By Giselle Wedemire
The Picky Bitchez hit the town on Nov. 17 at the annual Celiac Market. Held at the Parkdale Community Centre, 30 vendors showed off their gluten-free wares to a burgeoning Calgary market.
|Picky Bitchez Casey and Giselle hit the town on Nov. 17 when they |
attended the Celiac Market at the Parkdale Community Centre.
As the event’s name implies, the central focus of each culinary offering was wheat- and gluten-free goods -– but I scoped out a whole whack of vegan-friendly goodies. According to Canadian Celiac Association’s Calgary-based program coordinator Kathy Collier, there is some overlap in the Venn diagram of packaged vegan and gluten-free foods because lactose intolerance and wheat sensitivities often “go hand in hand.”