August 2013

Thu
01
Fall Foodie Showcase
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ store-wide
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Fall Foodie Showcase
Thursday, August 1st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
store-wide, Free!

Our weekly tasting event is ready for fall! Visit the sample stations around the store for food, excitement, and great ideas for food comforting food you can enjoy this fall. 

Thu
01
Corn Roast & Tasting
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ store-wide
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Corn Roast & Tasting
Thursday, August 1st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
store-wide, Free!

Our weekly Foodie Showcase is getting corny! This store-wide sampling of dishes with corn as the main ingredient is sure to be a blast! Pop on in and get corny with us!

Thu
01
Twitter Chat: Late Summer Grilling
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Late Summer Grilling
Thursday, August 1st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The calendar may indicate that summer's coming to a close, but the weather sure isn't! Join us for a fun online discussion where we share our best tips and tricks for the grill, as well as favorite foods to cook over live fire! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
02
Family Game Night
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Community Room
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Family Game Night
Friday, August 2nd
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Community Room, Free!

Spend some quality time with the family! In celebration of our Corny Weekend Celebration, we’ll be giving out snack bags of popcorn to the first 50 people for FREE! Then come on into the community room and choose from our stash of all-ages board games. Hang out and enjoy an evening of fun with the fam! 

Fri
02
Corny Quizzo
7:00 PM @ Community Room
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Corny Quizzo
Friday, August 2nd
7:00 PM
Community Room, Cost: Free

Quizzo is getting corny this month! Compete in a friendly quiz game all about corn to win prizes while enjoying delicious corn themed dishes!

Sat
03
Kids “Corny” Dance Party
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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Kids “Corny” Dance Party
Saturday, August 3rd
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Cost: Free!

It’s a mid-summer party for the kiddos! Dance, eat, and have a ton of fun when we turn the Community Room into a nightclub for kids! Feel free to dress in your corniest outfits!

Sun
04
Giving Grill: CONCERN
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM @ Front Sidewalk
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Giving Grill: CONCERN
Sunday, August 4th
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Front Sidewalk, Varies

Our monthly grilling extravaganza is getting corny! In addition to our regular offerings, we’re adding corn themed specialties like corn on the cob, corn dogs, and corn chips. 100% of the money goes to CONCERN for children.

Tue
06
The Joy of Sandwich
6:30 PM @ Community Room
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The Joy of Sandwich
Tuesday, August 6th
6:30 PM
Community Room, Free!

Please register at Customer Service.

Summer is almost over and it’s time to start thinking about what to pack for lunch. Whether it’s for school or work, sandwiches are a great choice. Let Ricki Jacobson help you mix things up and keep your lunch exciting with some scrumptious vegetarian sammies! 

Thu
08
Fall Foodie Showcase
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ store-wide
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Fall Foodie Showcase
Thursday, August 8th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
store-wide, Free!

Our weekly tasting event is ready for fall! Visit the sample stations around the store for food, excitement, and great ideas for food comforting food you can enjoy this fall. 

Thu
08
Twitter Chat: Summer 2013 Scrapbook
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer 2013 Scrapbook
Thursday, August 8th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As summer vacation comes to an end, let's take a moment to remember the last three months. Join us to swap our very best memories, stories and photos of summer 2013! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
10
So Delicious!
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ parking lot
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So Delicious!
Saturday, August 10th
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
parking lot, Free!

The So Delicious! Road Show is coming to Jenkintown! Look for the So Delicious! Sprinter van in our parking lot and grab a FREE sample of these delicious dairy free treats! 

Wed
14
You’ve Got Guts!
6:30 PM @ Community Room
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You’ve Got Guts!
Wednesday, August 14th
6:30 PM
Community Room, Free!

Please register at Customer Service.

Herbalist Wendy Romig tackles a gut-wrenching issue for many of us... digestive health! From gas to bloating to ulcers, many common conditions can be treated with herbs and diet. Wendy will walk you through some simple ways to stomach these issues. 

Thu
15
Fall Foodie Showcase
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ store-wide
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Fall Foodie Showcase
Thursday, August 15th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
store-wide, Free!

Our weekly tasting event is ready for fall! Visit the sample stations around the store for food, excitement, and great ideas for food comforting food you can enjoy this fall. 

Thu
15
Twitter Chat: Tiny Victories (Small steps... Big change)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Tiny Victories (Small steps... Big change)
Thursday, August 15th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Getting kids to think differently about their food choices can be a challenge. Join us for an online discussion to share tips and best practices for inspiring small changes that will ultimately have a big impact on better nutrition! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
16
Akwaaba! African Cooking Class
6:30 PM @ Community Room
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Akwaaba! African Cooking Class
Friday, August 16th
6:30 PM
Community Room, Free!

Please register at Customer Service.

On a recent Team Member Volunteer trip to Ghana, our Marketing Team Leader fell in love with the local cuisine. She can’t wait to show you how she gave traditional recipes a Health Starts Here twist while she shares stories of her trip. Leave inspired to start experimenting with African flavors in your own kitchen! Recipes and samples provided. 

Sat
17
Seasonal Cooking with Shayna
2:00 PM @ Community Room
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Seasonal Cooking with Shayna
Saturday, August 17th
2:00 PM
Community Room, $10 per person, payable to instructor

Please register at Customer Service.

Scratching your head how to use seasonal vegetables in all different meals?

Local chef, Shayna Marmar, will highlight five seasonal veggies and talk through 20 creative meal starter ideas for your new recipe repertoire. She’ll also show you how these ideas can be applied to other veggies you might have at home using the new tricks you’ve learned.

 

About the Chef: Shayna Marmar's specialty is making fruits, vegetables, and whole grains come to life.  In addition to her work with her business Honeypie Cooking & Events, Shayna currently works for the Health Promotion Council, writing recipes and offering cooking education for various community projects.

Tue
20
Extreme Couponing & Value Tour
10:00 AM @ meet in the Community Room
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Extreme Couponing & Value Tour
Tuesday, August 20th
10:00 AM
meet in the Community Room, Free!

Please register at Customer Service.

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! 

Tue
20
Blood Drive
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ parking lot
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Blood Drive
Tuesday, August 20th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
parking lot, Free

Please schedule your appointment by calling 215-481-0800. Walk-ins are welcome, time permitting.

Did you know that 4.8 million Americans would die each year without life-saving blood transfusions? And that 25% of us will need blood at some time in our life? Blood often runs short and we need your help replenishing the supply. All donors receive a free goodie bag. 

Thu
22
Fall Foodie Showcase
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ store-wide
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Fall Foodie Showcase
Thursday, August 22nd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
store-wide, Free!

Our weekly tasting event is ready for fall! Visit the sample stations around the store for food, excitement, and great ideas for food comforting food you can enjoy this fall. 

Thu
22
College Night & Fashion Show!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ store-wide
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College Night & Fashion Show!
Thursday, August 22nd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
store-wide, Free!

Calling all college students and their parents! School is back in session and we’ve got what you need to make this time away from home memorable. From easy dorm meals to stylish clothes, you’ll find just the right thing in our aisles. Check out the fashion show at 6pm and discover the latest in eco-sheik fashions. Parents – looking for the perfect gift for you college student? Give them a rechargeable Whole Foods Market gift card! 

Thu
22
Twitter Chat: Heading Back to School
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Heading Back to School
Thursday, August 22nd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Summer vacation is officially over and the kids have gone back to school. Join us for an online discussion to share ideas for simple and nutritious breakfasts, sack lunches worth keeping and delicious suppers that are managable on a tight weekday schedule! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sun
25
Raw Flavors from Around the Globe: Asian
12:30 PM @ Community Room
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Raw Flavors from Around the Globe: Asian
Sunday, August 25th
12:30 PM
Community Room, Cost: $5 per person, payable to instructor

Please register at Customer Service.

Raw Chef, Natalie Palmer of ElegantlyRaw, is taking us on a flavorful trip around the world. During her first class we explore the world of living foods by showcasing the vibrant flavors of Asia. You’ll learn how to use the perfect combination of ingredients and spices to achieve authentic flavors at home. 

Tue
27
Treating Shoulder Pain
6:00 PM @ Community Room
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Treating Shoulder Pain
Tuesday, August 27th
6:00 PM
Community Room, Free!

Please register at Customer Service.

Shoulder pain is something many of us suffer from on a daily basis, but there’s no need to be in pain! Physical Therapist, Kay Scanlon, will help you discover a safe, easy method for treating your own aches and pains. 

Thu
29
Fall Foodie Showcase
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ store-wide
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Fall Foodie Showcase
Thursday, August 29th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
store-wide, Free!

Our weekly tasting event is ready for fall! Visit the sample stations around the store for food, excitement, and great ideas for food comforting food you can enjoy this fall. 

Thu
29
Half Pints Kids Club: Back to School
5:00 PM @ Community Room
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Half Pints Kids Club: Back to School
Thursday, August 29th
5:00 PM
Community Room , Cost: $5 per child

Please register at Customer Service.

Packing lunch is one of the best ways to make sure your kids are getting a hearty, healthy meal to keep them going during a long school day. Your munchkins will help us make some yummy lunch options, then we’ll make a fun school-inspired craft to keep your kids inspired! 

Thu
29
Twitter Chat: Summer's Last Hurrah
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer's Last Hurrah
Thursday, August 29th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Labor Day is just a few days away, so let's make sure summer goes out with a BANG! Join us for an online discussion to share party ideas, recipes and general merriment during the final days of outdoor celebrating! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
29
Culinary Skills Class
6:30 PM @ Community Room
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Culinary Skills Class
Thursday, August 29th
6:30 PM
Community Room, Cost: $5, payable to instructor

Please register at Customer Service.

Chef and caterer, Linda Gellman, wants to teach you how to cook like a pro! In the first of a series of skills classes, Linda will show you how to organize your cooking with prep lists, shopping suggestions, and batch cooking. Delicious food will always be ready when you need it! First tip: all professional chefs carry a notebook and pen at all times. Bring one to this class for all of the great lessons you’ll learn! 

Events At Nearby Stores

The Hatchery: Barn and Stone House Soap
Saturday, February 28th
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
The Hatchery ,

Barn and Stone House Soaps are: Natural - Handmade & Handcut. Made in small batches Made with only the finest ingredients & essential oils.

Barn and Stone House Soaps are: Natural - Handmade & Handcut. Made in small batches Made with only the finest ingredients & essential oils.

Cheese Consultations
Saturday, February 28th
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.

"Leanne Live" @ the cooking table
Saturday, February 28th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cherry Hill , Free

Join our cooking coach Leanne as she entertains you each week with a new and delicious recipe. Your choice of two sessions, 12-2 and 3-5. No sign up required. Samples will be included. 

 

 

 

 

Join our cooking coach Leanne as she entertains you each week with a new and delicious recipe. Your choice of two sessions, 12-2 and 3-5. No sign up required. Samples will be included.