Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

July is National Blueberry Month!

Blueberries

Blueberries are consistently listed as one of the top ten superfoods. A superfood is a food that is rich in compounds considered beneficial to a person’s health. Buying, storing and freezing blueberries is a simple way to eat healthy while supporting Georgia farmers.
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Go: Be a Nature Navigator

map and compass

Using the skills park staff teach, a map and compass that the park provides, find 10 species of native trees in the park and get a prize! Native trees help provide needed green space and balance ecosystems with indigenous species that provide shade, conserve soil and water and absorb CO2.

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Recipe: Blueberry Smoothie

Blueberries

Many Georgia farmers have worked relentlessly over the past three decades to boost our state’s blueberry production and adequately meet the demands of consumers. Blueberries go great in smoothies alongside other fruits and vegetables.
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Sea Salt vs. Table Salt

salts

  What is the difference between sea salt and table salt? Sea salt has boomed in popularity in restaurants and supermarket aisles. Many gourmet chefs say they prefer it over table salt for its coarse, crunchy texture and stronger flavor. Manufacturers are using it in potato chips and other snacks…
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Recipe: Fire & Ice Watermelon Salsa

watermelon salsa

Over the past years, nutritionists, medical professionals, scientists and researchers have taken an interest to find out more about watermelon’s health benefits. As it turns out, watermelon is incredibly healthy!
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