March 2013

Sun
03
Giving Grill for Whole Planet Foundation
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ front sidewalk
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Giving Grill for Whole Planet Foundation
Sunday, March 3rd
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
front sidewalk

 

You know spring is near when we break out the grill! Today we're firing it up for the Whole Planet Foundation. 100% of money collected from the juicy burgers, plump hot dogs, tasty veggie burgers, and mouthwatering mushrooms will be donated to provide microloans for entrepreneurs around the world.

Tue
05
Extreme Couponing & Store Tour
6:00 PM @ meet in the conference room
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Extreme Couponing & Store Tour
Tuesday, March 5th
6:00 PM
meet in the conference room, Free!

If you’re like most people, you want to spend less and save more. Well, this extreme event is for you! Join us for a 40 minute store tour where you will pick up fantastic tips for saving while shopping for all-natural and organic products. Then we’ll sit down and show you how to coupons to help you shop smart and keep your cash in your pocket. With just a bit of preparation each week, we can show you how to save on every trip to the grocery store! Please register at Customer Service.

Fri
08
Movie Screening: Bonsai People
6:30 PM @ conference room
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Movie Screening: Bonsai People
Friday, March 8th
6:30 PM
conference room, Free!

 

Please register at Customer Service.

What if you could harness the power of the free market to solve problems of poverty, hunger and inequality? Nobel Peace Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus is doing exactly that. He simply lent $27 to 42 people from his own pocket. Microcredit was born. This amazing documentary shows the power of microcredit and how we can all help bring the next step, social business, into focus. This is 78 minutes that is sure to inspire! 

Sat
09
Parmageddon: Guinness World Record Parmigiano Reggiano Cutting
3:00 PM @ Specialty department
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Parmageddon: Guinness World Record Parmigiano Reggiano Cutting
Saturday, March 9th
3:00 PM
Specialty department, Free!

 

Parmageddon is near! We’re crash landing in the Specialty department to rally around the center of the cheese universe, a 90lb wheel of Parmigiano Reggiano. At exactly 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, every Whole Foods Market around the globe will use traditional Italian Parmigiano tools to simultaneously crack open the wheels of cheese and break a Guinness World record. Take a photo with the giant wheel of cheese during the event and post to Instagram #parmcrack for a chance to win a $250 gift card! 

Tue
12
I Wish I Were Irish
6:30 PM @ cafe
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I Wish I Were Irish
Tuesday, March 12th
6:30 PM
cafe, Free!

 

Please register at Customer Service.

St. Patrick’s Day brings out the Irish in all of us. Join Ali, our Healthy Eating Specialist, and get inspired by a menu filled with healthy twists on some traditional (and not so traditional) St. Patty’s Day dishes. The menu includes cabbage soup, potatoes, and a fun Irish inspired green smoothie.

Thu
14
Half Pints Club: Build Your Own Burrito
5:00 PM @ cafe
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Half Pints Club: Build Your Own Burrito
Thursday, March 14th
5:00 PM
cafe, $5 per child

 

Please register at Customer Service.

Getting your kids into the kitchen is a fantastic way to encourage them to try new foods. At this hands on cooking class, your child will make their own custom burrito, mango salsa, and a healthier version of a churro. So let’s get cooking! 

Sun
17
Great Green Bagel Drop
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM @ front sidewalk
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Great Green Bagel Drop
Sunday, March 17th
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
front sidewalk, Free!

 

Look up in the sky, it’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a green bagel!  The St. Patty’s Day leprechaun will be on our roof tossing all-natural green bagels to the crowd below. Grab your green bagel then come inside for a free cup of coffee and cream cheese. (While supplies last. Free coffee is only available at the St. Patty’s Day coffee table.)

Thu
21
Know Your Roots
6:30 PM @ cafe
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Know Your Roots
Thursday, March 21st
6:30 PM
cafe, Free!

 

Please register at Customer Service.

Do you know your roots? Root vegetables are in season and add make any dish hearty and comforting. Registered Dietician, Ricki Jacobson, will explain how root veggies benefit your body and will show you how to prepare them. Enjoy a sample of Ricki’s glazed root vegetable casserole. 

Sat
23
EGGS-travaganza!
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ store-wide
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EGGS-travaganza!
Saturday, March 23rd
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
store-wide, Free!

 

Did you know that ALL eggs at Whole Foods Market come from cage free hens? That’s right, whether you’re buying a dozen from bakery, enjoying a scrumptious cake from our bakery, or grabbing a quick hard boiled egg from the salad bar, you can feel good knowing that all of our eggs are cage free. Help us celebrate with EGGS-citing demonstrations and samples around the store. Be sure to bring the kids for all-natural egg dyeing, egg races, egg trivia, and the chicken dance! You’re sure to have an EGGS-cellent time!

Tue
26
Dealing with Knee Pain
6:00 PM @ conference room
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Dealing with Knee Pain
Tuesday, March 26th
6:00 PM
conference room, Free!

 

Please register at Customer Service.

Do you have knee pain, especially when climbing stairs or getting up from a chair? Have you had injections and medications only to be told to live with the pain or have surgery? Well, there may be a treatment for you! Dr. Kay Scanlon, Physical Therapist, is here to show you a safe, effective way to manage your pain on your own. Bring your questions and be ready to feel like a new you!

Wed
27
5% Day: Whole Planet Foundation
9:00 AM @ store-wide
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5% Day: Whole Planet Foundation
Wednesday, March 27th
9:00 AM
store-wide

 

The Whole Planet Foundation is a non-profit organization that helps entrepreneurs around the world, including right here in the United States. Through microloans, the Whole Planet Foundation helps raise families out of poverty by providing the funding they need to start or grow their own business. Today, 5% of the day’s sales will be donated to fund these loans. Enjoy a day filled with sampling and information about the loan recipients and their native countries. We wrap up the day with a store-wide sampling of foods from around the globe from 5-7 p.m.

Thu
28
Supper Club: Whole Planet Foundation
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ cafe
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Supper Club: Whole Planet Foundation
Thursday, March 28th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
cafe, $10 per adult; $5 per child under 12 (all money will be donated to the Whole Planet Foundation)

 

The Whole Planet Foundation is dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs around the globe through microloans. At this month’s supper club we celebrate loan recipients with a global smorgasbord of flavors. The menu includes cornbread, Kenyan Corn & Bean Stew, Italian Antipasti, Samoan Coconut Tapioca Porridge, and Mango Lassi.  

Sat
30
Car Wash for Whole Planet Foundation
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ front sidewalk
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Car Wash for Whole Planet Foundation
Saturday, March 30th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
front sidewalk, Cost: $10 per car; $2 per hot dog

 

Wash away those winter blues along with all of that salt and grime! Our Team Members will pamper your car and make it sparkle all to benefit the Whole Planet Foundation. Enjoy a juicy hot dog while you wait!

Events At Nearby Stores

Cheese Consultations
Sunday, March 29th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Devon, FREE

Our Certified Cheese Professional, Bridget, is here to answer all of your cheesiest questions and share her favorite tips on all things cheese. Reserve a spot to meet with her one-on-one or with a few friends to learn about making the perfect cheese platter, exploring new cheese pairings and to learn all kinds of things about each of our cheeses. Please sign-up in Customer Service one week in advance or by emailing Bridget.Fitzpatrick@wholefoods.com

Our Certified Cheese Professional, Bridget, is here to answer all of your cheesiest questions and share her favorite tips on all things cheese.

Carnival!
Sunday, March 29th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Store-wide, Costs vary to benefit the Whole Planet Foundation

Face-paint, tarot card reading, corn-hole, balloon animals, and popped corn, oh my! Fun, kid-friendly activities will also support families in need across the world. 

Face-paint, tarot card reading, corn-hole, balloon animals, and popped corn, oh my! Fun, kid-friendly activities will also support families in need across the world. 

Giving Grill benefiting the Whole Planet Foundation
Sunday, March 29th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Outside cafe entrance, Pay as you go

Grab lunch and give back at the same time! We’ll be grilling outside with proceeds benefitting the Whole Planet Foundation. Looking for a grilling menu? Find out more details on Facebook & Twitter as the event approaches!

Grab lunch and give back at the same time! We’ll be grilling outside with proceeds benefitting the Whole Planet Foundation. Looking for a grilling menu?