July 2013

Sat
06
Giving Grill for Operation Helping Hand
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Giving Grill for Operation Helping Hand
Saturday, July 6th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, $5 donation to Operation Helping Hand

In gratitude for the service of our military men and women, we’ll be hosting a Support our Troops Cookout on Fourth of July Weekend! Enjoy a hamburger, veggie burger, hot dog, choice of side and a drink for a $5 donation. Proceeds will benefit local non-profit Operation Helping Hand. 

Tue
09
Mom’s Morning Escape
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Mom’s Morning Escape
Tuesday, July 9th
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
10
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
Wednesday, July 10th
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. This class will be held in the store café. Please register by the exit lobby or by emailing Curtis.Whitwam@wholefoods.com.

Thu
11
Top 10 Wine Tasting
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Top 10 Wine Tasting
Thursday, July 11th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

We’re fired up and ready to share some great wines for the summer grilling season! Join us in the Wine Department as we sample our Top Ten Summer Wines, paired with our favorite summer bites. 

Thu
11
Twitter Chat: Local Favorites
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Local Favorites
Thursday, July 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Local produce, local bread, local cheese - come and share your stories of the local artisans and products you most enjoy. We'll chat about how you find great local products and how to support those that produce them. Follow #wfmdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
18
Beer Tasting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Beer Tasting
Thursday, July 18th
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.

Sat
20
Local-palooza!
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Local-palooza!
Saturday, July 20th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

It’s Local-paloosa at Whole Foods Market Tampa! Join us as we invite our local artisans, growers, cheese-makers and fisherman to delight us with their artisanal foods and homegrown stories. Food is their passion and they want to share it with you. Taste these local products for yourself at Local-paloosa! No registration necessary.

Thu
25
Twitter Chat: Summer Parties
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer Parties
Thursday, July 25th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Before summer fades into fall, be sure to make time for one last summer hurrah - or maybe even two or three. Let's chat about your favorite dishes, entertaining tips, and libations for sending summer off just right. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
26
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, July 26th
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
27
Ice Cream Social at Whole Foods Market Tampa!
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Ice Cream Social at Whole Foods Market Tampa!
Saturday, July 27th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Tampa, Free

Join us for an Ice Cream Extravaganza! Taste ice cream creations throughout the store during a free storewide tasting. We’ll have lots of non-dairy ice creams available as well, so there will be options for adults and kids of all dietary needs. 

Mon
29
Vegan Baking Class
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Tampa
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Vegan Baking Class
Monday, July 29th
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.

Events At Nearby Stores

Kids Eat Free Wednesdays
Wednesday, September 3rd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
In the PFDS Department, Free with adult

Feed your little ones for free every Wednesday this month. For each adult who dines off of our salad/hot bar, your child will receive up to ½ pound in free food!

Only available at the salad/hot bar. Child must be present. One free meal per adult, spending at least $10 in ready-to eat food.

Wine Down the Week
Friday, September 5th
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.

Smoothie Sunday
Sunday, September 7th
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!