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City of Moultrie Moves More, Lives More

Mayor William McIntosh

By Kathryn Holland, Colquitt County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent When I began my career with UGA Cooperative Extension I was barely aware of the Walk Georgia program. Then one day I received a call from one of our community leaders asking me to implement Walk Georgia for the City of…
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GO: General Coffee State Park + Let’s Move Day!

Horseback riding

Coffee County in southern Georgia is home to General Coffee State Park. Known as one of Georgia’s “best kept secrets”, the park offers a host of varied activities. Brush up on agricultural history at Heritage Farm – replete with log cabins, a corn crib, tobacco barn, cane mill, and so…
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Recipe: Tuscan Potato Skillet

Tuscan Potato Skillet

This last week of September, add a fun Tuscan twist to your dinners. Lemon zest, garlic and rosemary feature in this easy-to-make delicious dish! In Georgia, we primarily grow Irish potatoes, also known as thin-skinned potatoes. Potatoes are the world’s largest food crop, with the United States being the 4th…
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Reduce Your Chances of Falling this Fall

Walk Georgia Fall

By Supriya Venigalla, MD, MPH Happy Fall, Walk Georgians! Now that the weather is getting cooler, you probably want to get outdoors as much as possible. But if you’re 65 and older, you may be worried about falling and injuring yourself. It’s a legitimate concern because a single fall can be traumatic to…
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GO: Elijah Clark State Park + State Parks Day on Sep 24th!

camping

Located on the western shores of Clarks Hill Lake, Elijah Clark State Park is one of the largest lakes in the Southeast. Named for frontiersman and Georgia’s Revolutionary War hero, Elijah Clark, the 447-acre park features a log cabin replica of the Clark home complete with 1780s furniture, utensils, and…
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Recipe: Scrumptious Spring Rolls

Fresh cucumbers

This week’s recipe is fun and easy to make: spring rolls with peanut sauce, featuring tofu and cucumbers! Cucumber plants grow in both temperate and tropical environments, and so are found in many regions of the world. In the US, the states of Florida and California produce cucumbers for most…
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