Springfield, MA – Oct 25-26, 2014
When & Where
October 25-26, 2014
The MassMutual Center doesn’t own or operate any local parking facilities. However, there are several parking lots and garages in the area.
Civic Center Parking Garage
This garage is located directly across from the MassMutual Center on Falcons Way. Per request of the MassMutual Center parking for all events is only $7. For more information call (413) 787-6118.
Columbus Avenue – South Garage
This garage is located on Columbus Avenue just two blocks from the MassMutual Center. For more information call the Springfield Parking Authority at (413) 787-6118.
For directions to the MassMutual center click HERE.
1277 Main Street
Springfield, MA 01103
Tel: (413) 787-6610
You may purchase discounted tickets ahead of time by using the form below. Full-price tickets ($20 per adult and $5 per child (over the age of 3) will be on sale at the event if we do not sell out in advance. Sell outs will be indicated on the website. We recommend buying your tickets ahead of time.
Class:"Healing the Gut from Food Allergies and Sensitivities" Dr. Giammarino will differentiate celiac disease, food allergies and sensitivities and teach how to diagnose each condition. She will discuss Naturopathic treatment options including digestive, nutritive, herbal, and dietary support. She will discuss probiotics, enzymes, and herbal treatment options.
Class:"Understanding Gluten Sensitivity" Gluten sensitivity is a real problem regardless of the criticism that it has taken. It's so real that the similarities between celiac disease and gluten sensitivity may shock you. Don't miss this highly informative talk by Dr. Stephen Wangen
Class:"The Gluten Free Mediterranean" One of the misperceptions about the Mediterranean Diet is that it is impossible to do if you are gluten free. Bill Bradley, Registered Dietitian and cookbook author will take you on a gluten free culinary journey through the countries and Islands of the Mediterranean. Learn about the health benefits of eating Mediterranean and how to use gluten free grains that are already a mainstay of Morocco, Spain, Italy, Greece, Egypt, Israel, Syria and the other countries and islands of the Mediterranean. Gluten-Free Recipes and guidelines included.
Class:"Gluten Free at the Grocery Store" If you are shifting toward eating gluten free, your grocery shopping experience will change...if it has not already! The most important part of gluten free shopping is equipping yourself with new knowledge. Join Stop & Shop nutritionist on a walk through the grocery store with easy to follow tips in each department. She will highlight how to eat gluten free on a budget, plan balance meals and must-have gluten free products to add into your weekly shopping list.
Class:"The Power of Food – The best medicine or the worst poison for your body." Chef Oonagh is not going to push a raw food diet (with NE winters, get real), or have you give up your favorite foods (as if we would want to). Chef Oonagh will help you understand how the food you commonly eat can be causing other problems - beyond high cholesterol, but including arthritis, female problems, headaches, diabetes, fatigue etc. Chef Oonagh will explain the new FDA proposed food labeling; is GMO a good thing?; soy and corn everywhere; how much sugar is too much sugar?; all the new cooking oils, new sugars, new grains, trans fat, hydrogenated, "fat free"; and the increasing number of food allergies, not just gluten free.
Class:“So Many Flours, So Little Time” Chef Rob will discuss the variety of gluten free flours available on the market today, how to blend them correctly, and the nutritional value of each one. This class will equip you with the knowledge to make your gluten free culinary experiences simple, easy, and very delicious.
Our apologies, more information to be posted soon...