Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Breakfast: The first meal of good health

breakfast

When most Americans lived on farms, breakfast was a major meal of the day. Chores often preceded it so stomachs had a chance to wake up before the meal was served. Now many of us just try to grab something on the way out the door or from a fast…
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Go: Your State Parks Day

YourStateParks

Our annual Your State Parks Day – Friends biggest volunteer day of the year – is Saturday, September 30th.  FREE admission for all volunteers. Come help us Celebrate Georgia and all her beautiful historical and cultural beauty! Each of your parks and historic sites have carefully chosen special projects that are…
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Recipe: Refreshing Watermelon Salad

watermelon salad

Ingredients: 6 cups fresh watermelon, cut into cubes 2 cucumbers 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh mint or basil leaves (or 1⁄4 teaspoon dried) 1⁄4 small red onion, thinly sliced 1⁄4 cup crumbled feta cheese 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1⁄4 teaspoon salt Instructions:…
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Fall is Apple Pickin’ time!

Fall is the time of year when apples are perfect for picking. There are several places, mostly in north Georgia, where you can pick your own apples. Go online to find several you-pick locations. Next time you are at your local farmer’s market or grocery store, try an apple you’ve never…
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Go: Twisted Ankle 5K & 10 Mile Road Race

Saturday, Sept. 16, 9:00 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Sloppy Floyd State Park, Summerville, Ga The 2017 Twisted Ankle Trail Race offers every trail runner a great race to remember. If you are new to trail running try out the 5K (3.1miles). For those who want to test their grit,…
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Recipe: Fall Harvest Salad

apples

This recipe can easily be cut in half if fewer servings are needed. It is a colorful side dish for a tailgate party, potluck or holiday dinner. Ingredients: 4 carrots, shredded 3 small parsnips, shredded 2 Granny Smith apples (or any other variety), peeled, cored and finely chopped 1 cup…
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