September 2013

Wed
04
Kids Club
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Check with Guest Services
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Kids Club
Wednesday, September 4th
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Check with Guest Services , $5

In honor of the Whole Kids Foundation we will be decorating salad bowls and learning how important it is to “Eat the Rainbow”.  Salad bowls are yours to keep! 

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

Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Cooking From the Garden
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Cooking From the Garden
Thursday, September 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Let's get excited about the bounty of fall flavors and discuss all the great ways to enjoy the season's freshest produce! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
07
Kid's Day of Service @ Grow Dat Youth Farm
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Meet at Grow Dat Youth Farm (@ City Park)
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Kid's Day of Service @ Grow Dat Youth Farm
Saturday, September 7th
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Meet at Grow Dat Youth Farm (@ City Park), FREE

Calling all kids and families... Role Models Wanted

We invite you to join Whole Foods Market for a fun-filled volunteer project at Grow Dat Youth Farm.  

We're excited to roll up our sleeves and help prepare the farm for their next growing season. This will be a family-friendly, 2-hour project with tasks for everyone ages 2 and up!

Registration required, we want to be sure we have lunch for everyone.  For more information and to register please visit: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

 

 

Fri
13
Egg Carton Gardening
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Outside
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Egg Carton Gardening
Friday, September 13th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Outside , $5 donation to Whole Kids Foundation suggested

Role up your sleeves and dig in!   We will be planting seedlings in recycled biodegradable egg cartons as we learn about the Whole Kids Foundation. Kids young and old are welcome to join us as we play in the dirt. 

Sat
14
Whole Kids Carnival
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Outside
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Whole Kids Carnival
Saturday, September 14th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Outside, Donations benefit the Whole Kids Foundation

Food, fun, games, prizes, we’ve got it all!   Have a blast with us as we help raise awareness and donations for the Whole Kids Foundation! 

Mon
16
Green Your Beauty Routine
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Green Your Beauty Routine
Monday, September 16th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sushi Bar, $5.00

We’re always on the lookout for insightful beauty tips to help us maintain healthy, clear skin.  Hosted by the founder of Sénica, this informative class will explore the possibilities of integrating herbs into our beauty routine, as well as chemical-free makeup removal and anti-acne tips for all ages.

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

Tue
17
Yoga on the Patio
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM @ Outside
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Yoga on the Patio
Tuesday, September 17th
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Outside , 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. 

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

Wed
18
Kids Club
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Location- Check with concierge desk
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Kids Club
Wednesday, September 18th
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Location- Check with concierge desk , Free

Join Caitlin this week as make our own bean dips to pair with veggies and create a recycled “Scrapkins” project.

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

Thu
19
Vitamix!
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ In the Store
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Vitamix!
Thursday, September 19th
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
In the Store, 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.

Thu
19
Twitter Chat: We Love Our Pets
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: We Love Our Pets
Thursday, September 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

We love our pets just as much as you do! So let's take an hour to share tips, best pet practices and show general appreciation for our fine furry friends! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Sat
21
Pablove Across America
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Outside
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Pablove Across America
Saturday, September 21st
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Outside, Free

Come meet 3-time Pablove Across America rider, Wes McWhorter and learn more about the incredibly important work being done by the Pablove Foundation in the fight against childhood cancer! 

Sat
21
Whole Journeys Tasting
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Whole Journeys Tasting
Saturday, September 21st
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store Wide, Free

Introducing Whole Journeys, a Whole Foods travel experience for those active souls who are passionate about local food, culture and traditions around the world.  From Provence to Tuscany, we want you to sample some Whole Journeys inspired recipes.

Mon
23
Cooking Station Grand Opening
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Bulk Isle
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Cooking Station Grand Opening
Monday, September 23rd
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bulk Isle , Free

Come check out our newest addition in between bulk and produce! The cooking station will be a venue for food demonstrations and cooking instruction so that you can create your own home cooked meals for nutrition success! 

Tue
24
Fresh Pasta
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Cooking Station
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Fresh Pasta
Tuesday, September 24th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Cooking Station, Free

Come learn how to make fresh pasta today! Our Healthy Eating Specialist Caitlin will be rolling healthy pastas from scratch and cooking simple sauces with our beautiful seasonal produce. 

Tue
24
Blood Pressure Screening with Danielle Fournet, RD
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Front End
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Blood Pressure Screening with Danielle Fournet, RD
Tuesday, September 24th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Front End, Free

Better keep that pressure in check!  And while you’re here join Danielle as she hosts her monthly store tour from 5:30 – 6:30.

Tue
24
Healthy Snacking on the Go: Store Tour with Danielle Fournet, RD
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Meet in the Café
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Healthy Snacking on the Go: Store Tour with Danielle Fournet, RD
Tuesday, September 24th
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 and utilize this great resource!

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

Wed
25
Meet the Maker - Alaffia
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Meet the Maker - Alaffia
Wednesday, September 25th
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Body Department, Free

Alaffia was founded in 2003 by Olowo-n’djo Tchala as a means to alleviate poverty and advance gender equality in his native country of Togo, West Africa.  Stop by and meet this amazing man and learn more about his fair trade products and how they are empowering communities. 

Bring a donation of school supplies and in exchange you will be entered into a raffle to win a free gift basket!

Thu
26
Vitamix part deaux!
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Produce
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Vitamix part deaux!
Thursday, September 26th
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.

Fri
27
Pumpkin Palooza
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Store Wide
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Pumpkin Palooza
Friday, September 27th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Store Wide , Free

We’re kicking of Oktoberfest with three days of celebrating the gourd-like squash we all know and love.  Samples, cook-offs, raffles, music and more!  You’re gourda love it!     

Fri
27
Dinner in a Flash
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Cooking Station
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Dinner in a Flash
Friday, September 27th
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cooking Station, $5

Come learn how you can prepare a family dinner for only $2 per person per day for the whole 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!

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

Sat
28
The Green Project's Paint Recycling Drop-off
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Out Front
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The Green Project's Paint Recycling Drop-off
Saturday, September 28th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Out Front , 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.  

Sat
28
Bayou land Native Plant Class
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Outside
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Bayou land Native Plant Class
Saturday, September 28th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Outside, Free

The Louisiana landscape cultivates a wide variety of native coastal plants.   Stop by as the experts from Bayou Land teach us more about the plants and how we can identify them.

Sun
29
Healthy Cooking 101
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Cooking Station
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Healthy Cooking 101
Sunday, September 29th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Cooking Station, FREE

Want to learn the basics of our Health Starts Here program and how to build a healthier plate? Come join our Healthy Eating Specialist Caitlin for this introductory class.

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

 

 

Mon
30
Squashes
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Cooking Station
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Squashes
Monday, September 30th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cooking Station, Free

Winter squash season has begun and they are looking beautiful! Come by and learn how to incorporate creaminess and texture into your meals simply by adding these delicious veggies.

Events At Nearby Stores

DIY Healthy Home Cooking: Fall Root Vegetables
Wednesday, October 1st
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Arabella Station, Free

The seasons are changing and so too is our produce! Join us as we explore the world of fall root vegetables through recipes and techniques. 

The seasons are changing and so too is our produce! Join us as we explore the world of fall root vegetables through recipes and techniques. 

Sea To Table Tasting Event
Thursday, October 2nd
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Magazine Street Patio, $25 Donation benefiting Louisiana Sea Grant, LSU AgCenter and Audubon Nature Institute Gulf United for Lasting Fisheries (G.U.L.F.

Thursdays in October, the Whole Foods Market Arabella Station, Baton Rouge, Broad Street and Veterans stores will host sea-to-table tastings with local chefs, ). Attendees will tour their Whole Foods Market store's seafood department, sample fresh Gulf seafood, taste wine pairings and learn delicious ways to enjoy Gulf seafood at home. Registration is now available at seatotable.eventbrite.com.  Cost is $25 per person with all ticket sales benefiting Audubon Nature Institute G.U.L.F. and Louisiana Sea Grant.

Louisiana Sea Grant, LSU AgCenter and Audubon Nature Institute Gulf United for Lasting Fisheries (G.U.L.F.

Thursday, October 2 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Arabella Station • 5600 Magazine St., New Orleans, (504) 899-9119

Chef Alex Harrell, Sylvain

Baked Louisiana oysters with mustard greens, pickled lemons, and bacon

Pickled gulf shrimp with chilies and fennel

Chef Eman Loubier, Dante's Kitchen

Fish in Calamari and Redfish on the Half-Shell

Thursdays in October, the Whole Foods Market Arabella Station, Baton Rouge, Broad Street and Veterans stores will host sea-to-table tastings with local chefs, ).

Yoga on the Patio
Thursday, October 2nd
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