December 2013

Sun
01
Whole Body 24 Days of Giving
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Facebook & Twitter Accounts
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Whole Body 24 Days of Giving
Sunday, December 1st
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Facebook & Twitter Accounts, Free

Our Pearl store is hosting 24 Days of Giving throughout the month of December! Like us on Facebook or Follow us on twitter for your chance to win - we are giving away one great prize a day!

Details/Rules:

  • We will announce a secret word or phrase on our Facebook page or Twitter feed (@wholefoodspdx) once a day. The first customer to come into the Whole Body department in the Pearl store and say the secret word or phrase will receive a complimentary gift.
  • We will announce a new word or phrase each day starting December 1 through December 24, so there will be 24 chances to win one of our 24 awesome prizes (please limit one per customer and sorry, no team members)!
  • Contest is only taking place at Pearl store at 1210 NW Couch Street, Portland OR
Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Holiday Delights
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Holiday Delights
Thursday, December 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

What delights you during the holiday season? Cookies? Candies? ...Gifts? Join us to share ideas and recipes that will keep all your loved ones happy! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Sat
07
Etsy Craft & Gift Fair
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Pearl Store
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Etsy Craft & Gift Fair
Saturday, December 7th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Pearl Store, Free to attend - prices of crafts will vary

Getting Crafty for the Holidays with Etsy!

Just in time for the Holidays: handcrafted, local, and unique items found here!

In partnership with Etsy, every Portland area Whole Foods Market will be hosting a craft fair featuring Etsy artists.

Join us in the Pearl on December 7th for our holiday showcase & cross some gifting off of your list!

Sat
07
Holiday Entertaining: The Appetizer
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Pearl Store
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Holiday Entertaining: The Appetizer
Saturday, December 7th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Pearl Store, Free

Let us show you how Whole Foods Market can help with the prep work, so they spend more time entertaining!  Simple, exquisite, and delicious!

Every department in the store will be sampling our favorite holiday appetizer for you to try out.

Tue
10
Cheese Night
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Specialty Department
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Cheese Night
Tuesday, December 10th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Join our Cheese Specialist Benjamin for Cheese Night! He will teach you the art of putting together the perfect cheese plate, just in time for your upcoming holiday parties!

Thu
12
Cooking Demo with Emily
12:00 AM @ Pearl Store
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Cooking Demo with Emily
Thursday, December 12th
12:00 AM
Pearl Store, Free

Healthy Cooking Coach Emily will be on the floor demo-ing some of her favorite holiday recipes to get you inspired to cook this holiday season!

Thu
12
Twitter Chat: Top Ten Wines for the Holiday Season
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Top Ten Wines for the Holiday Season
Thursday, December 12th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

No holiday celebration is complete without a few bottles of wine, so join in on the chat to discover our recommendations for the season! Buy a few ahead of time and taste and tweet with us through our favorites. See the list here: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/wine Follow #WFMwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST. 

Fri
13
Cooking Demo with Emily
12:00 AM @ Pearl Store
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Cooking Demo with Emily
Friday, December 13th
12:00 AM
Pearl Store, Free

Healthy Cooking Coach Emily will be on the floor demo-ing some of her favorite holiday recipes to get you inspired to cook this holiday season!

Fri
13
One Day Sale! Parmigiano Reggiano
12:00 AM @ Pearl Store
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One Day Sale! Parmigiano Reggiano
Friday, December 13th
12:00 AM
Pearl Store, $9.99/lb

One Day Only! Parmigiano Reggiano is on sale for $9.99/lb (save 50%)!

Join our cheese mongers at noon on Friday for a live Parm Crack in the specialty department! Benjamin will crack a wheel of Parm at noon and talk about why we still crack by hand, why we keep the rind on the pieces and more fun facts! You can pick out your chunk of freshly cut Parmigiano Reggiano on the spot as well!

 

Sat
14
Gingerbread House Decorating
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Salud in the Pearl store
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Gingerbread House Decorating
Saturday, December 14th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Salud in the Pearl store, $19.99

Join our bakery team for an opportunity to customize your own Gingerbread House!

Cost of class includes a pre-assembled house, candy & icing for decorating, and guidance from a bakery team member.

Thu
19
Cooking Demo with Emily
12:00 AM @ Pearl Store
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Cooking Demo with Emily
Thursday, December 19th
12:00 AM
Pearl Store, Free

Healthy Cooking Coach Emily will be on the floor demo-ing some of her favorite holiday recipes to get you inspired to cook this holiday season!

Thu
19
Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holiday
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holiday
Thursday, December 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's almost time for the big feast! Whether you're looking for a main course, sumptious sides or delicious desserts you're sure to find it during our chat. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
20
Cooking Demo with Emily
12:00 AM @ Pearl Store
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Cooking Demo with Emily
Friday, December 20th
12:00 AM
Pearl Store, Free

Healthy Cooking Coach Emily will be on the floor demo-ing some of her favorite holiday recipes to get you inspired to cook this holiday season!

Sat
21
Pok Pok book signing wtih Chef Andy Ricker
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Pearl Store
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Pok Pok book signing wtih Chef Andy Ricker
Saturday, December 21st
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Pearl Store, Free

Chef Andy Ricker is joining us at Whole Foods Market in the Pearl District for signing of his new book, Pok Pok! Andy will be available for signing on December 21 from 1-3 pm while we also sample PokPok Som Drinking Vinegar. Books are available for purchase at Whole Foods Market.

Andy Ricker is the chef and owner of Pok Pok, Whiskey Soda Lounge, Pok Pok Noi, and Sen Yai in Portland, and Pok Pok Ny and Whiskey Soda Lounge Ny in New York City. With his new book Pok Pok, Ricker brings us classic Thai cooking playfully interwoven with stories from his travels and profiles of the characters who have helped teach him about the food and culture of Thailand.

He shares 70 of his favorite recipes from Thailand and his Pok Pok restaurants, including Khao Soi Kai (Northern Thai curry noodle soup with chicken), Som Tam Thai (Central Thai-style papaya salad), and Pok Pok’s legendary Vietnamese Fish-Sauce Wings.

Wed
25
Christmas Day - Store Closed
12:00 AM @ Pearl Store
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Christmas Day - Store Closed
Wednesday, December 25th
12:00 AM
Pearl Store

Please note that we will be closed on Wednesday, December 25th for Christmas Day.

December 24, Christmas Eve: Open 7:00am - 6:00pm

Thu
26
Twitter Chat: 2013 Remembered
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: 2013 Remembered
Thursday, December 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's hard to believe that another year has come and gone. Join us to chat about ways to remember what's passed and ideas for celebrating what's to come! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Events At Nearby Stores

Double Punch Wednesday
Wednesday, October 1st
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Greenway Store,

Every Wednesday is double punch day at all three Washington County stores!

Get 2 punches for each item purchased.

Every Wednesday is double punch day at all three Washington County stores!

Get 2 punches for each item purchased.

Iron-Rich Foods for Your Baby Workshop
Wednesday, October 1st
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Whole Foods Market Tanasbourne, $5

From about 6 months onwards, iron is important for babies’ growth and development, especially their cognitive (brain) development. Join child-feeding expert Kristen Yarker, MSc, Dietitian to discover a wide range of iron-rich foods for your baby. Get hands-on ideas for both pureed and finger-foods, vegetarian and animal-based sources. Also, learn tips for increasing your baby’s absorption of iron. Pre-mobile babies welcome (childcare not provided).

Duration: 1.5 hours

Fee: $5. You must pre-register for the class before attending. Register here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/iron-rich-foods-for-your-baby-tickets-13142318027

Child-feeding expert Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD helps Moms and Dads support their picky eaters to try new foods on their own (without being forceful or sneaky). A speaker, author, and dietitian, Kristen is a picky eater turned food-lover herself. Her passion: enjoy healthy eating (from the very first bite). Since 2008 she has been working with families to provide good nutrition for their kids today…and, instill a LOVE of food that lasts a lifetime.

www.kristenyarker.com

Facebook.com/KristenYarkerNutrition

Twitter: @kristenyarker

Pinterest: kristenyarker

 

From about 6 months onwards, iron is important for babies’ growth and development, especially their cognitive (brain) development.

Wednes-Dippity-Day
Wednesday, October 1st
3:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Hollywood, FREE!

Get saucy with Healthy Cooking Coach Jessie every Wednes-dippity-day as she prepares and shares wholesome dips, marinades, dressings, and sauces for your munching pleasure. 

Get saucy with Healthy Cooking Coach Jessie every Wednes-dippity-day as she prepares and sh