You may or may not know that October is celiac awareness month. According to the Celiac Sprue Association, this has been the case since 1987 in the U.S. and Canada, and a few of the Des Moines area Hy-Vee stores are hosting gluten=free events starting tomorrow!
Saturday, Oct. 9, 10-4pm: Windsor Heights Hy-Vee, 7101 University Ave, Windsor Heights, IA
A gluten free open house October 9, 10-4pm. There will be new products and tastings. They have expanded their space for gluten free items. Shop at the Windsor Heights Hy-Vee HealthMarket and receive 10% off on Saturday October 9th and Sunday October 10th. No registration is required.
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 4-6pm: Ankeny Hy-Vee, 410 N. Ankeny Blvd., Ankeny, IA
Gluten-free come-and-go event on Tuesday, October 12th from 4-6:00 p.m. in the Ankeny HealthMarket. An event to celebrate our amazing celiac customers. — Jenny Norgaard, RD LD, Ankeny Hy-Vee Dietitian.
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 12-5pm: Fleur Drive Hy-Vee, 4605 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA
Gluten-Free Extravaganza on Wednesday, Oct 13th from 12-5 p.m. We will be sampling new foods as well as doing cooking demos. It will be in our clubroom. No registration is required. – Anne Cundiff RD, LD.
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 3-7pm: Mills Civic Hy-Vee, 555 S. 51st St, West Des Moines, IA 50265
Cost: Free; Gluten-free come-and-go event in the HealthMarket. In honor of National Celiac Awareness Month, they are showcasing their best and newest Gluten-Free products. Have you always wondered what something tastes like? Come and try a variety of gluten-free products, receive recipes and ideas for gluten-free holiday entertaining and talk with your Mills Civic Hy-Vee dietitian and HealthMarket manager. Register to win door prizes and receive 10% off gluten-free HealthMarket items! They’ll be taking product requests and having giveaways as well. No registration required. Questions? Contact Julie at 515-225-1193.
Don’t live in the Des Moines area? Call your local grocery store and see if they plan on hosting any GF events!