Members typically meet on the second Saturday of each month, from 10 am to Noon (except in January, June, July and August). We enjoy a variety of activities, including updates on research news and celiac disease in the media, speakers, opportunities to try new gluten-free products, recipe sharing, and potluck celebrations. Meetings are often held at Meadowridge Library, Meadowood Shopping Center, 5726 Raymond Rd, Madison, WI 53711 (Mapquest map). See details for each meeting for exact location.
Presenter: The owner of Abundelish, a baked goods vendor who sells gluten-free and traditional items at the Madison farmerís market, will speak to our group. We will have a tray of gluten free cookies to sample, and a beverage potluck. You are welcome to bring in your favorite beverage - cocoa, tea, cider, etc. to share.
Election: We will also hold our annual election for positions within the group.
GF Expo: Dan will share some presentations and packets that were acquired at the West Bend Gluten-Free Expo.
Food Pantry, Annual Dues: Donations to the food pantry will also be accepted at the meeting. Also, if you have not yet paid your annual dues of $15, you can do so at the meeting.
Presenter: Melissa Phillips, MS, RDN, CD with UW Digestive Health. She is an experienced Registered Dietitian with a strong background in the hospital and health care industry, particularly in health promotion, clinical nutrition, dietetics, healthcare, and medical nutrition therapy.
Cookie Exchange: Bring the number of cookies you wish to take home — if you bring a dozen, take a dozen home. Bring a container to take your cookies home in. Also please bring either the recipe or a list of ingredients. Recipes will be published in the newsletter.
Food Pantry Items Needed: Please consider bringing a gluten free item to donate to the food pantry. They can take everything GF such as mixes, soups, pasta, cereal, breads, crackers, rice. Baking mixes and foods that kids enjoy are particularly appreciated.