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Oct 2, 2013

All Day

1% Wednesday for Capital Area Food Bank of Texas

Need fill your fridge or catch a quick lunch? Shop at Wheatsville today! On the first 4 Wednesdays in October, 1% of store sales will be given to the Capital Area Food Bank, a local nonprofit organization that provides food and grocery products to more than 350 Partner Agencies in 21 Central Texas counties. Donations of non-perishable food and diapers will also be accepted in the donation bin at the front of the store.

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Oct 9, 2013

All Day

1% Wednesday for Capital Area Food Bank of Texas

Need fill your fridge or catch a quick lunch? Shop at Wheatsville today! On the first 4 Wednesdays in October, 1% of store sales will be given to the Capital Area Food Bank, a local nonprofit organization that provides food and grocery products to more than 350 Partner Agencies in 21 Central Texas counties. Donations of non-perishable food and diapers will also be accepted in the donation bin at the front of the store.

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Oct 12, 2013Oct 20, 2013

All Day

Fall Owner Appreciation Days

Owner Appreciation Days and Super Awesome One Day Deals for Owners

Owner Receive 10% OFF one ENTIRE shop! There's never been a better time to become an Owner of the co-op!

Save BIG on Super Awesome One Day Deals each day!

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Oct 14, 2013

All Day

Demo & Tasting

Sweetish Hill
9am-11am

Dr.Bronner's Soap
11am-2pm

Spicy Mama's Salsa
4pm-6pm

Bearded Brother's Bars
7pm-6pm

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Oct 15, 2013

All Day

Demo & Tasting

Whole-E Water
10am - 12pm

Spicy Mama's Salsa
4pm-6pm

Bearded Brothers Bars
4pm-6pm

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Oct 16, 2013

All Day

1% Wednesday for Capital Area Food Bank of Texas

Need fill your fridge or catch a quick lunch? Shop at Wheatsville today! On the first 4 Wednesdays in October, 1% of store sales will be given to the Capital Area Food Bank, a local nonprofit organization that provides food and grocery products to more than 350 Partner Agencies in 21 Central Texas counties. Donations of non-perishable food and diapers will also be accepted in the donation bin at the front of the store.

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Oct 17, 2013

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Equal Exchange Fair Trade Class

Join Tyler Hall from Equal Exchange in the Community Room at 4001 S.Lamar on Thursday, October 17th, for a conversation about Fair Trade products and labeling. Equal Exchange is proud to support a new small farmer certification (SPP) which has come about as a result of a decade of organizing work by small farmer producer groups. We will learn a bit about the history of fair trade and more about what the SPP symbol means for consumers and producers.

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Oct 18, 2013

All Day

Demo & Tasting

Healthy Hound Treats
5pm-7pm

Cocoa Puro Beans
5pm-7pm

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Oct 19, 2013

11:00am – 12:00pm

2013 Fall Owner Gathering

Saturday, October 19th from 11AM - 12:00PM
Our meeting will begin promptly at 11am. Please arrive early to visit!

Where
Outdoors under the tent at 4101 South Lamar. Please dress appropriately for the weather.

On the Agenda
Owners of the co-op are invited to meet this year's board candidates, get an update on Wheatsville's BIG Direction, our annual report, hear from national food/agricultural writer Tom Philpott, and help us celebrate this year's accomplishments!

We are offering childcare during the Fall Owner Gathering  10:45am -12:15pm
Optional indoor childcare for kids over 5 will be provided for FREE in our Community Room and hosted by Growin' Together, a licensed after school provider. A volunteer artist will be in the room to help facilitate an art mural project with the kids.

We'll also have a quiet outdoor art activity hosted by Austin Eco-School for younger children or for parents who prefer would to have children close-by during the meeting.

NOTE: If you plan to check your children into either of the childcare areas, please plan to arrive a little bit early as the meeting will start right at 11AM.

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Oct 19, 2013

12:00pm – 4:00pm

4001 S. Lamar Grand Opening Party

Grand Opening Party

Saturday, October 19th from 12pm - 4pm
Help us celebrate the opening of our second store! All WELCOME!
 
Music
Hot Texas Swing Band 1pm-4pm
Dead Music Capital Band  2:15pm
 
Dance
Beginner Dance Lesson by Four on the Floor 2pm
 
Talk
1pm Kay Cornelius from Niman Ranch Speaking in our Community Room
Topic: Niman Ranch Sustainable Agricultural Traditions and our Family Farmers
Kay is the Director of Business Partnerships, Midwest Region. A South Dakota farmer’s daughter and now a Colorado cattle rancher in partnership with her husband and family. Kay is passionate about preserving family ranching/agricultural traditions and channels that through her work with Niman Ranch partners, chefs and retailers as well as on her family’s ranch. Kay has a MS degree in Meat Science from Colorado State University.  She currently is manager of all Niman Ranch primary partnerships in the Midwest and West.
 
Fun for Kids
Bounce House 12pm-4pm
Crafts from Austin EcoSchool and Growin' Together 12pm-4pm
 
Fun for EVERYONE
T-shirt Screenprints from Fine Southern Gentlemen 12pm-4pm
FREE DIY Tie-Dye Booth! Get your shirt printed and tie-dyed right on the spot!
 
Food & Drink
Enjoy talking and tasting with some of our favorite vendors!
 
Grilling Outdoors 10am-4pm
Niman Ranch
Smart Chicken
 
Indoors Talk & Taste (samples & demos)12pm-4pm
Skull & Cakebones
Johnson’s Backyard Garden
Good Pop
Bola Pizza
World Peas
Nile Valley Herbs
Texas Texas Salsa
Yellowbird Sauce
Mmmpanadas
Third Coast Coffee
Primitzie Snacks
Texas Observer
Black Star Co-op
Bloom Organics
Mad Hippie
Urban Roots
….and so much MORE!

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Oct 23, 2013

All Day

1% Wednesday for Capital Area Food Bank of Texas

Need fill your fridge or catch a quick lunch? Shop at Wheatsville today! On the first 4 Wednesdays in October, 1% of store sales will be given to the Capital Area Food Bank, a local nonprofit organization that provides food and grocery products to more than 350 Partner Agencies in 21 Central Texas counties. Donations of non-perishable food and diapers will also be accepted in the donation bin at the front of the store.

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Oct 23, 2013

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Basics of Making Herbal Tinctures

Basics of Making Herbal Tinctures with David Jones L.Ac.

Wednesday, October 23rd 6:00-7:00pm in the Community Room at 4001 S. Lamar

We’ll go from raw herbs to finished product and all the steps in between.

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Oct 24, 2013

7:30pm – 9:00pm

Ghostbusters in the Park

Wheatsville and the Austin Parks Foundation host a totally free viewing of Ghostbusters, right in downtown Austin at Republic Square Park.

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