look or beauty routine with Diana Gonzales. Whether you’d like a ‘Beauty on a Budget’ or ‘Spare no Expense Beauty’ makeover, we have great recommendations for you! Makeovers and consultations are a $5 donation, proceeds benefit the Whole Planet Foundation. 

Sun
22
Yoga Class: Just B. KIND benefiting the Whole Planet Foundation
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Rooftop (if rain, class moved inside to Community Room)
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Yoga Class: Just B. KIND benefiting the Whole Planet Foundation
Sunday, March 22nd
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Rooftop (if rain, class moved inside to Community Room), $10 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation

One hour yoga class on the rooftop (weather permitting) or in our community room featuring warm-up, yoga session, and cool down with yoga instructor, Justine Bacon. Wear comfy clothes, bring your own map, all experience levels are welcome. After class enjoy complimentary snacks from our friends at KIND. Class is a $10 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation. All attendees entered to win a Yoga Mat and 1-Month Supply of KIND bars thanks to our friends at KIND Snacks!

Mon
23
Kids Club
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Community Room
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Kids Club
Monday, March 23rd
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Join us on Monday mornings from 11 am - 12 pm in our Community Room for weekly kids club! This drop-in weekly activity is always hands-on including crafts, stories, and delicious snacks. 

Tue
24
Health Starts Here: Chat n' Chew 'Keeping Your Resolutions'
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Bulk Department
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Health Starts Here: Chat n' Chew 'Keeping Your Resolutions'
Tuesday, March 24th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bulk Department, Free

This is the one time you get to talk with your mouth full! Join Sloan, our new Healthy Eating Specialist, for a Chat n’ Chew. She’ll be chatting about easy ways to keep those New Year’s resolutions going strong! And we can’t forget about the chew. She’ll be cooking a quick 30 minute meal that will make healthy eating super easy.

Tue
24
Pub Trivia
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Cold Point Pub
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Pub Trivia
Tuesday, March 24th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cold Point Pub, Free

Cold Point Pub trivia is back! Join us the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month. Playing is free, and prizes are awarded!

Wed
25
Cooking Class: Vegetable Biryani
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Community Room
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Cooking Class: Vegetable Biryani
Wednesday, March 25th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Cooking Indian at home may seem like a daunting task, but many of the recipes are easy to make at home.  We will visit the bulk spice section and learn about the spices we are using.  Chef Brandon will pair the Biryani with some prepared items from our store for a quick and easy meal followed by a vegan chai ice-cream. Sign up required, call 610-832-0010 or RSVP at Customer Service.

Thu
26
Hip & Knee Pain Seminar with Bryn Mawr Hospital
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Community Room
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Hip & Knee Pain Seminar with Bryn Mawr Hospital
Thursday, March 26th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Community Room, Free

Keep the spring in your step with this free one-hour seminar! You will learn about the anatomy of the hip and knee, common causes of joint pain, and some simple steps you can take to lessen the likelihood of a hip or knee injury. Our orthopedic specialists will also discuss effective non-surgical treatments for joint pain, as well as the latest innovative joint replacement procedures being performed at Main Line Health hospitals.

Thu
26
Twitter Chat: Easter Feast
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Easter Feast
Thursday, March 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Springtime's biggest food holiday is coming up! Share stories and find recipes, menus and other great ideas for Easter celebrating. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
28
Kids Easter Egg & Matzo Hunt
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Community Room
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Kids Easter Egg & Matzo Hunt
Saturday, March 28th
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Bring the kids to hunt for chocolate eggs & chocolate-covered matzo in a magical indoor garden! Kids ages 2-10 are eligible to participate. The event is open for all 3 hours, and available for drop-in egg hunting during those hours. In addition, adults can enjoy an Easter & Passover themed tasting throughout the store!

Sat
28
Car Wash benefiting the Whole Planet Foundation
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ outside main entrance
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Car Wash benefiting the Whole Planet Foundation
Saturday, March 28th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
outside main entrance, $5 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation

Let us give your car a little TLC with a car wash! Event will take place in front of the main entrance. Our team of customer service experts will scrub and shine your car to a perfect clean for just a $5 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation. 

Sun
29
Giving Grill benefiting the Whole Planet Foundation
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Outside cafe entrance
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Giving Grill benefiting the Whole Planet Foundation
Sunday, March 29th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Outside cafe entrance, Pay as you go

Grab lunch and give back at the same time! We’ll be grilling outside with proceeds benefitting the Whole Planet Foundation. Looking for a grilling menu? Find out more details on Facebook & Twitter as the event approaches!

Mon
30
Kids Club
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Community Room
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Kids Club
Monday, March 30th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Join us on Monday mornings from 11 am - 12 pm in our Community Room for weekly kids club! This drop-in weekly activity is always hands-on including crafts, stories, and delicious snacks. 

Mon
30
Kids Club: DIY Tie-Dye event for the Whole Planet Foundation
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Community Room
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Kids Club: DIY Tie-Dye event for the Whole Planet Foundation
Monday, March 30th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Community Room, $5 donation or $10 donation (if you need a shirt) to the Whole Planet Foundation

Get ready for spring with a Tie-Dye shirt you dyed yourself! The best part – you keep the shirt and we keep the mess. Bring your own shirt and make a $5 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation, or, we can supply a t-shirt for a $10 donation. RSVP at customer service or call 610-832-0010 and include your tee size if you’d like us to get one for you! 

Tue
31
Cheese Night: Sustainable Cheeses
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Specialty Department
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Cheese Night: Sustainable Cheeses
Tuesday, March 31st
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Each month our cheesemongers host a cheese tasting! Taste a selection from producer partners who are committed to both making great cheeses and doing great things for Earth. Event is free and takes place in our Specialty Cheese department. 

Events At Nearby Stores

The Hatchery: Soom Foods
Friday, March 6th
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Hatchery ,

Soom Foods tahini is 100% pure sesame butter. Enjoy this delicious, nutritious and silky smooth ingredient in sweet and savory recipes. 

Soom Foods tahini is 100% pure sesame butter. Enjoy this delicious, nutritious and silky smooth ingredient in sweet and savory recipes. 

HEALTHY HOW TO: Whole Planet Cuisine
Friday, March 6th
12:30 PM
Produce Department, Free

Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Genevieve, where she will be whipping up a delectable dish that is inspired by the cuisines of the World! Learn about her upcoming cooking events, and how you can how you can support our Whole Planet Foundation!  

Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Genevieve, where she will be whipping up a delectable dish that is inspired by the cuisines of the World!

The Hatchery: Saint Brian's Premium BBQ
Friday, March 6th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Hatchery ,

Saint Brian's Premium BBQ is a collection of dry rubs and sauces that will unlock your grilled and BBQ's food's awesome potential.

Saint Brian's Premium BBQ is a collection of dry rubs and sauces that will unlock your grilled and BBQ's food's awesome potential.