Sep 04

2017 GFAF Expo

I’m excited to announce that I’m going to be an official blog ambassador for the GFAF Expo (GFAF = Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly) this year! If you recall, I got to meet Rebecca from Strength and Sunshine at last year’s expo and we had a lot of fun! :]

2017 GFAF Expo

The GFAF Expo is the largest gluten-free + allergen-friendly event in the country–if you’re looking for specialty products or happen to be trying to learn how to prepare food to meet your dietary needs, this is an awesome event to check out! Their mission is to meet the needs of the celiac community, those with gluten + food sensitivities, auto-immune/inflammatory diseases, and autism.

The GFAF Expo kicks off in Secaucus, NJ on October 14-15, from 10am-4pm on Saturday and 10am-3pm on Sunday! You can also find them at the following locations later on this + next year!

  • October 28-29, 2017 – Dallas, TX
  • November 18-19, 2017 – San Mateo, CA
  • February 10-11, 2018 – San Diego, CA
  • April 7-8, 2018 – Schaumburg, IL
  • April 21-22, 2018 – Denver, CO
  • May 19-20, 2018 – Atlanta, GA
  • June 23-24, 2018 – Glendale, AZ
  • July 21-22, 2018 – Worcester, MA

There will be over 100 different vendors (good thing I finally have business cards to give away ;P ) with all kinds of samples, snacks, coupons, discounted products and goodies, as well as educational sessions on a variety of different topics, including gluten-free living/cooking + digestive health!

2017 GFAF Expo

I’m actually scheduled to work a 24-hour shift on October 14, and I still plan on attending, so I hope that’s a testament to how excited I am for this event, haha. Last year’s was the first food-related Expo I’d ever attended and it was awesome getting to meet new people + discover so many different companies/brands!

Case in point, I don’t have any major food insensitivities/allergies other than a possible mild(?) lactose intolerance, but given my interest in nutrition + preventive medicine, finding out about all the available products out there for my patients with food insensitivities/allergies is a definite plus!

2017 GFAF Expo

I have 5 free tickets to give away that are good for free adult single day passes! If you live in NJ or the NYC area and would like to come, let me know!

You can get 30% off with code EARLYBIRD (valid through 9/13) + 20% off with code ADVANCE (valid through 10/13)!

Location: Meadowlands Exposition Center
Address: 355 Plaza Drive, Secaucus, NJ 07094 (Parking is free!)

For more information on the Expo (maps, directions, etc.), please visit here!

Connect with the GFAF Expo on FacebookTwitter, + Instagram using the hashtag #GFAFExpo!

  • Have you ever been to a GFAF Expo? 
  • I have 5 free tickets to give away! To enter, like me on instagram and facebook (let me know who you followed as!) and leave a comment telling me what you’re most excited about at this Expo!

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  1. AZ@...And A Dash of Cinnamon

    Congratulations! I think that is wonderful! Hopefully your shift isn’t too terrible. What will you be on?
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    1. Farrah

      Thanks so much! (Sorry for the super late response!) I’m going to be on family medicine inpatient service for the 24-hour shift–fingers crossed that it won’t be too terrible!

  2. Taryn

    I wish they had one in Minneapolis/St. Paul! Both my parents have Celiac disease, I’d love to take them to something like this.

    1. Farrah

      Aww, darn!! :[! I hope they expand their locations to go over there soon! <3

  3. Taylor

    Thats awesome! Congrats!

    1. Farrah

      Thank you! :]

  4. Deborah @ Confessions of a mother runner

    That conference sounds really fun wish i lived a lot closer!
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    1. Farrah

      If only! Hopefully they’ll have one near you soon! I feel like they’ve been expanding on locations a lot!

  5. ShootingStarsMag

    Sounds like a really great and informative conference. You MUST be excited – working 24 hours beforehand. LOL

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    1. Farrah

      hahaha, right!? Hopefully it won’t be a super crazy shift–I’ll be keeping all my limbs crossed!

  6. Julie @ Running in a Skirt

    Congrats! What a great experience!
    Sounds like a wonderful conference.
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    1. Farrah

      Thanks! I’m excited for it! 😀

  7. Mary

    OMG I’m super duper excited for you Farrah! It’s a huge honor to be a blog ambassador, I love http://www.fairyburger.com and I’m not surprised other people love it too. I’m going on a cruise in November but if I wasn’t I would totally attend the event in San Mateo.

    1. Farrah

      Aww, thank you so much! <3

      I hope you have a ton of fun on that cruise! :] Where are you headed to?

  8. Shalini

    Congratulations Farrah!! Sounds like a very interesting expo. 24 hours shift and still going to attend it, seems you are pretty excited!! Best of luck.
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    1. Farrah

      haha, yes indeed! Here’s to hoping that shift won’t be too crazy! I’d like to be awake + alert enough to talk with everyone! 😛

  9. Hannah

    This does sound like fun! Of course none of the locations are near me though 🙂
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    1. Farrah

      Darnit! I hope they expand to a location near you soon! :]!

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