HandPicked People: Brie Aronson

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As we've built up our community here at HandPicked Nation, we have met some truly incredible farmers, ranchers, makers and thinkers in the real food movement. Which prompted the thought, why not share a little more about the real people of real food with our readers?

Welcome to another addition of HandPicked People!

Brie Aronson became a big fan of real food from sources she could trust after developing food allergies. This newfound interest in real, whole food lead her all the way to Joel Salatin's Polyface Farms, where she cooks up delicious meals for the entire farm.

Brie is also a big fan of HandPicked Nation and the feeling is mutual – we're delighted to have her on board!

Name: Brie Aronson

Occupation: Farm Cook

Describe what you do in ten words or less. Sharing the passion for raising, preparing, and enjoying good food.

Describe real food in one sentence. Real food needs no packaging to make it look good.

What is your first food memory? My younger sister, in her highchair, sticking her bologna slices all over the sliding glass door in our dining room.

If you were a food or a flavor, what would you be? Sweet potato fries.

What are the five food things you always have on hand? Coconut oil, eggs, butter, garlic, onions.

What is the one professional rule you never break? When in doubt, add more butter.

What's going to be your next meal? Chicken adobo tacos.

Did we miss anything? Let us know what kinds of questions you want us to ask in the comments below!