Wholesome fun at Whole Foods


Chloe Roberson

The new Whole Foods Market location opened up at 1300 Ernest W Barrett Pkwy NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.

Chloe Roberson, Features Editor

After much anticipation, the Whole Foods Market opened a new store in Kennesaw on Friday, October 6 at 1300 Ernest Barrett Parkway. This store incited the relocation of Whole Foods Market’s Cobb Harry’s store location in Marietta, which closed on October 5.

On the opening day, workers greeted the shoppers with an array of product demonstrations and samples, and the first 500 customers received free gifts cards ranging in amounts from $5 to $50, with one $500 card to a special recipient.

“Wish I could’ve gotten a gift card, I was too late for the opening,” senior Sarah Lamb said.

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Due to the new Kennesaw Whole Foods Market opening, several patrons look forward to events and exclusive pumpkin selections. In addition, Whole Foods Market will hold pumpkin carving deals, offering two pumpkins for $10.

Whole Foods remains an important element within the Kennesaw community; every item sold in the store meets the Whole Foods Market’s rigorous quality standards.These food items lack in artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners, preservatives and hydrogenated fats.

Due to the high popularity of the new store, Whole Foods will host numerous events throughout the following weeks.

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Throughout the following weeks in October and November, Whole Foods Market will host a range of events to commemorate the opening and attract new customers. Events range from live cafe music, to $3 pint nights, to Halloween Trick or Treating.

On Thursday, October 26, Whole Foods will host an event called “The Best Darn Sandwich Pop-Up.” During this event, customers can stop by the Prepared Foods department every upcoming Thursday from 11am-1pm for speciality sandwiches. In addition, they will feature a new sandwich every week.

Wednesday, November 1, live music will play in the cafe and host a $3 pint night for those over the age of 21. However, only persons 18 and over can participate in these activities.

“They’re going to be serving alcohol, but I turn 18 in a couple of weeks so I hope they keep it going so I can at least enjoy the music,” senior Jason Ponce said.

To top off the week, on October 31st, Whole Foods will allow Halloween Trick or Treating throughout the store.

“This is a great event to bring the whole community together. I’m probably gonna bring my little sister,” senior Kacie Chaves said.