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Dried Plums with Peaches and Yogurt

This week’s featured recipe is a light, homemade fruit yogurt. This yogurt recipe features plums and peaches in particular. You probably recognize peaches from Georgia’s namesake as the “Peach State”, but did you know that the plum is another Georgia fruit that is locally grown and highly nutritious? The dark purple…
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UGArden: Livin’ La Vida Local

By Jay Morris, Walk Georgia Health Promotion Intern UGArden is a learning and demonstration farm on UGA’s campus that is committed to teaching students sustainable food practices and community service. I wanted to visit them and speak about the importance of local agriculture and gardening as a way to lead…
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Recipe: Zucchini Italian Style

This week’s recipe is a simple, but delicious Italian style zucchini stir-fry. Stir-fries are some of my favorite dishes to cook because they take little time to make, and it’s so easy to add tons of flavor with a little bit of effort. Zucchini and other types of summer squash…
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Active Moms: Adult Swim, Come on In!

By Maria Bowie, Walk Georgia Program Director Ah, the dog days of summer are upon us. What better way to cool off and move more than with a quick swim? Our family enjoys belonging to a community pool, and I especially love including swimming into my fitness routine. However, I…
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Gordonia-Alatamaha State Park + Pitcher Plant Bog Habitat Tour

Gordonia-Alatamaha State Park is an unusual natural wonder located at Tattnall County in Southeast Georgia. This puts it in the Coastal Plains region of Georgia. This region of the state has gone through some dramatic geological changes throughout its history. It was underwater for nearly 20 million years, and up…
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