Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Go: S.O.A.R. 5K to benefit local Special Olympics

Check out the 5K Special Olympics Annual Run in Athens, Saturday, November 11.  All proceeds will go to the Clarke County Schools Chapter of Special Olympics. The race is open to runners, joggers, walkers and wheelchair participants of all ages. When: Saturday, November 11, 2017  Location:  Hillsman Middle School • 870 Gaines School…
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Recipe: Central Valley Harvest Bake

Close-up of casserole dish of cooked Harvest Bake ingredients

Squash are classified into two groups—summer squash and winter squash. In Georgia, summer squash are harvested May through October, while winter squash are harvested August through December. Summer squash grows on non-vining bushes. Winter squash matures on the vine and its hard rind helps with winter storage. Both types are…
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Put a Healthy Spin on Game Day

boys football tailgate

Fall is in the air, and you know what that means…football season is here! Whether you are tailgating on campus or hosting a game day party at your home, following a few easy tips can ensure you have a fun and healthy game day! Choose game day dishes that offer…
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Go: Leaf Watch Sunset Hike at Ft. Mountain

Ft. Mountain fall leaves

Friday, October 20, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Fall is beautiful at Fort Mountain. Experience the beauty of sunset over the landscape of fall colors with the leaf watch sunset hike. $3 per person, plus parking/park entry fee. Register at the Visitor Center. Space is limited. A scenic drive on Highway…
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Recipe: Apple Pistachio Crisp


Fruit-based desserts can contribute to making half your plate fruits and veggies. True to their name, Honeycrisp apples are sweet and crunchy, perfectly delicious raw, but also ideal in baking. And their sweetness lends potential to reducing added sugar, as we did with this apple crisp. Bring this to your…
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Nutty Nutrition


Nuts and seeds are calorie-rich and easy to snack on. The most popular nuts eaten in the U.S. are walnuts, pecans, filberts, hazelnuts, cashews, Brazil nuts, pistachios, almonds, pine nuts, chestnuts and macadamia nuts. Popular seeds include pumpkin, sesame, flax and sunflower seeds.   Nuts and seeds contain many nutrients,…
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Go: Birdwalk & 400 Mile Challenge at FDR

Scenic view of F.D. Roosevelt Park

Saturdays- Sept. 30, Oct. 7 & Oct. 14 FDR State Park  Join Dr. Birkhead for a stroll along the woodland edges to listen and look for feathered friends. Bring binoculars or share park loaners.  Check list provided. Meet at the Boat House on Lake Delanor in the campground. $5 parking….
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