June 2013

Wed
05
5% Giving Day
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sebastopol
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5% Giving Day
Wednesday, June 5th
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sebastopol, Spend over $40 get a FREE 365 Pint of Ice Cream!

Shop Wednesday June 5th and 5% of your purchases will go to the local nonprofit Forest Unlimited -Forest Unlimited is a local nonprofit whose mission is to protect, enhance, and restore the forests and watersheds of Sonoma County. Forest Unlimited monitors logging plans county wide, addresses illegal and unsound logging, works toward improving logging rules, and provides information regarding current forestry law. Forest Unlimited sponsors forest restoration projects and coordinates a Mentor Program designed to educate and train the public. They also plant approximately 1500 trees annually (usually redwoods). Learn more about them!

Thu
13
Twitter Chat: Summer Produce Gone Wild
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer Produce Gone Wild
Thursday, June 13th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Squash, canteloupe, and corn - oh my! Summer's bounty is just ripe for the cooking and we'll dish about all of the ways to enjoy your favorites. We'll also celebrate our friends the bees, pollinators we all love and need to keep summer's bounty returning years after year. Follow #wfmdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
22
I Bike Sonoma County
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Sonoma County Roads
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I Bike Sonoma County
Saturday, June 22nd
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sonoma County Roads, Register http://ibikesonoma.org/

The I Bike Sonoma County Century – presented by Whole Foods Market — pairs fantastic food with some of the most beautiful routes in Sonoma County to create a memorable ride experience with something for everyone – from Century to family fun ride. All routes start and finish at Whole Foods Market Coddingtown in Santa Rosa. The sebastopol rest stop will not only feature great food but some great music as well be Cheap Date 13 and the Steve Sutherby Band! All funds generated from this ride benefit the Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition. Visit the website for more information.

Sun
23
Brown Sugar Scrubs
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Sebastopol
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Brown Sugar Scrubs
Sunday, June 23rd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Sebastopol, FREE Samples

Our Whole Body Deparment will be making and sampling Brown Sugar Scrubs! Come try it out!

Thu
27
Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
Thursday, June 27th
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

Healthy Eating Store Tour with Kaia FIT
Saturday, July 12th
8:45 AM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

This tour is a double-whammy of healthful information! Our Healthy Eating Specialist, Sharon, is hosting the Petaluma chapter of Kaia FIT (a women's fitness group) for a tour of the healthiest options in our store. Come learn the 4 simple keys to eating better and let Sharon show you how easy it can be to choose nourishing, energizing food. You can also talk to Alma, the passionate owner of Kaia FIT, about her unique fitness and nutritional offerings! Please email sharon.bowen@wholefoods.com to let her know you're coming on the tour.

This tour is a double-

Building a Healthier Lunch Class
Thursday, July 17th
6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

Whether you pack lunches, eat out, or make midday meals at home, we have plenty of creative, healthy ideas and resources to share, including a few kid-friendly ones. We’ll meet on the patio. Please sign up to attend by emailing sharon.bowen@wholefoods.com.

Whether you pack lunches, eat out, or make midday meals at home, we have plenty of creative, healthy ideas and resources to share, including a few kid-friendly ones. We’ll meet on the patio.

Label-Reading 101 Class
Thursday, July 24th
6:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Petaluma, Free!

Sure we all check out food labels, but do you feel fully equipped to decipher them and read between the lines? We're here to help! Sharon, our Healthy Eating Specialist, will walk you through the most important information on labels and 4 simple steps to ensure that the foods you choose are as healthy as you think they are. We'll meet on the patio. Please email sharon.bowen@wholefoods.com to sign up to attend the class.

Sure we all check out food labels, but do you feel fully equipped to decipher them and read between the lines? We're here to help!