Farmer's Market Response to Gluten-Free Demonstration
- By Wendy Cohan
- Published 09/15/2008
An RN for 14 years, I have been following a strict gluten-free diet for six years of improving health! Now I help others as a Celiac Disease/Gluten Intolerance Educator. I work one on one with people on meal planning, shopping, cooking and dining out gluten-free. I will also work with children who have behavioral issues related to gluten or other food sensitivities. My book "Gluten-Free PORTLAND" is a comprehensive resource guide to the gluten-free diet and is available on my website www.glutenfreechoice.com. My other websites are: www.WellBladder.com and www.neighborhoodnurse.net.
Then on Thursday, Sept. 11th, I had my second gig at the Multnomah Village Farmer's Market. What a different vibe! It's a much smaller, less crowded, more laid-back place, and I followed my teenage son's advice. Don't talk, don't lecture, just start offering people free food, and when they come up to watch it being made, you can talk to them then. So, I made Thai salad rolls with both peanut
I am starting to feel for the first time that I'm making headway in my quest to be a full-time Celiac Disease/Gluten Intolerance Educator, and I truly love my work. I'm also amazed at all the networking involved, and so thankful for all the people who have helped me make valuable connections.
I'll post new developments as they occur, and on my website too, under "classes & events".
The Best in Health,
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