February 2014

Mon
10
Join our Engine 2 Challenge
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ in our store
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Join our Engine 2 Challenge
Monday, February 10th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
in our store

Join our 28 Day Engine 2 Challenge!

Register for the 28 Day Engine 2 Challenge & we’ll guide you along the way to a body-healthy, plant-strong lifestyle. The Engine 2 Challenge is a plant-strong diet concentrating on plant proteins, healthy fats from whole foods, good carbs & phytonutrients with vitamins, minerals & fiber.

To sign up, please visit our Customer Service Desk February 10th-16th. You will receive a folder of guidelines & recipes, along with a calendar of our Engine 2 demos to help guide you through the 28 days.

Sign up for the Engine 2 Challenge

Join Evelyn & learn about & sign up for the 28 Day Engine 2 Challenge!  Evelyn will be sampling Rip’s Big Bowl – an Engine 2 breakfast choice – to start you off on the right path!

Thu
13
Valentine's Day Tasting
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ in our store
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Valentine's Day Tasting
Thursday, February 13th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
in our store

Valentine’s Day Tasting

A storewide tasting of our Valentine’s Day treats – from savory to sweet!

 

Mon
17
Engine 2 Challenge: Week 1
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ in our store
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Engine 2 Challenge: Week 1
Monday, February 17th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
in our store

Engine 2 Challenge: Week 1

Check in with Evelyn for some recipe options to help you through week 1 of the 28 Day Engine 2 Challenge! 

Thu
20
Twitter Chat: Winter Comfort
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Winter Comfort
Thursday, February 20th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The weather is still cold... How do you eat to keep warm? Join us to share recipes and stories around how and why food is so comforting during the winter months! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
22
Meet the Fishmongers
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ in our store
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Meet the Fishmongers
Saturday, February 22nd
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
in our store

Meet our Fishmongers

Stop by our Seafood department & meet our fishmongers, Lisa & Rick, & taste a recipe they will be preparing for the occasion! And please do bring your seafood questions along with you for answering…

Mon
24
Engine 2 Challenge: Week 2
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ in our store
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Engine 2 Challenge: Week 2
Monday, February 24th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
in our store

Engine 2 Challenge: Week 2

Check in with Evelyn for some recipe options to help you through week 2 of the 28 Day Engine 2 Challenge! 

Wed
26
Whole Planet Foundation Prosperity Campaign
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ in our store
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Whole Planet Foundation Prosperity Campaign
Wednesday, February 26th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
in our store

Here at Whole Foods Market Ridgewood, we are very excited to be raising money for our company’s non-profit organization, the Whole Planet Foundation. The foundation's mission is to create economic partnerships with the poor in developing-world communities that supply our stores with product. Please help us give opportunity around the globe with a donation at our registers the next time you check out from February 26th – March 26th. Even one dollar can make a world of difference!

 

Thu
27
Twitter Chat: Food in Film
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Food in Film
Thursday, February 27th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The biggest awards show of the season is coming up! Join us to chat about this year's favorites as well as the culinary classics of the past. Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

 

 

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