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Gluten-Free Conference in Fargo This Weekend

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Eating gluten-free is growing, not just for those who want to eat gluten-free but those who have to. About 3-4 million Americans live with celiac disease, another 18-21 million have a sensitivity to gluten.

In-fact the gluten food industry is projected to be a $15 billion industry by 2015. This weekends conference and fair in Fargo, is geared toward both groups of people who live gluten-free.

The Gluten Intolerance Education Conference, runs Friday from 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. geared toward those who are living gluten-free. It will provide them with the most up-date and current information about gluten-free life.

Conference cost is $175 for both days, $75 for just Friday and $100 for just Saturday. Pre-registration is over but you can still register at the door.

The vendor fair, features 40 vendors and is geared toward those who want to learn more about gluten free living or eating. The fair runs Friday from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Admission to the vendor fair is only $5 and children 10 and under are free. For additional information, call 701-412-8110 or e-mail GIG_FM@hotmail.com.

Both the conference and fair are at the Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave S., Fargo.

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