October 2012

Tue
16
Hot Topic Tuesday: Sprouted Grains
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ at the Demo Cart
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Hot Topic Tuesday: Sprouted Grains
Tuesday, October 16th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
at the Demo Cart

Learn the health benefits of sprouted grains & sample some delivious recipes!

Wed
17
October is Fair Trade Month!
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM @ Ridgewood
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October is Fair Trade Month!
Wednesday, October 17th
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Ridgewood

Join us on Wednesdays to sample items from our vendor partners who are committed to creating products that meet Fair Trade standards & practices.

Thu
18
Kids Culinary Class: Veggiecation!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ in our Cafe
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Kids Culinary Class: Veggiecation!
Thursday, October 18th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
in our Cafe

This month, kids will learn how to prepare Pumpkin Cookie Smoothie and Snap Peas with Carrot Ginger Dressing.  As practiced in participating classrooms throughout the country, kids will be invited to help prepare Veggiecation Program’s recipes, sample culinary creations, experience vegetables in their raw form and cast a vote on how they liked the recipes.  Kids will take home complimentary character coloring pages, word games, mazes and stickers.  Parents will receive a copy of recipes created that day.

Please register in advance at Customer Service or email Ridgewood.RSVP@wholefoods.com.  Age group for this program incorporates kids from Kindergarten to 6th grade.

About Veggiecation: The Veggiecation ©Program, founded by Lisa Suriano (also a native of Ridgewood!), is a nutrition education program that introduces young children to the wonderfully delicious & nutritious world of vegetables. This is done by incorporating unique & kid-friendly vegetable preparations into fun activities & exciting experiences.

Tue
23
Autumn Fest
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ throughout the store
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Autumn Fest
Tuesday, October 23rd
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
throughout the store

Join us in the store for an event featuring dishes prepared by each of our teams - all featuring apples - & vote for your favorite! Meet some of our local vendors & partners, & taste their products. And bring the kids for a special kids activity!

Wed
24
October is Fair Trade Month!
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM @ Ridgewood
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October is Fair Trade Month!
Wednesday, October 24th
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
Ridgewood

Join us on Wednesdays to sample items from our vendor partners who are committed to creating products that meet Fair Trade standards & practices.

Thu
25
Peak Pick Thursdays
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Demo cart
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Peak Pick Thursdays
Thursday, October 25th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Demo cart

 

This month’s Peak Pick …. Apples!

Each month, we spotlight a product at the peak of its season & provide you with cooking demos, recipes & sampling to encourage you to try it! Join us on Thursdays in October at 12pm for a cooking demo & recipes.

Tue
30
Hot Topic Tuesday: Squashes
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ at the Demo Cart
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Hot Topic Tuesday: Squashes
Tuesday, October 30th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
at the Demo Cart

What to do with all of these squashes? Join Tracy as she uses an assortment of fall squashes in tasty recipes.

Wed
31
October is Fair Trade Month!
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM @ Ridgewood
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October is Fair Trade Month!
Wednesday, October 31st
12:00 PM - 11:00 AM
Ridgewood

Join us on Wednesdays to sample items from our vendor partners who are committed to creating products that meet Fair Trade standards & practices.

Events At Nearby Stores

Summer Tasting & Grilling
Saturday, July 12th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Store wide , Free

Join our team members for seasonal tastings including $2 Grilled Manchego Cheese Sandwiches and $ 1 Aquas Frescas.

Join our team members for seasonal tastings including $2 Grilled Manchego Cheese Sandwiches and $ 1 Aquas Frescas.

Beer & Cheese Tastings
Saturday, July 12th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Specialty, Free

Cheese & Beer - a perfect summer pair!  Join us in Specialty for a tasting featuring Troegs Brewery from Pennsylvania paired with Machego Cheese from Spain.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cheese & Beer - a perfect summer pair!  Join us in Specialty for a tasting featuring Troegs Brewery from Pennsylvania paired with Machego Cheese from Spain.

 

 

 

Summertime in Maine
Tuesday, July 15th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bowery Culinary Center, 2nd floor, $50

Hands-On & Demonstration, $50  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Sailboats, seagulls and, of course, lobster—what could possibly represent the Maine coast any better? Celebrate summer and explore New England cuisine with Maine native Carl Raymond! Join us and let Chef Carl share a few traditional, crowd-pleasing recipes that showcase fresh seafood, seasonal produce, ripe blueberries, and the flavors of authentic Maine cooking.

On the Menu: Maine-Style Clam Chowder; Classic Lobster Rolls; Corn on the Cob; Family-Recipe Blueberry Crumble.

Instructor: Carl Raymond, Private Chef and Cooking Instructor

Hands-On & Demonstration, $50  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER