Friday, April 19, 2013
Enjoy free food samples!
Friday, April 19
Whole Foods in Deerfield invites the community to celebrate Earth Day at the store from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, April 21. Taste free samples from some of the store's eco-friendly vendors. In addition, Working Bikes Cooperative will be there collecting used bikes for restoration. Anyone that donates a bike will receive a $5 gift card.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Village Board changes grocer’s liquor license to allow sale of organic spirits.
Whole Foods will soon begin selling “organic high end liquor” after the Deerfield Village Board of Trustees unanimously changed the company’s liquor license at its regularly scheduled meeting Monday to allow the sale of spirits along with beer and wine. Earlier: Whole Foods Seeks Expanded Liquor License “We look forward to having a very limited selection of local organic and high end liquor,” Whole Foods’ Deerfield Team Leader Dan Gordon said. “It will be the same type we carry at other locations.” The Northbrook location on Willow Road already has the beverages. The new products will account for less than one percent of Whole Foods’ business in Deerfield, according to Gordon. It will be shelved in the space already devoted to wine and …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Deerfield Bannockburn Fire Protection District falls three votes short. Illinois Fire Safety Alliance becomes big winner.
Deerfield Bannockburn Firefighter Mike Patten and Fireman Frank Nardonarino from Highland Park both know how to prepare tasty chili according to the people sampling it at Whole Foods first annual Chili Cook Off Saturday in Deerfield. “They’re very delicious,” Lise Dominique of Highland Park said after tasting the two recipes. “I don’t know yet,” she added when asked which one would get her vote. In the end, 74 people chose Highland Park and 71 picked Deerfield-Bannockburn giving a catered Whole Foods meal to the Highland Park firefighters and a $500 check in their name to the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance. Another voter, Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield), claimed both recipes were excellent 10th Congressional District chili but made it …
Saturday, January 26, 2013
West Deerfield Township Food Pantry gets $13,088 from Whole Foods as part of holiday giving program.
The West Deerfield Township Food Pantry has $13,088 more in its coffers to feed those in need in the community. Whole Foods Market handed representatives of the Pantry a check for $13,088 Wednesday as part of its Grab and Give Program to use part of its November and December proceeds to feed the hungry. Get local news in a daily email from Patch. It's like getting a free newspaper. Learn more. The donation this year more than doubled the $6,052.98 generated a year ago. West Deerfield Township Food Pantry President Rob Rosenbacher was thrilled with the donation. “The Food Pantry is overwhelmed by the support of Whole Foods and the West Deerfield Township Community,” Rosenbacher said. “This years’ program brought more than double the amount …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Members of the Highland Park Fire Department and Deerfield Bannockburn Fire Protection District will test their cooking skills Saturday at Whole Foods.
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Shoppers who bought goods from Deerfield grocery Dec. 5 will help educate the Village’s youth.
People shopping at Whole Foods a month ago today did their part to help further the education of the Village’s youth and the Deerfield grocery store did its part Friday presenting a $3,734.20 check to the Deerfield Park Foundation. Get local news in a daily email from Patch. It's like getting a free newspaper. Learn more. Whole Foods agreed to donate five percent of its sales for the day to the Deerfield Park Foundation. The money given to the Deerfield Park Foundation is earmarked for the Linda Gryziecki College/Post Secondary Institution Scholarship. The grant was given for the first time last year going to Deerfield High School graduate and University of Michigan sophomore Callie Wilbat. For more news and updates, "like" us on Facebook…
Monday, December 24, 2012
Grocery stores will close at 6 p.m. Monday and be closed for Christmas Tuesday.
For those who may be procrastinating with plans for dinner on Christmas day, there will be but one opportunity in Deerfield but do not plan to go the grocery store after 6 p.m. today. Rosebud, open from from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday appears to be the only option for those who wish to dine out, according to, the Deerfield Chamber of Commerce website. Get local news in a daily email from Patch. It's like getting a free newspaper. Learn more. Grocery stores in the area including Whole Foods, Jewel, Dominick’s and Sunset Foods in both Highland Park and Lake Forest will close at 6 p.m. today and not reopen until Wednesday. Though Deerfield will be quiet on Christmas, those wishing to see a movie can go to the the Landmark Renaissance Theater …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Shop at Whole Foods Wednesday and five percent of everything you spend will go to the Deerfield Park District's Linda Gryziecki scholarships to assist local students with college.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Forget the butter for your mashed potatoes? We got you covered.
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Monday, November 19, 2012
It happens to the best of us: it's two hours until Thanksgiving dinner, you have a bird in the oven, veggies simmering on the stove, and suddenly you realize that important ingredient you desperately need is nowhere to be found. To save you some time driving around in search of an open grocery store, we've compiled a list of Thanksgiving hours at local stores. More stores will be added to the list throughout the week, so be sure to keep the page bookmarked. We've bolded the ones that are open late. Whole Foods--8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunset Foods (Highland Park and Lake Forest)--7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jewell Osco (Deerfield, Lake Forest and Highland Park)--6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dominicks (Bannockburn)--6 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more news and updates, "like" us …
Patch asked chefs around the North Shore to share some of their favorite Thanksgiving or other holiday recipes. Here's what we collected.
It's the time of year when everyone wants to bake and cook, and feel like a professional doing it. (Well, at least we all want to eat like professionals.) Patch asked chefs around the North Shore to share some of their favorite holiday recipes. Here's what we got back. If you're a local chef and would like to add your own recipe, please do in the comments or, if it's too long, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I'll add it to the article. Holiday Spice Cupcakes with Apple Brandy Compote and Vanilla Bean Ice Cream From Glenview House Sous Chef Jeff Modica Cupcake 2 ½ cups cake flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground ginger ¼ teaspoon ground clove ¼ teaspoon nutmeg ½ …