January 2013

Tue
08
5% Day Benefitting the YMCA Community Learning Center
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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5% Day Benefitting the YMCA Community Learning Center
Tuesday, January 8th
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Shop for a good cause! 5% of our net sales on January 8th will be donated to the Tampa YMCA Community Learning Center – so the more you stock up, the more money we’ll raise! The Community Learning Center is an afterschool program with the goal of eradicating poverty through education by ensuring all children in the Sulphur Springs community will enter school prepared to succeed, function at grade level and graduate from high school prepared for college or a career.

Thu
10
Restaurant Spotlight: Seasons 52
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Restaurant Spotlight: Seasons 52
Thursday, January 10th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Experience the gourmet flavorings of Seasons 52. The local restaurant and wine bar offers a fresh dining experience that celebrates living well, and they’re bringing that experience to Whole Foods Market!  Taste items from their seasonally-inspired menu, and learn the cooking techniques behind their fresh approach. This class will be held in the store café.  Please register by the exit lobby or by emailing Maria.Gumina@wholefoods.com.

Fri
11
Health Starts Here Express!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Health Starts Here Express!
Friday, January 11th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

The holidays have passed, and it’s time to get refocused on your health goals. But finding the time to cook is always a challenge… Let Curtis Whitwam show you a complete Health Starts Here recipe in just 15 minutes! Every 15 minutes from 5 to 7pm, Curtis will cook a recipe from start to finish, so you can see how quick and easy it is to cook a healthy meal at home (and you’ll get to taste it too!). No registration necessary.

Mon
14
14-Day Blast Off Tasting
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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14-Day Blast Off Tasting
Monday, January 14th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Watch your health skyrocket! Join Curtis Whitwam, Healthy Eating Specialist as he helps you make a commitment to a healthier you with satisfying and nutrient-dense recipes. Like what you taste? Grab the products and the recipe card to recreate the meal at home! Learn more at: www.facebook.com/wholefoodsmarkethealthyeating.

Thu
17
Twitter Chat: Fuel Your Exercise
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Fuel Your Exercise
Thursday, January 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

How you eat can help elevate your exerise. We'll share ideas, favorite recipes, and more. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation from 6pm - 7pm CST.

Thu
17
Cheese Club
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Cheese Club
Thursday, January 17th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Are you a member of our Cheese Monger’s Club? Each month we celebrate and sample a variety of cheeses, as well as complimentary wines to bring out their flavor and richness. Plus all Cheese Club members receive emails about our latest selections. Sign up in our Specialty Department or ask one of our Cheesy Team Members for more details.

Sat
19
Kids Club Class: Hummus Veggie Pizza!
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Kids Club Class: Hummus Veggie Pizza!
Saturday, January 19th
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

For energetic, on the move kids and adults, snacks can be just as important as meals and provide another opportunity to pack nutrition into a day. Whenever possible, it’s ideal to substitute a whole food option like fresh veggies and fruits or nuts and seeds, for conventional, packaged foods. Join Healthy Eating Specialist Curtis as he shows kids how to make Hummus Veggie Pizzas!! This hands-on class is for kids of all ages with their parents. Please register by the exit lobby or by emailing Curtis.Whitwam@wholefoods.com.

Sat
19
Power to the Pepper Weekend!
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Power to the Pepper Weekend!
Saturday, January 19th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Whole Trade® Bell Peppers pack in even more power! By picking these peppers, you contribute to community development projects in Culiacán, Mexico, supporting scholarships, housing and health clinics. Power up with red, orange, yellow and green varieties right in our Produce department and sample some of our favorite pepper dishes! AND you can register to win a Pepper Powered Gift Basket! See store for details.

Mon
21
14-Day Blast Off Tasting
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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14-Day Blast Off Tasting
Monday, January 21st
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Watch your health skyrocket! Join Curtis Whitwam, Healthy Eating Specialist as he helps you make a commitment to a healthier you with satisfying and nutrient-dense recipes. Like what you taste? Grab the products and the recipe card to recreate the meal at home! Learn more at: www.facebook.com/wholefoodsmarkethealthyeating.

Tue
22
Mom’s Morning Escape
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Mom’s Morning Escape
Tuesday, January 22nd
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 Therapeutic Massage in our Whole Body Department (first-come, first-served).  

Wed
23
Cooking Class: Vegan Baking 101
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Cooking Class: Vegan Baking 101
Wednesday, January 23rd
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Learn to make delicious sweet treats without the dairy! Demo Specialist Julie will share all the tips and tricks to make sure your vegan desserts turn out perfect every time! This class will be held in the store café. Please register by the exit lobby or by emailing Maria.Gumina@wholefoods.com.

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: Super Foods
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Super Foods
Thursday, January 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

You've heard about "super foods" but what's behind all of the hype? Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to discuss just what super foods are, what they can do for you, and how to get more of them in your diet in tasy ways. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation.

Thu
24
Beer Tasting: Barley wines
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Beer Tasting: Barley wines
Thursday, January 24th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, $5 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation

Taste a variety of the distinctive strong beers known as barley wines, 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
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, January 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.

Mon
28
BLK Water Event featuring Chris & Albie Manzo
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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BLK Water Event featuring Chris & Albie Manzo
Monday, January 28th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

 


Meet the real sons of New Jersey, Chris & Albie Manzo at our store, and taste their BLK Fulvic trace mineral water. Stay tuned for more info!

 

Tue
29
Game On Block Party!
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Game On Block Party!
Tuesday, January 29th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Each team prepares a Game Day recipe with ingredients from their department. Taste free snacks throughout the store and get ready for the big game! No registration necessary.

Wed
30
The Engine 2 Diet 28 Day Challenge: Orientation
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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The Engine 2 Diet 28 Day Challenge: Orientation
Wednesday, January 30th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Take the challenge, and for 28 days, kickstart a new healthy lifestyle based on the book by Rip Esselstyn, “The Engine 2 Diet.” Join Healthy Eating Specialist Curtis Whitwam as we cover what the Plant-Strong lifestyle is all about, crazy myths about food, and the health benefits of eating whole, nutrient-dense foods. We will enjoy a delicious Engine 2 sample as well! Make a commitment to your health. We’ll see you here! This class will be held in the store café. Please register by the exit lobby or by emailing Curtis.Whitwam@wholefoods.com.

Thu
31
Twitter Chat: Winter Entertaining
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Winter Entertaining
Thursday, January 31st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

From big game parties to comforting dinners and healthy soirees, winter is a great time for entertaining. Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to swap recipes, ideas, and more. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation.

Events At Nearby Stores

Good Fry-day Fish Fry
Friday, April 18th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store, $7 - While Supplies Last

Join us for a sustainable fish fry with our Seafood department. Pick up a fish platter with your choice of side for only $7. Come early, we sold out last year!

Join us for a sustainable fis

Healthy Eating on Budget Store Tour
Saturday, April 19th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Storewide, Free, registration required
Taste your way throughout the store as our Healthy Eating Specialist Nicole shows you where to find nutrient-rich and plant-strong products, without breaking the bank. Receive healthy recipes and our Whole Deal magazine filled with Whole Foods Market coupons!
 
Register at Customer Service 813-264-3600 or online  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/healthy-eating-on-budget-store-tour-tickets....
Taste your way throughout the store as our Healthy Eating Specialist Nicole shows you where to find nutrient-rich and plant-strong products, without breaking the bank.
Sip & Shop
Saturday, April 19th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Store, $5 first glass. $3 refills

Make your shopping experience truly unique as you sip and shop your way around the store. For only $5, our Certified Sommelier Amy will greet you at the entrance with a glass of wine paired with hand cut cheeses. Nibble your way down our aisles, then stop back by for a $3 wine refill!