The Best Memories Are Made Gathered Around the Table

Gather Around Nutrition is a healing foods business based out of Portland, OR founded by holistic chefs Johanna Glaser & Jed Thaggard. Johanna & Jed have both received Masters Degrees in Holistic Nutrition from the National University of Natural Medicine. We offer therapeutic private chef services, in-home cooking classes, customized meal plans, and event catering. We choose to work exclusively with local small scale farmers and fishermen who provide high-quality organic produce, wild-caught seafood, and sustainably raised meats. We believe these practices support healthy bodies while upholding reciprocal relationships within our food systems.

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Johanna Glaser

I am a holistic nutritionist, personal chef, urban farmer, and community educator with a passion for local, sustainable, and seasonal foods. I received my graduate degree in Holistic Nutrition from the National University of Natural Medicine, with an emphasis in Community Nutrition Education. I am passionate about creating simple nourishing dishes that feature fresh produce from local farms and seasonal wild foods. I believe that preparing nourishing meals for ourselves and others is one of the greatest acts of LOVE. I have experience with many different therapeutic diet styles such as vegetarian/vegan, Ayurvedic, gluten-free, dairy-free, AIP/paleo, postpartum and prenatal. In my free time, you can find me playing in my garden, harvesting medicinal herbs, hiking and doing yoga.

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Jed Thaggard

Hello! I am a holistic nutritionist, therapeutic chef and folk herbalist based out of Portland, OR. With a Master of Science in Nutrition and years of experience practicing the art and science of herbalism, I believe in harnessing the healing power of plants as a first-line therapeutic approach. I understand how therapeutic diets can present challenges in our everyday lives, and I am here to support you by creating delicious, wholesome meals that are tailored to meet your dietary needs and health goals. I have experience with many different diets, including vegan, Mediterranean, low-sodium, gluten-free, dairy-free, oil-free, and more. Above all, I am striving to create a business model that is mutually beneficial for not only me and my clients, but also our local farmers and the Earth at large!



Book a 20-minute complimentary consultation to see which of Gather Around Nutrition's wellness offerings are right for you.