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Active Mom’s Monthly Message: Make It Work!

By Maria Bowie, Walk Georgia Program Coordinator As a working mom of three kids (Emily, 16, Spencer 12, Alex 10), I often hear/make excuses about not having time to be active. This fall, I shocked myself and my family by registering for my first half marathon. My boss and partner in…
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Sunbelt Ag Expo Prize Winners!

We love to hear outside-the-box ways you get encouraged to “move more”! Last week, we were there to encourage the 76,000 attendees of the Sunbelt Ag Expo to move more and live more! How did we do it? We included these awesome maps to show attendees how they could maximize their movement at Expo. Attendees…
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Join Us! November 14th…

On November 14th, you’re invited to an fun-filled day of wellness at Elijah Clark State Park! The fall fun starts at 1pm and includes archery, canoeing, putt putt, and concludes with a 5K! Register for just $20 and get a t-shirt, too! Questions? Need more details? Email us at walkga@uga.edu. See…
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Recipe: Roasted Cauliflower

Invariably, as the temperatures decrease, our cravings for comfort food increase! During the long months we huddle indoors, comfort food seems to encourage the warmth and conversation that guards our mental health. And unfortunately, these foods often get a (well-deserved) bad rap. Comfort foods are often high in fats, salts, sugars, and carbohydrates– but they don’t have to…
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Recipe: Georgia Sweet Potato Stew – Kid Friendly!

Honey-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are in season, and right behind pumpkins, these are our favorite fall veggie. The color, texture, and sweetness create a unique appeal, and provide incredible versatility. In the fall you’ll often find us with a pile of homemade sweet potato fries (baked!) sprinkled with cinnamon as a healthy snack and alternative to…
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