April 2013

Mon
01
Muchos Mangos
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Muchos Mangos
Monday, April 1st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

 

Join us as we celebrate one of our favorite fruits, the mango!  Sweet, savory and spicy; the mango is versatile in all sorts of recipes.

RSVP Recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Tue
02
Transportation
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Earth
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Transportation
Tuesday, April 2nd
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Earth, Free

Bus, train, bike or feet? Which is your favorite non-car transit?

We are earthlings. Join us.

 

 

Select your local store

Tue
02
Store Tour with Danielle, RD – Healthy Eating on the Run
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Meet in the Café
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Store Tour with Danielle, RD – Healthy Eating on the Run
Tuesday, April 2nd
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 come equipped with questions to utilize this great resource!

Wed
03
Kids Club - Tea Time
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM @ Outside if weather permits – Café if not
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Kids Club - Tea Time
Wednesday, April 3rd
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Outside if weather permits – Café if not , Free

 

Stop by for our monthly meeting of Kids Club! It’s a great time for children ages 2-10 and is held the first Wednesday of every month. This month we are all about hands-on recipes; making cookies and tea sandwiches.    

RSVP is recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Thu
04
Vitamix
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Produce
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Vitamix
Thursday, April 4th
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Produce , Free

 

Vita Steve will be here to demonstrate the best-performing and most reliable blending equipment in the world!   Join the millions of professional chefs and at-home cooks who use their Vitamix blenders every day to make meals easier, faster, and more delicious.

Sat
06
WWOZ Brass Pass Distribution
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Market Hall
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WWOZ Brass Pass Distribution
Saturday, April 6th
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Market Hall

 

Jazz Fest is just around the corner and we want to make it easy for you to pick up your Brass Pass.  Just stop by the WWOZ booth while you do your weekly shopping and they can get you squared away.  Music and memories are merely weeks away!

Sat
06
Paleo Diet 101
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Paleo Diet 101
Saturday, April 6th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

 

Come learn the basics of this popular diet as we demonstrate and sample Broccoli Salad with walnuts and currants, Pineapple Shrimp in endive leaves and for dessert a fresh take on Apple Pie.

RSVP Recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Mon
08
Food
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Earth
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Food
Monday, April 8th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Earth, Free

What's your favorite way to enjoy locally sourced ingredients?

We are earthlings. Join us.

 

 

Select your local store

Mon
08
Canning 101
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Canning 101
Monday, April 8th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, $10

 

It’s harvest time and our store is filled with beautiful, fresh, seasonal produce.  In this introduction class you will learn the basics of canning safety and home canning.  We will also create our own recipes that you can take home!

RSVP Recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Thu
11
Vitamix Part Deaux
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Produce
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Vitamix Part Deaux
Thursday, April 11th
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Produce , Free

 

Vita Steve will be here for a second round to demonstrate the best-performing and most reliable blending equipment in the world!   Join the millions of professional chefs and at-home cooks who use their Vitamix blenders every day to make meals easier, faster, and more delicious.

Thu
11
Lunch and Learn – Private Class
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM @ Private Room
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Lunch and Learn – Private Class
Thursday, April 11th
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Private Room , $10

 

Lunch and learns are a great opportunity for you and your friends to come in for a meal, learn the basics of healthy cooking and discover how to remove processed food from your diet. This month’s menu: Strawberry and Basil Spritzers, Lemony Cabbage and Avocado Slaw, Tea Sandwiches and an assortment of cookies.  

RSVP Required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Sat
13
Lemonade Day Registration
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Market Hall
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Lemonade Day Registration
Saturday, April 13th
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Market Hall

 

Stop by Whole Foods Market to register your young one for National Lemonade Day.  It’s all about changing the trajectory of our country, one lemonade stand at a time by teaching kids to start, own and operate their very own business! 

Sun
14
Spring Petting Zoo
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Outside
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Spring Petting Zoo
Sunday, April 14th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Outside, Free

 

In celebration of Spring and Earth Month we have invited Zoo 2 U to join us with their loveable family of small animals.  All children and adults are welcome to join us!

Mon
15
Home
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Earth
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Home
Monday, April 15th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Earth, Free

Vintage charm. What is salvaged, repurposed or reclaimed in your home?

We are earthlings. Join us.

 

 

Select your local store

Mon
15
How to Make Homemade Vegan Cheezes
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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How to Make Homemade Vegan Cheezes
Monday, April 15th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, $5

 

Come join us for a guiltless introduction to the world of vegan “cheezes”. This month we will be learning how to make Herbed Cream Cheese, Bourson, Cheddar and Sharp Bleu Cheese…. all dairy free!

RSVP Recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Fri
19
Sinless Sweets – Private Class
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Private Room
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Sinless Sweets – Private Class
Friday, April 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Private Room , $10

 

Not all sweets are naughty.  Join us for this hands-on class on how to make some truly decedent sinless desserts! This month’s menu: Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie, Surprise Gyoza, and 1 Minute Chocolate Mocha Cake topped with Banana Nice Cream.

RSVP Required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Sat
20
Earthlings Unite!
12:00 AM @ The Store
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Earthlings Unite!
Saturday, April 20th
12:00 AM
The Store, Free

 

Calling All Earthlings!

We're having an out-of-this-world bash on Saturday, April 20th.

Check with your local store for specific times.

Select your local store to get details.

Sat
20
Green Your Mind… and the rest will follow!
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Green Your Mind… and the rest will follow!
Saturday, April 20th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store Wide

 

This Saturday we are celebrating our favorite Earth friendly products throughout the store.  In addition to free samples we will also have a raffle for your chance to win a gift basket filled with our favorite “green” cleaning products.

Green Project will also be joining us for recycled craft time with the kids!  And as usual they will collect your old latex paint in good condition, as well as limited quantities of stain and polyurethane.  

 

Sat
20
What to do with Tofu?
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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What to do with Tofu?
Saturday, April 20th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sushi Bar, $5

 

This is not your mom’s bland, wet tofu. Come join Caitlin for an adventure as we learn how to use tofu to its greatest power.  Tofu adds creaminess to smoothies, it crumbles for a great egg substitute and mix it with cashews for a killer mayo.

RSVP Recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Mon
22
Energy
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Earth
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Energy
Monday, April 22nd
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Earth, Free

What do you do for energy? Wind? Solar? Coffee? Chocolate?

We are earthlings. Join us.

 

 

Select your local store

Mon
22
Wind in My Feathers
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Wind in My Feathers
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Wind in My Feathers
Monday, April 22nd
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Wind in My Feathers, Free

 

In celebration of Earth Day we have invited Wind in My Feathers to stop by with their collection of birds.  We hope that you join us to learn more about these beautiful creatures.  Photos welcome!

Mon
22
Kale, Yeah!
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Kale, Yeah!
Monday, April 22nd
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Sushi Bar, $5

 

Come learn about what all the fuss it about! We will be sampling homemade kale chips and super green smoothies.  Plus I will show you the best ways to use kale in a salad and then sauté it with cranberries, toasted pine nuts and a secret sauce.

RSVP Recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Tue
23
Nurse Lena’s Blood Pressure Screenings
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Front End
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Nurse Lena’s Blood Pressure Screenings
Tuesday, April 23rd
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Front End, Free

Experienced Nurse Lena will be here with her monthly blood pressure screenings open to all. 

Tue
23
28 Day Challenge Reunion
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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28 Day Challenge Reunion
Tuesday, April 23rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

 

Did you participate in one of our 28 Day Healthy Eating Challenges?  It’s time to touch base, learn some new recipes and get back in the groove of eating right.

RSVP Required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Thu
25
Lunch and Learn – Private Group
12:00 PM @ Out of the Store
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Lunch and Learn – Private Group
Thursday, April 25th
12:00 PM
Out of the Store

Lunch and learns are a great opportunity for you and your friends or coworkers to enjoy a meal, learn the basics of the Health Starts Here program and discover how to remove processed food from your diet.

Contact Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com for details.  

Thu
25
Wine Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Wine Class
Thursday, April 25th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Specialty Department , $10 (or more!) Suggested donation to Whole Planet Foundation

 

Join us the last Thursday of every month as Wine Specialist Kris takes us on a journey through the manifold flavors, textures, and complexities found in wine. 

Reservation only.  Class limited to 25 persons.  Please visit the cheese counter to sign up or for more information.

Fri
26
Sauces, Stocks and Sweeteners
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Sauces, Stocks and Sweeteners
Friday, April 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

Join Caitlin as she reveals the key to the healthiest dressings for your salads.   Plus, learn how to make your own rich flavorful stocks and discover recipes for all natural sweeteners that please your taste buds and body,

Classes fill up quickly! RSVP recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Sat
27
The Green Project's Paint Recycling Drop-off
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Outside
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The Green Project's Paint Recycling Drop-off
Saturday, April 27th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Outside, 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

Sun
28
Brunch!
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Check in with front desk
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Brunch!
Sunday, April 28th
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Check in with front desk , $20

 

Brunch is a great time to gather with friends and soak in the beautiful weather. Join us for a catered brunch this Sunday that is sure to please.  On the Menu: Vegan and Non-Vegan Quiches, Breakfast Tacos, Seasonal Fruit with Vanilla Dip, an assortment of fresh Bagels, Banana Walnut Muffins, Hash Brown Casserole with coffee, tea and juices.

RSVP required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Mon
29
Spring into Seasonal Foods
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Spring into Seasonal Foods
Monday, April 29th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

 

What’s in season these days?  Artichokes, turnips and local berries!   It’s harvest time and we’re celebrating the beautiful bounty found in our store.  Join us as we prepare recipes featuring some of our favorite spring crops.

RSVP recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Events At Nearby Stores

Stories and Signs
Monday, December 29th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Breezeway , Free
Join the Nurture Nannies as they host story time. This month the nannies will be incorporating sign language for children. Its a great way to have educational fun and your weekly grocery shopping all in one stop!  

 

Ms. Beasley's Bulk Basics
Monday, December 29th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Bulk Section , free
Our Healthy Eating Educator, Ms. Beasley will cover the basics and benefits of buying in bulk and sample an inspired recipe using ingredients from our bulk section.
Our Healthy Eating Educator, Ms. Beasley will cover the basics and benefits of buying in bulk and sample an inspired recipe using ingredients from our bulk section.
A Toast to the New Year
Wednesday, December 31st
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Store Wide, Free
Join us in celebrating the New Year with fun samples that all fit into a glass. See all our fantastic entertaining ideas and find some great recipes that are sure to please a crowd. 
Join us in celebrating the New Year with fun samples that all fit into a glass. See all our fantastic entertaining ideas and find some great recipes that are sure to please a crowd.