September 2013

Sun
01
Whole Kids Foundation Drive
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Whole Kids Foundation Drive
Sunday, September 1st
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Storewide

Whole Kids Foundation is a nonprofit organization founded by Whole Foods Market devoted to improving children's nutrition and wellness with the goal of ending the childhood obesity epidemic. Through donations from customers like you and from our own Team Members, Whole Kids Foundation is able to provide schools with salad bars, including local schools Lillian M Steen in Bogota and Joseph H. Brensinger Public School 17 in Jersey City as well as grants for schools gardens, including one at West New York Public School #4. Donate at a register today to continue their mission of supporting schools and inspiring families to help kids eat better. 

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
Back to School Ideas
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Storewide
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Back to School Ideas
Saturday, September 7th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Storewide, Free

Welcome back! Join us for a storewide vendor day featuring products that will help you build a better lunchbox and provide great meals for your family’s busy back to school schedule. Lots of local products like Sneaky Chef and Mom’s Organic Munchies.  All kids get one free spin on our prize wheel! 

Sun
08
Kids’ Day of Service: Fall Clean Up at Tenafly Nature Center
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly, NJ
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Kids’ Day of Service: Fall Clean Up at Tenafly Nature Center
Sunday, September 8th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly, NJ, Free

Calling all families and kids! Join us for a fun fall volunteer project at Tenafly Nature Center, a non-profit, member supported nature preserve and leader in environmental education for Tenafly, Bergen County and New Jersey. Their mission is to protect nearly 400 wooded acres, all of its inhabitants and teach the next generations to do the same. We are excited to roll up our sleeves and provide a community-building, hands-on volunteer opportunity to help with trail maintenance, garbage cleanup, and work in their backyard habitat. The project will be followed by a salad and snack lunch. Ages 2 and up! To register and for more information, please visit https://wfmtnccleanup.eventbrite.com/.

Sun
08
Edgewater Arts & Music Festival
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Old River Road at Thompson Lane
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Edgewater Arts & Music Festival
Sunday, September 8th
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Old River Road at Thompson Lane, Free

Visit our table at the 22nd Annual Edgewater Arts & Music Festival, The Edgewater Arts Council’s day-long free celebration of the arts which is open to the public. Art booths, food vendors, live music, children’s art corner, author’s area and juried art competition awards, including our sponsored Best of Crafts. For more information please visit: http://www.edgewaterartsnj.org/2013-edgewater-arts-music-festival/. 

Tue
10
Tuesday Tasting Night: Back to School Favorites
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Storewide
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Tuesday Tasting Night: Back to School Favorites
Tuesday, September 10th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Storewide, Free

Need some inspiration as you get back in to the swing of the school year? Join us for a storewide tasting where the teams will be sampling their favorite back to school inspired dishes. Free. 

Wed
18
5% Day Benefitting Tenafly Nature Center
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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5% Day Benefitting Tenafly Nature Center
Wednesday, September 18th
12:00 AM
Storewide

If you’re going to shop, shop for a great cause! 5% of the day’s net sales will benefit Tenafly Nature Center, a nonprofit, member supported nature preserve and leader in environmental education for Tenafly, Bergen County and New Jersey. Their mission is to protect nearly 400 wooded acres, all of its inhabitants and teach the next generations to do the same.

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. 

Fri
20
Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day Grassroots Tour
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store
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Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day Grassroots Tour
Friday, September 20th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store, Free

Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day household cleaners are earth-friendly and made with plant-derived ingredients and essential oils. Visit their self-sustaining hand washing station where you can sample their new scents and pick up free samples of their garden-inspired products.

Thu
26
Twitter Chat: Oktoberfest
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Oktoberfest
Thursday, September 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Who doesn't love beer and brats? ...And um-pah music?! Join us for a lively chat to celebrate the arrival of fall and all the food and drink it brings! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
27
Kids Class: Zoo-licious Animal Trail Mix
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Cafe
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Kids Class: Zoo-licious Animal Trail Mix
Friday, September 27th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cafe, $5

Ages 3-7. The kids will be making animal-inspired trail mixes with their favorite snack foods. These trail mixes are easy to bag into single servings for lunches, after school snacks, or even for traveling.$5 per child. Please sign up and pay in person at Customer Service prior to the class. Class fees will be donated to the Whole Kids Foundation

Events At Nearby Stores

Summertime in Maine
Tuesday, July 15th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bowery Culinary Center, 2nd floor, $50

Hands-On & Demonstration, $50  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Sailboats, seagulls and, of course, lobster—what could possibly represent the Maine coast any better? Celebrate summer and explore New England cuisine with Maine native Carl Raymond! Join us and let Chef Carl share a few traditional, crowd-pleasing recipes that showcase fresh seafood, seasonal produce, ripe blueberries, and the flavors of authentic Maine cooking.

On the Menu: Maine-Style Clam Chowder; Classic Lobster Rolls; Corn on the Cob; Family-Recipe Blueberry Crumble.

Instructor: Carl Raymond, Private Chef and Cooking Instructor

Hands-On & Demonstration, $50  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Creative Kitchen Kids Cooking Class
Wednesday, July 16th
11:00 AM
Kids Corner of our Second Floor Cafe,

Join Cricket Azima and the Creative Kitchen team in our cafe as they teach age-appropriate recipes that focus on kid-friendly themes that are perfect for a mid-day snack! Little hands are kept busy creating healthful snacks using fresh, wholesome ingredients while also practicing other age-appropriate developmental skills. Little chefs eat their creations and leave with a happy belly! 

To learn more about the Creative Kitchen team and register for a class, please visit www.thecreativekitchen.com

Join Cricket Azima and the Creative Kitchen team in our cafe as they teach age-appropriate recipes that focus on kid-friendly themes that are perfect for a mid-day snack!

Whole Foods & Clean Eating
Wednesday, July 16th
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Bowery Culinary Center, 2nd floor, $35

Hands-On & Demonstration, $35 (Vegan)  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

With local fruits and veggies all around us, July is the perfect time of year to learn how to cook simply and creatively using clean, fresh, and organic ingredients. Let wellness expert Amie Valpone share her story and show you how invigorating it can be to eat nutritious, wholesome foods free of gluten, dairy, soy, corn, and eggs. (Tonight’s dishes are also vegan, so you can feel good about serving them to everyone!) Join Amie and learn how to prepare a few deliciously guilt-free summer recipes.

On the Menu: Peach Arugula Salad; Sweet Summer Salsa; Cranberry-Flax Bars; Chocolate Mousse.

Instructor: Amie Valpone, Blogger and Wellness Consultant

www.TheHealthyApple.com

Hands-On & Demonstration, $35 (Vegan)  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER