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.

 

This I Know To Be True: Five Facts About Dairy

This I Know To Be True: Five Facts About Dairy

June is National Dairy Month! For one who grew up on a dairy farm, I celebrate the dairy farmers of the past, reflecting on previous generations in my family and the instilled work ethic and values gained from my background. But this year, more importantly, I salute...

Fresh Goes Beyond the Produce Aisle

Fresh Goes Beyond the Produce Aisle

Growing up on small family owned dairy farm, wasting food was not an option, both from a monetary perspective and family well-being. As a small child, my father had experienced folks stopping by his family’s farm asking for food in exchange for work during the Great...