Please SUPPORT our local gluten free manufacturer's - LINK SEE Special Events Page for more classes of interest. What would YOU like to see at a BGIG meeting? email us
5 B's Bakery products are available at the Trapeze Cafe in the Bellingham Public Market. 5 B's is a dedicated gluten free bakery/cafe in Concrete... You can now special order - HERE
GF Angels Bakery & Deli Bellingham's dedicated GF bakery, located in Cordata area - News
click the NEWS and find out the details of the expansion of dedicated GF baking in Bellingham!!
Shambala Bakery in Mt. Vernon Ghostfish Brewery in Seattle
May Is Celiac Awareness Month ? How did you celebrate your good health?
May 24, Wednesday, 6:30-8pm Trumpeter Public House in Mt. Vernon 4 Course GF Dinner w/GF Beer Hosted by Ghostfish Brewing and Trumpeter Public House - to celebrate Celiac Awareness Month, we would invite you to join us for a gluten-free four course beer pairing dinner! The courses will include" Sweet Corn South with a toasted corn guacamole, Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad, House smoked Sampler with house-made Sausage, Brisket and Chicken with seasonal veggies and mashed potatoes, and Peanut Butter S'mores. Please call Trumpeter at 360-588-4515 to reserve your spot at the dinner. $45. Link
May 25, Thurs., 6:30pm to 9pm Comm. Food Co-op Alissa Segersten Elimination Diet Cooking
Ali will explain the premise and health benefits of following an elimination diet, while sharing delicious recipes to use in your weekly meal planning. You won't feel like there's anything missing as you enjoy mustard-herb lamb burgers, gingered carrot soup, plantain chips and dip, digestion-stimulating bitter greens salad, and carob cupcakes with whipped coconut cream and fresh berries. All recipes are organic, and free of grain, gluten, nuts, dairy, eggs, soy and nightshade family vegetables. COST - $45. Downown Community Food Co-op Connections Building in Bellingham - Register here
June 6, Tues. 7-9pm at St. Luke's HEC Kombucha GF/DF for Intestinal Health we hope that you can join us for this fun instructional evening. We will be sampling and sharing information on Kombucha and Ghostfish brewing. Talking about why fermented foods are good for our intestinal health as well as how easy it is to add them into our diets.
June 21, Wed. 9:30am-11am - Informal COFFEE Meeting - (3rd Wed. of the month) Come join us at the Bellingham Public Market for a cuppa' jo and a gluten free treat from Trapeze Cafe!! This is also a great location to find Franz Bakery Gluten Free bread and buns. Map Link
NO Tuesday night MEETINGS IN JULY AND AUGUST - Have a great Summer - Coffee meetings continue - July 19 and August 16, Wednesday, 9:30-11am (3rd Wed. of the month).
OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST
May and June Classes with Whole Life Nutrition at Co-op link
Nutrition NOW - series of lectures/food & information (flyer) at Shambala Bakery, meets 1st & 3rd Tuesday starting in May at Shambala Bakery @ 5:30pm. Nutritionist Karl Mincin. $15 in advance or $25 at door, discount for all 8 weeks
Please feel free to attend our meetings and events. Some events listed are not BGIG events but are listed purely for your information.
Washington State NEWs in Food - Home Cottage Law is now in effect: Cottage Food law recognizes the fact that many small, value-added food processors do not have ready or affordable access to commercial kitchens that are licensed for food processing, and that the home kitchen can be an affordable alternative to leasing a certified commercial kitchen. LINK