February 2013

Fri
01
Whole Trade Tacqueria
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market River Forest
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Whole Trade Tacqueria
Friday, February 1st
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market River Forest, 1 for $3, 2 for $5

Our Friday Taco Cart is back!  Enjoy fresh tacos made to order.  Our pop-up stands are on for only a few short hours. Get 'em while they're hot!

 

Tue
05
Heart Healthy Chat with Dr. Kinder of Vanguard Medical
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market River Forest - cafe
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Heart Healthy Chat with Dr. Kinder of Vanguard Medical
Tuesday, February 5th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market River Forest - cafe, Free; RSVP required.

February is a month for red roses, dark chocolate and cupid's arrow.  But, it's also National Heart Month.  Show your ticker some love by attending this free chat with Vanguard Medical Cardiologist, Dr. Kinder.  Learn easy to follow tips that prevent heart disease and promote overall cardiovascular health.  This event is free and open to the public.  The first 25 guests to RSVP will receive a free, heart healthy product, compliments of Whole Foods Market. To RSVP, e-mail mw.rvf.marketing@wholefoods or call (708) 366-1045. 

Wed
06
Community Support Day: Seven Generations Ahead
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market River Forest
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Community Support Day: Seven Generations Ahead
Wednesday, February 6th
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Whole Foods Market River Forest, 5% of Store Sales Donation to Partnering Organization.

Shop with us on this day and show your support for Seven Generations Ahead.  On this day 5% of the day's sales will be donated to SGA's Farm to School program, benefitting local schools outdoor and environmental education efforts. 

Thu
07
Ladies Night Out in Whole Body
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Body
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Ladies Night Out in Whole Body
Thursday, February 7th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Body, free

Shower yourself with love and pampering at this Valentine's Day edition of Spa Night in Whole Body. Enjoy samples of make-up, bodycare, vitamins, and, of course, antioxidant-rich dark chocolate.  No RSVP is required for this class.  The first 25 guests will receive a special gift. 

Thu
07
Twitter Chat: Romancing the Food
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Romancing the Food
Thursday, February 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Food and love just seem to go hand-in-hand. Join us from 6pm to 7pm CST as we talk about food that inspires love, showing your love through food, and all things Valentine's Day. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to share your ideas and inspirations.

Fri
08
Story Time in the Cafe with River Forest Public Library
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market - cafe
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Story Time in the Cafe with River Forest Public Library
Friday, February 8th
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Whole Foods Market - cafe, free

Join Miss Ashley of the River Forest Public Library for an interactive story time perfect for ages 0-6 with a parent/caregiveer. Sing and dance along as Ashley as she takes the group through the exciting world of early literacy. This story time is offered three Fridays per month. No RSVP required.

Sat
09
Love Fest
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market River Forest
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Love Fest
Saturday, February 9th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market River Forest, For product pricing and availability, please call us (708) 366-1045.

Find something to love in every department!  Enjoy hand-dipped strawberries in our bakery, sip splashes of wine in specialty, taste the best chocolate you've ever had by Voges and dance to the music with the sounds of the Steven Cooper Duo.  No RSVP required.  Chocolate-covered strawberries dipped onsite. For large orders of strawberries,  please call ahead (708) 366-1045. 

Tue
12
Paczki Day!
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market - Bakery
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Paczki Day!
Tuesday, February 12th
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Whole Foods Market - Bakery, Prices are as listed in the store.

Fat Tuesday is here and that means it's time for everyone's favorite jelly-filled Paczki!  Stop by our store and enjoy a Paczki with a complimentary hot cup of coffee from 8am - 10am.  Or, order a dozen paczkis and get a free treat for the road.  Need to place a large order?  Please place your order ahead of time by calling our Bakery (708) 366-1045.

Thu
14
Twitter Chat: Things We Love
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Things We Love
Thursday, February 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Sunsets, butterfly kisses from a child, a perfectly sweet strawberry. There are so many things love in life. Join us on Twitter from 6pm to 7pm CST as we explore all of the things we love. Follow #wfmdish to share your thoughts. 

Fri
15
Story Time in the Cafe with River Forest Public Library
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market - cafe
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Story Time in the Cafe with River Forest Public Library
Friday, February 15th
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Whole Foods Market - cafe, free

Join Miss Ashley of the River Forest Public Library for an interactive story time perfect for ages 0-6 with a parent/caregiveer. Sing and dance along as Ashley as she takes the group through the exciting world of early literacy. This story time is offered three Fridays per month. No RSVP required.

Thu
21
Twitter Chat: Food and Film
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Food and Film
Thursday, February 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Join us for a virtual dinner as we talk about the movies. We'll chat about our favorite food moments in film and share recipes inspired by films. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to join the conversation.

Thu
21
One Earth Film Festival: Preview Night
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market - cafe
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One Earth Film Festival: Preview Night
Thursday, February 21st
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market - cafe, Free; RSVP required.

 

Preview two films from the upcoming One Earth Film Festival.  We'll discover what is wasted "for the price of a cup of coffee" and sample Whole Trade Guarantee coffee, which supports community development projects, encourages fair wages and sends 1% of purchase proceeds being donated back to coffee growing communities. 

 

Popcorn and refreshments will be available for an encouraged donation to Whole Planet Foundation. 

Fri
22
Story Time in the Cafe with River Forest Public Library
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market - cafe
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Story Time in the Cafe with River Forest Public Library
Friday, February 22nd
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Whole Foods Market - cafe, free

Join Miss Ashley of the River Forest Public Library for an interactive story time perfect for ages 0-6 with a parent/caregiveer. Sing and dance along as Ashley as she takes the group through the exciting world of early literacy. This story time is offered three Fridays per month. No RSVP required.

Sat
23
Whole Planet Foundation Day
12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market River Forest
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Whole Planet Foundation Day
Saturday, February 23rd
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market River Forest, free

Join us in Giving Opportunity Worldwide!

Join us in celebrating our 2013 Prosperity Campaign!

 

8-10am Coffee for a Cause

Enjoy a cup of Whole Trade Coffee for a $2 donation to Whole Planet Foundation

 

12-3pm Supplier Alliance Tasting & Entertainment

Taste your way through the store, exploring brands that proudly support hand-up opportunties through Whole Planet Foundation's Supplier Alliance.  Enjoy the global style of local musicians, Guitarra Azul. 

Events At Nearby Stores

Lincoln Park 3-Day Kids’ Fall Cooking Camp (October 11, 18, 25)
Saturday, October 25th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom, $90 for all 3 days or $35 for one day

Saturday October 25th @11a
Lincoln Park 3-Day Kids’ Fall Cooking Camp (October 11, 18, 25)
Ages 8-13 
Hands-On, 4 hour class
$90 for all 3 days or $35 for one day
All participants will be shopping, prepping, cooking, eating and cleaning.  Most food is made from scratch and in season!  Today’s Fall menu will focus on CABBAGE, PEAR AND SWEET POTATO:  sweet and sour cabbage stew, poached pear tart,  sweet potato biscuits

Saturday October 25th @11a
Lincoln Park 3-Day Kids’ Fall Cooking Camp (October 11, 18, 25)
Ages 8-13 
Hands-On, 4 hour class

Trick-or-Treat with Whole Foods Market Northbrook!
Saturday, October 25th
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Store, FREE

Halloween’s coming early to Northbrook! We will be providing Spook-tacular bags to gather your goodies from around the store – with no artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners, or preservatives  ever! Come in your best costume for a chance to win a trick-or-treat basket that will make yours the favorite house on the block!

Halloween’s coming early to Northbrook!

Fall Favorites: A Taste of Autumn
Saturday, October 25th
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Gold Coast,

Spice, apples and pie- oh my! We've got you covered on everything autumn. Spend your Saturday trying our fresh seasonal offerings throughout the store. Try them all and you can register to win a $100 gift card.

Spice, apples and pie- oh my! We've got you covered on everything autumn. Spend your Saturday trying our fresh seasonal offerings throughout the store.