HandPicked People: Sarah Pope

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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!

Sarah Pope has been a vocal and active advocate of real food for over a decade. A board member of the Weston A. Price Foundation and a self-proclaimed "blogging ninja", Sarah passionately writes about real food every day on her excellent site The Healthy Home Economist.

We consider ourselves beyond lucky to count Sarah Pope among the HandPicked Nation community of contributors. Her insights on incorporating more real food in our meal planning (and how to avoid highly processed food pitfalls) help keep us enlightend, entertained and definitely healthier!

Name: Sarah Pope

Occupation: Mother, Nutrition Educator & Writer

Describe what you do in ten words or less. I'm a Blogging Ninja.

Describe real food in one sentence. Food that is either completely in its natural state or minimally processed in a home kitchen.

What is your first food memory? My dad bringing me a bottle of baby formula in my crib.

If you were a food or a flavor, what would you be? Chocolate.

What are the five food things you always have on hand? Raw cream, raw butter, sourdough bread, grassfed meat, homemade bone broth.

What is the one professional rule you never break? Don't make excuses when you have messed something up.

What's going to be your next meal? Grassfed burger with lactofermented pickles, an organic salad with homemade dressing and a glass of kombucha.

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