December 2012

Sat
01
Taste of the Season
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Taste of the Season
Saturday, December 1st
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Store Wide, Free

 

Start your menu planning early this season!  We will be sampling some of our favorite holiday offerings so you can taste them all and pick your favorites.  Please stop by our holiday table to place your order today, or visit www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/veterans to place your order online.

Mon
03
Holiday Drinks
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Holiday Drinks
Monday, December 3rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar , Free

 

Come learn how to make the classics: fresh eggnog, hot apple cider… plus we’ll add an international feel to your holidays with traditional drinks from around the world.

RSVP recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Tue
04
Canning 102
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Canning 102
Tuesday, December 4th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, $5 per person

 

Did you miss out on Canning 101?  Not to worry!   This class will briefly reintroduce the basics of canning and then we will create some lovely recipes that are sure to impress during the holidays. Each guest will get to take home their creations. 

RSVP recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Wed
05
Kids Club – Hanukkah
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Café
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Kids Club – Hanukkah
Wednesday, December 5th
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Café, Free

 

We will have coloring pages on the Jewish Festival of Lights and make an edible menorah to snack on!

Wed
05
Healthy Holidays with Danielle
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Meet in the Café
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Healthy Holidays with Danielle
Wednesday, December 5th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Meet in the Café , FREE

Join East Jefferson Hospital’s Dietitian Danielle for a tour of the store.  Danielle is a wealth of information so please come equipped with your questions and utilize this great resource!

Follow this link www.EJGH.com  and choose Whole Foods Grocery - Eating Healthy During the Holdiays to regerster.

Sat
08
Crazy About Crab
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Crazy About Crab
Saturday, December 8th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store Wide, Free

 

December is the perfect month to highlight this delicious crustacean sensation, with many varieties available in the market and endless possibilities for preparation.   So join us as we sample some of our favorite crab recipes and products that pair well with them.

Sun
09
Book Club-Controlling Acid Reflux
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Book Club-Controlling Acid Reflux
Sunday, December 9th
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Sushi Bar, FREE

 

This month we’re going to be reading Dropping Acid The Reflux Diet Cookbook & Cure: A Groundbreaking Approach to Healthy Eating Featuring 75 Delicious Original Low-Fat Recipes. This book teaches you how to control your digestive and acid issues with diet in a delicious way. We’ll have a snack and some good conversation.  

RSVP Requested to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Mon
10
Parents of Children with Allergies Support Group
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Café
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Parents of Children with Allergies Support Group
Monday, December 10th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Café, Free

 

Is your child struggling with food allergies? Don’t worry you’re not alone; we invite you to join our support group where we will have snacks and stories to share.   Feel free to bring along copies of your child’s favorite recipe for the group.

 

RSVP recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefood.com

Tue
11
Pressure Cooking 101
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Café
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Pressure Cooking 101
Tuesday, December 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Café, FREE

 

Winter is a great time for hearty stews and soups but who has the patience? Come learn the secret behind pressure cooking success and making your favorite beans and grains in a fraction of the time. 

 

RSVP recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefood.com

Wed
12
Kids Club
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Café
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Kids Club
Wednesday, December 12th
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Café, Free

 

Join us as we create festive pinecone characters and try new toppings for popcorn.

Thu
13
Citrus Showdown
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Citrus Showdown
Thursday, December 13th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, FREE

 

Its Satsuma vs. Clementine in this epic battle of flavor. Caitlin will be demonstrating 3 of our favorite citrus recipes and inviting guests to vote on their favorite mandarin!  

 

RSVP recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefood.com

Sat
15
Holiday Candies and Nuts
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Holiday Candies and Nuts
Saturday, December 15th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sushi Bar, $5 per person

 

Do you love fresh roasted nuts? We do to! Come learn how to roast chestnuts, candy and spice pecans and make your chocolate bark for the holidays. Each guest will get to take home some of these lovely creations to share with friends and family.

 

RSVP recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Sat
15
Easy Entertaining
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Easy Entertaining
Saturday, December 15th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store Wide, Free

 

If you’re looking for the easy way out this holiday season, we’ve got you covered.  We’re sampling some of our favorite grab-n-go, open-n-drink, heat-n-serve type products for all y’all out there that enjoy the stress free approach to entertaining!

Sun
16
Holiday Pies
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Holiday Pies
Sunday, December 16th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sushi Bar, $5 per person

 

Mmmmmmm irresistible hand pies, the perfect flaky fool proof crust and a simple lattice topped pear & cranberry pie…  join us and learn how to make them all.   It’s easier than you think!

 

RSVP requested to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Mon
17
Engine 2 Reunion
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Location TBD
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Engine 2 Reunion
Monday, December 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location TBD , FREE

 

Are you plant strong or trying to improve your health? We invite you to sample some new plant based dishes to add to your repertoire! 

 

RSVP requested to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Tue
18
Holiday Cookies
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Holiday Cookies
Tuesday, December 18th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, FREE

 

Join us for a holiday cookie bonanza!  We will be decorating our own, making a raw healthier version and learning how to make the perfect chewy ginger bread. 

RSVP requested to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Wed
19
Kids Club – Southern Santa
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Café
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Kids Club – Southern Santa
Wednesday, December 19th
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Café, Free

 

Food, fun and creativity!  Stop by and make a cool ornament out of recycled materials.  Snacks will be provided!

Sat
22
Ugly Holiday Sweater Day
12:00 AM @ Store Wide
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Ugly Holiday Sweater Day
Saturday, December 22nd
12:00 AM
Store Wide, Free

 

Come one, come all and show off your favorite holiday sweater!  Be it a gift, a find, handmade, store-bought, a vest, embroidered with teddy bears, Santa, or even crocheted with cats… we want to see it.

Everyone who wears their favorite holiday sweater is invited to enter our raffle for a chance to a $100 gift card to spice up your holidays!

Sat
22
Vegan Friendly Christmas
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Sushi Bar
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Vegan Friendly Christmas
Saturday, December 22nd
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sushi Bar, Free

 

Do you have a vegan family member and want to make their holiday season special?  We will teach you how to make a delicious vegan pumpkin pie and other dishes that are sure to impress! 

 

RSVP requested to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Sat
22
Photos With Santa
12:45 PM - 2:45 PM @ Cafe
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Photos With Santa
Saturday, December 22nd
12:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Cafe , Free

 

For a jolly good time this holiday season Whole Foods Market Veterans is the place to be!  We managed to get Santa to agree to a complimentary photo shoot right here at our store for our guests.  Not to mention, it just happens to coincide with our Ugly Holiday Sweater Day.

Fri
28
Hors d’Oeuvres Hour
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Café
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Hors d’Oeuvres Hour
Friday, December 28th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Café, FREE

 

Is your New Year’s party lacking luster?  Caitlin to the rescue!   This Friday she will be sharing some of her favorite crowd pleasing appetizers that pair perfectly with bubbly wines.  

 

RSVP requested to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Sat
29
A Toast to 2013
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store Wide
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A Toast to 2013
Saturday, December 29th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store Wide, Free

 

Our aisles are filled with celebration-worthy food that’s sure to add some flair to your party.  Join us as we sample favorites and supply you with great ideas to snazz up your soiree.

Sun
30
New Year’s Feast Cooking Class
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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New Year’s Feast Cooking Class
Sunday, December 30th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

In need of good luck?  You’re in luck!  Caitlin will bring good fortune to your belly as she demonstrates how to cook mouthwatering black eyed peas, sauerkraut and other dishes certain to bring prosperity for the new year.

 

RSVP requested to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Events At Nearby Stores

Wellness Wednesdays
Wednesday, April 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Broad Street Store , free

Join our Healthy Eating Educator, Sarah, on Wednesdays in April as she shares her favorite smoothie recipes for Spring. 

Join our Healthy Eating Educator, Sarah, on Wednesdays in April as she shares her favorite smoothie recipes for Spring. 

Healthy Eating Talk & Tour
Thursday, April 17th
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
Thursday, April 17th
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?