Our Mission, the long version

Why We Do What We Do Lots of people ask what made us decide to open Kickshaws. This picture and incident is really what set the course. I was being treated by a renowned neurologist, on 14 different medications to control my symptoms and…

Kickshaws Kitchen Grand Opening Celebration

This past Saturday we celebrated the official Grand Opening of Kickshaws Kitchen. It was nothing less than an amazing whirlwind of a day packed with so many people, things and animals! While most of the staff spent the majority of the day slinging burgers,…

Kickshaws Kitchen is NOW Open!

Good Morning Fredericksburg! It’s been over a year in the making, but Kickshaws Kitchen is FINALLY open. For those of you who don’t follow too much on social media, here is the official update: We worked diligently for a year on the permitting for…

Two Years at Kickshaws Downtown Market

Two years ago today we hastily opened the doors of Kickshaws Downtown Market. The store had been almost a year in the making and Fredericksburg was eager to see what we had to offer, unfortunately at the time that wasn’t much. In those first…

Polyface Farm, Swoope, Va.

 In September of 2015, I had the opportunity to attend the Natural Products Expo in Baltimore. One of the big draws for me was the chance to hear Joel Salatin speak and meet him in person. I have read a number of his books…

The Holiday Season!

The holiday season is upon us! That means there is LOTS going on everywhere, but especially in Downtown Fredericksburg and at Kickshaws! First and foremost, we wanted to thank everyone that came out and supported us and all our awesome fellow businesses this past…

Happy 240th Birthday USMC!

Today, I was reminded of the words of the 26th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps on our 240th birthday: “In the last analysis, what the Marine Corps becomes is what we make of it during our respective watches. And the watch of…

Summer Days… Slipping Away

Good morning! It’s been quite a while since I have updated here, and the summer is now almost over! We are certainly ready to get back to business as usual (and kids back to school!). We have lots of things coming up and going…

Autoimmune Protocol; Help and Healing

This weekend we will have our first Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) Freezer Meal Workshop lead by myself and Donna Hetrick. We are super excited to get these freezer meal workshops going to help guide folks through meal planning and food prep. Through whole foods we…

Happy 4th of July!

It’s July! I can hardly believe it, where did the Spring go? This week we will be closed on Saturday for the holiday and closed Sunday for our regular Sunday hours for the summer. We will be to it on Monday (12pm-6pm). Next week…