Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Eating Local begins with Home Garden

fresh field peas

Nothing could be more local –or make you more of a locavore – than eating locally grown produce that comes from your own garden plot. You may be thinking that you don’t have room for a garden, but I assure you that the vegetable garden has become “sweet ‘n’ neat”…
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Go: March for Meals 5K Run/Walk

March for Meals 5K

The Athens Community Council on Aging is partnering with the national March for Meals campaign by pledging to end senior hunger by 2020. Please join us for the 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, March 24, to help end senior hunger in Athens and to support the local Meals on Wheels program…
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Recipe: Spring Minestrone Soup

minestrone soup

Spinach is harvested in Georgia between November and May. Baby spinach is harvested earlier than regular spinach, so the leaves are smaller and more tender, but the nutritional value is the same. Raw baby spinach has no fat or calories, and is high in vitamins A and K as well…
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Heart Health Month

American Heart Association logo

By Jay Morris February is here! This means Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. But did you know that there’s another reason to celebrate the month of February? This month is American Heart Month. The purpose of American Heart Month is to promote healthy hearts. Keeping your heart healthy…
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Homeschool Fridays

Fri., Feb 9 & Frid. Feb. 16, 2018 11 AM to 2 PM Red Top Mountain State Park – Acworth, GA Join AmeriCorps Rangers at Red Top on Feb. 9, 16 for AmeriCorps Homeschool Fridays. Topics include Conservation, Archaeology, & Black Bears. Program is outside & begins at 50 Lodge Rd. SE,…
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Recipe: Baked Egg Rolls

This easy-to-prepare baked version of the egg roll leaves out the deep fryer and uses far less oil than a traditional recipe. It also incorporates a large serving of vegetables and protein. We hope your resolutions still include healthy food choices for clean energy that help you move more so you…
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Getting Active During Work

yoga

Find creative ways to include exercise in daily routines. This conference group added a yoga session to help kick their day off with a healthy start! Days at work are often stressful, and being active can reduce some of that stress. Regular activity also keeps your bones strong, improves how…
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