It's a busy month for gluten-free events in the San Francisco and bay area. The following events are scheduled for September and October:
Draeger's Market Gluten-Free Event (Danville)
Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 9:30 am to 4:30pm. at the Blackhawk Square location. Check out the full line of speakers below. You can register here Draeger's Market Blackhawk Square Gluten Free Event
— Introducing “The Warm Kitchen” Gluten-Free Cookbook and Cooking Demo and discussion, with Author Amy Fothergill
— “Round Table” Lunchbox Discussion for Kids and Adults:
Gluten-Free, Simple Carbohydrate or Paleo Diets, with Marlese Carroll, N.C., Jeannie M. Lopez, Ph.D. and Mary Claire Draeger DeSoto
— Super Body Care - with Certified Aromatherapist, Cheri Heberling: Knowledge of aromatherapy will be taught. Her all natural product line will be introduced.
Gluten-Free Awareness Tour (San Francisco)
The Celiac Awareness Tour now called the "Gluten-Free Awareness Tour" will host live cooking demonstrations and lectures this weekend at the Fort Mason center in San Francisco, California. Gluten-Free vendors including the GF Grocer (San Francisco), Rudy's Gluten-Free Bakery, Enjoy Life, Nature's Path and many others will be offering gluten-free food samples.
Speakers include: Amy Fothergill, The Family Chef and author of The Warm Kitchen; Gluten-Free Recipes Anyone Can Make and Everyone Will Love; Executive Chef Ravi Harryram of World Gardens Café in San Francisco; Lisa Lam, specialist in Chinese medicine and Acupuncture of Blue Path Acupuncture in San Francisco.
Saturday and Sunday, September 21 and 22, 2013, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm both days
Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd., Bldg A, San Francisco, CA 94123. Tickets are $10 for one day and $15 for a two day pass.
Full details can be viewed and tickets purchased here: Gluten-Free Awareness Tour San Francisco.
ABOUT THE GLUTEN FREE AWARENESS TOUR:
The Gluten-Free Awareness Tour promotes celiac disease awareness and gluten-free food and beverage products.
Each stop on the Gluten-Free Awareness Tour features presentations by celiac disease experts, chef demonstrations and dozens of gluten-free food and beverage exhibits from local and national gluten-free food and beverage manufacturers.
In 2012 over 100 gluten-free manufacturers exhibited and thousands of shoppers attended the events in cities throughout the Midwest, including Detroit, Chicago, Philadelphia, Indianapolis, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Columbus, and Louisville.
Symptoms of Gluten Intolerance lecture by Dr. Vikki Petersen of Health Now Medical Center in Sunnyvale
HealthNOW Medical Center, 1309 S. Mary Avenue, Suite 100, Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Tuesday, September 24th, 2013, from 7:00 to 8:00 pm
This lecture is free and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Bring your friends and family! Click here for more info.
Call to reserve seats: 408-733-0400
Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) Tri-Valley support group features Dr. Vikki Petersen of HealthNow Medical Center and author of The Gluten Effect. Dr. Petersen will present on the latest trends in gluten sensitivity.
Monday, October 14, 2013 at 6:30 pm in Danville. Contact Kim Rice at email@example.com for more details and to RSVP. This is a FREE event.
Gluten-Free 101 lecture by Coach Kim Rice of Thriving Gluten-Free at New Leaf Community Market in Pleasanton
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
New Leaf Community Markets, 3550 Bernal Ave., Pleasanton, CA 94566
Register here: New Leaf Community Market Gluten-Free 101. This is a FREE event.
GIG for Kids of the Tri-Valley area Gluten, Dairy and Dye-Free Halloween Party
Sunday, October 27, 2013 from 2 pm - 4 pm. at G&M Farm's in Livermore, California.
Contact Rebecca at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP. Donation to support event optional.
Gluten-Free Support Groups
For more information on gluten-free support groups in the Tri-Valley area, East Bay area (Oakland.Berkelely) and San Jose area, contact Kim Rice at email@example.com.