Head to a Local Farmer’s Market This Summer!

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Farmer’s Markets are great in the spring and summer months. You can buy local produce from a farm near you. Support Michigan’s agriculture as you try new fruits and veggies! Here is a list of great Farmer’s Markets, flower markets and Cider Mills near you! Downtown Rochester Farmers’ Market – Rochester All products grown or […]

Berry Of The Week: Blackberries

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Blackberries are so juicy and delicious you just have to add them to your favorite summer fruit salad! This week we’re giving you some of the blackberry’s rich history, recipes to make your mouth water, and all of the fabulous nutritional benefits of shoving your face with this black berry. Enjoy! History of Blackberries Blackberries […]

Berry Of The Week: Blueberries

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Whenever I think of blueberries, I think of them as my mother’s favorite fruit. These small, blue berries are an amazing little fruit that contain many health benefits. The history of blueberries is as rich as the taste, so dive into a bowl of blueberries on a warm, summer evening as you read all about […]

Berry Of The Week: Raspberries

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Last week we brought you all the yummy information on strawberries. This week, we’d love to introduce you to the facts on raspberries! These delicious little berries pack a punch in the health department and are a great summer treat. Dig in! History of Raspberries Raspberries weren’t always a fruit favorite. In fact, no one […]

Greener By The Minute: Be A “Green” Traveler

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We all know we need to make sustainability part of our lifestyles, and vacations are no exception. Trouble is, aren’t vacations meant to be more fun than that? Aren’t they supposed to be a chance to escape from the problems of the world and enjoy life? But you can do both. We are always told […]

All Michigan, All The Time…

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Do you love Michigan? Perhaps you’re sick of the weather here but are always looking for new websites, events in your area, photos or news from your state. Then you should check out Absolute Michigan! Absolute Michigan is “All Michigan, All the Time” – a collection of links, features, news and information about the state […]

Greener By The Minute: Go Organic, Even On A Budget

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Want to switch to eating more organic food but think it is too expensive? You can go organic, even on a budget! We are here to give you some tips on how to do so. Find a Local CSA Community supported agriculture programs sometimes have a high price up front, but when you break it […]

“What’s For Fitness Today?” Tip #11 – Doing Things For Others Makes You Feel Good Too

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April  11, 2011 Tip #11 Volunteering and being of service to others is one of those things you always say you’ll do but never make the time. Today your goal is to make time to help others! Volunteering your time to help those less fortunate is a great way to boost your self-confidence and happiness […]