August 2014

Fri
01
LA Tax Free Weekend
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ STORE-WIDE
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LA Tax Free Weekend
Friday, August 1st
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
STORE-WIDE, Tax-Free

5 out of 5 shoppers agree: the LA Tax Free weekend is way cool! It’s the perfect time to stock up on all those Back-to-School essentials!

Fri
01
Pop Up Smoothie Bar
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ COOKING STATION
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Pop Up Smoothie Bar
Friday, August 1st
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
COOKING STATION, $4

Our Healthy Eating Educator Stephanie is converting our Cooking Station into a Smoothie Bar! Choose from a variety of healthy options, and sip on something uniquely you. 

Fri
01
"Stock" You Like A Hurricane
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ STORE-WIDE
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"Stock" You Like A Hurricane
Friday, August 1st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
STORE-WIDE, FREE

Don’t wait until a hurricane warning is issued; stock up on the essentials now! While you’re shopping, try samples of our favorite pantry staples and check out our picks for personal care items to always have on hand.  

Sat
02
Back-to-School Bash
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ STORE-WIDE
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Back-to-School Bash
Saturday, August 2nd
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
STORE-WIDE, FREE

Beat the back-to-school blues with Whole Foods Market! Join us to sample healthy, stress-free options for breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks!

Tue
05
Learn How To: Quick Pickle
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ COOKING STATION
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Learn How To: Quick Pickle
Tuesday, August 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
COOKING STATION, FREE

Pickling is an easy, fun way to get creative with food. In this class, learn the basics of quick-pickling and try classics like spicy beans and okra, as well as some surprisingly yummy fruit pickles like mangos and peaches. To register, visit : www.wfmveterans.eventbrite.com

Wed
06
5% Day To Benefit Whole Cities Foundation
12:00 AM @ STORE-WIDE
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5% Day To Benefit Whole Cities Foundation
Wednesday, August 6th
12:00 AM
STORE-WIDE, 5% Of Sales Donated

We’ll donate five percent of our net sales to Whole Cities Foundation, whose mission is to improve individual and community health through collaborative partnerships, education, and broader access to nutritious food in the communities Whole Foods Market serves. So save the bulk of your weekly shopping for August 6th – the more you buy, the more we donate!

Wed
06
Healthy Pop-Up Dinner
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ TBD
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Healthy Pop-Up Dinner
Wednesday, August 6th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
TBD, $5

Our Healthy Eating Educator will be popping up with a delicious dinner that’s fast, fresh, and only $5! You’ll forget you’re eating healthy but reap all the benefits.

Thu
07
We Live To Eat: Chef Demo
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ COOKING STATION
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We Live To Eat: Chef Demo
Thursday, August 7th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
COOKING STATION, FREE

Join us to watch our chef Jeff Thibodeaux from Zea’s prepare a wonderful dish at the Cooking Station. Observe, experience, and sample Zea’s classic American fare infused with mouthwatering international flavors. 

Thu
07
Twitter Chat: Exploring Food Abroad
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Exploring Food Abroad
Thursday, August 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Summer has long been a time for traveling abroad. Let's visit about our favorite foods and flavors from around the world! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
07
Tasty Tutorials
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Specialty Dept
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Tasty Tutorials
Thursday, August 7th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Specialty Dept, FREE

Join us in our Specialty Department for tastes and pairings of our favorite cheese, chocolate, and sips!

Fri
08
Pop Up Smoothie Bar
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ COOKING STATION
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Pop Up Smoothie Bar
Friday, August 8th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
COOKING STATION, $4

Our Healthy Eating Educator Stephanie is converting our Cooking Station into a Smoothie Bar! Choose from a variety of healthy options, and sip on something uniquely you. 

Sat
09
Hatch Is Back
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ STORE-WIDE
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Hatch Is Back
Saturday, August 9th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
STORE-WIDE, FREE

The Hatch Chilis are here! Spice up your Saturday shopping with a variety of Hatch-based products and samples. Stock up now; the season is short!

Wed
13
Healthy Pop-Up Dinner
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ TBD
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Healthy Pop-Up Dinner
Wednesday, August 13th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
TBD, $5

Our Healthy Eating Educator will be popping up with a delicious dinner that’s fast, fresh, and only $5! You’ll forget you’re eating healthy but reap all the benefits.

Thu
14
Raw Desserts Cooking Class
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ COOKING STATION
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Raw Desserts Cooking Class
Thursday, August 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
COOKING STATION, FREE

Looking for a more natural way to satisfy your sweet tooth? Try going raw. Learn how to make flavorful raw desserts—no cooking required! To register, visit : www.wfmveterans.eventbrite.com

Thu
14
Tasty Tutorials
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Specialty Dept
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Tasty Tutorials
Thursday, August 14th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Specialty Dept, FREE

Join us in our Specialty Department for tastes and pairings of our favorite cheese, chocolate, and sips!

Fri
15
Pop Up Smoothie Bar
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ COOKING STATION
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Pop Up Smoothie Bar
Friday, August 15th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
COOKING STATION, $4

Our Healthy Eating Educator Stephanie is converting our Cooking Station into a Smoothie Bar! Choose from a variety of healthy options, and sip on something uniquely you. 

Fri
15
We Live To Eat: Chef Demo
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ COOKING STATION
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We Live To Eat: Chef Demo
Friday, August 15th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
COOKING STATION, FREE

Chef Chris Montero from Ralph Brennan’s Café B is joining us to share an enticing dish with local flair. Stop by our Cooking Station to meet the chef and sample his tasty creation. 

Mon
18
Build A Better Lunchbox
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ COOKING STATION
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Build A Better Lunchbox
Monday, August 18th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
COOKING STATION, FREE

Pack your babies something wholesome for lunch. From classics reimagined to unexpected treats, learn tips and tricks to satisfy your toughest critic. To register, visti: www.wfmveterans.eventbrite.com

Wed
20
Free Yoga Wednesday
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM @ OUTDOOR CAFE
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Free Yoga Wednesday
Wednesday, August 20th
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
OUTDOOR CAFE, FREE

Yoga and You Anywhere and Whole Foods Market have joined forces to bring you a complimentary yoga class. Join us to clear your mind and release some stress. Light refreshments provided. To register, visit: www.wfmveterans.eventbrite.com

Wed
20
Healthy Pop-Up Dinner
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ TBD
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Healthy Pop-Up Dinner
Wednesday, August 20th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
TBD, $5

Our Healthy Eating Educator will be popping up with a delicious dinner that’s fast, fresh, and only $5! You’ll forget you’re eating healthy but reap all the benefits.

Thu
21
The Grains Beyond
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Veterans
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The Grains Beyond
Thursday, August 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Veterans, FREE

There’s more to life than rice and quinoa! Get out of your grain rut and discover new ingredients for your kitchen arsenal. In this class, we’re trying amaranth, buckwheat, and millet.

Thu
21
Twitter Chat: Summertime Wind-Down
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summertime Wind-Down
Thursday, August 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As we wrap up summer 2014, let's chat about and share photos of some of the greated moments... From parties to picnics to vacations! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
21
Tasty Tutorials
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Specialty Dept
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Tasty Tutorials
Thursday, August 21st
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Specialty Dept, FREE

Join us in our Specialty Department for tastes and pairings of our favorite cheese, chocolate, and sips!

Fri
22
Pop Up Smoothie Bar
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ COOKING STATION
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Pop Up Smoothie Bar
Friday, August 22nd
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
COOKING STATION, $4

Our Healthy Eating Educator Stephanie is converting our Cooking Station into a Smoothie Bar! Choose from a variety of healthy options, and sip on something uniquely you. 

Fri
22
We Live To Eat: Chef Demo
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ COOKING STATION
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We Live To Eat: Chef Demo
Friday, August 22nd
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
COOKING STATION, FREE

This week’s chef Eric Solar from Mizado Cocina will be joining us at our Cooking Station to share samples of a dish full of authentic Latin American flavors. 

Sat
23
Natural Beauty, Real Flavor
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ STORE-WIDE
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Natural Beauty, Real Flavor
Saturday, August 23rd
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
STORE-WIDE, FREE

Oh, the intense flavors, the vibrant colors! Hand-picked heirloom tomatoes are to be treasured … and eaten! Enjoy samples of these natural beauties as you shop. 

Tue
26
Blood Pressure Screenings
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Front Entrance
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Blood Pressure Screenings
Tuesday, August 26th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Front Entrance, FREE

Stop by for a complimentary blood pressure screening provided by East Jefferson Hospital’s dietician Danielle Fournet.

Tue
26
Store Tour with EJGH Dietitian Jessica Frederickson
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Meet in the cafe
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Store Tour with EJGH Dietitian Jessica Frederickson
Tuesday, August 26th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Meet in the cafe, FREE

Learn to navigate through our aisles, make healthier food choices and understand nutrition labels. Jessica is a wealth of information so come equipped with questions and utilize this great resource!

Please register for this event here: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

 

 

Tue
26
Store Tour w/ EJGH Dietitian Danielle Fournet
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Meet in the cafe
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Store Tour w/ EJGH Dietitian Danielle Fournet
Tuesday, August 26th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Meet in the cafe, FREE

Learn to navigate through our aisles, make healthier food choices and understand nutrition labels. Danielle is a wealth of information so come equipped with questions and utilize this great resource! To Register Visit: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

Wed
27
Healthy Pop-Up Dinner
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ TBD
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Healthy Pop-Up Dinner
Wednesday, August 27th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
TBD, $5

Our Healthy Eating Educator will be popping up with a delicious dinner that’s fast, fresh, and only $5! You’ll forget you’re eating healthy but reap all the benefits.

Thu
28
Sunday Brunch Cooking Class
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ COOKING STATION
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Sunday Brunch Cooking Class
Thursday, August 28th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
COOKING STATION, FREE

Everyone loves Sunday brunch! Skip the crowded restaurant and get recipes, inspiration, and tips to satisfy your fix at home this weekend. To register, visit: www.wfmveterans.eventbrite.com

Thu
28
Tasty Tutorials
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Specialty Dept
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Tasty Tutorials
Thursday, August 28th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Specialty Dept, FREE

Join us in our Specialty Department for tastes and pairings of our favorite cheese, chocolate, and sips!

Fri
29
We Live To Eat: Chef Demo
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ COOKING STATION
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We Live To Eat: Chef Demo
Friday, August 29th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
COOKING STATION, FREE

For our final chef demo, we bring you Michael Sichel, Executive Chef at a New Orleans institution: Galatoire’s. Stop by for a sample at our Cooking Station; you won’t regret it! 

Sat
30
The Green Project's Paint Recycling Drop-off
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Garden Center
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The Green Project's Paint Recycling Drop-off
Saturday, August 30th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Garden Center, FREE

On the last Saturday of every month the Green Project stops by to gather all latex paint in good condition, as well as limited quantities of stain and polyurethane.  The Green Project's booth will be located out front in good weather, and inside the foyer in bad weather.

 

The Green Project does NOT accept eWaste.  Your local BEST BUY location accepts old computers, monitors, radios, small printers, cell phones, stereos, speakers, TV's, microwaves, or other kitchen appliances.   For more information on what, where and how to recycle eWaste, visit www.earth911.com

Events At Nearby Stores

The Green Project Paint Recycling
Saturday, August 2nd
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Magazine Street Patio, Free

On the first Saturday of every month the Green Project hangs out to gather all latex paint in good condition, as well as limited quantities of stain and polyurethane. 

The Green Project does NOT accept eWaste.  Your local BEST BUY location accepts old computers, monitors, radios, small printers, cell phones, stereos, speakers, TV's, microwaves, or other kitchen appliances.   For more information on what, where and how to recycle eWaste, visit www.earth911.com

Healthy Eating Talk & Tour
Tuesday, August 5th
10:00 AM
Broad Street Store , free

Searching for the healthiest food in the store? Join our Healthy Eating Educators Dianna and Sarah for talks, tours, and info sessions. To join us, please RSVP via email at Lindsay.Morton@wholefoods.com or phone at 504.434.3364

Searching for the healthiest food in the store?

Healthy Eating Talk & Tour
Tuesday, August 5th
6:00 PM
Broad Street Store , free

Searching for the healthiest food in the store? Join our Healthy Eating Educators Dianna and Sarah for talks, tours, and info sessions. To join us, 

To join, please RSVP via email at Lindsay.Morton@wholefoods.com or phone at 504.434.3364. 

Searching for the healthiest food in the store?