A middle age/late age suburbian white man or woman who is usually middle class that values natural things. Granola people, dispite common belief are NOT hippies and have normal houses and familys. They are extremely Left. A Granola person can usually be found in nature or at L.L. Bean.
A Granola Person usually drives a Subaru Outback, Volvo Wagon, or a Honda Element all with Thule roof racks for their skis, bikes, or kayaks.
My Mother, who is very granola.
me:"Ma, can i borrow the subaru to go to my friends?"
Mom:"yeah, but be home by 6. I'm making seaweed raviolis...oh yeah, i left my skis in the car, can you bring them in when you come back?"