July 2013

Wed
10
Healthy Eating Store Tour
12:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Station
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Healthy Eating Store Tour
Wednesday, July 10th
12:00 PM
Health Starts Here Station , FREE

Though everybody has different needs, there are some basic healthy choices everyone can make that will contribute to overall wellness. Are you ready to make a fresh start? Let our Healthy Eating Specialist Kathryn show you a few easy changes that will dramatically transform your lifestyle into one that is happy and healthy. Tour will begin at the Health Starts Here Station near Floral. Please call 941-955-8500 or email Kathryn.McCue@wholefoods.com to register.

Wed
10
Swordfish Cooking Class
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Swordfish Cooking Class
Wednesday, July 10th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5 suggested donation benefitting Whole Kids Foundation

Join feisty and fabulous Chef Mel as she cooks up several delicious recipes featuring fresh, never frozen Harpoon Caught Swordfish. We source our summer swordfish from The Nova Scotia harpoon fleet, whose traditional fishing techniques virtually eliminate the possibility of catching juveniles or other marine life. Enjoy swordfish’s famously firm texture which makes it ideal for grilling, broiling, baking or pan-searing. All attendees will have the opportunity to sample Chef Mel’s masterpieces. Please register at Customer Service or call 941-955-8500 to reserve your spot.

Thu
11
Twitter Chat: Local Favorites
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Local Favorites
Thursday, July 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Local produce, local bread, local cheese - come and share your stories of the local artisans and products you most enjoy. We'll chat about how you find great local products and how to support those that produce them. Follow #wfmdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
12
Sarasota Cheese Monger’s Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Sarasota Cheese Monger’s Club
Friday, July 12th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5 suggested donation benefitting Whole Kids Foundation

Calling all cheese snobs! Let Specialty Team Leader Amanda Puckett, ACS CCP™ take you on a journey through a wine and cheese pairing which features 12 cheeses and 6 wines at our monthly Cheese Monger Club class. Please register at Customer Service or call 941-955-8500 to reserve your spot. 

Wed
17
Sweet Treats Cooking Class
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Sweet Treats Cooking Class
Wednesday, July 17th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5 suggested donation benefitting Whole Kids Foundation

Join Victor (Whole Foods Market Data Specialist by day, foodie by night) for a Sweet Treats Cooking Class. He’ll be preparing an assortment of delicious, decadent desserts that also happen to be egg and dairy free! Please register at Customer Service or call 941-955-8500 to reserve your spot.

Thu
18
Eat Your Veggies Cooking Class
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Eat Your Veggies Cooking Class
Thursday, July 18th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

Are you a veggie lover… or a veggie hater? No matter what your relationship history with the mighty vegetable might be, we all know that eating a variety of colorful plant foods helps you lose weight and look great (not to mention prevent cancer, heart attacks, stroke, and Type 2 Diabetes). Let Healthy Eating Specialist Kathryn show you the best way to cook your vegetables, and enjoy them too! Please call 941-955-8500 or email Kathryn.McCue@wholefoods.com to register.

Thu
18
Top Ten Wine Tasting
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Store-wide event
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Top Ten Wine Tasting
Thursday, July 18th
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Store-wide event, $10 benefitting Children First

Join us for a special evening as we celebrate the release of our Summer Top Ten Wine Program. This year we couldn’t pick just ten—so please enjoy all TWELVE of our celebrated choices with hand-selected cheese pairings at each tasting station. All proceeds will benefit Children First, a non-profit organization that provides a safe place to learn, nutritious meals, and a nurturing environment for over 600 of Sarasota County’s most vulnerable children. Please pick up your wristband the night of at Customer Service. Please sign up at Customer Service or call 941-955-8500 to RSVP. 

Wed
24
Healthy Eating Store Value Tour
6:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Station
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Healthy Eating Store Value Tour
Wednesday, July 24th
6:00 PM
Health Starts Here Station, FREE

Healthy eating doesn’t have to be expensive— in fact, the healthiest foods are often the cheapest. So saddle up, and let our Healthy Eating Specialist Kathryn take you on a money-saving and health-rescuing trip throughout the store! Tour will begin at the Health Starts Here Station near Floral. Please call 941-955-8500 or email Kathryn.McCue@wholefoods.com to register.

Thu
25
MY BEEF WITH MEAT Cooking Class
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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MY BEEF WITH MEAT Cooking Class
Thursday, July 25th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

In 2005, Firefighter Rip Esselstyn convinced his entire firehouse to eat a plant-based diet, and his New York Times bestseller, THE ENGINE 2 DIET, inspired hundreds of thousands of people across America to do the same. In this FREE cooking class, Healthy Eating Specialist Kathryn will be cooking up some plant-strong recipes from Rip’s brand new book MY BEEF WITH MEAT that you won’t want to miss. Please call 941-955-8500 or email Kathryn.McCue@wholefoods.com to register.

Thu
25
Cooking With Coffee Class
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Cooking With Coffee Class
Thursday, July 25th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5 suggested donation benefitting Whole Kids Foundation

It’s not just for drinking! In this class, Coffee Specialist Candace will show us how coffee’s unique flavor profile can add a kick to a variety of dishes that take advantage of this earthy, slightly bitter ingredient. Please register at Customer Service or call 941-955-8500 to reserve your spot. 

Thu
25
Twitter Chat: Summer Parties
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer Parties
Thursday, July 25th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Before summer fades into fall, be sure to make time for one last summer hurrah - or maybe even two or three. Let's chat about your favorite dishes, entertaining tips, and libations for sending summer off just right. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
27
Ice Cream Social
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Frozen Aisle
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Ice Cream Social
Saturday, July 27th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Frozen Aisle , FREE

We’re throwing an old-fashioned Ice Cream Social, and everyone is invited! Join us in our frozen aisle on Saturday, July 27th for a FREE ice cream float; choose from classic, dairy-free or certified Non-GMO flavors. Want even more FREE ICE CREAM? Hashtag #wfmsarasota on Instagram with a picture of your custom creation and you could win a $50 Whole Foods Market gift card. 

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