Monday, April 16, 2007

It's Earth Month at Whole Foods Market

All 195 Whole Foods Market stores are observing "Earth Month" throughout April.

Shoppers at Colorado stores can find a Weigh-In guidebook that includes ecologically friendly actions. Shoppers also can make a personal pledge at to reduce their carbon emissions.

The Whole Foods Market at 7635 N. Academy Colorado Springs is hosting numerous in-store events.

Wednesday, April 18, 6 to 7 p.m.: "How to Green Your Home without a Contractor" with Jene' Jackson Hanna, owner of Shades of Green Remodeling

Thursday, April 19: Five percent of net sales benefit the Friends of Cheyenne Canon, a local non-profit devoted to city parks and programs.

Saturday, April 21, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Try different eco-friendly and local products from every department. Team members from Green Mission talk about recycling.

At 1 p.m., there will be a Kids Club Recycle Art Class. Each child will create their own masterpiece to take home. Sign up at the customer service desk.

Sunday, April 22: Earth Day! And sign up for a Performance bike giveaway.

Wednesday, April 25, 6 to 7 p.m.: Green Remodel vs. Conventional Remodel by Jene' Jackson Hanna, owner of Shades of Green Remodeling. Learn different techniques of how to save energy, resources and have a positive influence on the environment.

Wednesday, April 25, 5 to 7 p.m.: Ladies' Night Out, a fun and interactive event to learn more about Whole Body department. Pangea Organics. A representative from Zuzu will do makeovers and massage therapists will pamper shoppers.

Thursday, April 26, 6 to 7 p.m.: Specialty Cheese Class: Goat Cheese, $10. Sign up at the Customer Service Desk for the first cheese class of the year featuring a variety of local and global goat cheeses.

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