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Recipe: Spanish Green Beans

Green Beans

Interested in growing your own green beans? There are three varieties: bush beans, which are great for limited-space gardens; pole beans, like bush beans, they grow like vines but need a cage or trellis system for support; and half-runner beans, which can grow without support, like bush beans, but need lots of space to grow.
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Let’s Dance!

Senior Couple dancing on beach

Don’t want to pay to use a gym or work out alone? According to a 2007 study, people could find an alternative in social dancing.
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Go: National Trails Day Hikes

Family hike

Saturday, June 3 marks National Trails Day. Many state parks are offering a variety of hikes, such as a geology hike at Providence Canyon, nature hike at Sapelo Island, and Paws to the Falls at High Falls.
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Recipe: Getting to know Cantaloupe

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June ushers in cantaloupe harvest season in Georgia. Be on the lookout for these delicious, local treasures in local farmer’s markets, grocery stores and road side stands this summer!
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May is Older Americans Month

Older active people

More than ever before, older Americans are working longer, trying new things, and engaging in their communities. They’re taking charge, striving for wellness, focusing on independence, and advocating for themselves and others. What it means to age has changed.
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Go: Make Water Safety a Top Priority

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With summer upon us, many agencies are reminding Georgians of the importance of water safety through a SPLASH campaign. The DNR is in the process of adding “loaner boards” with personal flotation devices (life jackets) at public boat ramps.
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