Dan F

How did you become interested in natural foods? 
I am interested in small-scale, localized food communities; as well as simple, delicious, and nourishing food; as well as eating/living so as to prevent visits to the doctor… So natural foods it is!

How long have you worked at Clover's?
Approximately 17 moon cycles

What do you like about working at Clover's?  
Helping members of my community (myself included) have access to the highest quality food and natural remedies. Also being able to interact with local food producers and learning (every day) about food and health.

What are a couple of staple food items at your home?
Beans! Rice! Greens! Eggs! Onions! Fermented/cultured food! (yogurt, kimchi, kraut, etc.)

What keeps you active?  Do you have an exercise routine?
Jogging and cycling

What inspires you outside of work?
Music. Non-human life. Speculative literature.

What's your favorite book? Movie?
I couldn’t pick a favorite; different values at different times if you know what I mean… at the moment the book is “The 5th head of Cerberus” by Gene Wolfe, movie would be “Road House” starring Patrick Swayze, set in a honky-tonk in southern Missouri in the 1980’s.

Who was your favorite band in high school?
Yonder Mountain String Band

What's your go-to fast and easy healthy meal when you're in a rush?
Fried egg with garlic and cilantro, and toast

Many Clover's employees have been with Clover's for a long time. Why do you think that is?
This store rocks! Locally owned and operated, it has a vested interest in our community’s health. I mean come on, it’s cLOVErs!

Tea or coffee?
Double me up for both, would you kindly.

Do you have any guilty pleasures?
I strive for a guilt-free existence.

What is your personal philosophy on health?
Eat well, sleep well, and be careful with your mind-body!

Do you have a pet(s)?
The only pets I have had I have eaten. 

What do you want people to know about Clover's?
It rocks… HARD. Tell your friends, stick-it to the corporate “MAN” and shop local (here), enjoy the freshness, friendliness, and accountability!