Jane Calvert, RD
Contributions: Food Adventures for Self Care: Mac & Cheese
Identities: transgender, non-binary, queer
Language(s) Spoken: English
Address: Buffalo, NY
Website: www.foodfocusednutrition.com, or find my business on Facebook!
Get to know me:
I’m a Registered Dietitian based in Buffalo, NY. I have a passion for making delicious food accessible for everyone, and supporting my clients in having healthy relationships with food. I’m also a huge board game nerd!
What does kitchen accessibility mean to me?
I meet my clients where they are, and work within the physical space, equipment, kitchen skills, and food access available to them. I facilitate client-centered adventures in creating delicious food, no matter the perceived limitations.
What populations do I work with? What is my level of expertise (friendly, knowledgeable, expert) for each of those populations?
- LGBTQ+ | expert
- Black, Brown, Indigenous, People of Color | knowledgeable
- Vegetarians/Vegans | expert
- People with food allergies/dietary restrictions | expert
- People with medical conditions supported by Medical Nutrition Therapy | knowledgeable
What is my approach to food?
Connection starts in the kitchen – food is one of the most common ways for people to connect with each other. I work to eliminate food shame and barriers to cooking so that everyone can access this vital connection.
What issues am I most skilled at addressing as a nutrition professional?
I am most skilled in supporting clients in changing the ways they prepare and eat food. Change is hard, especially with a task we’ve all done our entire lives! I have the nutrition and kitchen expertise to make change accessible, delicious, and fun.
Education & License
Education: BA Chemistry, BS Dietetics and Nutrition
Years in Practice: 7
School: Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Buffalo State College
Year Graduated: 2008, 2013
License #: 1098429
Additional Credentials: ServSafe Certified
Fee Range: $20-50 for large groups to individuals. Scholarship available for those with marginalized identities.
Accepted Payment Methods: check, credit card via PayPal