Meet Me At the Table

My goal with this blog is to bring you perspectives from my past, peppered with insights and facts on the future of food, farming and health – providing “food for thought, action and personal responsibility.” As a registered dietitian and a sixth generation farm owner in Kentucky, the connection of farm to plate is part of my DNA. I have spent my career navigating the connections between food, health, agriculture and consumer behavior. Together, we will dig into the complex and ever-changing story of who grows our food, what’s in our food, and how food affects our health and ultimately our lives.

 

Tracking the Trends — What Will Shine for 2023?

Tracking the Trends — What Will Shine for 2023?

Trends like weather are forecasts. Some will shine through while others may get covered with a dark cloud. Regardless of what consumer surveys or noted chefs may predict,1 unexpected storms, like pandemic-related supply chain snafus, can alter the path. Looking back...

5 Tips to Keep Holiday Food Safe and Prevent Waste

5 Tips to Keep Holiday Food Safe and Prevent Waste

It’s Thanksgiving Week … and our thoughts turn to food! Whether we’re in the middle of thawing turkeys, baking pies, or placing a last-minute order, how we store and prepare our food needs to be top of mind! Here are five essential tips for your list! With this year’s...

Focus on the End Game: It’s Time to End Hunger

Focus on the End Game: It’s Time to End Hunger

Report from The White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health "In America, no child should go to bed hungry. No parent should die of disease that can be prevented," President Joe Biden stated as he opened the September 28th White House Conference on Hunger,...