Join us Saturday August 9th

28 Jul

Last week Gluten Free Specialty turned 6 and we are excited!

For our 7th year, we will focus on Community Events & Collective Projects.

With gluten free products becoming more accessible at local grocery stores, we are beginning to change how we service our community and during this time, we need your help more than ever!

Help us to spread the word about our collective projects & community events! How? –>

Tell your friends
Tell your family
Tell the media (news, magazines, bloggers, radio….)
Tell gluten free vendors
Tell your doctor, nutritionist or medical provider
Spread the word as much as possible

Gluten Free Specialty GroceryNEWS

Our First Community Outing will be Saturday August 9th. JOIN US!

Community Outing Experience #1:
Take Part in what make Midtown Sacramento Special

Our 6 Year Birthday Celebration


9am to 10:30 – Yoga in McKinley Park (by the Rose Garden)
11am to 1p – GF Brunch Picnic by the Duck Pond
1:30 or 2pm –  GF Tea & Cake – Gathering of Friends (26th& J)
2:30-3pm until 5pm – GF Picnic Dinner by the River (28th & B Street)
5pm – onward – 2nd Saturday Art Celebration in Sacramento 

GFS closes at 5:30 on Saturday, but several locals will be meeting between 5 and 5:30 at GFS to gather together to walk and visit local art galleries. If you’d like to volunteer to be a local guide. Please contact Melanie ( ). Guides get a free GFS shirt 😉

Event Checklist:

  • What to Bring for yoga at the Rose Garden (McKinley Park):
    • yoga mat or towel
    • water (maybe a couple of bottles)
    • friends
    • class is free, but donations for Yoga Across America are accepted
    • more info here:
  • What to Bring for Picnic at the Duck Pond:
    • food for yourself &  a few others if you’d like to take part in sharing (4-6 people)
    • your favorite recipes  for our holiday recipe book
    • tableware (plates, cups, spoons, forks, knives and serving spoons)
    • a blanket to sit on
    • friends, family, kids…
    • There’s a playground near the duck pond!!!
  • What to Bring for Cake & Tea at Gluten Free Specialty Grocery
    • plate, cup & utensils (extras if you’d like to share)
    • please bring reusable dishes if you can 
    • yourself
  • What to Bring for Picnic with Friends at the River
    • food for yourself &  a few others if you’d like to take part in sharing (4-6 people). Signs that say GFS, so we can all find eachother (the river beach is long).
    • beverage of choice
    • water (to prevent dehydration)
    • sharing is encouraged, but not required
    • Note: restrooms are near Sutter’s Landing Park, the Dog Park , and the B Street Skate Park so be sure to stop there before you head down to the river.
  • What to Bring for Second Saturday Art Walk
    • good walking shoes
    • comfortable clothing
    • friends / family
    • water
    • an adventurous spirit
    • money if you plan to purchase art, food or beverages while out and about.

Midtown Collective Project

Plans for a collective cafe & grocery are underway.

Stay tuned for more information in the week ahead.

Funding for the Cafe & Grocery will begin September 2014.

Project Planning is already underway.


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