April 2014

Wed
02
Grow Your Own Garden Workshop
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Community Room
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Grow Your Own Garden Workshop
Wednesday, April 2nd
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Community Room, $5.00

Unsure what the term “certified organic” means? Interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner?  Join Eric Sideman from MOFGA for a workshop on how to grow your own garden. He’ll talk about the basics of soil science, how to enrich your soil to produce healthy, high-yielding plants. The course will also cover the basics of making and using compost, the principles of crop rotation and how to incorporate green manures and manage nutrients in the garden. Other topics will include how to tell the difference between cultivated plants and weeds, basic weed control strategies and common insect pests and methods of natural insect control.

Payment and registration in advance are required.  Stop by or call Customer Service at 207-774-7711.

 

Wed
02
What's The Deal?
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Store-wide
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What's The Deal?
Wednesday, April 2nd
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Store-wide

Stop by and sample items that are on sale or a great value in every department!

Thu
03
Wine & Cheese Night
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cafe
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Wine & Cheese Night
Thursday, April 3rd
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cafe

Join our Cheese Buyer and ACS Certified Cheese Professional, Shannon Tallman as she delves into the world of raw milk cheeses.  Traditions of raw milk cheese making go back millennia, with the cheeses retaining enzymes that create great complexity of flavor.  She'll introduce and talk about a wide variety of these cheeses which will be paired with an appropriate wine for you to taste while you nibble.  Must be 21+/ID.

This is a ticketed event.  While there is no charge for this event, we do need you to register in advance herehttp://ptlcheesenight.eventbrite.com

Thu
03
Twitter Chat: Springtime Favorites
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Springtime Favorites
Thursday, April 3rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Spring is finally here, which means a hoard of new flavors and in-season items. We'll share recipes and cooking techniques to help you celebrate with food! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
05
Kid's Spring Cookie Decorating & Face Painting
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Cafe
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Kid's Spring Cookie Decorating & Face Painting
Saturday, April 5th
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Cafe

We are all ready for the arrival of spring!  Kids come help us celebrate by decorating cookies and have your face painted by our talented face painters from Party Palooga. 

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, April 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!

Wed
09
What's The Deal?
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Store-wide
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What's The Deal?
Wednesday, April 9th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Store-wide

Stop by and sample items that are on sale or a great value in every department!

Wed
09
Healthy Living Group: Vibrant Greens!
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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Healthy Living Group: Vibrant Greens!
Wednesday, April 9th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, $5.00

Welcome Spring!  This month, join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Tanja, and  we’ll celebrate the season with fresh vibrant greens, to help you come out of the hibernation of winter and into the sunshine.  Tanja will make a green smoothie, nutrient-rich and oil-free salad, and sautéed  greens.

Payment and registration in advance is required.  Stop by or call Customer Service at 207-774-7711. 

 

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

Deliciously diverse, the wines of Italy are perfect for every occasion. Pick up one of the four 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.

Sat
12
Spring Holiday Tasting Event
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Spring Holiday Tasting Event
Saturday, April 12th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Store-wide

Let us help you plan your holiday festivities during our store-wide sampling from our Easter and Passover menus, as well as some of our  other favorite springtime fare.  This event takes place as the same time as our wine tasting, so do make sure to pop by the wine dept (if you are 21 or over, ID required). 

Sat
12
Spring Wine Tasting
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Wine Dept.
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Spring Wine Tasting
Saturday, April 12th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wine Dept.

Taste a selection of wines perfect for your spring holiday table!  Our wine tastings are always a fun way to taste something new along with delicious nibbles of cheese and other seasonal treats. 

Must be 21 or over.  ID required.

Mon
14
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, April 14th
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!

Tue
15
Create a Floral Easter Basket
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Community Room
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Create a Floral Easter Basket
Tuesday, April 15th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Community Room, $25.00

Just in time for Easter, join our floral team member, Susan and create a Easter basket filled with living grasses, potted plants and cut flowers to decorate your home or give as a gift.  Susan will also show you how to keep it fresh and abundant so that it is perfect for Easter Sunday!  All materials and basket will be provided.  This class is geared towards adults, however, it is suitable for children 12 and over. 

Payment and registration in advance is required.  Register at:  https://wfm-easter-basket.eventbrite.com

 

 

 

 

Wed
16
What's The Deal?
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Store-wide
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What's The Deal?
Wednesday, April 16th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Store-wide

Stop by and sample items that are on sale or a great value in every department!

Thu
17
Twitter Chat: Easter Feast
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Easter Feast
Thursday, April 17th
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.

Mon
21
Composting With Garbage to Garden
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Front of Store
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Composting With Garbage to Garden
Monday, April 21st
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Front of Store

For Earth Week, come meet staff members from Garbage to Garden and learn about their curbside composting program in Portland.  In less than 20 months, Garbage to Garden has quickly grown to provide curbside composting to 10% of Portland households.In celebration of Earth Day, Whole Foods Market - Portland and Garbage to Garden are partnering to increase this number as we move into the gardening seasons. For every signup on April 21st and 22nd at Whole Foods Market – Portland, Garbage to Garden will be donating finished compost  to Cultivating Community in an effort to help enrich their community gardens across the city. 

 

Tue
22
Composting With Garbage to Garden
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Front of Store
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Composting With Garbage to Garden
Tuesday, April 22nd
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Front of Store

For Earth Week, come meet staff members from Garbage to Garden and learn about their curbside composting program in Portland.  In less than 20 months, Garbage to Garden has quickly grown to provide curbside composting to 10% of Portland households.In celebration of Earth Day, Whole Foods Market - Portland and Garbage to Garden are partnering to increase this number as we move into the gardening seasons. For every signup on April 21st and 22nd at Whole Foods Market – Portland, Garbage to Garden will be donating finished compost  to Cultivating Community in an effort to help enrich their community gardens across the city. 

 

Wed
23
What's The Deal?
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Store-wide
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What's The Deal?
Wednesday, April 23rd
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Store-wide

Stop by and sample items that are on sale or a great value in every department!

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: Celebrate The Earth
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Celebrate The Earth
Thursday, April 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

What are you doing to help our planet? We're celebrating Mother Earth all week long, and want to share and learn new ways to contibute to a better world! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
26
Beer Tasting: Local IPAs
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Wine Dept.
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Beer Tasting: Local IPAs
Saturday, April 26th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wine Dept.

Join our beer team as we sample a variety of IPA-style brews from Maine and New England.  OUr tastings are a great way to meet with our knowledgeable beer team and often brewery reps.  As always, we pair our selections with nibbles of cheese and other seasonal treats.

Must be 21 or over.  ID required.

Sat
26
We LOVE Local!
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Store-wide
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We LOVE Local!
Saturday, April 26th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Store-wide

Join us to kick off our Local Weekend with a store-wide sampling of select local products from Maine and New England in every department.  Each team will select their favorite local product for  you to try.  This event happens alongside our Beer Tasting of local IPAs!  Don't forget to come back on Sunday when some of our local suppliers will be here to represent their products!

Sun
27
We LOVE Local!
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Store-wide
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We LOVE Local!
Sunday, April 27th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Store-wide

Come meet a group of our local suppliers and sample products from all over Maine and New England.  Let them introduce you to their fine products that meet all of our quality standards. 

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, April 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!

Wed
30
What's The Deal?
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Store-wide
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What's The Deal?
Wednesday, April 30th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Store-wide

Stop by and sample items that are on sale or a great value in every department!

Wed
30
A Holistic Approach to ADHD
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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A Holistic Approach to ADHD
Wednesday, April 30th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, $5.00

Stephen Donnelly, DO, and founder of the Maine Center for Integrative Medicine, will share his insights on the relationship between nutrition, lifestyle and ADHD.  He will help identify appropriate dietary interventions, supplements, and other lifestyle factors that can impact children and adults challenged with ADHD.

Payment and registration in advance required.  Register online at:  http://wfm-adhd.eventbrite.com

Events At Nearby Stores

There are no upcoming events at nearby stores.