August 2013

Thu
01
Twitter Chat: Late Summer Grilling
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Late Summer Grilling
Thursday, August 1st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The calendar may indicate that summer's coming to a close, but the weather sure isn't! Join us for a fun online discussion where we share our best tips and tricks for the grill, as well as favorite foods to cook over live fire! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
03
Hatch is Back!
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Hatch is Back!
Saturday, August 3rd
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

It’s that time of year again where we welcome the flavors of Hatch Chile Peppers! Delivered straight from New Mexico with a short season, these won’t last long. Join us to sample some unique Hatch recipes chosen by our team members.

Mon
05
Protein Power
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Protein Power
Monday, August 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

Come and join Caitlin for this introduction on how to get plenty of healthy protein in your diet.  We will be discussing varying sources of plant based proteins and learning how to cook quinoa, beans and tempeh.

Register Here: http://www.eventbrite.com/org/4428047869

Tue
06
“Blood pressure management tips and ideas” Store Tour with Danielle Fournet, RD
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Meet in the Cafe
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“Blood pressure management tips and ideas” Store Tour with Danielle Fournet, RD
Tuesday, August 6th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Meet in the Cafe , 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 and utilize this great resource! 

Register Here: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/ 

 

Wed
07
5% Day Benefitting the Tennessee Williams Festival
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM @ Store Wide
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5% Day Benefitting the Tennessee Williams Festival
Wednesday, August 7th
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Store Wide, Free

Once a quarter we choose a local nonprofit and donate 5% of the day’s net sales to them.  This year’s recipient serves the community through educational, theatrical, literary, and musical programs.  Please save the bulk of your shopping for Wednesday and help make a difference for this great community partner.   http://www.tennesseewilliams.net/

Wed
07
Kids Club
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Outdoor Cafe
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Kids Club
Wednesday, August 7th
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Outdoor Cafe, Free

Join Caitlin this week as we get crafty and make our own puppets in honor of Tennessee Williams and our 5% community giving day.

To Register Visit: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

Thu
08
Twitter Chat: Summer 2013 Scrapbook
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer 2013 Scrapbook
Thursday, August 8th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As summer vacation comes to an end, let's take a moment to remember the last three months. Join us to swap our very best memories, stories and photos of summer 2013! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
09
Friday Night Vietnamese Class
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Friday Night Vietnamese Class
Friday, August 9th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Sushi Bar, $5

Preparing your own Vietnamese dishes at home is easier than you think!  Join Caitlin as we make our own pho, spring rolls and corn pudding in this hands-on class.

To Register Visit: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

Sat
10
Back in the Swing
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Back in the Swing
Saturday, August 10th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store Wide , FREE

We’ll be sampling some quick and easy recipes that will get you and your family back in the swing of school, work, and life!

Mon
12
Hatch Chilies 101
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Hatch Chilies 101
Monday, August 12th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

It’s Hatch season! Now that you can stock up on this seasonal delight come learn how to use these beautiful peppers. We will be making a stew, salsa and dessert with a kick, all featuring those Hatch Chiles.

To Register Visit: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

Thu
15
Twitter Chat: Tiny Victories (Small steps... Big change)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Tiny Victories (Small steps... Big change)
Thursday, August 15th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Getting kids to think differently about their food choices can be a challenge. Join us for an online discussion to share tips and best practices for inspiring small changes that will ultimately have a big impact on better nutrition! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
15
Cheese & Beer Sampling Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cheese & Beer Sampling Class
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Cheese & Beer Sampling Class
Thursday, August 15th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cheese & Beer Sampling Class, $10 (or more!) Suggested donation to Whole Planet Foundation

There’s a whole world of cheese in our Specialty department and this month our cheese specialists will be giving us insight into several varieties. The featured cheeses will be paired with complimentary beers.

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

Fri
16
Friday Night Burgers
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Friday Night Burgers
Friday, August 16th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

Do you struggle with dry, crumbly veggie burgers? No need to fear Caitlin knows the tricks you need for endless burger success. We will learn how to create our own from every day pantry items and make the best steak fries around!

To Register Visit: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

Sat
17
Rock You Like a Hurricane!
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Rock You Like a Hurricane!
Saturday, August 17th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store Wide, Free

It’s hurricane season and we’ve got you covered.  Come by Whole Foods Market to pick up your hurricane season checklist and sample some delicious and nutritious shelf stable foods.  Remember, we offer a 10% case discount, so be sure to stock up on the products you love!

Sun
18
Power Outage Pantry
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Power Outage Pantry
Sunday, August 18th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sushi Bar , Free

Hurricane season is in full swing, join Caitlin and learn how to pack a healthy pantry that will keep for weeks. On the menu: gazpacho, rollups and tabouleh.

To Register Visit: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

Mon
19
Lunch Box Success
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Lunch Box Success
Monday, August 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

School is back in session so come and learn some new tricks and recipes to make packing your kids lunch easier and healthier than ever. We will learn how to make pita pocket fillings and sweet treats that are sure to please.

To Register Visit: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

Wed
21
Kids Club – Yoga!
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM @ Outdoor Cafe
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Kids Club – Yoga!
Wednesday, August 21st
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Outdoor Cafe, Free

Join Joni Hodes from Yoga and You Anywhere for a wonderful story time and children’s yoga session. Space is limited, reservations are required!

To Register Visit: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

Wed
21
Kids Club – Yoga!
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM @ Outdoor Cafe
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Kids Club – Yoga!
Wednesday, August 21st
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Outdoor Cafe, Free

Join Joni Hodes from Yoga and You Anywhere for a wonderful story time and children’s yoga session. Space is limited, reservations required!

To Register Visit: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

Thu
22
Twitter Chat: Heading Back to School
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Heading Back to School
Thursday, August 22nd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Summer vacation is officially over and the kids have gone back to school. Join us for an online discussion to share ideas for simple and nutritious breakfasts, sack lunches worth keeping and delicious suppers that are managable on a tight weekday schedule! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
24
Community Yoga Class
8:15 AM - 9:00 AM @ Outdoor Café
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Community Yoga Class
Saturday, August 24th
8:15 AM - 9:00 AM
Outdoor Café, Free

Yoga and You Anywhere and Whole Foods Market have joined forces to bring you a complimentary yoga class.  Beginners and experts alike are welcome to join us to clear your mind and release some stress.

Light refreshments provided.  Space limited, please RSVP with nicole.poirier@wholefoods.com

Sat
24
Kale, Yeah! Sampling
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Kale, Yeah! Sampling
Saturday, August 24th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store Wide, Free

Loaded with vitamin K, vitamin C, beta carotene, calcium and more, this micro nutrient powerhouse has so much to offer us.  Join us as we celebrate Kale and sample some recipes that let it shine.

Sat
24
Kale, Yeah! Class
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Kale, Yeah! Class
Saturday, August 24th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

Come learn about what all the fuss it about! We will be sampling homemade kale chips and super green smoothies.  Plus we will show you the best ways to use kale in a salad and sauté.

To Register Visit: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

Sun
25
Summer Salad Class
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Summer Salad Class
Sunday, August 25th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

Are you getting tired of the same old salads? Join Caitlin as she makes a roasted corn, quinoa black bean and tri-colored potato salads.

To Register Visit: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

Mon
26
Dinner in a Flash
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Dinner in a Flash
Monday, August 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, $5

Come learn how to make dinner for your family for only $2 per person for the week! The recipes take under 15 minutes to make and we will be covering 5 dinners that are sure to keep your family full and healthy!

To Register Visit: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

Tue
27
Blood Pressure Screenings
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Front Entrance
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Blood Pressure Screenings
Tuesday, August 27th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Front Entrance , Free

Stop by for a free blood pressure screening from Danielle, the wonderful dietitian from East Jefferson Hospital. 

Thu
29
Twitter Chat: Summer's Last Hurrah
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer's Last Hurrah
Thursday, August 29th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Labor Day is just a few days away, so let's make sure summer goes out with a BANG! Join us for an online discussion to share party ideas, recipes and general merriment during the final days of outdoor celebrating! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
29
Wine Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Wine Class
Thursday, August 29th
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.

Sat
31
The Green Project's Paint Recycling Drop-off
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ In Front of the Store
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The Green Project's Paint Recycling Drop-off
Saturday, August 31st
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
In Front of the Store, 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

Sat
31
Heirloom Tomatoes
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Heirloom Tomatoes
Saturday, August 31st
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store Wide, Free

Famous for converting those who don’t care for tomatoes into tomato lovers, Heirloom Tomatoes are found in a wide variety of sizes, shapes and colors and all of them are packed with flavor.  This Saturday we’re celebrating this famous fruit in a few fabulous recipes.  Join us & sample them all!

Events At Nearby Stores

DIY Healthy Home Cooking: Lean Animal Protein
Wednesday, October 22nd
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Arabella Station, Free

Not quite ready to tackle that vegetarian diet but looking for more healthy options? Join us as we explore recipes, ingredients, and techniques that incorporate lean animal protein into a plant based diet. 

http://www.eventbrite.com/o/whole-foods-market-arabella-station-4500330329

Not quite ready to tackle that vegetarian diet but looking for more healthy options?

An Evening Out
Thursday, October 23rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cafe , $5 Suggested Donation

Join Our friends at the Schwitzer Fellowship for an evening out. We will have delecious munchies and drink pairings in exchange for a dontaion to this great organization. 

Join Our friends at the Schwitzer Fellowship for an evening out. We will have delecious munchies and drink pairings in exchange for a dontaion to this great organization. 

Yoga on the Patio
Thursday, October 23rd
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Arabella Station, Free- Weather Permitting

Join us for fitness, friends and fun every Thursday this month. This class is perfect for yogies of all levels so grab your mat and be ready to sweat!

Join us for fitne