What: BevMo! Holiday Beer Fest, San Francisco

When: Saturday November 17 , 5:30-9pm

Where:  Fort Mason Center, Herbst Pavilion, San Francisco

Website: http://www.nightthatneverends.com/bevmo_holiday.html

Come over to The New Planet table meet Thomas and sample our tasty line of Crafted Gluten Free beers.

Experience 200+ of the Greatest
Holiday, Seasonal & Special Beers-Ciders from
100+ of the best Breweries in the World!

What: Celiac Awareness Tour, Cleveland Ohio

When: Saturday November 17 , 9am-2pm

Where: Holiday Inn, 6001 Rockside Rd, Independence, OH 44131

Website: http://celiacawarenesstour.com/ 

Come and taste New Planet’s line of Crafted Gluten Free beers along with lots of other gluten free goodies too.

What:   90 For Life Gluten Free Expo

When: Saturday & Sunday  November 10 & 11 9-5pm

Where: Gastonia, North Carolina at the brand new Gastonia Conference Center.

Website: http://90forlifeglutenfreeexpo.com/

Come over to The New Planet table and sample our tasty line of Crafted Gluten Free beers along with lots of other gluten free goodies.


Halloween may still be two weeks away, but our mouths have already started watering as we think about arguably one of the best parts of this holiday — the candy. With each passing year, an increasing number of brands has started manufacturing gluten-free versions of their customers’ favorite candy bars. Instead of battling it out with other supermarket shoppers in a jam-packed candy aisle, save yourself some time by checking out our list of gluten-free Halloween candy. While you should always check a candy bar’s label to make sure it is gluten-free, the list we’ve compiled below links to each candy’s nutritional information, which has been provided by the manufacturer.

3 Musketeers Mint Bar and Minis
Almond Joy Bar and Minis
Butterfinger Original and Fun Size
Dum Dums
Heath Bar and Snack Size
Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bar (1.55 oz) and Milk Chocolate with Almonds Bar (1.45 oz)
Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Kisses, Kisses Filled Chocolates, and Nuggets Candies
Lemonhead, Atomic Fireballs, and Red Hots

M&Ms (all are gluten-free except for pretzel-flavored)
Mounds Bar and Minis
Reese’s Peanut Putter Cups (all sizes are gluten-free EXCEPT for seasonal shaped items)
York Peppermint Pattie (all sizes)

Happy Halloween, and enjoy your treats!

What: Healthy Villi Gluten Free Expo

When: Sunday October 21 9:00am-5:00pm

Where:  Four Points Sheraton, 1125 Boston Providence Turnpike, Norwood, MA 02062

Website: http://www.healthyvilli.org/

This is New England’s largest Gluten Free Expo! Come sample New Planet Beer and meet over 80 other gluten-free vendors at this great event!

What: Gluten Free Expo

When: Saturday October 13 9:00am-5:00pm

Where:  South Towne Exposition Center, 9575 South State Street, Sandy, UT 84070

Website: http://glutenfreeexpo.com/

Come check out one of the largest gluten-free expos in the United States!

What: Gluten Free Foodie Tour

When: Thursday October 18 6:00pm-8:00pm

Where:  Genghis Grill-Paradise Valley Mall, 4722 E. Cactus Road, Phoenix, AZ 85032

Website: http://gffoodietouratgenghis.eventbrite.com/

Rock A Healthy Lifestyle is excited to announce that Bent But Not Broken will be it’s official non-profit beneficiary. Please join us for a night out while enjoying endless bowls of safe gluten-free food as well as beer from New Planet and Tito’s Vodka. Genghis Grill also caters to other major food allergies like dairy, soy and others.

The event will be packed with explanations from the general manager on why they take food allergies so seriously, a meet and greet with some of your favorite gluten-free vendors and numerous raffle prizes donated from local restaurants and brands.

A portion of your ticket price will be going towards supporting Bent But Not Broken. With your ticket you will also be handed one raffle ticket but you will be able to purchase more at the door.


When: Friday October 12 3:00pm-5:00pm

Where:  Ace Restaurant, 501 17th Ave. Denver, CO 80203

Ping pong rally on! Come cheer us on during the Great American Beer Festival as we take on challengers to compete for the ultimate prize of being the GABF Ping Pong champion!

Have you recently cut gluten out of your diet due to Celiac’s Disease or a gluten sensitivity? In creating lists of gluten-free foods you can eat and carefully checking labels at the grocery store, it’s not uncommon for those who have recently started living a gluten-free lifestyle to inadvertently forget about other places gluten may be hiding in their daily routine. Here are some hidden sources of gluten that are frequently overlooked:

  • Your Kitchen Countertops — You’ve just pulled out all of the ingredients to make yourself a delicious gluten-free meal. You’re about to put some of the ingredients you’ll be cooking with down on the counter when you spy some bread crumbs lurking from a sandwich your spouse made earlier. If others living in your household haven’t adopted a gluten-free diet, avoid cross-contaminating your gluten-free meals and snacks by wiping down your kitchen countertops before you start cooking.
  • Your Wood Cutting Boards and Wooden Spoons — Wood is porous, so even if it comes into contact with food containing food and you wash it, traces of gluten might still get left behind. If you own wood cutting boards or wooden spoons that have come into contact with foods containing gluten, it’s best to replace them with new ones and label them so others living in your household don’t accidentally contaminate them while cooking.
  • Your Toaster — Here’s another common place cross-contamination occurs. Taking your toaster apart and cleaning out all of the bread crumbs isn’t a practical option. Even if it was, bread crumbs that are lodged in the spring mechanism could still come loose and contaminate your gluten-free bread once it’s been completely toasted and pops up. Buy yourself a new toaster, and, once again, make sure that you label it so that others living in your household don’t accidentally contaminate it with gluten.
  • Your BBQ Grill — Before you start barbecuing your next meal, carefully clean out your grill. Make sure that the grates are clean before you start grilling a gluten-free meal. If that’s not an option, prevent cross-contamination by grilling your gluten-free food on aluminum foil.
  • In Jars or Tubs of Peanut Butter, Jam, Mayo, Butter, or Relish. Unless you’ve instituted a “no double dipping” rule in your household, chances are a knife that has come in contact with breads containing gluten has also made it into various jars and tubs of condiments. You have two options: either institute a rule in your household eliminating double-dipping, or buy separate condiments that are for your use only.
  • Gum — Gum seems like the last place you’d find gluten, right? Unfortunately, some chewing gums are dusted with flour to prevent them from sticking to their wrappers, and most companies don’t list this on the label. Protect yourself by chewing a gluten free gum like Wrigley’s EXTRA® Peppermint.
  • Your Medicine — Just like some brands of gum, some pills are also dusted with flour before they’re packaged. Some inactive ingredients — or fillers — that are added to prescription or over-the-counter medications can also come from starch sources like wheat or potatoes. Before you purchase a medication, ask a pharmacist if it could contain gluten, or contact the manufacturer.

Thought of a hidden source of gluten we didn’t mention above? Share it with us by commenting below!

What: High Park Post-Fire Restoration III Volunteering.

When: Saturday October 6th All Day

Website: http://www.wlrv.net/colorado/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.events&type=792#Event1022

The New Planet team will be volunteering this weekend to help repair damage from the High Park Fire.

The High Park Fire ravaged over 85,000 acres of Northern Colorado lands, leaving hundreds of residents displaced and over 41,000 acres of land burned at a moderate to high severity! As a result, the Cache La Poudre River has been running black after heavy rains this summer, and landslides and flooding have been closing roads and threatening homes. WRV and our partners of the High Park Restoration Coalition have spent months coordinating with agency partners, community organizations and hundreds of affected individuals to lay the ground for short- and long-term restoration actions.
The most immediate goals of our fall post-fire restoration projects is to protect roads, reservoirs, rivers, homes and communities from the threat of further landslides and flooding expected in the coming winter and spring months.

Whether you live downstream of the fire or in the actual burn area, please lend a hand and help restore some of the highest priority restoration sites within the High Park Fire area. The highest priority restoration work is estimated to take at least 3 years, and a great amount of community involvement. And it will not be possible without your support.