December 2013

Wed
04
Healthy Soups and Stews Cooking Demo
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Demo Station
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Healthy Soups and Stews Cooking Demo
Wednesday, December 4th
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Demo Station, FREE

As the winter months approach, you’re going to be looking for hearty, warming dishes.  Kathleen will be preparing three wholesome soups perfect for a wintertime lunch or the first course of a plant strong dinner.  On the menu: Butternut Pear Soup, Potato Leek and a Sweet Potato Chili

Location: Demo Station • Instructor: Kathleen, Healthy Eating Specialist

Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Holiday Delights
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Holiday Delights
Thursday, December 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

What delights you during the holiday season? Cookies? Candies? ...Gifts? Join us to share ideas and recipes that will keep all your loved ones happy! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Sat
07
Yoga in Whole Foods
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Yoga in Whole Foods
Saturday, December 7th
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Healthy Eating Desk, FREE

Join us for a FREE vinyasa yoga class taught by an instructor from Just Breathe Yoga Rivermark.  After the class we’ll enjoy a complimentary healthy breakfast. 

Location: Healthy Eating Desk • Contact: Kathleen, Healthy Eating Specialist

Sign up here

 

We reserve the right to cancel/reschedule any classes 24 hours prior to the event if minimum registration has not been met. Registration will be credited. All registered participants will be notified via email/phone.

Sat
07
E-Waste Event for Hope Services
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Stevens Creek on the Patio
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E-Waste Event for Hope Services
Saturday, December 7th
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Stevens Creek on the Patio, Free

E-Waste Event for HOPE

10 am to 3pm Free

Is your garage and storage filled with obsolete computers, old TVs, broken toasters, and other electronics?   Join us every first Saturday of the month and make space.  According to HOPE Services, “All materials donated will be safely recycled by State approved recycler ECS Recycling, nothing goes overseas, and will be used to create employment opportunities for people with developmental disabilities. Visit www.hopeservices.com for more information.

 

Here is a list of electronic waste that will be accepted:

  • computers
  • monitors
  • computer cables
  • mice
  • keyboards
  • VCRs
  • faxes
  • radios
  • printers
  • telephones
  • televisions
  • CPUs
  • stereos
  • speakers
  • DVD players
  • cell phones
  • recorders

 

Location: Patio

No registration required

Tue
10
I Yam What I Yam Cooking Demo-Canceled
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Demo Station
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I Yam What I Yam Cooking Demo-Canceled
Tuesday, December 10th
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Demo Station, FREE

Did you know we carry at least four different kinds of yams?  Most people only know how to prepare garnet yams (sweet potatoes), but there are tons of great recipes that use hannah, Japanese and jewel yams as well!  On the menu: Japanese Yam Muffins, Stuffed Jewel Yams and Vegan Shepherd’s Pie with hannah yams

Location: Demo Station • Instructor: Kathleen, Healthy Eating Specialist

 

This event has been canceled due to instructor illness. We are sorry for any inconvenience and we hope to see you at our next event!

Thu
12
Mason Jar Goodies
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Mason Jar Goodies
Thursday, December 12th
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Healthy Eating Desk, FREE Samples

Everything looks better in a mason jar!  Kathleen will be sampling out healthy soups and then she’ll have the mixes ready to purchase in a mason jar with the cooking instructions attached!  These jars make great hostess gifts or a quick dinner!

Location: Healthy Eating Desk • Instructor: Kathleen, Healthy Eating Specialist

 

Pre-registration is required: Sign Up for Mason Jar Goodies

Thu
12
Twitter Chat: Top Ten Wines for the Holiday Season
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Top Ten Wines for the Holiday Season
Thursday, December 12th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

No holiday celebration is complete without a few bottles of wine, so join in on the chat to discover our recommendations for the season! Buy a few ahead of time and taste and tweet with us through our favorites. See the list here: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/wine Follow #WFMwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST. 

Fri
13
Label Reading 101 Store Tour
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Healthy Eating Desk
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Label Reading 101 Store Tour
Friday, December 13th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Healthy Eating Desk, FREE

Food packaging can be deceiving!  You can’t always trust the health claims printed on your favorite packaged foods.  Learn about the tricks that producers use to trick consumers and how to select healthier packaged items. 

Location: Healthy Eating Desk • Instructor: Kathleen, Healthy Eating Specialist

Sign up here: http://labelreading101.eventbrite.com

Tue
17
Comfort Foods Cooking Demo
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Demo Station
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Comfort Foods Cooking Demo
Tuesday, December 17th
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Demo Station, FREE

During the winter months everyone is looking for comforting, wholesome meals.  These recipes will warm you to the core without adding to its diameter.  On the menu: Butternut Squash Macaroni and "Cheese" and Creamy Tomato Soup with Grilled “Cheese”

Location: Demo Station • Instructor: Kathleen, Healthy Eating Specialist

Wed
18
Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Holiday Group-Style Cooking Class
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Culinary Center
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Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Holiday Group-Style Cooking Class
Wednesday, December 18th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Culinary Center, $15

In place of the regularly scheduled GIG Support Group Meeting, Kim Rice and Kathleen are joining forces to bring you a group-style cooking class featuring delicious gluten-free and dairy-free holiday appetizers, entrees and desserts.  On the menu: Bacon wrapped dates, Cranberry Pecan Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Butternut Squash Lasagna and Pumpkin Pie

Location: Culinary Center • Instructor: Kathleen, Healthy Eating Specialist and Kim Rice, Certified Gluten Practitioner

Sign up here: http://gfdfholiday.eventbrite.com

Thu
19
Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holiday
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holiday
Thursday, December 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's almost time for the big feast! Whether you're looking for a main course, sumptious sides or delicious desserts you're sure to find it during our chat. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
20
Winter Salads Cooking Demo
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Demo Station
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Winter Salads Cooking Demo
Friday, December 20th
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Demo Station, FREE

In December green leafy vegetables are at their peak of ripeness and quality so it’s the perfect time to assemble gorgeous, plant strong salads.  Did you know that you can make a delicious salad dressing using all whole foods?  No extracted oils!  On the menu: Kale pomegranate salad, Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Pears, and a Beet and Orange Salad.

Location: Demo Station • Instructor: Kathleen, Healthy Eating Specialist

Thu
26
Twitter Chat: 2013 Remembered
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: 2013 Remembered
Thursday, December 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's hard to believe that another year has come and gone. Join us to chat about ways to remember what's passed and ideas for celebrating what's to come! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
27
Healthy New Year's Finger Foods
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Demo Station
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Healthy New Year's Finger Foods
Friday, December 27th
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Demo Station, FREE

Ring in a healthy New Year with these delicious, plant strong appetizers and desserts.  Kathleen will be demonstrating veggie sliders, pizza bites and chocolate truffles. 

Location: Demo Station • Instructor: Kathleen, Healthy Eating Specialist

Events At Nearby Stores

American Heart Association Kids Cook with Heart Program
Wednesday, April 16th
12:00 AM
San Jose Schools, FREE!

Calling all schools K-12! In partnership with the American Heart Association, we are thrilled to invite your school to apply to receive AHA’s Kids Cook With Heart program. What is it? Hands-on healthy cooking and nutrition classes with cardiovascular health education for the selected schools funded by our 5% Day on April 9th. ( NC &Reno Stores) Curriculum spans elementary through high school ages with several different programs available. Apply for your school today! Deadline is April 16th - http://bit.ly/KidsCookApp.

Calling all schools K-12! In partnership with the American Heart Association, we are thrilled to invite your school to apply to receive AHA’s Kids Cook With Heart program.

Speakeasy Tap Takeover
Friday, April 18th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont, Prices vary.

Join us for a Speakeasy Tap Takeover featuring their new lager, Metropolis.

Join us for a Speakeasy Tap Takeover featuring their new lager, Metropolis.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny and Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 19th
10:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Whole Foods Market Fremont Tap Alley, Prices vary.

Join us for a breakfast with the Easter Bunny! Enjoy made to order waffles or omelets with two sides for just $7.99. An egg hunt will follow at 11 a.m. Seating is first-come, first-served. For any questions, please email FremontInfo@wholefoods.com.

Join us for a breakfast with the Easter Bunny! Enjoy made to order waffles or omelets with two sides for just $7.99. An egg hunt will follow at 11 a.m. Seating is first-come, first-served.