March 2014

Mon
03
Engine 2 Challenge Graduation – Beyond the 28 Days
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Silver Spring
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Engine 2 Challenge Graduation – Beyond the 28 Days
Monday, March 3rd
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Silver Spring

Join Ariane in celebrating the end of the Engine 2 Challenge. Enjoy a tasting of Health Starts Here menu items from Prepared Foods while discussing the challenges to maintaining a plant-based lifestyle moving forward. Spoiler alert: there will be cake. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.
 

Tue
04
Floral Arranging 101 with Sarah von Pollaro
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Floral Arranging 101 with Sarah von Pollaro
Tuesday, March 4th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, $30 Donation to Whole Planet Foundation

Come learn how to create a hand tied arrangement from our "Flower Chef" Sarah von Pollaro of Flower Empowered! No experience needed and all ages are welcome.  We'll be using Whole Trade flowers and class fees will be donated to Whole Planet Foundation.  Register by calling (301) 608-9373 or at Event Brite:  floral101.eventbrite.com.  Each Attendee will go home with a floral arrangement worth $25.
 

Wed
05
Half Pint Kids Club: In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ cafe
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Half Pint Kids Club: In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb
Wednesday, March 5th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
cafe, FREE

They say March roars in like Lion and goes out like a Lamb. Join us for today’s Half Pint Kids Club as we make characters on the beloved poem.  Snacks will be provided. This class is perfect for kids 2 and up. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.
 

Thu
06
Tasty Thursdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Tasty Thursdays
Thursday, March 6th
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
06
Twitter Chat: Colors of Spring
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Colors of Spring
Thursday, March 6th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Spring is fast approaching... Are you seeing the signs yet? Join us to share recipes and inspiration about the upcoming season! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Wed
12
St Patrick Day Feast with McGinty’s Chef Nico
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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St Patrick Day Feast with McGinty’s Chef Nico
Wednesday, March 12th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE

Just in time for St Patrick’s Day, Chef Nico Amroune from local favorite McGinty’s Irish Pub, will join us to show you how to make some traditional Irish Fayre for your celebration on March 17th. Attendees will also receive an Irish Dairy Board goodie bag at this event and will learn more about the exceptional quality and taste of Irish Dairy products. This is a free class but we recommend a donation of $10 be made to Whole Planet Foundation. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.
 

Thu
13
Half Pint Kids Club: St. Patties Day Prints!
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cafe
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Half Pint Kids Club: St. Patties Day Prints!
Thursday, March 13th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cafe, FREE

Slainte! Today we'll be celebrating St. Patties Day by making some four leaf clover prints using peppers! Prepare to get messy since we'll be painting today. Snacks will be provided. This class is perfect for kids 2 and up. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.
 

Thu
13
Tasty Thursdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Tasty Thursdays
Thursday, March 13th
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
13
Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part I
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part I
Thursday, March 13th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Deliciously diverse, the wines of Italy are perfect for every occasion. Pick up one of the four bottles we'll be tasting and tweeting about tonight (Find the wines here: http://wholefoodsmarket.com/wine) and contribute to the fun! Follow #WFMwine to join in on the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Wed
19
Half Pint Kids Club: First Day of Spring
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cafe
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Half Pint Kids Club: First Day of Spring
Wednesday, March 19th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cafe, FREE

Spring is officially here! Today we’re making the caterpillar from Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar. We’ll be snacking on some of his favorite foods from the story as well! This class is perfect for kids 2 and up. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.
 

Wed
19
Mango Mania with Ariane
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Mango Mania with Ariane
Wednesday, March 19th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE

Ataulfo mangos are in season and a wonderfully versatile fruit. Join Ariane, our Healthy Eating Specialist, as she demonstrates cooking with mangos in everything from a refreshing drink to dinner and dessert.  Mango lassi, halibut with mango salsa and mango tea bread will highlighted in this tropical menu. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.
 

Thu
20
Tasty Thursdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Tasty Thursdays
Thursday, March 20th
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
20
Twitter Chat: A Future Without Poverty
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Future Without Poverty
Thursday, March 20th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Giving can be hyper local or support for someone you've never met half way around the world. What matters is how we can all work together to create opportunity for ourselves and others to grow. Join us as we talk about ways we can all help to eradicate poverty. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Mon
24
Whole Grain Education
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Whole Grain Education
Monday, March 24th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE

Join Healthy Eating Specialist, Ariane, as she dispels the myths behind cooking whole grains while discovering  the fun in building  a “mighty bowl of goodness” —fun, budget-friendly meals that begin with your favorite grains, veggies and beans or lentils. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.
 

Thu
27
Tasty Thursdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Tasty Thursdays
Thursday, March 27th
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
27
Twitter Chat: Seafood For Spring
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Seafood For Spring
Thursday, March 27th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As the weather begins to get warmer we often change our eating habits to the lighter side. Adding more seafood to your diet is a great way to do this! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Events At Nearby Stores

Whole Foods Market Bethesda Run Club
Saturday, August 30th
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Bethesda,

Join us for a free Saturday Run Club with FitCrush DC! Motivation and tips from FitCrush trainers; we provide the morning snack. Get all of the details here and join us this Saturday!

For more information or to sign up, call (301) 404-4587 or email elisabeth@fitcrushdc.com

Join us for a free Saturday Run Club with FitCrush DC! Motivation and tips from FitCrush trainers; we provide the morning snack.

Savory Saturday Storewide Tastings
Saturday, August 30th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Columbia, Free

Who doesn't love lots of samples!?!

Join us every Saturday, 11am-3pm, for storewide samples as we celebrate different weekly themes.

Upcoming themes:

8/30 Back to School Favorites & Deals
9/6 Back to School Favorites & Deals
9/13 Back to School Favorites & Deals
9/20 Glorious Grapes
9/27 Fall Harvest

Who doesn't love lots of samples!?!

Spanish Paella Party
Saturday, August 30th
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Springfield, FREE

Take a culinary journey to Spain this Labor Day weekend!  Join us on the patio for live Spanish music, paella, salad, tapas, and sangria! Food available for purchase.

Take a culinary journey to Spain this Labor Day weekend!  Join us on the patio for live Spanish music, paella, salad, tapas, and sangria! Food available for purchase.