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Meet Your Neighbor: Julia Robarts

Julia is a registered dietitian whose grandmother started the first school lunch program in North Reading.

Name: Julie Robarts

Family: Married with three kids (12, 10 and six)

Hometown: North Reading

College/ Major: - (BS) University of Maine - Nutrition major; (MS/MPH) Tufts University -- Nutrition Communications and Public Health

Occupation: Registered Dietitian and Dietetic Internship Coordinator at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Hobbies: Volleyball, food blogging, scrapbooking, playing with my kids, reading great fiction and word games

Favorite Movies:  Elf, Clueless, Titanic, Legally Blonde, The Goofy Movie, Remember the Titans

Favorite books:  Harry Potter series, Twilight series, The Help, The Secret Garden

Favorite restaurants: I love to cook and prefer to dine at home, but if I was going to spend big money on good food, I would go to Henrietta's Table in Cambridge --great food, with a local menu based largely on New England grown/raised food.

Fun fact about yourself: I love to be outside, and try to walk as much as I can when doing errands around North Reading.

Why North Reading?: My dad was a selectman for about 10 years and my grandmother (also a dietitian) started the first school lunch program in North Reading.

Read some of Julia's blogs!

Mary B February 19, 2012 at 12:25 PM
I look forward to Julia's recipes on the Patch. I have made a few of them and they are easy and nutritious. What a wonderful neighbor. Two thumbs up for Julia!!!
Julia Whitney Robarts February 19, 2012 at 09:37 PM
So nice! Thank you so much, Mary.

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