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

Creative Kitchen Kids Cooking Class
Wednesday, August 20th
11:00 AM
Kids Corner of our Second Floor Cafe,

Join Cricket Azima and the Creative Kitchen team in our cafe as they teach age-appropriate recipes that focus on kid-friendly themes that are perfect for a mid-day snack! Little hands are kept busy creating healthful snacks using fresh, wholesome ingredients while also practicing other age-appropriate developmental skills. Little chefs eat their creations and leave with a happy belly! 

To learn more about the Creative Kitchen team and register for a class, please visit www.thecreativekitchen.com

Join Cricket Azima and the Creative Kitchen team in our cafe as they teach age-appropriate recipes that focus on kid-friendly themes that are perfect for a mid-day snack!

Fish for Beginners
Wednesday, August 20th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bowery Culinary Center, 2nd floor, $50

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

The most-asked questions from seafood rookies are, “What’s the best way to cook fish?” and “How do I know when fish is done?” Join us as we tackle these issues and more: Learn easy recipes, essential techniques, and how to properly check for doneness while increasing your seafood confidence.

On the Menu: Pan Roasted Mahi Mahi with Salsa Verde and Mexican Street Corn; Sicilian Seafood Salad with Poached Shrimp and Squid; Bistro Niçoise Salad with Seared Yellowfin Tuna; “Tiny Apartment” Clambake with Local Littlenecks and Spicy Sausage.

Instructor: Min Liao, Culinary Center Director

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

DINNER EXPRESS: August Pantry Suppers
Thursday, August 21st
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bowery Culinary Center, 2nd floor, $35

Demonstration with Some Hands-On, $35  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

As summer starts to fade and Labor Day draws near, late August is about enjoying the precious remaining weeks of the season. The last thing you want to do is stress over food shopping, menu planning, and preparing elaborate meals. With tonight’s lineup of super-simple recipes featuring everyday pantry items, you'll be able to cook up satisfying, healthy dinners for the week with minimal prep and maximum deliciousness. Beginners welcome!

On the Menu: Buttermilk Fried Chicken; Broccoli-Avocado Slaw; Vietnamese-Style Skillet Pork Chops with Cucumber-Cilantro Salad; Grilled Peaches & Plums with Maple-Ginger Crème Fraîche.

Instructor: Min Liao, Culinary Center Director

Demonstration with Some Hands-On, $35  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER