April 2013

Tue
02
Transportation
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Earth
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Transportation
Tuesday, April 2nd
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Earth, Free

Bus, train, bike or feet? Which is your favorite non-car transit?

We are earthlings. Join us.

 

 

Select your local store

Tue
02
Spring into Wellness
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM @ in the store
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Spring into Wellness
Tuesday, April 2nd
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
in the store, free

 

Each Tuesday & Thursday Tracy will sample healthy meal alternatives with less fat & more flavor. Recipes being sampled are plant-strong & nutrient dense using whole foods & healthy fats.

Thu
04
Spring into Wellness
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM @ in the store
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Spring into Wellness
Thursday, April 4th
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
in the store, free

 

Each Tuesday & Thursday Tracy will sample healthy meal alternatives with less fat & more flavor. Recipes being sampled are plant-strong & nutrient dense using whole foods & healthy fats.

Mon
08
Food
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Earth
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Food
Monday, April 8th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Earth, Free

What's your favorite way to enjoy locally sourced ingredients?

We are earthlings. Join us.

 

 

Select your local store

Tue
09
Spring into Wellness
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM @ in the store
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Spring into Wellness
Tuesday, April 9th
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
in the store, free

 

Each Tuesday & Thursday Tracy will sample healthy meal alternatives with less fat & more flavor. Recipes being sampled are plant-strong & nutrient dense using whole foods & healthy fats.

Wed
10
5% Day for EarthShare New Jersey
12:00 AM @ throughout the store
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5% Day for EarthShare New Jersey
Wednesday, April 10th
12:00 AM
throughout the store

 

 On Wednesday, April 10th, 5% of the day's net sales will benefit EarthShare New Jersey. EarthShare's mission is to mobilize the people of NJ to protect our land, water, air and wildlife, making the state a healthier place to live, work and play.

Wed
10
Easy Suppers
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ in the store
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Easy Suppers
Wednesday, April 10th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
in the store, free

 

 

Drop in for easy dinner ideas that you can take home and whip up for your family.

Thu
11
Spring into Wellness
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM @ in the store
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Spring into Wellness
Thursday, April 11th
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
in the store, free

 

Each Tuesday & Thursday Tracy will sample healthy meal alternatives with less fat & more flavor. Recipes being sampled are plant-strong & nutrient dense using whole foods & healthy fats.

Fri
12
Put a new face on Spring!
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ in our Whole Body store
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Put a new face on Spring!
Friday, April 12th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
in our Whole Body store, free

 

On Friday, April 12th through Monday, April 15th from 11am to 7pm, join us in Whole Body for a complementary free Visia* Complexion Analysis. A quick scan (less than 10 seconds) using our new Visia* machine will provide you with an 8 point profile of your skin.  Based upon the scan results and your main concerns, our skin care  team will recommend a tailored skin care regimen for you. In 2 to 3 months we will do another free consultation so that you see how your products are working. Sign up   in Whole Body or stop by.

Mon
15
Home
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Earth
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Home
Monday, April 15th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Earth, Free

Vintage charm. What is salvaged, repurposed or reclaimed in your home?

We are earthlings. Join us.

 

 

Select your local store

Tue
16
Spring into Wellness
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM @ in the store
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Spring into Wellness
Tuesday, April 16th
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
in the store, free

 

Each Tuesday & Thursday Tracy will sample healthy meal alternatives with less fat & more flavor. Recipes being sampled are plant-strong & nutrient dense using whole foods & healthy fats.

Tue
16
Spring Fling
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ throughout the store
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Spring Fling
Tuesday, April 16th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
throughout the store, free

 

Join us for a storewide tasting of spring flavors perfect for entertaining your friends and family.

 

Thu
18
Spring into Wellness
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM @ in the store
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Spring into Wellness
Thursday, April 18th
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
in the store, free

 

Each Tuesday & Thursday Tracy will sample healthy meal alternatives with less fat & more flavor. Recipes being sampled are plant-strong & nutrient dense using whole foods & healthy fats.

Thu
18
Veggiecation: Kids Culinary Class
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ in our cafe
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Veggiecation: Kids Culinary Class
Thursday, April 18th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
in our cafe, free

 

In April, the Veggiecation Program is getting kids in the kitchen to help prepare Raw Asparagus Pesto and the Speckled Salad.
It’s time to get your kids hands dirty … in the kitchen. Join us for our Kids Culinary Class where little chefs will be invited to help prepare Veggiecation Program recipes and sample their healthy treats. Parents will receive a copy of Veggiecation recipes created that day. Kids will leave with coloring pages, stickers and a new love for veggies.

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. By replacing food fears & resistance with ownership & positive peer pressure, your children are empowered to expand their horizons while simultaneously improving their nutritional status & knowledge

Sat
20
Earthlings Unite!
12:00 AM @ The Store
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Earthlings Unite!
Saturday, April 20th
12:00 AM
The Store, Free

 

Calling All Earthlings!

We're having an out-of-this-world bash on Saturday, April 20th.

Check with your local store for specific times.

Select your local store to get details.

Mon
22
Energy
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Earth
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Energy
Monday, April 22nd
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Earth, Free

What do you do for energy? Wind? Solar? Coffee? Chocolate?

We are earthlings. Join us.

 

 

Select your local store

Mon
22
Earth Day Celebration
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ throughout the store
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Earth Day Celebration
Monday, April 22nd
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
throughout the store, free

 

We will be celebrating  Earth Day with a storewide tasting featuring  new products in each of our departments, a Kid’s activity, and a raffle for a gift bag of green products.

 

Tue
23
Spring into Wellness
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM @ in the store
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Spring into Wellness
Tuesday, April 23rd
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
in the store, free

 

Each Tuesday & Thursday Tracy will sample healthy meal alternatives with less fat & more flavor. Recipes being sampled are plant-strong & nutrient dense using whole foods & healthy fats.

Thu
25
Spring into Wellness
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM @ in the store
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Spring into Wellness
Thursday, April 25th
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
in the store, free

 

Each Tuesday & Thursday Tracy will sample healthy meal alternatives with less fat & more flavor. Recipes being sampled are plant-strong & nutrient dense using whole foods & healthy fats.

Thu
25
Local Day
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ throughout the store
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Local Day
Thursday, April 25th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
throughout the store, free

 

In celebration of Earth Week  our local vendor partners will be on hand to sample and share their fantastic products.

Sat
27
Celebrate Arbor Day!
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ outside the Allegro Cafe
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Celebrate Arbor Day!
Saturday, April 27th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
outside the Allegro Cafe, free

 

Our friends from R&S Landscaping will be onsite to help kids pot their own sapling which they can then take home and plant. They will also be on hand to answer any gardening questions you may have.

Tue
30
Spring into Wellness
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM @ in the store
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Spring into Wellness
Tuesday, April 30th
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
in the store, free

 

Each Tuesday & Thursday Tracy will sample healthy meal alternatives with less fat & more flavor. Recipes being sampled are plant-strong & nutrient dense using whole foods & healthy fats.

Events At Nearby Stores

Lunch & Learn: Beginner Knife Skills
Friday, September 19th
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Bowery Culinary Center, 2nd floor, $20

Demonstration & Hands-On, $20  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Sneak out for a longer lunch hour, or tell them you’re “in a meeting”—whatever you do, don’t miss our express workshop for beginner cooks who have lots of enthusiasm but limited time. Today’s focus will be an intro to safe and efficient knife skills for easier home cooking, along with a delicious lunch prepared with what you’ve sliced and diced during class. Stop by and take a midday break while learning something new!

On the Menu: Watermelon-Cucumber Salad with Fresh Basil & Mint; Late-Summer Tomato Panzanella with Tuscan-Style Butcher’s Steak.

Instructor: Min Liao, Culinary Center Director

Demonstration & Hands-On, $20  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Whole Kids Tent Event: My Social Canvas Kids Paint Party
Friday, September 19th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Outside, $10

My Social Canvas is an NYC-based company that connects brands, students, and the community through design and then donates a portion of profits back to social causes. Our friends from My Social Canvas will be hosting a kids Eat A Rainbow Paint Party in support of Whole Kids Foundation and invites kids and families to create your own Rainbow Salad Designs. $10 per child participation fee, includes canvas lunch tote. Proceeds donated to Whole Kids Foundation. 

My Social Canvas is an NYC-based company that connects brands, students, and the community through design and then donates a portion of profits back to social causes. Our friends from My Social Ca

Cupcake Decorating Class -Fundraiser For Whole Kids Foundation
Saturday, September 20th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Rose City, $7

Our bakery team will host a 1 hour cupcake decorating class in our cafe from 10AM-11AM. All proceeds will be donated to The Whole Kids Foundation. 

 

Whole Kids Foundation Mission is to:

 

·        Provide schools with salad bars through our partnership with Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools

·        Provide grants for school gardens and related programs

·        Offer cooking and nutrition education for school teachers and staff

·        Support The Lunch Box online tools, which help cafeterias transition to serving more fresh, whole foods

Download the complete Whole Kids Foundation Brochure to learn more.

Our bakery team will host a 1 hour cupcake decorating class in our cafe from 10AM-11AM. All proceeds will be donated to The Whole Kids Foundation.