Recipe: Tuscan Potato Skillet

Tuscan Potato Skillet

This last week of September, add a fun Tuscan twist to your dinners. Lemon zest, garlic and rosemary feature in this easy-to-make delicious dish! In Georgia, we primarily grow Irish potatoes, also known as thin-skinned potatoes. Potatoes are the world’s largest food crop, with the United States being the 4th…
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Reduce Your Chances of Falling this Fall

Walk Georgia Fall

By Supriya Venigalla, MD, MPH Happy Fall, Walk Georgians! Now that the weather is getting cooler, you probably want to get outdoors as much as possible. But if you’re 65 and older, you may be worried about falling and injuring yourself. It’s a legitimate concern because a single fall can be traumatic to…
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GO: Elijah Clark State Park + State Parks Day on Sep 24th!

camping

Located on the western shores of Clarks Hill Lake, Elijah Clark State Park is one of the largest lakes in the Southeast. Named for frontiersman and Georgia’s Revolutionary War hero, Elijah Clark, the 447-acre park features a log cabin replica of the Clark home complete with 1780s furniture, utensils, and…
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Recipe: Scrumptious Spring Rolls

Fresh cucumbers

This week’s recipe is fun and easy to make: spring rolls with peanut sauce, featuring tofu and cucumbers! Cucumber plants grow in both temperate and tropical environments, and so are found in many regions of the world. In the US, the states of Florida and California produce cucumbers for most…
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GO: Don Carter State Park + Twilight Lake Lanier Paddle!

Lake Lanier

Georgia’s newest state park, Don Carter State Park is located on Lake Lanier. The park is named for real-estate executive Don Carter who served on the Georgia Department of Natural Resources board for 29 years. Lake Lanier is named for American poet, Sidney Lanier. The states of Georgia, Alabama, and…
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Recipe: Rainbow Caribbean Soup

Okra

This week’s recipe features a staple of Southern, Cajun, and Creole cuisine – okra! In the Caribbean islands, okra is cooked and enjoyed in soup, often with fish or chicken. First cultivated in Ethiopia in the 12th century B.C., okra grows quickly in warm weather. Nutritionists recommend this low-calorie vegetable…
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