Fairfield County Edition

CT Gluten-Free Event Debuts

Gluten-Free Connecticut, LLC is hosting its first gluten-free food expo on October 14, from 11am to 4pm, at the Doubletree Hotel in Bristol.

More than 50 vendors are expected, including national and local producers of gluten-free foods and health products, as well as local restaurants and bakeries offering gluten-free and celiac-friendly items. Attendees will receive free samples, have the opportunity to purchase products, enter free drawings, and learn about community resources available for those suffering from celiac disease and gluten-sensitivity. Sit in on talks from local authors, educators and herbalists such as Lisl Meredith Huebner, RH(AHG), CMA, Dipl CH, (NCCAOM) and Colleen Brunetti, MEd, CHC Admission will be $10 per person and free for children under 12 years old.

Gluten-Free Connecticut, LLC owns GlutenFreeConnecticut.com, a comprehensive resource for finding gluten-friendly restaurants, bakeries and businesses in the state. The company was created by Abby Helman Kelly. She holds a master’s degree in counseling psychology from Loyola University Maryland and a bachelor’s degree in communications from Boston University. In addition to the expo, she is working with local businesses throughout the state to host pop-up markets and tastings.

For more information, call 860-836-5041, email Abby@GlutenFreeConnecticut.com, or visit Facebook.com/GlutenFreeCT, Instagram.com/GlutenFreeConnecticut or Twitter.com/Gluten_FreeCT. Location: DoubleTree by Hilton (Bristol, CT), 42 Century Dr, Bristol.

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