October 2013

Thu
10
Twitter Chat: Wines From South Africa - Part II
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From South Africa - Part II
Thursday, October 10th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

 

Deliciously diverse, the wines of South Africa are perfect for every occasion. Pick up one of the three 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.

 
Thu
24
Twitter Chat: A Healthful Halloween
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Healthful Halloween
Thursday, October 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Halloween is just a week away... Are you prepared for the onslaught of ghost, goblins and ghouls? We'll be discussing ideas for healthier treats and goodies, and share photos of costumes, jack-o-lanterns and more! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Events At Nearby Stores

December 20: National Fried Shrimp Day
Saturday, December 20th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo Seafood Department,

December 20: National Fried Shrimp Day
Five Food Finds about Shrimp

1. Every shrimp is born male, then some mature into females.
2. It takes 2 pounds of wild fish to produce one pound of farmed shrimp.
3. Shrimp is the favorite seafood of Americans.
4. The “Pistol Shrimp” can fire water like a bullet from its claw, producing an incredibly loud pop.
5. The “Ghost Shrimp” is transparent, and therefore practically invisible in the water.

December 20: National Fried Shrimp Day
Five Food Finds about Shrimp

1. Every shrimp is born male, then some mature into females.

The Hunt for Healthy Choices
Saturday, December 20th
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo, $20 per family (Includes a signed copy of The 52 New Foods Challenge)

Make healthy eating a game for the whole family! Join Jennifer Tyler Lee, award-winning game creator and author of The 52 New Foods Challenge, for an afternoon packed with fun, family food adventures! Engaging games from Jennifer’s new book, like The New Food Scavenger Hunt, will have your kids clamoring for kale and begging for Brussels sprouts! Loads of prizes and gift bags packed with goodies from Edible Silicon Valley Magazine and Whole Foods Market. Delicious, healthy snacks included along with a signed copy of Jennifer's new book, The 52 New Foods Challenge. This is a parent + child event.

 

Instructor: Jennifer Tyler Lee, author of The 52 New Foods Challenge: A Family Cooking Adventure for Each Week of the Year, with 150 Recipes (Penguin Random House / Avery 2014)

 

Cost: $20 per family (Includes a signed copy of The 52 New Foods Challenge

 

Register:  http://smthuntforhealthychoices.eventbrite.com

Learn more about The 52 New Foods Challenge

Make healthy eating a game for the whole family!

San Mateo's Wine Tasting Schedule
Saturday, December 20th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo Specialty Department, donation required for tasting, must be over 21 to sample

Whole Foods Market San Mateo's Wine Tasting Schedule

No RSVP, Drop-In Only. Please—no cologne, perfume, or cell phones at wine tasting events. Must be 21 and over, ID may be checked at the discretion of the vintner. We reserve the right to stop opening bottles during the last hour of tasting. This schedule may change without notice.

 

Saturday, October 25th from 3-5pm Alluvial Wine

Saturday, November 1st from 3-5pm Spicy Vines Wine

Saturday, November 8th from 3-5pm San Francisco Mead

Friday, November 14th from 5-7pm Emmolo/Caymus Wines AND Youngs Wine (pssst...its our ONE Day Sale on Wine....more details to come!)

Saturday, November 22nd from 3-5pm Adventures in Wine

Saturday, November 29th from 3-5pm The Henry Wine Group

Saturday, December 6th from 3-5pm Adventures in Wine Holiday Sampling

Saturday, December 20th from 3-5pm Mercer Wine Estates