June 2013

Wed
05
28-Day Healthy Eating Challenge Week 1
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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28-Day Healthy Eating Challenge Week 1
Wednesday, June 5th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Are you up for the challenge? For 28 days, kick-start your lifestyle based on the 4 pillars of Healthy Eating. Join Healthy Eating Specialist Curtis Whitwam as we explore 28-days of healthy eating with a focus on tips for the kitchen! For more information and to register please contact Curtis.whitwam@wholefoods.com

Mon
10
Sushi Sampling
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Sushi Sampling
Monday, June 10th
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Taste a special creation from Genji sushi – Vegetable Tropical Fresh rolls with sweet chili peanut sauce. No registration necessary.

Tue
11
Mom’s Morning Escape
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Mom’s Morning Escape
Tuesday, June 11th
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
12
28-Day Healthy Eating Challenge Week 2: Label Reading!
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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28-Day Healthy Eating Challenge Week 2: Label Reading!
Wednesday, June 12th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Venturing out of the produce department into the world of packaged products can sabotage your healthy eating success unless you know some very simple tips for understanding labels. Join Healthy Eating Specialist Curtis Whitwam as he shows you the 3 steps that take only 5 seconds to determine if a product is a winner or needs to stay on the shelf. This class includes a healthy cooking demonstration. For more information and to register for this class, please contact curtis.whitwam@wholefoods.com

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.

Fri
14
Beer Sampling: Hoppy Father’s Day!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Beer Sampling: Hoppy Father’s Day!
Friday, June 14th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Whether you like hoppy or malty, light or dark, taste the spectrum of craft beers in our Specialty Department. What better way to celebrate Father’s Day, than over a rich double IPA?  Sample a selection of beers and enter to win a Beer Gift Basket packed with beers and snacks. This event is open to anyone (it’s not just for Dads!) so stop by for a taste. No registration necessary. 

Wed
19
28 Day Healthy Eating Challenge Week 3: Recipe for Success
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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28 Day Healthy Eating Challenge Week 3: Recipe for Success
Wednesday, June 19th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

“I’m too busy, it’s too expensive, it doesn’t taste good, I’m always hungry…..”

These are just some of the reasons why people feel that they can’t succeed on a healthy lifestyle. The solution? FAST FOOD! That’s right. Join us as we show you how to make healthy, delicious, satisfying meals in 10 minutes or less for just a few bucks per person per day! Cast aside the excuses and kick start your health…Plant-Strong! For more information and the register for this class please contact Curtis.Whitwam@wholefoods.com.

Fri
21
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, June 21st
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
22
Kids Club: Locally Grown
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Kids Club: Locally Grown
Saturday, June 22nd
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Looking for ways to make the really healthy foods taste delicious? Join Healthy Eating Specialist Curtis for this interactive class and learn some great ideas for recipes that kids can help make. This class will include local products made by Florida’s very own growers and producers. To register for this class or for more information contact curtis.whitwam@wholefoods.com.  

Mon
24
Vegan Baking Class
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Vegan Baking Class
Monday, June 24th
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.

Tue
25
Special Event with Guest Rip Esselstyn
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Special Event with Guest Rip Esselstyn
Tuesday, June 25th
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

28-Day Healthy Eating Challenge Week 4

Congratulations on spending 28 days creating a new healthier lifestyle! Join us for a special talk and book signing with author and Plant-Strong superhero Rip Esselstyn! Pick up a copy of Rip’s new book “My Beef with Meat” and get it signed by the man himself. For more information and to register for this class please contact curtis.whitwam@wholefoods.com

 

 

Thu
27
Beer Tasting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Beer Tasting
Thursday, June 27th
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.

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.

Events At Nearby Stores

Wine Down the Week
Friday, July 11th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
In the Specialty Department, Free!

Unwind your work week with our Certified Sommelier Amy and sample multiple wines and beers paired with hand-cut cheeses.

The Whole Story Value Store Tour
Sunday, July 13th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Store-wide, Free!

Join us on a value store tour, as we share the secrets to smart shopping and share the whole story behind what we do. Natural vs. organic? How does our meat and seafood differ from conventional grocers? How do give back to our local community? Eat, learn and be informed! Pre-registration required.

Smoothie Sunday
Sunday, July 13th
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
In the Bakery Department, Buy 1, Get 1 50% off!

Drink to your health with our fresh fruit and vegetable smoothies. These unique, no-added sugar recipes will delight your taste buds and add more nutrients to your diet. For two hours only shoppers will be treated to Buy 1, Get 1 50% off smoothies!