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by Kelly Bainbridge on Jun 24th 2014

Get Healthy, Live Well invites you to Eat Healthy, Eat Local this summer and enjoy delicious west Georgia-grown foods, local specials at area restaurants and tasty summer recipes. Warmer weather brings a variety of fresh, colorful produce that’s not only...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Jun 9th 2014

Summer is a great time to focus on healthy living as we enjoy an abundance of fresh, local produce and warm weather for outdoor activities. Get Healthy, Live Well is inviting residents of west Georgia to get healthy by participating in its Summer Challenge. From...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Jun 3rd 2014

This summer, more community gardens are sprouting up across west Georgia to provide fresh, local produce as part of a healthy diet. The season kicks off June 17 at the Knox Park community garden in Carrollton. Volunteers are invited to help plant vegetables in...

by Kelly Bainbridge on May 12th 2014

A whole new crop of community gardens is sprouting up in west Georgia. Last year’s community gardens in local parks were such a success that Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well initiative took the project to a whole new level this spring. Through...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Apr 11th 2014

Some local churches, schools and community groups have been selected to receive assistance from Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well initiative to start their own community gardens. Some of the gardens will be used to grow food for local needy families...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Mar 31st 2014

With spring in the air, people’s tastes turn to lighter meals and fresh, seasonal ingredients. For those in need of some inspiration in the kitchen, Get Healthy West Georgia’s upcoming Healthy for Life class will serve up cooking lessons from a noted local...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Mar 24th 2014

If you love to cook and have a passion for teaching others, volunteer with the Get Healthy, Live Well “Cooking Matters” program today. We need volunteers to teach our Cooking Matters nutrition-based cooking class. Chefs, nutrition educators and class assistants...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Jan 31st 2014

Get Healthy, Live Well Offers Free Resources for New Community Gardens Many people have dreamed of starting a community garden in west Georgia, but may not have the time, organization or support they need to make their garden dreams a reality. Get Healthy, Live...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Dec 13th 2013

There are plenty of healthy ways to fill up with satisfying meals during the winter months without filling out your waistline. There’s no doubt, it’s an extremely busy time of year. But that doesn’t mean you have to forgo healthy cooking or rely on fast food...

by Kelly Bainbridge on Dec 2nd 2013

Winter is almost here, and our west Georgia farmers still have plenty of sustainably produced foods to nourish your family and warm your spirits. From homegrown collards and sweet potatoes to fresh pork sausage, their cold-weather offerings are delicious and nutritious....