September 5, 2014

How to Kick the Sugar Blues

On September 5, at 1:30 pm join Leanne Yinger, M.Ed., a Board Certified Holistic Health Coach, for her presentation How to Kick the Sugar Blues. Learn how to gain control over your sugar cravings and reduce the sugar in your diet, with better health and well-being as a result. A healthy snack (we will use one of Leanne’s recipes) will be available following the presentation, that will exemplify healthy options that can satisfy your sweet tooth. Cost: $5, which can be applied toward Leanne’s 10-day sugar cleanse beginning September 6.

Start: September 5, 2014 1:30 pm
End: September 5, 2014 2:30 pm

August 22, 2014

Last Days of Summer Clambake

Join us for our lively end-of-summer bash – a clambake with our chef Greg Roach at the helm and the Hale Mountain Pickers providing rousing entertainment. All are welcome, and we will have details on the menu to follow. Just wanted you to be sure to get this one on your calendar!

Start: August 22, 2014 5:00 pm
End: August 22, 2014 7:00 pm

August 7, 2014

Nordic Naturals Demo

Thursday, August 7, 2-5 pm. We welcome Nordic Naturals, makers of safe and effective Omega oils.

Nordic Naturals is a leading supplier of fish oils worldwide, offering a wide variety of flavors, concentrations, and delivery forms to meet personalized nutritional needs. Stop by on August 7 to meet Nordic rep Linda Demaio, ask about this innovative brand, and take home samples to try.

With a reputation for efficacy and potency, Nordic Naturals fish oils are regularly chosen for studies by independent research institutions and universities including Harvard, Columbia, Duke, UCLA, and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Distributing to over 30 countries on 6 continents, Nordic Naturals offers more than 150 products.

Start: August 7, 2014 2:00 pm
End: August 7, 2014 5:00 pm

August 1, 2014

Member-Owner Appreciation Day

Our next Member-Owner Appreciation Day is Friday, August 1! We are busy planning our supplier tastings for that day, although we know that Bart’s Homemade Ice Cream from Greenfield, Mass. will be here! And we are hoping for perfect ice cream weather.

We will also have in-store tastings throughout the day. And our member-owners save 5% on most purchases store-wide on Member-Owner Appreciation Days. (Purchases for beer & wine, special orders, consignment items and gift cards are not discounted).

Enjoy your summer and we hope to see you at Member Day in August!

Start: August 1, 2014 8:00 am
End: August 1, 2014 8:00 pm

July 25, 2014

Wine Tasting With Veuve du Vernay

Friday, July 25, 3-6 pm – stop in get glamorous with a taste of Veuve du Vernay Brut and Brut Rose.

  • Veuve du Vernay Rose is a sparkling wine with aromas of berries, subtle and delicate,with a festive pink color.
  • Veuve du Vernay Brut is a light sparkling wine with delicate apple and pear flavors.

Both wines are well-priced at $9.99/bottle.

Start: July 25, 2014 3:00 pm
End: July 25, 2014 6:00 pm

Tierra Farm Tasting

Friday, July 25, 12-3 pm – Tierra Tasting! For many years Tierra Farm, a certified organic supplier, has provided Wild Oats with a variety of the organic raw and locally roasted nuts, chocolate covered nuts, trail mixes and Fair Trade coffees. Whether you have been enjoying their products for years or are new to Tierra, you will want to join us for a taste of the delicious products offered by this Valatie, NY-based business.

Start: July 25, 2014 12:00 pm
End: July 25, 2014 3:00 pm

July 24, 2014

Global Village Cuisine

Thursday, July 17 4-6:30 pm and Thursday, July 24, 4-6:30 pm – We are delighted to welcome Mel, founder of Global Village Cuisine in White River Junction, Vermont, for a demo of his healthy, allergy-friendly, ready-to-eat meals, which capture the traditional tastes of African cuisine, with an emphasis on ancient grains, hearty beans, leafy greens; and occasional use of lean meats. Mel will be sampling his: curry vegetable samosas; chicken & spinach samosas; African no-nut vegan stew; Ethiopian vegetable & lentils combination; and his Kenyan sauteed kale with millet & brown rice. This sounds like a tasty demo making delicious use of healthy ingredients. We hope you can stop by to try Global Village Cuisine, now available in our grab n’ go case.

Start: July 24, 2014 4:00 pm
End: July 24, 2014 6:30 pm

July 18, 2014

Southern Style Ribs BBQ

Our chefs, Greg Roach and Leigh-Anne Nicastro, team up to deliver some tasty southern-style ribs on the Wild Oats BBQ. We will have more information, but we are hoping to get a foot-stomping band for this evening to go with our mouth watering BBQ. We’ll be grilling from approximately 5-7:30 pm (specific time may change). Hope you can join us! Link to the menu.

Start: July 18, 2014 5:00 pm
End: July 18, 2014 7:30 pm

July 17, 2014

Global Village Cuisine Tasting

Thursday, July 17 4-6:30 pm and Thursday, July 24, 4-6:30 pm – We are delighted to welcome Mel, founder of Global Village Cuisine in White River Junction, Vermont, for a demo of his healthy, allergy-friendly, ready-to-eat meals, which capture the traditional tastes of African cuisine, with an emphasis on ancient grains, hearty beans, leafy greens; and occasional use of lean meats. Mel will be sampling his: curry vegetable samosas; chicken & spinach samosas; African no-nut vegan stew; Ethiopian vegetable & lentils combination; and his Kenyan sauteed kale with millet & brown rice. This sounds like a tasty demo making delicious use of healthy ingredients. We hope you can stop by to try Global Village Cuisine, now available in our grab n’ go case.

Start: July 17, 2014 4:00 pm
End: July 17, 2014 6:30 pm

Dean’s Beans Coffee Tasting

Thursday, July 17, 11:30 am-1:30 pm – Dean’s Beans coffee tasting. Fine whole bean specialty coffees that are certified organic, fair trade and kosher, and roasted in small batches in the company’s local beanery in Orange, Mass. Dean Cycon, founder and CEO of Dean’s Beans, is a Williams College alumnus. The planting, care, harvesting and processing of the coffee beans used in Dean’s Beans is done in conformity with international standards for the health of the farmer and his environment, as well as the high quality of the bean. Dean’s Beans commitment to only purchase shade grown coffees supports healthy environments for coffee growers and wildlife.

Start: July 17, 2014 11:30 am
End: July 17, 2014 1:30 pm