January 2014

Wed
01
One Dime at a Time – Whole Planet Foundation
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Registers
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One Dime at a Time – Whole Planet Foundation
Wednesday, January 1st
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Registers

Our One Dime at a Time program provides an incentive to our customers to reuse their grocery bags while developing stronger communities. At the register, customers have the option to receive a 10¢ per reusable bag refund or they can choose to donate it to that month’s selected charity organization. From January through March, all donations will benefit the Whole Planet Foundation – a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is poverty alleviation through microcredit in communities worldwide. For more information, please visit www.wholeplanetfoundation.org.  

Sun
05
Health Starts Here Tea Time with Specialty
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Health Starts Here Tea Time with Specialty
Sunday, January 5th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Celebrate National Hot Tea Month with our Specialty team as they showcase some of their favorite hot teas. Teas are a very healthful beverage – full of antioxidants and satisfaction. Learn about what makes teas great and how they can enrich our lives. Samples will be provided!

Thu
09
Health Starts Here Seafood Demonstration
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Seafood Department
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Health Starts Here Seafood Demonstration
Thursday, January 9th
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Seafood Department, Free

Join the Seafood department as we introduce and taste test some delicious new dishes to our Health Starts Here offerings! All of the Health Starts Here Seafood Meals are individually packaged and cook in less than 10 minutes!

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. 

Sat
11
Health Starts Here Storewide Sampling Event
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Storewide
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Health Starts Here Storewide Sampling Event
Saturday, January 11th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Storewide, Free

Looking for ways to make healthy choices in your diet?  Stop by Whole Foods Market and taste items throughout the store that are nutrient dense and delicious.  Pick up a passport and visit each department.   Once you reach your final stop, use your passport to enter to win a Healthy Basic Pantry Makeover!  

Mon
13
Health Starts Here Green Smoothies Class
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Cafe
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Health Starts Here Green Smoothies Class
Monday, January 13th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cafe, Free

Can Green Smoothies really be all that? Come to this class to learn the basics of green smoothie making – most importantly, how to make them taste great! You’ll learn easy recipes and ways to incorporate more greens in your life to support your health, energy and well-being! Recipes and samples provided.

 

Call customer service at 952-830-3500 or stop by the customer service desk in store to RSVP. Space is limited, so pre-registration for each class is required to secure your spot. Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance of the event.

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. 

Mon
20
Health Starts Here Healthful Eating on a Budget Tour
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Meet at Customer Service Desk
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Health Starts Here Healthful Eating on a Budget Tour
Monday, January 20th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Meet at Customer Service Desk, Free

Join us for a tour around the entire store, while we share favorite products and great tips on eating healthfully while keeping within a budget. All participants will also receive a FREE healthy food gift. 

 

Call customer service at 952-830-3500 or stop by the customer service desk in store to RSVP. Space is limited, so pre-registration for each class is required to secure your spot. Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance of the event. $5 is also required at the time of your RSVP (payment is non-refundable).

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. 

Sat
25
Health Starts Here Bulk Cooking Class and Demonstration
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Bulk Department
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Health Starts Here Bulk Cooking Class and Demonstration
Saturday, January 25th
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Bulk Department, Free

Buying in bulk not only saves money, but it is also super healthy! This class will cover the basics for cooking all sorts of dried beans and grains. We will also share time saving and budget conscious tips including batch cooking, slow cooker methods and proper storage. Great recipes and samples provided.

Tue
28
Cheese Nights - Washed-Rind Cheese
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Specialty Department
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Cheese Nights - Washed-Rind Cheese
Tuesday, January 28th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Learn about Washed-Rind Cheese with our Specialty Team Leader, Joe, in the Specialty Department! Free samples included.

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. 

Events At Nearby Stores

Smokin' Good Grilling Event
Saturday, August 30th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove,

Our meat team can't let summer slip away without one last big smoking event. They'll be outside, grilling things low and slow and yeilding delicious results with pulled pork, brisket and ribs. All available for purchase while supplies last. Yum! 

Our meat team can't let summer slip away without one last big smoking event. They'll be outside, grilling things low and slow and yeilding delicious results with pulled pork, brisket and ribs.

Whole Kids Foundation Annual Campaign
Monday, September 1st
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Maple Grove,

The Whole Kids Foundation provides grants to schools for salad bars & gardens, plus resources for teachers and food service. Learn more about the Foundation during our annual campaign, and take the opportunity to donate at the register when you shop. Plus, watch for special events in-store during the campaign.

The Whole Kids Foundation provides grants to schools for salad bars & gardens, plus resources for teachers and food service.

Children's Theatre Company Ticket Giveaway
Tuesday, September 2nd
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Hennepin,