May 2013

Mon
06
Focused Tasting: Seafood Marinades
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ in our store
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Focused Tasting: Seafood Marinades
Monday, May 6th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
in our store, free

Join us as we sample Seafood Marinades & choose the one you like best. Our Culinary Demo Specialist, Evelyn, and members of our Culinary Team, will discuss features, benefits And potential uses of the various selections.

Mon
06
Organic Valley Grass Milk Tour
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ under the tent in our parking lot
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Organic Valley Grass Milk Tour
Monday, May 6th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
under the tent in our parking lot, free

Ridgewood is a stop on Organic Valley’s national tour !  Join us under their tent (weather permitting) or inside the store to sample their 100% grass-fed milk exclusively offered at Whole Foods Market.

Tue
07
Smoothies & Shakes with Tracy
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ in our store
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Smoothies & Shakes with Tracy
Tuesday, May 7th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
in our store, free

Each week, Tracy will feature a blended beverage that will address a particular health concern.

May 7th – Antioxidants

May 14th – Slimming

May 21st - Healthy Skin

May 28th – Brain Power

 

Thu
09
Mom-o-Rama
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ throughout the store
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Mom-o-Rama
Thursday, May 9th
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
throughout the store, free

An event for Moms in honor of Mother’s Day! Join us for storewide sampling, mom-friendly demos & samples in Whole Body – plus goodie bags to the first 50 attendees in our Whole Body store! Meet the folks from Garden State Yoga, sign up for a skin consultation & mini-makeover - & lots more…

Mon
13
Focused Tasting: Olive Oils
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ in our store
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Focused Tasting: Olive Oils
Monday, May 13th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
in our store, free

Join us as we sample Olive Oils and choose the one you like best.

Our Culinary Demo Specialist, Evelyn, and members of our Culinary Teams, will discuss features, benefits, and potential uses of the product..

Tue
14
Smoothies & Shakes with Tracy
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ in our store
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Smoothies & Shakes with Tracy
Tuesday, May 14th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
in our store, free

Each week, Tracy will feature a blended beverage that will address a particular health concern.

May 7th – Antioxidants

May 14th – Slimming

May 21st - Healthy Skin

May 28th – Brain Power

 

Thu
16
The Cookbook Series
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ in our store
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The Cookbook Series
Thursday, May 16th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
in our store, free

Join Tracy each week as she demonstrates a recipe from a popular, healthy themed cookbook.

May 16thEngine 2 Diet by Rip Esselstyn

May 23rdGreens Glorious Greens by Johnna Albi & Catherine Walthers

May 30thCrazy Sexy Kitchen by Kris Carr

 

Thu
16
Veggiecation: Kids Culinary Class
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ in our Cafe
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Veggiecation: Kids Culinary Class
Thursday, May 16th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
in our Cafe, free

. 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

Thu
16
Twitter Chat: Light Up the Grill
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Light Up the Grill
Thursday, May 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Fee

The weather is warming up and that means it's time to head outside for some cooking over the coals or gratesl. Let's chat about our favorite foods to kiss with flame, tips and tricks for seasoning, and more. Follow #wfmdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Mon
20
Focused Tasting: Condiments
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ in our store
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Focused Tasting: Condiments
Monday, May 20th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
in our store, free

Join us as we sample Condiments & choose the one you like best!

Our Culinary Demo Specialist, Evelyn, and members of our Culinary Teams, will discuss features, benefits, and potential uses of the various products.

Tue
21
Smoothies & Shakes with Tracy
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ in our store
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Smoothies & Shakes with Tracy
Tuesday, May 21st
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
in our store, free

Each week, Tracy will feature a blended beverage that will address a particular health concern.

May 7th – Antioxidants

May 14th – Slimming

May 21st - Healthy Skin

May 28th – Brain Power

 

Thu
23
The Cookbook Series
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ in our store
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The Cookbook Series
Thursday, May 23rd
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
in our store, free

Join Tracy each week as she demonstrates a recipe from a popular, healthy themed cookbook.

May 16thEngine 2 Diet by Rip Esselstyn

May 23rdGreens Glorious Greens by Johnna Albi & Catherine Walthers

May 30thCrazy Sexy Kitchen by Kris Carr

 

Thu
23
Memorial Day Grilling
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ in our store
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Memorial Day Grilling
Thursday, May 23rd
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
in our store, free

Join us in a pre-celebration of Memorial Day for a store-wide tasting of   products suitable for your Memorial Day grill.

 

Tue
28
Smoothies & Shakes with Tracy
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ in our store
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Smoothies & Shakes with Tracy
Tuesday, May 28th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
in our store, free

Each week, Tracy will feature a blended beverage that will address a particular health concern.

May 7th – Antioxidants

May 14th – Slimming

May 21st - Healthy Skin

May 28th – Brain Power

 

Thu
30
The Cookbook Series
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ in our store
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The Cookbook Series
Thursday, May 30th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
in our store, free

Join Tracy each week as she demonstrates a recipe from a popular, healthy themed cookbook.

May 16thEngine 2 Diet by Rip Esselstyn

May 23rdGreens Glorious Greens by Johnna Albi & Catherine Walthers

May 30thCrazy Sexy Kitchen by Kris Carr

 

Thu
30
Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
Thursday, May 30th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Cool, crisp whites, reds to pair with your favorite steak - wine is made for summer food. Join us as we chat about pairing wines with both weather and favorite summer foods. Follow #wfmwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Events At Nearby Stores

Creative Kitchen Kids Cooking Class
Wednesday, September 3rd
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!

Kids Club Class: Make your Own Healthy Eating Journal
Wednesday, September 3rd
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Cafe, $8 Donation

It's our kick off event benefiting Whole Kids® Foundation Growing Healthy Kids Campaign. Your children will have hands on fun creating a journal that includes writing, identifying, and chatting with each other on healthy foods they eat, where they come from and what they would like to see their plate look like. Healthy snacks and refreshments included. Vegan options available upon request. Register 72 hours in advance at rsvpwholefoodsyonkers@wholefoods.com. Suitable for kids 6-10 years. 

It's our kick off event benefiting Whole Kids® Foundation Growing Healthy Kids Campaign.

Creative Kitchen Kids Cooking Class
Wednesday, September 10th
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!