Lisa Abraham

Hudson Library & Historical Society is hosting speakers and demonstrations about food in October.


At 7 p.m. Tuesday, chef Mairann Offtermatt will demonstrate gluten-free cooking, with muffins on the menu.


Offtermatt owns and operates NourishMe, a gluten-free personal chef service. There is a $5 materials fee. Register in person at the library’s second-floor reference desk, 96 Library St., Hudson. No phone registrations will be accepted. Space is limited.


At 6:30 p.m. Oct. 11, Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr. will discuss his book, Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease: The Revolutionary, Scientifically Proven, Nutrition-Based Cure, and explain how a vegan lifestyle can create a healthy heart. Esselstyn is director of the cardiovascular prevention and reversal program at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute.


Copies of his book will be available for purchase and signing. Refreshments will be served. The program is free, but tickets are required; visit the second-floor reference desk or Learned Owl Book Shop, 204 N. Main St., Hudson.


At 7 p.m. Oct. 17, chef Susan Townsend will give a presentation about vegan recipes. There is a $5 fee payable at the time of advance registration at the second-floor reference desk.


For information about any of the programs, visit www.hudsonlibrary.com or call 330-653-6658, ext. 1010.


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