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Big Love.

By Jenée Libby on January 13, 2017

My best friend, Scotty Nichols, is determined to beat his Stage 3 cancer. But the bills are mounting. Can you help? Thank you. No amount is too small. “As around the sun the earth knows…

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By Jenée Libby on December 19, 2016

It all feels a bit surreal. Four days after returning from one of the most glorious, life-affirming, soul-changing vacations I’ve ever taken, I found myself saying goodbye to my best girlfriend. My Big Fuff, my…

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Feed the Body.

By Jenée Libby on December 2, 2016

I had big plans this week. I was going to get ahead in my work after months of putting out proverbial fires. Begin a new blog based on a Christmas gift I gave long ago….

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Thank You, Leonard Cohen.

By Jenée Libby on November 11, 2016

I wrote the following in 2010. It all still applies. Rest in peace to a gentleman and a scholar. Ahimsa. Namaste. “I’m just another snowman, standing in the rain and sleet. Who loved you with…

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054 – Vivian Howard, A Chef’s Life, Deep Run Roots, Chef and the Farmer

By Jenée Libby on November 10, 2016

Real Life Chef Work. “I’m Vivian. And I’m a chef.” This is how Chef Vivian Howard starts off every episode of her Peabody award-winning PBS show, A Chef’s Life. Being a chef is not glamorous….

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053 – Sounds of the Summit, 2016 Appalachian Food Summit

By Jenée Libby on November 3, 2016

CLICK BUTTON TO PURCHASE. ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE APPALACHIAN FOOD SUMMIT. Revival Work. Welcome to Sounds of the Summit, a compilation of stories, music, oral histories, and regional food studies collected during the 2016 Appalachian…