June 2013

Tue
04
New World & Old World Cheese Tasting
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Yorkville
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New World & Old World Cheese Tasting
Tuesday, June 4th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Yorkville, $15 per person

Holy cow, goat, sheep and buffalo! We'll admit it. We're obsessed with cheese. You may have already guessed it, though, judging by the size of our cheese counter. Join Specialty Team Member Andrew for a trip around the World of cheese! We'll sample a variety of New & Old World Cheeses over a group discussion setting at the community table in the cafe. Seats are limited, reserve yours today at RSVPYorkville@wholefoods.com or 416-944-0500.

 

Thu
13
Twitter Chat: Summer Produce Gone Wild
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer Produce Gone Wild
Thursday, June 13th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Squash, canteloupe, and corn - oh my! Summer's bounty is just ripe for the cooking and we'll dish about all of the ways to enjoy your favorites. We'll also celebrate our friends the bees, pollinators we all love and need to keep summer's bounty returning years after year. Follow #wfmdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
15
Father's Day Event: Sink a Putt and WIN
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Yorkville
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Father's Day Event: Sink a Putt and WIN
Saturday, June 15th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Yorkville, Free

Join us on the putting green for your chance to win a 1 1/4 inch dry aged rib eye steak from our generous Butcher counter!

  • Sink one putt, WIN a jar of 365 Everyday Value Barbecue Seasoning!
  • Sink two putts, WIN a 1 1/4 inch dry aged rib eye steak!

Limit 2 putts per customer. Please see contest rules and regulations HERE or at the Customer Service Desk

Sat
22
Health Starts Here Grilln' & Chilln' Summer Event
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Yorkville
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Health Starts Here Grilln' & Chilln' Summer Event
Saturday, June 22nd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Yorkville, Free

Looking for a big bang for your BBQ bash?   Celebrate summer throughout the store with delicious ideas and recipes that are plant strong, nutrient dense & perfect for summer happenings. 

Stop in for sweet and savoury ideas to keep your family on the right track while still enjoying your favourite dishes!  Visit each department with a Picnic Checklist provided to you and taste items perfect for Grill’in and Chill’in.  Enter to win at Customer Service for a Health Starts Here picnic basket valued at $100.  No purchase necessary.

Thu
27
Eating for Energy with Vega
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Yorkville
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Eating for Energy with Vega
Thursday, June 27th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Yorkville, Free; Registration Required

Do you need an energy boost? Join holistic nutritionist Jessica Morris, R.H.N. and the experts from Vega, the leaders in plant-based nutrition, as they guide you on a journey to optimal health and wellness. Learn the fundamentals of clean, plant-based nutrition and discover delicious healthy recipes, snacks and eating tips to help fuel your active lifestyle, improve athletic performance, weight maintenance and increase your energy! Space is limited, RSVP required at RSVPYorkville@wholefoods.com or 416-944-0500.

Thu
27
Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
Thursday, June 27th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Cool, crisp whites, reds to pair with your favorite steak - wine is made for summer food. Join us as we chat about pairing wines with both weather and favorite summer foods. Follow #wfmwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Events At Nearby Stores

DIY Body Scrub Class
Thursday, March 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Yonge and Sheppard, $10 Donation

Join Team Member, Madeline in the cafe for a lesson on how to create your own body scrub using simple ingredients found in our Whole Body Department. Customize your own scent and take home your creation. 100% of the class fee will directly support our Whole Planet Foundation Prosperity Campaign.  Space is limited. Registration is required. Please email your RSVP to mw.yng.marketing@wholefoods.com.

Join Team Member, Madeline in the cafe for a lesson on how to create your own body scrub using simple ingredients found in our Whole Body Department.

One Day Tulip Sale
Friday, March 6th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Oakville, $10

Nothing says SPRING quite like tulips.  Fill your home with Spring – 3 bunches 10 Stem Tulips for $10

Tips for Happy Tulips

 

  • Buy blooms that have the color developed but are still tightly closed.
  • Harden off the flowers by wrapping the whole bunch tightly in paper, cut the stem ends on an angle and place in clean, cold water. Let them condition this way in a cool (or cold) spot for a couple of hours before arranging.
  • Use a tall vase to support the growing stems..
  • Use fresh, cold water with no additives.
  • Place your arrangement in a cool spot, away from heat and bright light.

Nothing says SPRING quite like tulips.  Fill your home with Spring – 3 bunches 10 Stem Tulips for $10

Tips for Happy Tulips

 

Parmigiano Reggiano - Keeping it Wheel
Saturday, March 7th
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Whole Foods Market Oakville, Free Event

Parmigiano Reggiano – Keeping it Wheel!  Celebrate nine centuries of “Keeping it Wheel” with our annual Parm Crack!  Gather ‘round in our Specialty Dept. as we crack open an 85lbs wheel of parm using traditional methods for our cheese loving fans.  Taste the freshly cracked cheese and savour the salty and nutty crystal like texture.  We salute artisans, farmers and lovers of cheese by sourcing our parm from only a handful of producers.

Parmigiano Reggiano – Keeping it Wheel!  Celebrate nine centuries of “Keeping it Wheel” with our annual Parm Crack!  Gather ‘round in our Specialty Dept.