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“Cluck” below to “chick” out the video presentation I created to explain why backyard hens should be made legal in Staunton. It was presented to City Council by Staunton City Backyard Hen Advocates on October 23, after which City Council unanimously voted to move the proposal forward to the Planning Commission! The 6-minute video […]

Clucking about backyard hens


At this time, it is illegal to own a flock of Backyard Hens in residentially-zoned areas of Staunton. But, I think residents everywhere should be permitted to own, care for and choose/grow the feed for their own personal supply of sustainable, clean, happily clucking protein. Eggs are hands down, one of the most nutritious […]

What’s all the fuss about Backyard Hens?




In the past week, a few people have asked me what I eat for breakfast, so here’s the scoop: Two eggs, fresh from happy chickens, scrambled with yellow squash, onion, tomato & cubed fresh turmeric root, all lubed with butter. Pickled okra, made by friends. Not on the plate because they’re already in my […]

What does a Dietitian eat for Breakfast?



No? Did I get that wrong? Second favorite food, then? What? You hate liver? Come on, now– hate is a pretty strong word… Really?! Well, I’m sure you haven’t tried this amazing recipe. Just give it one more shot! Liver is good for you! Contains cholesterol & saturated fat, which every part of […]

Liver is your favorite food




Romance with and love of a person is a fantastic thing- but it isn’t really about that person. The bubbling of euphoria that pops onto the face as a smile is actually a renewed affection for life and nature and beauty and everything that makes us feel good. To open to love […]

Cellular love




Sweet things are good. Nicknames like “sweetie pie” and “sugar” have more than positive connotations. But, the tables turn when we’re talking about food & nutrition. Humans have primal impulses to seek out foods that are sweet because they were harder to find in Nature. Really, what were the choices? […]

Pass the sugar, Sugar!