February 2013

Sat
02
Big Game Eats
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Big Game Eats
Saturday, February 2nd
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store Wide, Free

 

It’s one giant party here in New Orleans and we’ve got gobs of game grub to feed the hungry masses at your Super Bowl blowout.  Stop by Saturday to sample some of our favorite options and while you are here check out our special Game Grub Three Day Sale!

Mon
04
28 Day Challenge – Graduation
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Private Room
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28 Day Challenge – Graduation
Monday, February 4th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Private Room , Free

 

 

Congratulations to all the dedicated folks who survived the 28 Day Challenge.  Our Healthy Eating Specialist has set you up for success to help you look and feel great.   Of course, now it’s time to cut loose and celebrate!

Wed
06
Kids Club
10:30 PM - 11:15 PM @ Café
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Kids Club
Wednesday, February 6th
10:30 PM - 11:15 PM
Café, Free

 

This month we’re sharing the love with valentine themed crafts. Great for ages 2-7!

Thu
07
Twitter Chat: Romancing the Food
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Romancing the Food
Thursday, February 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Food and love just seem to go hand-in-hand. Join us from 6pm to 7pm CST as we talk about food that inspires love, showing your love through food, and all things Valentine's Day. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to share your ideas and inspirations.

Fri
08
Lunch and Learn – Healthy Eating 101
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Location- Check with concierge desk
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Lunch and Learn – Healthy Eating 101
Friday, February 8th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location- Check with concierge desk , Free

 

Take your lunch break with Healthy Eating Specialist Caitlin as she digs in to a basic intro of the Health Starts Here principals and dishes out some power packed lunch ideas.

 

RSVP required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Sat
09
Eat Your Heart Out
12:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Eat Your Heart Out
Saturday, February 9th
12:00 PM
Store Wide, Free

 

Nothing says I Love You like making dinner for your loved ones.   As you are shopping this Saturday find inspiration along our aisles for your romantic dinner for two.  Sample to your heart’s content!

Setting the mood for this event will be Oboe player Jane Gabka and so & so with the New Orleans Philharmonic .   

Sat
09
Love Organically
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Book Signing with John Lacarbiere
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Love Organically
Saturday, February 9th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Book Signing with John Lacarbiere, Free

 

We are so incredibly proud to support our very own Whole Foods Market Veterans Front End team member and resident poet John Lacarbiere with his latest endeavor.  This Saturday John will be personally autographing his new book which was written to express his love of love.  

Wed
13
Whole Trade Tasting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Whole Trade Tasting
Wednesday, February 13th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Store Wide, Free

 

Small choices you make every day really do make a difference in the world. When you choose products with our Whole Trade Guarantee, you are actively using your buying power to create new economic opportunities for workers in the developing world.  Please join us as we highlight several of our Whole Trade certified products and learn the stories behind them.

Thu
14
Twitter Chat: Things We Love
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Things We Love
Thursday, February 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Sunsets, butterfly kisses from a child, a perfectly sweet strawberry. There are so many things love in life. Join us on Twitter from 6pm to 7pm CST as we explore all of the things we love. Follow #wfmdish to share your thoughts. 

Fri
15
Fantastic Fish Friday
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Cafe
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Fantastic Fish Friday
Friday, February 15th
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cafe, Free

 

 

Mom always told me there are plenty of fish in the sea.  During this season of Lent our Healthy Eating Specialist Caitlin will be sharing some of her favorite fish dishes and we just know you are going to love them all!

Sat
16
Sinless Sweets
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Sinless Sweets
Saturday, February 16th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

 

Not all sweets are naughty.  We’re here to teach you how to make some sinfully sweet desserts from fruit sweetened and whole ingredients.

Sun
17
Heart Healthy Foods
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Heart Healthy Foods
Sunday, February 17th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

 

In celebration of American Heart Month we’re on standby to help you get your ticker in check.  Healthy Eating specialist Caitlin loves to brag about all the tasty and satisfying low sodium and whole grain dishes in her repertoire.  And we’re sure you are going to heart them too!

Mon
18
Sri Lankan Curries, Part 2
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Sri Lankan Curries, Part 2
Monday, February 18th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, $5 per person

 

If you missed our first curry class you are in luck, we’re going for round two!  This time we’re whipping up three different curry dishes featuring pork, pineapple, and bell peppers along with a classic sambol to accompany.

 

RSVP to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Tue
19
Celiac Spruce Association Supper Club
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Check in with front desk
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Celiac Spruce Association Supper Club
Tuesday, February 19th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Check in with front desk , $10

 

Please join us for a lovely evening of dinner and socializing with the Celiac Spruce Association. We will be serving a three course meal geared towards those who are looking to avoid gluten in the reserved dining area for just $10 per person.

*Please note that the dishes being served are not prepared in a gluten free facility

RSVP to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Thu
21
Twitter Chat: Food and Film
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Food and Film
Thursday, February 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Join us for a virtual dinner as we talk about the movies. We'll chat about our favorite food moments in film and share recipes inspired by films. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to join the conversation.

Sat
23
Yoga Gras
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Namaste of Metairie 5050 W Esplanade Ave Metairie, LA 70006
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Yoga Gras
Saturday, February 23rd
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Namaste of Metairie 5050 W Esplanade Ave Metairie, LA 70006, Free

 

One of our community partners, Namaste of Metairie, is hosting their very own Yoga Gras!  This is the perfect opportunity to check out those classes you’ve been contemplating.  Not to mention, you can sample some fresh and healthy food prepared by Caitlin, Whole Foods Market Veteran’s talented Healthy Eating Specialist.

At Namaste of Metairie

5050 W Esplanade Ave  Metairie, LA 70006

Mon
25
Shake Out the Sodium
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Shake Out the Sodium
Monday, February 25th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

 

Lowering sodium in your diet is a great way to support a healthy heart.  Join us as we learn simple tips and recipe tricks to help you shake out the sodium and get your meals back on track!

RSVP to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Tue
26
Meal Planning Made Easy
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Meal Planning Made Easy
Tuesday, February 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

 

Struggling with what to make tonight?  Come join us for an informative class on how to stretch ingredients and your budget so that you will have a week of healthy, easy meals at your disposal!

RSVP to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Events At Nearby Stores

The Green Project Paint Recycling
Saturday, November 1st
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

Tasty Tutorial
Thursday, November 6th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Broad Street Store - Specialty Dept. , free

Tasty Tutorials are taking over Broad Street. Join us every Thursday at 7PM as our Specialty Department shares tastings and pairings of favorite cheeses, chocolates, and sips!

 

Tasty Tutorials are taking over Broad Street.

Tasty Tutorial
Thursday, November 13th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Broad Street Store - Specialty Dept. , free

Tasty Tutorials are taking over Broad Street. Join us every Thursday at 7PM as our Specialty Department shares tastings and pairings of favorite cheeses, chocolates, and sips!

 

Tasty Tutorials are taking over Broad Street.