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Nourish Rhinebeck is a community dedicated to promoting improved childhood nutrition by offering nutrition-related info, news, events and volunteer opportunities in and around Rhinebeck.

Are you interested collaborating with us on a project, or publishing a post on our blog? Use our Contact Form to introduce yourself and share your ideas.

Sarah Hutchings cuts apples for the taste testWe are parents, caregivers, educators, health professionals, chefs and food service workers, farmers, business owners, students and many others united by our passion for food, education and health.

We want fresh, nutritious, wholesome food for our children so they can thrive and achieve their true potential. And we know that together, we can have better food choices in our lunchrooms and lunchboxes.

To achieve our mission we welcome many voices and talents to Nourish.
We need your ideas and energy.

Got ideas, resources, talents to share? Contact us.

Get to know our contributors:

Metta CallahanMetta Callahan has two children in the Rhinebeck School District. She works on education projects and community outreach for Nourish. Most interesting food she’s ever tasted: “Dried mare’s milk…it was actually tasty.”


Isabelle Burkhart is Mom to two kids in the Rhinebeck School District. She works on school and community relations, projects and events for Nourish. Isabelle is also a director on the board of Young Rhinebeck. Her favorite local hike: “Wilderstein loop—great views of the Hudson, sometimes you can see a train go by, and it’s kid friendly and only takes about 30 minutes.”


Jenn LaBelle is Mom to a happy middle schooler and works on communication, design and projects for the Nourish. Her favorite food memory: “Eating cheese fondue way up in the Alps (I was 18, but it’s stuck with me!).”

Kerri Karvetski

Kerri Karvetski has two children in the Rhinebeck School District. She’s a bit obsessed with her compost pile and can often be found munching away on the fruits and veggies she grows in her backyard. Three foods she’d take on a desert island: “Mangoes, pesto and lobster.”

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