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Kate’s Real Food

Organic energy bars + bites for inspired everyday adventurers who never sacrifice taste

"A raw, wild, wonderful place. A reintroduction to your senses. An acknowledgment of your emotional space. This is adventure. This is the authentic texture of life. Enhance your experience." - Kate Schade

Hi, thanks for visiting our website! My name is Kate, the founder of Kate's Real Food, and I’d like to share a little about our story and growing brand.

My passion for organic food and simplicity developed at a really young age. My Mom grew up on a family farm in NY that was passed on through generations spanning over 200 years. As an adult, I worked for a farm in Victor, ID called Cosmic Apple Gardens that really helped shape my perspective on food, caring for animals and our land, and the importance of soil health and organic agriculture.

In search of adventure, I moved to Jackson Hole, WY. I spent my day's backcountry skiing, hiking, and biking. To sustain my busy lifestyle fueled by the great outdoors, I began making great-tasting, whole-food, energy bars that conveniently fit in my pocket. I used the same food values I was taught during my time on the farm and incorporated them into my recipes.

Soon, I had a local fan-base who insisted I sell my bars. There began my vision to inspire ‘the good life' - to enhance experiences, live a life of texture, and let delicious, organic foods be an integral part of life’s journey. After a few years of continued encouragement, I finally decided to take on my greatest adventure: Kate’s Real Food.

Today, we’re using a 20,000 square foot production facility located in Bedford, PA. Our USDA-certified organic snacks can now be found in 4,000+ retail locations across the country, including Whole Foods, REI, H-E-B, Amazon.com, and more.

We're growing, learning, and having fun. We have big plans for the future, and we hope you stick around long enough to grow with us. You can expect flavor expansions, new products, improved sustainability practices, and so much more.

If you’re a raving fan, thank you for letting us be a part of your adventure. If you’re new to Kate’s, then I hope you try our variety pack. There’s a flavor for every palette, and I’m certain you’ll find something you love!

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