Natural Foods Merchandiser

October 2005 Promotional Ideas

Monthly Themes
Celebrate Sundried Tomatoes Month
Diversity Awareness Month
Eat Better, Eat Together Month
Health Literacy Month
Chili Month
Dental Hygiene Month
Seafood Month
Vegetarian Month
Popcorn Poppin? Month

Weekly Themes
Oct. 1-7—Universal Children?s Week
Oct. 2-6—No Salt Week
Oct. 2-8—Mental Illness Awareness Week
Oct. 9-15—School Lunch Week
Oct. 16-22—Food Bank Week
Oct. 17-23—World Rainforest Week
Oct. 17-24—Food and Drug Interaction Education and Awareness Week
Oct. 17-24—Health Education Week
Oct. 23-29—Massage Therapy Awareness Week

Daily Themes
Oct. 1—Pumpkin Day
Oct. 1—World Vegetarian Day
Oct. 3—Child Health Day
Oct. 7—Diversity Day
Oct. 10—Columbus Day
Oct. 13—Yom Kippur
Oct. 16—World Food Day
Oct. 18—World Menopause Day
Oct. 21—Mammography Day
Oct. 31—Halloween

Tip: For School Lunch Week, highlight the wide array of nutritious grab-and-go products aimed at kids.

Natural Foods Merchandiser volume XXVI/number 7/p. 50

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