February 2013

Fri
01
Big Game Bucket of Wings Special
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Ponce de Leon
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Big Game Bucket of Wings Special
Friday, February 1st
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Ponce de Leon, $7.99

 

Score a touchdown with your friends and family with this steal of a deal!  Stock the party with buckets of wings, assorted flavors, for only $7.99 each.  And don’t forget the beer!  Goldmine Lager is only $3.99/6-pack.

Sat
02
Tailgating Time
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Ponce de Leon
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Tailgating Time
Saturday, February 2nd
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Ponce de Leon

Stop by to taste some party favorites – chips, dips, and more - perfect for watching the Big Game!

Sun
03
Big Game
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Ponce de Leon
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Big Game
Sunday, February 3rd
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Ponce de Leon

 

Ready for the Big Game?  Whole Foods Market Ponce de Leon is the place to stock up on all your party snacks, platters, and beverages!

Tue
05
Double Dozen Roses
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Floral
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Double Dozen Roses
Tuesday, February 5th
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Floral, $19.99

 

Treat your sweetie to 2 dozen roses for only $19.99!

Tue
05
Five for $5 Lunch Specials in Prepared Foods
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Prepared Foods
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Five for $5 Lunch Specials in Prepared Foods
Tuesday, February 5th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Prepared Foods, $5

 

The Engine 2 diet challenge just got easier!  You’ll have the opportunity to complete the challenge in a fast, easy and plant strong way with our 5 for $5 deal.  All 5 options follow our Health Starts Here criteria as low in sodium, dairy, egg and oil free. Stop by for a delicious healthy, plant strong lunch! 

Wed
06
Engine 2 Diet Challenge Meet-Up
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cafe
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Engine 2 Diet Challenge Meet-Up
Wednesday, February 6th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cafe, Free

 

This week we will showcase the many ways that you can answer the question “How in the world do I live without dairy?”.  Turns out it is very easy (and delicious).  We will discuss the benefits of dairy free and feature a recipe demonstration of a dairy alternative (Macaroni and Not-Cheese, Creamy Cauliflower Spread, Kale Butter, Nice Cream).  We will also sample the convenient dairy alternatives available here at Whole Foods like our new E2 line of cereal and “milk.” RSVP please to trulie.myers@wholefoods.com or at Customer Service.

Thu
07
Health Starts Here Store Tour
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Ponce de Leon
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Health Starts Here Store Tour
Thursday, February 7th
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Ponce de Leon, Free

 

This store tour will focus on the variety of convenient foods Whole Foods Market has to offer that follow our science-based Health Starts Here program.  You will come away with learning the 4 Pillars of an optimal diet, and what quick and tasty guilt-free meals we have to offer.  Q & A and label reading will also be featured.  Signup by emailing trulie.myers@wholefoods.com or at Customer Service.  Tours will be offered hourly 1-6pm.

Thu
07
Twitter Chat: Romancing the Food
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Romancing the Food
Thursday, February 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Food and love just seem to go hand-in-hand. Join us from 6pm to 7pm CST as we talk about food that inspires love, showing your love through food, and all things Valentine's Day. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to share your ideas and inspirations.

Fri
08
Zuzu and Gabriel Cosmetics Demonstrations
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Body
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Zuzu and Gabriel Cosmetics Demonstrations
Friday, February 8th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Body, Free, RSVP Required

 

Learn how to look your best (just in time for Valentine’s Day!) with a mini-makeover from Zuzu and Gabriel Cosmetics.  Visit Customer Service to RSVP and reserve your 15 minute spot.  Space is limited.

Fri
08
Pub Night
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cafe
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Pub Night
Friday, February 8th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cafe, $5 at the door

 

Everything’s better with beer, even board games!  Come taste a variety of draft beers, and sip away while you play.  Check in at Customer Service to receive your beer mug and choose your game, then visit our tasting stations in the café.  Love a beer you tasted?  Feel free to grab a draft pint for only $3, save $1!

Tue
12
Mardi Gras
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Ponce de Leon
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Mardi Gras
Tuesday, February 12th
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Ponce de Leon

 

Go all out this Fat Tuesday with our delicious, all-natural King Cake, Café du Monde coffee, Abita beer, gumbo, and more.

Tue
12
Five for $5 Lunch Specials in Prepared Foods
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Prepared Foods
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Five for $5 Lunch Specials in Prepared Foods
Tuesday, February 12th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Prepared Foods, $5

 

The Engine 2 diet challenge just got easier!  You’ll have the opportunity to complete the challenge in a fast, easy and plant strong way with our 5 for $5 deal.  All 5 options follow our Health Starts Here criteria as low in sodium, dairy, egg and oil free. Stop by for a delicious healthy, plant strong lunch! 

Wed
13
Engine 2 Diet Challenge Meet-Up
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cafe
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Engine 2 Diet Challenge Meet-Up
Wednesday, February 13th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cafe

 

CONGRATULATIONS! One week is behind you. The 28 days will be over before you know it, so savor the changes your body is going through on a metabolic, digestive and palate-pleasing level!! This week we will show you how to have great chilis without meat, meat-free meat loaf, and tasty gravies. Trulie Myers will show you the many different uses of beans you never tried from dips, spreads, stews, to desserts and breakfast items, beans can do it all! Recipe demo and samples in addition to supportive group discussion like how easily how protein needs are met with plant foods. RSVP by emailing trulie.myers@wholefoods.com or at Customer Service.

Wed
13
Heart Healing Love-In with Dr. Marilyn Johnson, ND
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Conference Room
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Heart Healing Love-In with Dr. Marilyn Johnson, ND
Wednesday, February 13th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Conference Room, Free

 

You’re invited to commit a random act of love and healing for your heart as we come together to write anonymous love-letters to share among ourselves and others!  The only intention of The Global Love-In Project is to support each other in a journey to experience more fully the power of unconditional love.  Your loving thoughts, words, and deeds are essential to make our world a kinder and more loving space!  In addition, relax in quiet meditation to listen to the loving whispers of wisdom from deep within.

Thu
14
Health Starts Here Store Tour
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Ponce de Leon
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Health Starts Here Store Tour
Thursday, February 14th
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Ponce de Leon, Free

 

This store tour will focus on the variety of convenient foods Whole Foods Market has to offer that follow our science-based Health Starts Here program.  You will come away with learning the 4 Pillars of an optimal diet, and what quick and tasty guilt-free meals we have to offer.  Q & A and label reading will also be featured.  Signup by emailing trulie.myers@wholefoods.com or at Customer Service.  Tours will be offered hourly 1-6pm.

Thu
14
Healthy Valentine’s Day Demo
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Ponce de Leon
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Healthy Valentine’s Day Demo
Thursday, February 14th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ponce de Leon

 

Come learn how delicious Valentine’s treats can be without added oils and refined sugar.  Get a taste of this chocolaty treat and some information on the antioxidant powers of berries and cocoa flavonoids.  Recipes will also be provided.  Demo will be done at the Health Starts Here kiosk in produce by Trulie Myers, Registered Dietitian and Healthy Eating educator.

Thu
14
Twitter Chat: Things We Love
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Things We Love
Thursday, February 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Sunsets, butterfly kisses from a child, a perfectly sweet strawberry. There are so many things love in life. Join us on Twitter from 6pm to 7pm CST as we explore all of the things we love. Follow #wfmdish to share your thoughts. 

Tue
19
Five for $5 Lunch Specials in Prepared Foods
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Prepared Foods
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Five for $5 Lunch Specials in Prepared Foods
Tuesday, February 19th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Prepared Foods, $5

 

The Engine 2 diet challenge just got easier!  You’ll have the opportunity to complete the challenge in a fast, easy and plant strong way with our 5 for $5 deal.  All 5 options follow our Health Starts Here criteria as low in sodium, dairy, egg and oil free. Stop by for a delicious healthy, plant strong lunch! 

Tue
19
Urban Run Club and South Fulton Running Partners
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Ponce de Leon
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Urban Run Club and South Fulton Running Partners
Tuesday, February 19th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Ponce de Leon, Free

 

Join the Urban Run Club and South Fulton Running Partners for a fun run/walk!  Meet at Whole Foods Market on Ponce, where we’ll have vendors sampling product, snacks, and draft pints of beer for only $3!  Run begins at 7:30pm.

Wed
20
Whole Planet Foundation Prosperity Campaign
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Ponce de Leon
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Whole Planet Foundation Prosperity Campaign
Wednesday, February 20th
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Ponce de Leon

 

The mission of Whole Planet Foundation, a non-profit organization established by Whole Foods Market, is to create economic partnerships with the poor in those developing-world communities that supply our store with product.  Whole Planet Foundation has micro-credit loan programs targeting the self-employed poor, and these loans help purchase the raw materials for businesses, such as yarn, cotton, seeds, chickens, and pigs, among others.  The average size loan to start a small business is $200, and your donation of $1 or $5 can make a difference.  Visit www.wholeplanetfoundation.org for more information, and stop by Whole Foods Market Ponce de Leon to make your donation today!

Wed
20
Engine 2 Diet Challenge Meet-Up
6:30 PM @ Cafe
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Engine 2 Diet Challenge Meet-Up
Wednesday, February 20th
6:30 PM
Cafe

 

Three weeks down, one to go!  Looking back, we have SO MUCH to be proud of! We have thrown to the curb dairy, meat and refined foods (including oils)!  This week we will focus on cooking without oil and the many sauces and flavorings that come from foods that oil free.  Let’s talk about how delicious oil free is. We will sample our oil free products like E2 hummus and crackers in addition to our Health Starts Here prepared foods.  Please RSVP by emailing trulie.myers@wholefoods.com or at Customer Service.

Thu
21
Health Starts Here Store Tour
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Ponce de Leon
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Health Starts Here Store Tour
Thursday, February 21st
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Ponce de Leon, Free

 

This store tour will focus on the variety of convenient foods Whole Foods Market has to offer that follow our science-based Health Starts Here program.  You will come away with learning the 4 Pillars of an optimal diet, and what quick and tasty guilt-free meals we have to offer.  Q & A and label reading will also be featured.  Signup by emailing trulie.myers@wholefoods.com or at Customer Service.  Tours will be offered hourly 1-6pm.

Thu
21
Twitter Chat: Food and Film
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Food and Film
Thursday, February 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Join us for a virtual dinner as we talk about the movies. We'll chat about our favorite food moments in film and share recipes inspired by films. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to join the conversation.

Fri
22
Georgia Organics Conference
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Georgia International Convention Center
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Georgia Organics Conference
Friday, February 22nd
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Georgia International Convention Center, Varies

 

Don’t miss the 16th annual conference, focusing on Farm Rx, A Prescription for Better Health, and featuring keynote speaker Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent.

-      12 farm tours

-      8 in-depth workshops

-      8 distinct educational tracks

-      32 educational sessions

-      50+ exhibitors

-      1 legendary farmers feast

Learn more about the conference, and register at www.georgiaorganics.org/conference.

Fri
22
An Evening with Jane Carter
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cafe
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An Evening with Jane Carter
Friday, February 22nd
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cafe, Free

 

Join us while Jane discusses the evolution of her haircare line and concept of "haircare for humanity."  She will also demonstrate the products on models as well as willing audience participants.  This will be a very informal "meet and greet" with Jane Carter!  Please RSVP at Customer Service.  Space is limited.

Tue
26
Five for $5 Lunch Specials in Prepared Foods
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Prepared Foods
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Five for $5 Lunch Specials in Prepared Foods
Tuesday, February 26th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Prepared Foods, $5

 

The Engine 2 diet challenge just got easier!  You’ll have the opportunity to complete the challenge in a fast, easy and plant strong way with our 5 for $5 deal.  All 5 options follow our Health Starts Here criteria as low in sodium, dairy, egg and oil free. Stop by for a delicious healthy, plant strong lunch! 

Wed
27
Engine 2 Diet Challenge Graduation!
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cafe
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Engine 2 Diet Challenge Graduation!
Wednesday, February 27th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cafe

 

CONGRATULATIONS!!  Our last week and we will celebrate!  We will have a raffle for those with perfect attendance for a pantry-makeover basket.  We will also celebrate with a special pizza party for our completers with delicious plant strong pizza!  We will hear from some of you and others on how life transforming simple diet changes can be.  Please RSVP by emailing trulie.myers@wholefoods.com or at Customer Service.

Thu
28
Health Starts Here Store Tour
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Ponce de Leon
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Health Starts Here Store Tour
Thursday, February 28th
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Ponce de Leon, Free

 

This store tour will focus on the variety of convenient foods Whole Foods Market has to offer that follow our science-based Health Starts Here program.  You will come away with learning the 4 Pillars of an optimal diet, and what quick and tasty guilt-free meals we have to offer.  Q & A and label reading will also be featured.  Signup by emailing trulie.myers@wholefoods.com or at Customer Service.  Tours will be offered hourly 1-6pm.

Events At Nearby Stores

Wednesday Yoga
Wednesday, April 16th
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Community Room, $7 drop in

Find your center and gain focus Health Starts Here™ presents Hope’s Yoga, an all levels, Hatha yoga class, instructed by Hope Knosher. Class is every Wednesday from 8:15 am to 9:30am, and only $10 per person. Buy classes in bulk and save!

Find your center and gain focus Health Starts Here™ presents Hope’s Yoga, an all levels, Ha

SENSATIONAL SHELLFISH
Wednesday, April 16th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Salud! Cooking School Alpharetta, $45

DEMONSTRATION $45

In this introduction to shellfish cooking, you'll learn about purchasing, storing, searing, serving raw oysters; preparing mussels; and matching flavors to shellfish. We'll demonstrate an array of tempting recipes in a range of styles and flavors. No need to be intimidated by shellfish - after this class you’ll be ready to serve it up in your own kitchen.

MENU: Coconut-Ginger Thai Mussels on Forbidden Rice; Oysters on the Half Shell with Champagne-Vinegar Mignonette; Linguine with Shrimp, Peas, & Crème Fraiche; Fried Squid, Parsley, & Preserved Lemon with Harissa Mayonnaise; and Pan-Seared Scallops on Frisée with Green Apple & Mint Chutney.

 

REGISTER HERE!

DEMONSTRATION $45

CARIBBEAN KITCHEN ADVENTURE!
Thursday, April 17th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Salud! Cooking School Alpharetta, $55

HANDS-ON $55

With Shobha Williams

Take a trip to the Caribbean islands as we tour the tropical flavors of Trinidad with special guest instructor Shobha Williams of Harry’s Farmers Market. After this class, you’ll feel like you took a gourmet island vacation without leaving home. Yum!

MENU: Salt Fish Accra (Salt Cod Fritter); Callaloo Soup with Crab; Curry Chicken with Roti Paratha; and Trifle.

 

REGISTER HERE!

HANDS-ON $55

With Shobha Williams