September 2013

Wed
04
Half-Pint Kids Club - Seed Starters
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cafe
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Half-Pint Kids Club - Seed Starters
Wednesday, September 4th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cafe, FREE

Come celebrate the start of the new school year with some new sprouts! In support of Whole Kids Foundation, we'll be decorating our own seed starter containers out of recycled egg cartons and then planting seeds to celebrate being green. This class is perfect for kids ages 2 - 5. Snacks will be provided. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.

Thu
05
Tasty Thursdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Tasty Thursdays
Thursday, September 5th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

Tasty bites and new things to try! Join us every Thursday for a store wide demonstration of some of our favorite food and products. From delicious seafood, fresh produce and juicy GAP Step Rated Meat to Gourmet Cheeses and freshly baked breads, we'll be sampling it all in this tasty weekly event.  Themes change weekly.

Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Cooking From the Garden
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Cooking From the Garden
Thursday, September 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Let's get excited about the bounty of fall flavors and discuss all the great ways to enjoy the season's freshest produce! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Mon
09
28-Day Challenge Orientation: Store Tour and Pantry Makeover
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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28-Day Challenge Orientation: Store Tour and Pantry Makeover
Monday, September 9th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE

Join our 28-Day Challenge and feel the benefits of adopting a whole food, nutrient dense, plant-strong way of eating. During orientation, the group will come together to learn about options for the challenge, where to find ingredients in store and how to revamp your pantry.  Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373 by Sunday 8th of September to take part in the challenge.

Wed
11
Quinoa Crazy with Chef Egg
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Quinoa Crazy with Chef Egg
Wednesday, September 11th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE

We are crazy about Quinoa! This protein packed ancient grain will be the star of the show as Chef Egg creates delicious dishes like Quinoa, Pear and Dried Cherry Salad and Fig and Vanilla Quinoa Pudding to show the versatility of this nutrient dense powerhouse.  Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.

Thu
12
Half-Pint Kids Club: It Looked Like Spilt Milk
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cafe
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Half-Pint Kids Club: It Looked Like Spilt Milk
Thursday, September 12th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cafe, FREE

Today we're hitting the books! We'll be reading one of our favorite books "It Looked Like Spilt Milk" and then making our own cloud-like creations. This class is perfect for kids ages 2 - 5. Snacks will be provided. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.
 

Thu
12
Tasty Thursdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Tasty Thursdays
Thursday, September 12th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

Tasty bites and new things to try! Join us every Thursday for a store wide demonstration of some of our favorite food and products. From delicious seafood, fresh produce and juicy GAP Step Rated Meat to Gourmet Cheeses and freshly baked breads, we'll be sampling it all in this tasty weekly event.  Themes change weekly.

Mon
16
28-Day Challenge - Class 1. Breakfast: Fuel for the Day
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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28-Day Challenge - Class 1. Breakfast: Fuel for the Day
Monday, September 16th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE

Calling all 28-Day Challenge participants!  Join Ariane, our Healthy Eating Specialist, as she demonstrates how to enjoy an energy packed, delicious start to your day. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.

Tue
17
Building a Low Tunnel for Winter Food Gardening
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Outdoor Class
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Building a Low Tunnel for Winter Food Gardening
Tuesday, September 17th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Outdoor Class, FREE

This hands-on workshop will teach you everything you need to know to build low tunnels for winter food gardening using simple materials such as plastic pipe and sheeting. Our Master Gardener, Gordon Clarke of Montgomery Victory Gardens, will also discuss winter gardening techniques. This is an outdoor class, please come dressed for weather.  Meet in our café area at 6:00pm. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.
 

Wed
18
5% Day to Benefit Real Food for Kids - Montgomery
12:00 AM @ All Store
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5% Day to Benefit Real Food for Kids - Montgomery
Wednesday, September 18th
12:00 AM
All Store, FREE

We’ll be donating 5% of our net sales for the whole day to Real Food For Kids – Montgomery!  Shop with us and you will be helping to support this local grass-roots, parent advocacy group that works to promote whole, delicious, fresh and nutrient-rich foods for all children in Montgomery County Public Schools. 
 

Wed
18
Half-Pint Kids Club: Celebrating Corn
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cafe
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Half-Pint Kids Club: Celebrating Corn
Wednesday, September 18th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cafe, FREE

Corn is amazing this time of year. To celebrate the harvest, we'll be creating some very corny craft projects! This class is perfect for kids ages 2 - 5. Snacks will be provided. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.
 

Wed
18
We Got the Beet!
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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We Got the Beet!
Wednesday, September 18th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE

Colorful, packed with nutrients and simply delicious – we’re celebrating beets at today’s class! From Roasted Beats with Golden Balsamic and Citrus Dressing to Beets with Cream and Lemon, these recipes will inspire you to eat beets in all forms for the rest of the season. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.
 

Thu
19
Tasty Thursdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Tasty Thursdays
Thursday, September 19th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

Tasty bites and new things to try! Join us every Thursday for a store wide demonstration of some of our favorite food and products. From delicious seafood, fresh produce and juicy GAP Step Rated Meat to Gourmet Cheeses and freshly baked breads, we'll be sampling it all in this tasty weekly event.  Themes change weekly.

Thu
19
Twitter Chat: We Love Our Pets
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: We Love Our Pets
Thursday, September 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

We love our pets just as much as you do! So let's take an hour to share tips, best pet practices and show general appreciation for our fine furry friends! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Mon
23
28-Day Challenge- Class 2. Lunch and Dinner: Mighty Bowls of Goodness
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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28-Day Challenge- Class 2. Lunch and Dinner: Mighty Bowls of Goodness
Monday, September 23rd
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE

Our challenge to you – create a lunch every day that is a colorful, nutritious and delicious one-dish meal!  Join us as we show you how in the second of our 28-Day Challenge meeting. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.

 

Wed
25
Autumn Welcome with Chef Egg
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Autumn Welcome with Chef Egg
Wednesday, September 25th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE

Fall officially started on September 22nd and we’ll celebrate in this class using the very best seasonal ingredients. What better way to start the new season than with warming recipes like Curried Parsnip and Apple Soup and Spiced Chicken with Bulgur and Grapes? Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.
 

Thu
26
Half-Pint Kids Club: Bird Feeders
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cafe
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Half-Pint Kids Club: Bird Feeders
Thursday, September 26th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cafe, FREE

Many birds are still around till late in the fall. Attract a variety of birds to your backyard with this bird feeder that will all but disappear when they discover it. Snacks will be served. Perfect for kids 2 and up. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.
 

Thu
26
Tasty Thursdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Tasty Thursdays
Thursday, September 26th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

Tasty bites and new things to try! Join us every Thursday for a store wide demonstration of some of our favorite food and products. From delicious seafood, fresh produce and juicy GAP Step Rated Meat to Gourmet Cheeses and freshly baked breads, we'll be sampling it all in this tasty weekly event.  Themes change weekly.

Mon
30
28-Day Challenge Class 3. Desserts and Snacks: Satisfying the Sugar Craving
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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28-Day Challenge Class 3. Desserts and Snacks: Satisfying the Sugar Craving
Monday, September 30th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE

In the last of our 28-Day Challenge meetings, learn how to create sweet but healthy treats without adding sugars, sweeteners or dairy.
 

Events At Nearby Stores

Entertaining Made Easy
Saturday, December 27th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Storewide, Free

Let us be a cook in your kitchen this holiday season! Every Saturday from 2-4PM through December, our in-store experts from each department will be on hand to answer your questions. Stop by each table and say hello - plus we will also be sampling items from our holiday menu.

Let us be a cook in your kitchen this holiday season! Every Saturday from 2-4PM through December, our in-store experts from each department will be on hand to answer your questions.

Meatless Monday Special
Monday, December 29th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Prepared Foods, $8

Every Monday, 4-7pm, grab a three-sectioned plate and load up on as many meat-free items from our salad and hot bars for only $8.  So long as it's all vegetarian and the lid fits, it doesn't matter how heavy the container is!

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Meatless Monday
Monday, December 29th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Prepared Foods,

Fill your plate for ONLY $8 from 11:30 - 1:30 and 4 - 7PM! Skip the meat-centered plate and try a plant based lunch or dinner.

Fill your plate for ONLY $8 from 11:30 - 1:30 and 4 - 7PM! Skip the meat-centered plate and try a plant based lunch or dinner.