August 2013

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.

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.

Thu
08
Concerts in the Park
6:30 PM @ Couch Park (NW 20th & Glisan)
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Concerts in the Park
Thursday, August 8th
6:30 PM
Couch Park (NW 20th & Glisan), FREE!

Come visit us at the Portland Parks & Rec FREE concert in Couch Park!
We will be selling some of our delicious made to order burritos and bowls while enjoying the sounds of Mo Phillips!

 

Sun
11
Meet the Maker Vendor Fair
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Pearl Store
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Meet the Maker Vendor Fair
Sunday, August 11th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Pearl Store, Free

Join us for a meet the maker vendor fair featuring some of our favorite vendors From Around Here! They will be sampling products grown, raised, harvested, produced or finished in the state of Oregon.

Tue
13
King Corn: Movie Night at Fremont
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Fremont Store
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King Corn: Movie Night at Fremont
Tuesday, August 13th
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Fremont Store, Free

King Corn is a documentary about two friends, one acre of corn, and the subsidized crop that drives our fast-food nation. It will play in the cafe at our Fremont Store at 6pm and delicious snacks will be served! We also welcome you to bring your dinner in while you watch. Curt Ellis, maker of the film, will be here at 7pm for an informal q&a. As we will be limited in space, please RSVP to erin.rosvold@wholefoods.com if you’re interested in attending so that we can ensure enough seats for all. Our Fremont store is at 3535 NE 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97212

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.

Thu
15
Concerts in the Park
6:30 PM @ Couch Park (NW 20th & Glisan)
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Concerts in the Park
Thursday, August 15th
6:30 PM
Couch Park (NW 20th & Glisan), FREE!

Come visit us at the Portland Parks & Rec FREE concert in Couch Park!
We will be selling some of our delicious made to order burritos and bowls while enjoying the sounds of The Chancers!

 

Sat
17
TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM PHOTO CONTEST!
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Pearl Store
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TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM PHOTO CONTEST!
Saturday, August 17th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Pearl Store, Free

Take a photo in our Hatch Chile cutout and post to Twitter or Instagram using #hatchchilepdx to be entered to win a $50 Whole Foods Market gift card! Contest runs from 7am August 17th thru 10pm on August 25th.

 

The Hatch Chile cutout will be at our Pearl store Saturday, August 17 thru Monday, August 19 and moving to our Bridgeport store on Tuesday, August 20 thru the end of the contest.

 

Follow us on Twitter and Instagram

 

 

Contest Fine Print:

  • Contest period is 7am August 17th thru 10pm on August 25th
  • Two winners chosen at random
  • Account(s) must be public for the contest period
  • 1 photo is equivalent to 1 entry
  • Winners will be contacted via Instagram or Twitter (depending on how they entered)
Sat
17
Hatch Chile Roasting
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Pearl Store
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Hatch Chile Roasting
Saturday, August 17th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Pearl Store, Free

We will be roasting Hatch chiles outside and every department in the store will be sampling their favorite snack or dish featuring these amazing chiles. Stop by for a tasting and to pick up your chiles! Look out for a contest on our Twitter & Instagram pages for a chance to win a $50 gift card!

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.

Sat
24
Peach Palooza!
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Pearl Store
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Peach Palooza!
Saturday, August 24th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Pearl Store, Free

Join us for a store wide tasting fair featuring tree ripened peaches! These delicious peaches are grown in Washington and are delivered straight from farm to store. Every department in the store will sampling a yummy dish with these peaches so stop by for a snack and recipe ideas!

Tue
27
Krystal Pear Release Party
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ The Mezz (upstairs)
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Krystal Pear Release Party
Tuesday, August 27th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Mezz (upstairs), Free

Join Widmer, FEAST and Whole Foods Market Pearl for a release party!

Widmer is cracking open bottles of the official beer of FEAST, Krystal Pear for your tasting pleasure.

Small bites will be served along with samples of Krystal Pear

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

What's Brewing? Free Beer and Cider Sampling!
Wednesday, April 1st
12:00 AM
Specialty Department, Free

Join us for these free beer and cider sampling events in our Specialty Department! Must be age 21 or over with valid ID.

April

April 3, 4 - 7 pm  – Ninkasi
April 4, 1 - 4 pm – Coalition Brewing
April 10, 4 - 7 pm – Portland Cider Company
April 12, 1 - 4 pm – Apple Outlaw and Schilling Ciders
April 17, 4 - 7 pm – Nectar Creek Meads
April 25, 1 - 4 pm - Occidental Brewing

May

May 1, 4 - 7 pm – Eel River
May 2, 1 - 4 pm – Breakside
May 8, 4 - 7 pm – Mazama
May 10, 1 - 4 pm – Ninkasi
May 15, 4 - 7 pm – Hop Valley
May 16, 1 - 4 pm – Apple Outlaw and Schilling Ciders
May 22, 4 - 7 pm – New Belgium
May 23, 1 - 4 pm – Cascade Lakes
May 29, 3:30 - 5:30 – Hopworks

Join us for these free beer and cider sampling events in our Specialty Department! Must be age 21 or over with valid ID.

April

Storytime with Anita
Thursday, April 2nd
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Fremont, Free

Bring the little one and cozy up for storytime in the Whole Foods Market Fremont Cafe.

Bring the little one and cozy up for storytime in the Whole Foods Market Fremont Cafe.

Pelyang's Tibetan Momos
Thursday, April 2nd
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Hollywood, near the front entrance, $7

Every Thursday Pelyang pinches up the world’s finest vegetarian and meat Tibetan dumplings, called “Momo’s”! You’ll be begging for mo’ once you’ve tried them! Guaranteed deliciousness in every bite, only here at Hollywood.

Every Thursday Pelyang pinches up the world’s finest vegetarian and meat Tibetan dumplings, called “Momo’s”! You’ll be begging for mo’ once you’ve tried them!