When Americans think about Fall foods, many of them think apples or pumpkins or soup. I think raspberries. Seasons may shape the food, but food also shapes our perception of the season. This means that the seasonal memories we build as kids often stem from the foods we enjoy during those times. For me, raspberries … Continue reading Fall Foods and all the Feels
I once went to a conference where one of the speakers talked about how she launched new programming within her organization. She said the reason she and her team were able to accomplish so much was because they labeled every new program "an experiment." This idea has stuck with me through many areas of life, … Continue reading Why Experiment in the Kitchen
As with anything started from scratch, it takes a lot of hours and a lot of effort to give it momentum. As the founder it means that I occasionally ask myself why I'm bothering. Then I remember this video I saw shortly after conceiving the Taste Quest concept. I could wax on prolific as to … Continue reading Why I’m all in with Taste Quest
As with all grassroots movements, it will take a whole community to reach Taste Quest's full potential. Thankfully, that community is Nashville (read: awesome). Together, we can make Taste Quest a reality for Nashville's youth, empowering them to take charge of healthy change in their bodies, their families, and their communities. With cooking as their … Continue reading Let’s make it RISE, Y’all!