Farming and Fitness: Where do pumpkins come from?

Where do pumpkins come from? How are they grown?

It’s late October. If fall was unseasonably late in your area (like it was in Kansas City) then you’re probably thrilled that the temperatures have started cooling down. “Scarf weather” is here, you’ve probably pulled your winter clothes out of … Continue reading

Guest Post: The State of Agriculture in the UK

The State of Agriculture in the UK United Kingdom

Friends and esteemed readers, I love agriculture. Even knowing my next job may not be in ag, I still foster a deep passion for it. When I was approached about sharing the story of progress in growing the UK’s agricultural … Continue reading

So, this is unemployment.

So this is unemployment

Opening up the Candidness Can in 3…2…1… In advertising, you have to know you’re stepping into a volatile industry.¬†Sometimes, partings of ways have to happen. I’m currently unemployed and there was nothing I could do to prevent it. It wasn’t … Continue reading

What can we learn from Cory Monteith and Finn Hudson?

What can we learn from Cory Monteith and Finn Hudson

In mid-July, America (and I’m assuming much of the world outside of it) was rocked with the tragic news of Cory Monteith’s death. As a lead actor for the hit show Glee, he was a pop culture icon. As his … Continue reading

The wonderful, complicated, tragic truth about food.

food is complicated dialogue discussion

In May, I wrote a post entitled “Food is complicated.”¬†It was sort of a follow-up post to my big confession regarding my battle with an eating disorder in college. Well, I wanted to add some more depth to the complicated … Continue reading

Farming and Fitness: Black Beans

Farming and Fitness black bean nutrition and where black beans come from

I cook with black beans a lot. I love black beans. I love them in Tex-Mex and Mexican food. I love black bean burgers (especially spicy ones). I love the black bean and raspberry queso dip at So Long Saloon … Continue reading

#FoodieFriday and Healthy Cooking for One (or Two)

#foodiefriday Healthy cooking for one or two

I’ve never done a #FoodieFriday post, but there’s a first time for everything. Food has been on my mind a lot lately. I’m trying to put off grocery shopping as long as possible, stretching out what I have creatively and … Continue reading

Farming and Fitness: Beef Part 1 – Nutrition

Beef Part 1 - Nutrition

So a while back, I asked about interest in a series that paired my increasing interest in wellness with my longstanding passion for food production and agriculture. While it seems like a strange combination, I’m really excited to have a … Continue reading