June 2013

Sat
01
“Walk a Mile in My Shoes” Walk-a-Thon
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ The Detroit Zoo
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“Walk a Mile in My Shoes” Walk-a-Thon
Saturday, June 1st
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Detroit Zoo

Saturday June 1, 2013
“Walk a Mile in My Shoes” Walk-a-Thon
8450 West 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak – The Detroit Zoo
Registration begins at 7:45am walk begins at 8:45am Awards Ceremony to Follow
Whole Foods Market Metro Detroit stores are proud to once again support the Grace Centers of Hope walk June 1 at the Detroit Zoo.  In the State of Michigan alone, there are currently over 100,000 homeless, 1 in 3 is a 7 year old child (MI State HMIS 2010).  You can help spread the word and walk for this great cause!! Register at WALK.GRACECENTERSOFHOPE.ORG/SHOES

Sat
01
Wine Sampling Saturday’s! 2-4pm
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Troy Cheese Island
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Wine Sampling Saturday’s! 2-4pm
Saturday, June 1st
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Troy Cheese Island, FREE

Saturday’s in May
Wine Sampling Saturday’s!    2-4pm
Break up the Saturday shopping routine and join us at our cheese island in our wine department for some FREE wine tastings!  Each weekend we’ll feature NEW wines to sample with special pricing to tantalize your taste buds without breaking the bank this spring; try before you buy, take home and enjoy!
 

Wed
05
Whole Foods Market Detroit Grand Opening Day!
12:00 AM @ Our NEW Detroit store, 115 Mack Ave!!
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Whole Foods Market Detroit Grand Opening Day!
Wednesday, June 5th
12:00 AM
Our NEW Detroit store, 115 Mack Ave!!, FREE

Wednesday June 5    9 AM
Whole Foods Market Detroit Grand Opening Day! 
115 Mack Ave, Detroit MI
Join us in celebrating the opening of our newest store in Michigan! We are excited to be opening a beautiful, brand new store in Detroit, on the corner of John R. and Mack Ave. Opening day will be filled with samples, LOCAL vendors, music, dancing and fun! We hope to see you there!



 

Sat
08
3rd Annual Run 2 Read Event
12:00 AM @ Stony Creek Metro Park in Shelby Township
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3rd Annual Run 2 Read Event
Saturday, June 8th
12:00 AM
Stony Creek Metro Park in Shelby Township

Saturday June 8 
3rd Annual Run 2 Read Event
Stony Creek Metro Park in Shelby Township
Oakland Literacy Council and Macomb Literacy Partners are once again joining forces to raise awareness and funds for literacy in Southeast MI.  Whole Foods Market Metro Detroit stores are proud to support this year’s event, look for pre and post fuel for the event!  To learn more visit info@oaklandliteracy.net or read@macombliteracy.org.

Wed
12
Summer Desserts Re-Imagined with Lisa Howard
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ The Birmingham Community House
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Summer Desserts Re-Imagined with Lisa Howard
Wednesday, June 12th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Birmingham Community House, Class fee is $32.

Wednesday June 12    7-9pm
Summer Desserts Re-Imagined with Lisa Howard
The Birmingham Community House $32
Summer is finally HERE!!  How about serving refreshing seasonal desserts that will satisfy your sweet tooth without resorting to refined white sugar?  Whole Foods Market in Troy is teaming up with Food Coach Lisa Howard; during this class you’ll explore how to use natural sweeteners to recreate summertime classics like Peach-Blueberry Cobbler with Pecan Crust and Homemade Strawberry-Maple Ice Cream.  How about Lemon-Raspberry Cupcakes with Mascarpone Frosting.  Please call the Birmingham Community House at (248) 644-5832 to register for this class.  Class fee is $32.

Thu
13
Raw Food & Wheatgrass Tasting
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Troy store
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Raw Food & Wheatgrass Tasting
Thursday, June 13th
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Troy store, FREE

Thursday June 13    5:30-7:30pm
Raw Food & Wheatgrass Tasting
Now that the warmer weather is here & fresh LOCAL produce is becoming more abundant again, learn some new ways eat your fruits and veggies!  Join Deb Klungle of Nourished Body |Satisfied Soul & sample simple, delicious, nutritious raw foods that you can incorporate into your daily diet.  Also stop by & talk with Anca Iordachianu of Wheatgrass and Sprouts.  Try her sweet wheatgrass juice & learn how she healed herself from cancer & her husband from diabetes through green juices & a raw vegan diet.
 

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
15
What’s the BUZZ on Honey?
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Troy store
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What’s the BUZZ on Honey?
Saturday, June 15th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Troy store, FREE

Saturday June 15   1-3pm  
What’s the BUZZ on Honey? 
Have you heard the BUZZ around town regarding the Bee population and the issues facing them?  Without the bee population, there will be no pollination for plants or food, what can we do about it?  Stop by Whole Foods Market in Troy and learn ways to protect our bees then sample all the varieties we have in store!  The first 20 people to join our class will receive a FREE book about the Healing Power of Foods, complete with a DVD! 

Sun
16
Father’s Appreciation Day!!
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Troy store
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Father’s Appreciation Day!!
Sunday, June 16th
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Troy store, FREE to Dad's Happy Fathers Day!!

Sunday June 16    9-10am
Father’s Appreciation Day!!
Join us Saturday morning for a FREE 2 egg omelet prepared to order for all of the Dad’s in the store!  Each Dad will get a FREE omelet with choice of toppings, VEGAN tofu scramble with assorted toppings available upon request!  Happy Father’s Day from Whole Foods Market in Troy!

Sat
22
Health Starts Here Grill’in and Chill’in Summer Event
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Troy store
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Health Starts Here Grill’in and Chill’in Summer Event
Saturday, June 22nd
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Troy store, FREE

Saturday June 22    1-4
Health Starts Here Grill’in and Chill’in Summer Event
Looking for a big bang for your BBQ bash?   Celebrate summer throughout the store with delicious ideas and recipes that are plant strong, nutrient dense perfect for summer happenings.  Stop in for sweet and savory ideas to keep your family on the right track while still enjoying your favorite dishes!  Visit each department with a Picnic Checklist provided to you and taste items perfect for Grill’in and Chill’in.  Enter to win a Health Starts Here picnic basket valued at $100.  No purchase necessary.

Thu
27
Community Support Day at ALL MI stores!
12:00 AM @ ALL Whole Foods Market Michigan locations!
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Community Support Day at ALL MI stores!
Thursday, June 27th
12:00 AM
ALL Whole Foods Market Michigan locations!

Thursday June 27    All day
Community Support Day at ALL MI stores!
Recipient TBD
Our Whole Foods Market Michigan locations are excited to support our NEWEST store opening in our beautiful city of Detroit, June 5th!  We are giving our customers an opportunity to choose our next Community Support Day recipient; simply vote at our Detroit store June 5-12th, the recipient will be released the week of June 12.  Shop at any of our MI locations Thursday June 27 to support the fantastic organization chosen by YOU, our amazing customers!  
 

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.

Sat
29
Local Taste Fair
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Troy store
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Local Taste Fair
Saturday, June 29th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Troy store, FREE

Saturday June 29    12-4pm
Local Taste Fair
We’re celebrating our local Michigan vendors and inviting them to come in and tell their story. Learn how you can reduce your carbon footprint while supporting our Michigan economy. Each of our local products tells a story; stop in, taste, learn and enjoy some of the products our beautiful state has to offer! 
 

Events At Nearby Stores

MKG: Mixed Martial Arts
Tuesday, November 25th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, FREE

MKG International is a martial art organization with branches and affiliate schools all over the world.  Kurt Cornwell is the instructor of Michigan's only branch. Kurt Cornwell teaches different arts including Muay Thai, Martial Arts and "train-like-a-fighter" fitness circuit programs.

MKG International is a martial art organization with branches and affiliate schools all over the world.  Kurt Cornwell is the instructor of Michigan's only branch.

Whole Foods Market Whole Kids Club!
Wednesday, November 26th
12:00 AM
Store-Wide, FREE

Did you know that our Detroit Whole Foods Market has an awesome club just for kids? All you need to do is stop by our customer service desk and get your Whole Kids Club membership card! Each Wednesday kids can present their card at our customer service desk and recieve a free treat and get your card punched! Once your card has been punched ten times, you will receive a special treat just for you!

Did you know that our Detroit Whole Foods Market has an awesome club just for kids? All you need to do is stop by our customer service desk and get your Whole Kids Club membership card!

VegMI Presents: Vegan 101 Cooking Class
Tuesday, December 2nd
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

Join VegMichigan for this monthly event, which will include a cooking demonstration and samples. Long-time VegMichigan members will discuss how easy it can be to transform a standard meal to a delicious, vegan option. Registration is required at our Customer Service desk.

Join VegMichigan for this monthly event, which will include a cooking demonstration and samples.