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Wild and Wonderful

Foraging for Foodies
There is such a thing as a free lunch! We have only to look in our backyards and parks to find the free, nutritious greens and berries an arm’s reach away.
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Plant-Based Wellness Retreat Promises Lasting Change

Whole foods, plant-based advocate Jill Keb is conducting her annual Walk the Beach Retreat in South Haven, Michigan. It begins at 6 p.m., Oct. 18, and ends at 1 p.m., Oct. 27.

Hacking Your Health Live Comes to Chicago

Tiffany Hinton, of GF Mom Certified, is bringing a new style of health event geared toward families looking for a healthier, happier lifestyle to Chicago.

Personal Discovery Awaits at the Body Mind Spirit Expo

Rejuvenate and receive a relaxing massage, have an aura photo taken and open up to new ideas in a safe environment for growth and exploration.

Green City Market Chef BBQ

Green City Market (GCM) will hold the 18th annual Chef BBQ in Lincoln Park, highlighting the best of the Midwest with Chicago’s top chefs, craft beverages and local ingredients.
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Plan a Fall Cranberry Road Trip

Shake up your a Wisconsin fall road trip this year and trade apples and pumpkin patches for savoring new flavors and experiences that celebrate cranberries and sustainability.

Savoring the Flavors of the Summer Harvest

MASTER GARDENER RESOURCES

for the Greater Chicago Area

Recipes from a Farm Kitchen

Neighborhood Potluck Picnic
Here are a few of my favorites to bring to share, as they hold up well to heat and taste delicious cold or at room temperature.

This Month at The Market

Illinois Farmers Market Association
The season is a little late due to weather, but a lot of amazing produce is available now.
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Archive »Eat Well Briefs

Take It Easy on the Eggs

High Intake Increases Mortality

Savor Cherries to Lower Metabolic Syndrome Risk

Reduces Health Threats

Eat Plants to Live Longer

Diets High in Vegetables Increase Longevity

Munch Nuts for a Healthy Brain

Improves Cognitive Functions

Eat Mostly Plants to Ease Gum Inflammation

Oral Health Benefits
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Eat Well Features

Backyard Gardening

How to Get a Lot From Your Plot
Whether this is your first year growing a kitchen garden or your thumb glows green from years of use, it’s possible to quickly turn dreams of bountiful organic harvests into a reality.

A Flexitarian Diet for a Flexible Life

On Your Mark, Get Set, Flex
There’s a new term in town, ‘flexitarian’, which gives us a handle on what many of us are likely doing anyway; we are inclined to eat less meat and more plant foods, but not ready to completely give up chicken or the occasional burger.

Nutrition for Breast Health

Food Choices are Big Factor in Preventative Breast Health
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, prompting many studies about the possibilities for preventive breast health through a healthy lifestyle that incorporates good nutrition and regular exercise.

The Edible Schoolyard

Revolutionizing Classes and Cuisine Across America
Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches may be a lunchtime mainstay for many schoolchildren—along with other cafeteria fare of questionable nutrition and taste. Or worse, soda, snacks and candy from a hallway vending machine. But better, more healthy alternatives are on the horizon, thanks in part to the vision of renowned restaurateur Alice Waters.

Satisfying Summer Smoothies

Get a Whole Day's Fruit Quota in One Delicious Shake-me-up
Fruit smoothies have come of age and gone main stream to the point that they now rival coffees as a daily drink of choice. They’re quick, portable, filling and, of course, naturally nutritious.