October 2013

Thu
03
Twitter Chat: Fall Seasonal Brews
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Fall Seasonal Brews
Thursday, October 3rd
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

With the arrival of fall comes the release of many seasonal craft beers. We'll highlight some of our very favorites and ask you to do the same! Follow #WFMbeer to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Mon
07
Explore the Store: Story Time with Jody Fein!
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM @ Café
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Explore the Store: Story Time with Jody Fein!
Monday, October 7th
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Café

Join us at our popular weekly event where Storyteller Jody Fein leads us in rhymes, story and song!  Enjoy a healthy snack and make new friends.  Seating begins at 9:30 am in our Café.

Due to the popularity of this event and space restrictions, we kindly ask that you refrain from bringing strollers.  We appreciate your consideration.  Thank you!

Mon
07
Cultivating Community Farm Stand
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Front of the Store
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Cultivating Community Farm Stand
Monday, October 7th
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Front of the Store

For the 7th year, the farmers from Cultivating Community will be out in front of the store selling their locally grown produce.  Fresh Start Farms is a program offered by Cultivating Community that connects Maine's newest Americans - primarily immigrants from Central America and East Africa - with the land, skills, and resources needed to start farm-based enterprises. 

Wed
09
Healthy Living Group: Soup Making
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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Healthy Living Group: Soup Making
Wednesday, October 9th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, $5.00

With the weather turning colder and the leaves changing, are you starting to think about soup again? Want to learn a couple new recipes that are sure to become new favorites? Then swing on by the Healthy Living Group this month and meet up with other soup enthusiasts for some conversation and light dinner, while you learn a new recipe from Tanja, our Healthy Eating Specialist.

Thu
10
Twitter Chat: Wines From South Africa - Part II
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From South Africa - Part II
Thursday, October 10th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

 

Deliciously diverse, the wines of South Africa are perfect for every occasion. Pick up one of the three bottles we'll be tasting and tweeting about tonight (Find the wines here: http://wholefoodsmarket.com/wine) and contribute to the fun! Follow #WFMwine to join in on the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

 
Mon
14
Cultivating Community Farm Stand
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Front of the Store
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Cultivating Community Farm Stand
Monday, October 14th
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Front of the Store

For the 7th year, the farmers from Cultivating Community will be out in front of the store selling their locally grown produce.  Fresh Start Farms is a program offered by Cultivating Community that connects Maine's newest Americans - primarily immigrants from Central America and East Africa - with the land, skills, and resources needed to start farm-based enterprises. 

Thu
17
Twitter Chat: Pumpkin-Palooza
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Pumpkin-Palooza
Thursday, October 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The arrival of pumpkins is a sure sign that fall is officially here. We'll discuss tips, tricks and ideas for enjoying these gorgeous gourds in the kitchen! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
19
3rd Annual Cheese Fest!
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store-wide
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3rd Annual Cheese Fest!
Saturday, October 19th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store-wide

Join us to celebrate the 3rd Annual American Cheese Month (not the orange stuff!) and sample a wide range of America's delicious and diverse cheeses from a variety of cheesemakers both local and national.  Learn about our quality standards, and meet our cheese team as well as a few of our local suppliers while you enjoy samples of our favorite cheeses throughout the store.  Vote for your favorite and enter to win a $100 cheese basket!

Sat
19
Wine Tasting
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Wine Dept.
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Wine Tasting
Saturday, October 19th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wine Dept.

Continue the celebration of American Cheese Month -- we will be pairing up some of our favorite artisanal American cheese with American wines.  Come enjoy the true taste of the land!

Must be 21 or over.  ID required.

Mon
21
Explore the Store: Story Time with Jody Fein!
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM @ Café
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Explore the Store: Story Time with Jody Fein!
Monday, October 21st
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Café

Join us at our popular weekly event where Storyteller Jody Fein leads us in rhymes, story and song!  Enjoy a healthy snack and make new friends.  Seating begins at 9:30 am in our Café.

Due to the popularity of this event and space restrictions, we kindly ask that you refrain from bringing strollers.  We appreciate your consideration.  Thank you!

Mon
21
Cultivating Community Farm Stand
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Front of the Store
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Cultivating Community Farm Stand
Monday, October 21st
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Front of the Store

For the 7th year, the farmers from Cultivating Community will be out in front of the store selling their locally grown produce.  Fresh Start Farms is a program offered by Cultivating Community that connects Maine's newest Americans - primarily immigrants from Central America and East Africa - with the land, skills, and resources needed to start farm-based enterprises. 

Tue
22
5% Day
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Store-wide
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5% Day
Tuesday, October 22nd
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Store-wide

Shop today and our Portland store will donate 5% of the day's net sales to STRIVE.  Located in South Portland, STRIVE works to assist teens and young adults with intellectual and emotional disabilities in utilizing their resources within their community so they can participate as viable members. 

Wed
23
The Impact of Nutrition on ADHD
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Community Room
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The Impact of Nutrition on ADHD
Wednesday, October 23rd
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Community Room

Dr. Stephen Donnelly, DO, founder of the Maine Center for Integrative Medicine, will share his insights on the relationship between nutritional and lifestyle factors and ADHD.  He will help identify appropritate dietary interventions, supplements, and other lifestyle factors that can impact children and adults iwht ADHD.  Dr. Donnelly will also review an INtegrative Medicine treatment plan.  This presentation is relevant for parents, caregivers and adults challendged with ADHD who are interesred in more than the conventional medical approach to managing ADHD. 

While there is no charge for this event, registration in advance is still required.  Please stop by or call Customer Service at 207-774-7711. 

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: A Healthful Halloween
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Healthful Halloween
Thursday, October 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Halloween is just a week away... Are you prepared for the onslaught of ghost, goblins and ghouls? We'll be discussing ideas for healthier treats and goodies, and share photos of costumes, jack-o-lanterns and more! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Mon
28
Explore the Store: Story Time with Jody Fein!
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM @ Café
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Explore the Store: Story Time with Jody Fein!
Monday, October 28th
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Café

Join us at our popular weekly event where Storyteller Jody Fein leads us in rhymes, story and song!  Enjoy a healthy snack and make new friends.  Seating begins at 9:30 am in our Café.

Due to the popularity of this event and space restrictions, we kindly ask that you refrain from bringing strollers.  We appreciate your consideration.  Thank you!

Events At Nearby Stores

There are no upcoming events at nearby stores.