MISSOULA, Mont. -(Ammoland.com)- Heather Kelly and J.R. Young have joined the national board of directors of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, bringing passion and expertise in backcountry nutrition, adventure and locavore values to the leadership of the rapidly growing sportsmen’s group.
Heather Kelly is an avid hunter, angler, backpacker and outdoor adventurer. Kelly launched Heather’s Choice Meals for Adventuring in 2014 to combine her love of sports nutrition and backcountry packrafting.
Her emphasis has always been on high-quality, whole foods nutrition. With signature dishes such as smoked sockeye salmon chowder and blueberry buckwheat breakfast, Heather’s Choice has gained recognition as a healthy, delicious, portable food option for the backcountry.
Kelly has a degree in evolutionary nutrition from Western Washington University and a professional certification in eating psychology and has spent several seasons as a raft guide in Colorado and Alaska. She was born and raised in Bird Creek, Alaska, which she still calls home today.
“Heather brings business acumen, a connection to the outdoors through food and a sense for adventure that will be valuable assets to BHA,” said BHA President and CEO Land Tawney. “The…