March 2014

Sat
01
Mardi Gras Face Painting
11:30 AM - 6:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Galleria
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Mardi Gras Face Painting
Saturday, March 1st
11:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Galleria, Free, Reservations not required

Kick off your Mardi Gras celebration this year at Whole Foods Market Galleria with some food, fun, crafts and a little face painting! Each department in our store is ready for Carnival Season and you can even bring the kids! Vote for the best display in our store, pick up some seasonal must-haves, and from 11:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. get your face painted. 

Sun
02
Mardi Gras Face Painting
11:30 AM - 6:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Galleria
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Mardi Gras Face Painting
Sunday, March 2nd
11:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Galleria, Free, Reservations not required

Kick off your Mardi Gras celebration this year at Whole Foods Market Galleria with some food, fun, crafts and a little face painting! Each department in our store is ready for Carnival Season and you can even bring the kids! Vote for the best display in our store, pick up some seasonal must-haves, and from 11:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. get your face painted. 

Thu
06
Jazz St. Louis’ JazzU Youth Musician Performances
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Galleria, Cafe
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Jazz St. Louis’ JazzU Youth Musician Performances
Thursday, March 6th
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Galleria, Cafe, Free, Reservations not required

Whole Foods Market is excited to partner with Jazz St. Louis to help JazzU students “promote, present and preserve jazz in the greater St. Louis area through performance, education and outreach activities that build youth and adult audiences for jazz.” The JazzU program is a competitive program under Jazz St. Louis that selects emerging musicians from a pool of applicants. These young musicians will perform in our store on select Thursday evenings in February to share their talent and love of jazz with all of us. 

Thu
06
Twitter Chat: Colors of Spring
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Colors of Spring
Thursday, March 6th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Spring is fast approaching... Are you seeing the signs yet? Join us to share recipes and inspiration about the upcoming season! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
07
Pints for the Planet: Fundraiser for the Whole Planet Foundation
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Galleria
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Pints for the Planet: Fundraiser for the Whole Planet Foundation
Friday, March 7th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Galleria, Full glass pints are $6.00 (21+) Individual glasses are $3.00

Come to Whole Foods Market Galleria from 5-7pm and have a Schlafly beer at Happy Hour! Full glass pints will be $6.00, and individual glasses will be $3.00. Whole Foods Market’s Whole Planet Foundation helps global communities through micro lending programs to help alleviate poverty.  All proceeds from this event will benefit the Whole Planet Foundation. 

Sat
08
Meet our One Dime at a Time recipient: Ready Readers
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Galleria
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Meet our One Dime at a Time recipient: Ready Readers
Saturday, March 8th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Galleria, Free, Reservations not required

Whole Foods Market gives 10 cents per bag to customers who re-use shopping bags for their purchased groceries. Customers have the option to take that off their bill, or donate it to a local nonprofit organization. Between January 1, 2014 and March 31, 2014 donations made at Whole Foods Market - Galleria in Brentwood benefit Ready Readers. Ready Readers is a St. Louis non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring preschool-age children from low-income communities to become successful readers.  550 volunteers read weekly to 8,000 preschool children attending 162 early childhood centers in St. Louis.  Each child also receives 7 new, quality books a year – a total of 60,000 books a year. 

Sat
08
Parmigiano Reggiano Cracking Event
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Galleria, Specialty Department
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Parmigiano Reggiano Cracking Event
Saturday, March 8th
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Galleria, Specialty Department, Free, Reservations not required

Last year, Whole Foods Market broke the Guiness World Record for the most number of Parmigiano Reggiano wheels cracked simultaneously! We are once again celebrating this amazing cheese with an annual cracking event. Join us for the crack, stick around for the samples.

Wed
12
Around the World in One Day with Dewey International Studies Students
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Galleria
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Around the World in One Day with Dewey International Studies Students
Wednesday, March 12th
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Galleria, Free, Reservations not required

To draw attention to the Whole Planet Foundation, we are partnering with Dewey International Studies School to demonstrate ingredients we source from various countries and regions around the world. Students will present facts about the country where select ingredients are sourced, explain the people and culture, as well as how the Whole Planet Foundation impacts that community.

The students from Dewey International Studies School believe in developing a deeper understanding of diverse cultures and building interactions with the world, which makes them a great partner for this endeavor. 

Thu
13
Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part I
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part I
Thursday, March 13th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Deliciously diverse, the wines of Italy are perfect for every occasion. Pick up one of the four bottles we'll be tasting and tweeting about tonight (Find the wines here: http://wholefoodsmarket.com/wine) and contribute to the fun! Follow #WFMwine to join in on the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Thu
20
Community Support Day for The Nature Conservancy
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Galleria
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Community Support Day for The Nature Conservancy
Thursday, March 20th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Galleria, Free, Reservations not required

The Nature Conservancy and Whole Food Market® are coming together to celebrate World Water Day! The Nature Conservancy will host activities on this Community Support Day, including: “How Nature Filters Water,” “Every Drop Counts” - an interactive community art project, and much more! Plus, 5% of the day’s sales will be donated to The Nature Conservancy to help keep our waters fresh and healthy here in Missouri! 

Thu
20
Twitter Chat: A Future Without Poverty
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Future Without Poverty
Thursday, March 20th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Giving can be hyper local or support for someone you've never met half way around the world. What matters is how we can all work together to create opportunity for ourselves and others to grow. Join us as we talk about ways we can all help to eradicate poverty. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
22
Mocha Mash-Up: A Local Coffee and Chocolate Event
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Galleria
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Mocha Mash-Up: A Local Coffee and Chocolate Event
Saturday, March 22nd
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Galleria, Free, Reservations not required

Meet local coffee roasters, like Kaldi’s, Kuva, and Intelligentsia; as well as local chocolatiers like Kakao, in the Whole Foods Market Specialty department. For your enjoyment, we will have several stations throughout the department, each featuring a coffee and chocolate pairing. Stop in for a quick pick-me-up and perhaps learn something new from master roasters, baristas, and artisan chocolatiers! 

Sat
22
Face Painting for the Whole Planet Foundation
11:30 AM - 6:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Galleria, Cafe
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Face Painting for the Whole Planet Foundation
Saturday, March 22nd
11:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Galleria, Cafe, $5 suggested donation (proceeds benefit the Whole Planet Foundation)

To draw attention to the Whole Planet Foundation we invite you to get your face painted at our store from 11:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. with all donations to benefit the Foundation.

Sun
23
Face Painting for the Whole Planet Foundation
11:30 AM - 6:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Galleria, Cafe
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Face Painting for the Whole Planet Foundation
Sunday, March 23rd
11:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Galleria, Cafe, $5 suggested donation (proceeds benefit the Whole Planet Foundation)

To draw attention to the Whole Planet Foundation we invite you to get your face painted at our store from 11:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. with all donations to benefit the Foundation.

Thu
27
Twitter Chat: Seafood For Spring
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Seafood For Spring
Thursday, March 27th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As the weather begins to get warmer we often change our eating habits to the lighter side. Adding more seafood to your diet is a great way to do this! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sun
30
Benefit Concert for the Whole Planet Foundation: at Schlafly Bottleworks
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Schlafly Bottleworks, 7260 Southwest Ave, Maplewood, MO 63143
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Benefit Concert for the Whole Planet Foundation: at Schlafly Bottleworks
Sunday, March 30th
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Schlafly Bottleworks, 7260 Southwest Ave, Maplewood, MO 63143, $5 suggested donation (proceeds benefit the Whole Planet Foundation)

Join us at Schlafly Bottleworks, 7260 Southwest Ave, Maplewood, for a Whole Planet Foundation benefit concert. Enjoy live music, provided by the bands of Whole Foods Market Galleria, while sipping on a cold pint of Schlafly beer – it’s going to be a rocking good time! Don’t miss our Silent Auction and Benefit Brunch; all proceeds from the auction and 10% of Schlafly’s brunch sales will be donated to the Whole Planet Foundation!

Whole Foods Market’s Whole Planet Foundation helps global communities through micro lending programs to help alleviate poverty. 

Events At Nearby Stores

Meet our One Dime at a Time Recipient: Marshall Movement Foundation
Saturday, September 20th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Town and Country, Free

Saturday, September 20

Meet our One Dime at a Time Recipient:  Marshall Movement Foundation

Noon – 3pm, Free, Reservations not required

The Marshall Movement Foundation has partnered with Girls in the Know to develop The Marshall Mentor Program, a character education mentoring program that helps youth understand the importance of empathy, strength, courage, perseverance, kindness and forgiveness and challenges them to put these traits into action. The program utilizes high school aged female mentors to deliver Marshall the Miracle Dog's cornerstone messages. By supporting their younger peers the mentors are developing as future leaders in their communities. For additional information, go to www.marshallthemiracledog.com. Look for photos on the floor of team members who have volunteered to participate in “Mullets for Marshall,” a creative and fun fundraiser for the Marshall Movement Foundation! Make an additional donation at the register and receive a ticket to vote for your favorite team member mullet!

Saturday, September 20

2nd Annual Bacon n’ Brewfest
Saturday, September 27th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Town and Country, $10 Pre-sale or $12 at the Door.

Saturday, September 27

2nd Annual Bacon n’ Brewfest

1 – 3:00pm, $10 in advance or $12 at the door, Advance registration is required and is available by calling our store at 636-527-1160
With St. Louis Breweries and Lotsa’ Bacon!
Friends! Nobles! Countrymen! This is the time to enjoy and celebrate our love of bacon and beer, alike. Come! Indulge, and share in a delicious Saturday selection of bacons paired with specialty local beers from:

•             Schlafly

•             Cathedral Square

•             O’Fallon

•             Crown Valley

•             4-Hands Brewing

•             Six Row Brewing

•             Urban Chestnut Brewing

While in attendance, you are invited to vote for your favorite local brewery. Each brewery will be partnered with a local charity. We are donating the proceeds from the event to the partner charities of the two breweries with the highest votes. Give your local brewery bragging rights, and help those in need.

Saturday, September 27