Wednesday, January 30, 2013

January 2013 Meeting Summary

Shea Richland is shown sharing information about the Azure Standard Company, and about some of their  non-GMO products that are available online and through their catalogue.
Shea Richland
Shea Richland from GMO Free Prescott Organization spoke to the Prescott Area Celiac and Gluten Free Support Group meeting on Tuesday, January 15th, at 12:30PM at the Prescott Public Library's Founder's Room B.

Shea shared information about the main foods (grains, soy beans, and sugar beets, to name a few) that are currently being genetically modified and about what can be done to support the non-GMO movement organizations locally, statewide, and nationally.

Announcements: On saturday, March 16th, 2012, at 12:30PM, That's It! Gluten Free Bakery (Tammy K) and Diane J. are holding a gluten free cooking event at Natural Grocers store. Tammy will be preparing a menu of special Spring/St. Patrick's themed recipes from Diane's cookbook and Diane will be presenting information about the dishes that Tammy is cooking and also autographing her books. Her second cookbook, "The Farmer's Daughter Cooks Gluten Free" will be available for purchase at the local Natural Grocers store. Then on May 4th, Natural Grocers is holding a gluten free event with vendors and demonstrations. Stay tuned for more information on both events. 

Next meeting will be held on tuesday, February 19th at 12:30 PM at the library location."Go Picnic" company has sent the group samples of their gluten free snack pack products to be evaluated by the group members.

Hope to see you then!

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

December 2012 Meeting Summary

December's meeting of the Prescott Area Celiac and Gluten Free Support organization was held on December 18th at 12:30PM at the Prescott Public Library.

The focus of the December meeting was sharing gluten free holiday cookies and treats, as well as a product sampling from Canyon Bakehouse Bakery. Two door prizes (books from Triumph Dining) were won by lucky group members and the meeting was much enjoyed by all who were in attendance.

Tammy (the group's baker!) and Brenda discussing holiday baking tips.

Renee discussing her experiences with Canyon Bakehouse products.

 Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!