January 2014

Sat
04
A Fresh Start
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store-wide
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A Fresh Start
Saturday, January 4th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE

Whole Foods Market Veterans resolves to be your resource for fresh healthy food in 2014!  Stop in this Saturday to sample some of our favorite health conscious recipes.

 

Tue
07
Healthy Eating Store tour
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Meet at Entrance
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Healthy Eating Store tour
Tuesday, January 7th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Meet at Entrance, FREE

Join us as we make our way through the aisles and learn how to fill our carts with healthier choices.

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

Thu
09
Twitter Chat: A Healthful New Year
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Healthful New Year
Thursday, January 9th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Many of us start the new year with a variety of resolutions. Join us to learn ways to chart the path to healthy eating! Follow #WFMdish to particpate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Fri
10
Vitamix
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Vitamix
Friday, January 10th
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Produce Department, Free Demo

Our local Vita-expert 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
10
Healthy Cooking Bowl
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Healthy Cooking Bowl
Friday, January 10th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE

We’re celebrating the power of eating healthy all weekend long!  Join us for three days of sampling nutritious recipes, a team cook-off, raffles and more.

Noon - 5:00: Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Tue
14
Sun Warrior Demo
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Sun Warrior Demo
Tuesday, January 14th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Whole Body Department, Free Demo

Stop by to sample and learn more about the story behind the Sunwarrior product line.

Thu
16
Healthy Cooking 101
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Cooking Station
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Healthy Cooking 101
Thursday, January 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cooking Station, FREE

Eating healthy is easier than you think!   Join Caitlin as she digs into a basic intro of the Health Starts Here principles and dishes out some power packed recipe ideas.

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

 

Thu
16
Twitter Chat: Staying on Track with Your Health
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Staying on Track with Your Health
Thursday, January 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Keeping your resolutions going can be difficult. Join us to share and learn how and where to find the motivation to stay on track with your healthy eating goals! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Sat
18
Salad Days
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Salad Days
Saturday, January 18th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store-wide, Free Demo

So many salad options and so few days! Join us as we explore and sample different recipes and suggestions that will keep your salads interesting and delicious.

 

Tue
21
Community Yoga Class
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM @ Bodhisattva Tea Spa: 3021 N. Arnoult Rd, Metairie
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Community Yoga Class
Tuesday, January 21st
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Bodhisattva Tea Spa: 3021 N. Arnoult Rd, Metairie, 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. 

Due to the cold weather, this month’s class will be held across the street at Bodhisattva Tea Spa.   3021 N. Arnoult Rd, Metairie

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

Thu
23
Twitter Chat: Winter Eating
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Winter Eating
Thursday, January 23rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As we approach the end of the first month of the new year, join in to share and learn ways to keep things delicious and interesting for your long term healthy eating goals! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Thu
23
Cheese and Beer Sampling Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cooking Station
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Cheese and Beer Sampling Class
Thursday, January 23rd
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cooking Station, FREE

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 register for this event here: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/ or you can visit the Cheese Counter at the store to register or for more information.

Sat
25
The Green Project's Paint Recycling
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Garden Center
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The Green Project's Paint Recycling
Saturday, January 25th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Garden Center, 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
25
Beans and Greens
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Beans and Greens
Saturday, January 25th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store-wide, Free Demo

Two of the most nutritious choices you can add to your plate! Join us as we sample some of our favorite recipes that highlight these healthy powerhouses.

Tue
28
Blood Pressure Screenings
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Front Entrance
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Blood Pressure Screenings
Tuesday, January 28th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Front Entrance, FREE

This year resolve to keep an eye on your blood pressure.  Stop by each month for a complimentary blood pressure screening provided by East Jefferson Hospital’s dietician Danielle Fournet.

 

*Note: The Jan screening has been canceled by EJGH but screenings will resume again in February.

 

Tue
28
Store Tour w/ EJGH Dietitian Danielle Fournet
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Meet in the cafe
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Store Tour w/ EJGH Dietitian Danielle Fournet
Tuesday, January 28th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Meet in the cafe, FREE

Learn to navigate through our aisles, make healthier food choices and understand nutrition labels. 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/

 

**Note:  The Jan tour has been canceled by EJGH but the tours will resume again in February.  We hope you will join us!

 

Wed
29
Wellness Workshop: Cleanse & Detox 101
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Cooking Station
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Wellness Workshop: Cleanse & Detox 101
Wednesday, January 29th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cooking Station, FREE

Processed foods and new environmental stresses result in a need to support our body's natural ability to cleanse. Join us as we learn about the history of cleansing, dietary and non-dietary techniques, and why it is important. 

 

We’ll have samples for everyone and one lucky guest will receive a complimentary cleansing kit to get you started!

Thu
30
Twitter Chat: Score With Big Taste
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ online
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Twitter Chat: Score With Big Taste
Thursday, January 30th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
online, free

The Big Game is coming up so it's time to start thinking about great game-day grub! Join us to share menu ideas and recipes that are sure to keep everyone happy and full. Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Thu
30
Wine Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Wine Class
Thursday, January 30th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Specialty Department, $10 (or more!) Suggested donation to Whole Planet Foundation

Join us 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.

Or sign up here: http://wfmveterans.eventbrite.com/

Events At Nearby Stores

Story Time with Nurture Nannies
Monday, November 24th
10:00 AM - 10:45 PM
Breezeway , Free
Join Nurture Nannies as they host story time each week. Its a great way to have fun and get your shopping done all in one place!
Join Nurture Nannies as they host story time each week.
Ms. Beasley's Bulk Basics
Monday, November 24th
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.
Last Call for Holiday Catering Orders
Tuesday, November 25th
12:00 PM
Holiday Table ,
Forgot the pies? Have a surprise special dieter at your table? No need to fret, place your order at our Holiday Table where we make entertaining easy!
Forgot the pies? Have a surprise special dieter at your table?