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HempX to be Held in Asheville September 18-19

Hemp X Asheville

HempX, a collaboration between Adapt, Highland Brewing Company and Asheville Event Co., is a family-friendly event that aims to educate the public about the many uses and benefits of industrial hemp. 

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Bring Joy to Your Day with Mindful Eating

One of the most fundamental reasons I write about food is joy.

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Community Supports Melanie Fore In Her Battle To Survive Leukemia

Be The Match

Volunteers needed to join Be The Match Registry at donor registry drive at Biltmore Lake Clubhouse on Friday, April 17th from 4:00 to 7:00

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5 KEY Essential Oils to Get You Through the Winter: A free workshop

Essential Oils for Winter

Stacy Vajta, the owner of The Everyday Lightworker will be hosting a free event, talking about 5 key essential oils that can be a powerful support in getting you through the winter in better health and a happy mood. 

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Local Cafe Now Serving Bone Broth

free range grass fed bone broth

There are many delicious ways to improve your health, and a great place to start, believe it or not, is with good ole fashioned bone broth. For thousands of years bone broths have provided essential minerals and nutrients to our ancestors worldwide, and they are still part of every known culinary tradition on earth. Bone broth is a flavorful liquid made by boiling the bones of just about any vertebrate you can think of, typically poultry, beef, venison, bison, lamb, or fish, in water for an extended period of time, typically anywhere from 6 to 72 hours depending upon the bones used.

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LOCAL HEALTHY CAFÉ OWNER SELECTED AS CORPORATE HEALTH COACH FOR INTERNATIONAL COMPANY

Medea Galligan of Medea's Espresso and Juice Bar has been selected to be the corporate health coach by Kitchen Craft Cookware. Kitchen Craft Cookware is owned by Advanced Marketing International, and will be having Medea help the company by showing health through nutrition. She will be writing articles, sharing recipes, and hopes to start training people for the company right here in Asheville as soon as this winter.

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Preserve the Summer’s Produce Bounty from Asheville’s Local Markets

Asheville has a huge variety of markets featuring local, organic and fresh produce. Summer is the perfect time to put away these beautiful treats from nature through dehydration, canning, freezing, and cooking. But to start, you need to pick the best of the produce offerings. 

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10 Ways to Stop Sabotaging Yourself in the Kitchen

Many of today's adults, myself included, have missed out on a basic experience with food. We represent the first few generations who are so removed from food that most of us could not find familiar vegetables if they grew wild in our local parks. We have been raised on convenience foods, sold to our parents and grandparents as "time savers" that would allow them to spend more time with us. Over the years, this industrialized food system created a massive disconnect between our modern kitchens and what is good for our bodies, and we didn't even know it was happening.

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30 Days of Yoga: Days 1-10

"I wish winter would stay forever and ever," said no one ever, so what do you do to beat the winter blues? Well, you could hibernate, drink lots of hot chocolate, go somewhere tropical or look for something uplifting and inspiring; I chose the latter. After seeing all the pictures puppies and purritos (please google purritos) my heart could handle, I turned to TED Talks.

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Quick and Healthy Homemade Mayonnaise

For weeks i have been searching and trying out homemade mayo recipes. Trying to replace the over-processed, GMO-laden goop in the stores in a healthy way that tastes great took a bit of doing, but I finally found the perfect proportions and oil to use, and all you need is a blender or food processor and about five minutes.

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