April 2014

Thu
03
Twitter Chat: Springtime Favorites
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Springtime Favorites
Thursday, April 3rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Spring is finally here, which means a hoard of new flavors and in-season items. We'll share recipes and cooking techniques to help you celebrate with food! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Tue
08
Mom’s Morning Escape
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Mom’s Morning Escape
Tuesday, April 8th
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Moms sometimes forget to take time out for themselves – so let us pamper you! At our monthly Mom’s Morning Escape, moms will receive a free mini-massage, coffee or tea, and muffin from the Coffee Bar.  Please check in at the Customer Service desk to pick up your Mom’s Morning Escape Voucher, then make your way to the Coffee Bar for breakfast. Also, don’t forget to enjoy a relaxing five minute chair massage by Ultimate Bodywork in our Whole Body Department (first-come, first-served).  

Thu
10
Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part II
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part II
Thursday, April 10th
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
16
Healthy Cooking: Spring Revival Series
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Healthy Cooking: Spring Revival Series
Wednesday, April 16th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Using fresh and dried herbs is an art and can be a fun way to take your kitchen skills to the next level. Learn the culinary properties of various herbs, how to choose and store herbs, and create beautiful complex flavored dishes. This class will be held in the store café. Please register by the exit lobby or by emailing Curtis.Whitwam@wholefoods.com.

Thu
17
Twitter Chat: Easter Feast
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Easter Feast
Thursday, April 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Springtime's biggest food holiday is coming up! Share stories and find recipes, menus and other great ideas for Easter celebrating. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
17
Wine & Cheese Tasting
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Wine & Cheese Tasting
Thursday, April 17th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

We personally visit farms around the world to choose our international selection of cheeses, whether it's locally made chevre or delectable manchego from Spain. Taste a sampling of fine cheeses hand-selected by our Certified Cheese Professional Erika Carlson. Also meet our Wine Expert Seth Mannino who will choose wine pairings that bring out the distinct qualities of each cheese. This class will be held at our Beer & Wine Bar in the Specialty Department. Please register by the exit lobby or by emailing Maria.Gumina@wholefoods.com.

Sat
19
Value Tour: How to be a Savvy Shopper
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Value Tour: How to be a Savvy Shopper
Saturday, April 19th
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Everyone is looking for ways to eat better and healthier for less money. You’d be surprised at some great ways to get the most value while shopping at Whole Foods Market. We’ll show you how to find products that not only taste delicious but offer great value and high-quality as well, so you can get the biggest bang for your buck. Please register by the exit lobby or by emailing Julie.Sandri@wholefoods.com.

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: Celebrate The Earth
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Celebrate The Earth
Thursday, April 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

What are you doing to help our planet? We're celebrating Mother Earth all week long, and want to share and learn new ways to contibute to a better world! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
24
Monthly Beer Class
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Monthly Beer Class
Thursday, April 24th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, $5 Donation to the Whole Planet Foundation

Taste a variety of beers, and learn what they pair best with, during our monthly Beer Tasting. For a $5 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation, enjoy more than a dozen different beers as well as light appetizers. This tasting will be held in the store café. Please register by the exit lobby or by emailing Maria.Gumina@wholefoods.com.

Fri
25
Environmentally Conscious Wine Tasting
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Environmentally Conscious Wine Tasting
Friday, April 25th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Help us celebrate Earth Week with an eco-conscious wine tasting! Visit our Specialty Wine Department and taste a selection of samples from environmentally conscious wineries with Seth, our Wine & Beer Buyer. No registration necessary.

 

Fri
25
We Like It Raw: “Un-cooking” Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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We Like It Raw: “Un-cooking” Class
Friday, April 25th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

There’s nothing like eating food in its whole, natural state and enjoying all of the subtle, complex flavors of fruits and vegetables. Learn how to make delicious raw recipes with Healthy Eating Specialist Curtis Whitwam. This class will be held in the store café. Please register by the exit lobby or by emailing Curtis.Whitwam@wholefoods.com.

Sat
26
Kid’s Club: Herb Planting Project!
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Kid’s Club: Herb Planting Project!
Saturday, April 26th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

We’re teaching kids to go green creatively with a hands-on planting project! First, paint your own pot with any design you choose. Then learn to plant an herb in your pot and get it ready to grow! Come join us and learn how fun and easy it is to grow your own food! This hands-on class is for kids of all ages with their parents. Please register by the exit lobby or by emailing Maria.Gumina@wholefoods.com.

Sun
27
EcoExpressions: Earth Expo
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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EcoExpressions: Earth Expo
Sunday, April 27th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Visit Whole Foods for our annual Earth Day celebration featuring:

  • Recycled Art Exhibit with works of art made from used or found materials
  • Recycled Craft Show from local artists, featuring jewelry, sculptures, pottery, and more!
  • Green Expo featuring Tampa’s best environmental community groups and businesses
  • Music from local DJs

For more information, please contact Maria.Gumina@wholefoods.com.

Tue
29
Store Tour: Eating Healthy on a Budget
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Store Tour: Eating Healthy on a Budget
Tuesday, April 29th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Does living on a budget mean that you can’t eat healthy? What about a busy lifestyle? Take a tour around the store with Healthy Eating Specialist Curtis Whitwam and learn valuable tips for shopping smart and staying healthy. Please register by the exit lobby or by emailing Curtis.Whitwam@wholefoods.com.

Events At Nearby Stores

Gluten-Free Store Tour
Wednesday, April 23rd
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Store, FREE! Pre-registration required

Our Grocery Team Leader Kristi will take you down the aisles pointing out our gluten-free goodies! Sample, taste, and ask questions to fill in the food gaps of your special needs diet!

Our Grocery Team Leader Krist

Health Starts Here Cooking Class: Cooking to Compost 101
Thursday, April 24th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Patio, Free, registration required
Celebrate Earth Week by learning not only how to eat healthy, but also how to compost your foods accordingly. Our Healthy Eating Specialist Nicole will teach you the basics of setting up an at-home compost pile, including what should be added and how often to turn it. We’ll provide the answers to your composting needs!
 
Register at Customer Service 813-264-3600 or online  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/health-starts-here-cooking-class-cooking-to....
Celebrate Earth Week by learning not only how to eat healthy, but also how to compost your foods accordingly.
Wine Class: Wines from Italy
Friday, April 25th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
In the Cafe, $10.00. Pre-registration required.

Join our Certified Sommelier Amy as she focuses on four regions and eight wines from our Point of Origin program, which includes four whites and four reds. Customers will nosh on cheese, antipasti and charcuterie handpicked by our Cheesemonger Heather.

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/wine-class-wines-from-italy-tickets-11048842385