Katie is a passionate local food and farming advocate, business owner, consultant and community builder with 15 years experience as a trusted resource and strategic partner in building food resilience. Her deep ties to the food system stem from her tendency to spend two too many hours at the farmers market, pull over for anything that resembles a farm stand, and be on a need-to-know basis with everything local food. Learn more about Katie’s expertise.
Why I love garlic: I’m part Italian so I like to think I was born to love garlic. My favorite variety is Purple Stripe. In spring I stock up on fresh garlic and scapes. When a recipe calls for one clove, I add four. My mantra: a head of garlic a day keeps the doctor away – and the vampires at bay.