Kirsten Lackey, dietetic intern

Kirsten Lackey is a dietetic intern at Tri County Health Department

Amaranth, the lost grain

As all good stories, the tale of amaranth is a saga of near-defeat and an unexpected come-back. Six thousand years ago, the ancient Aztecs used amaranth as a staple grain in their cuisine. The beautiful plant grows 2-8 feet tall on a straight stalk, has broad leaves, and a colorful flower head with thousands of […]

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