HEALTH + WELLBEING

IN A NUTSHELL

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By Julie Andrews REFERRED TO AS “POTIONS” by creators Matt D’Amour and Adrian Reif, Yumbutter nut and sunflower spreads are filled with more than…

MAKING A FOOD DESERT BLOOM

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By Lisa Bauer Celebrated for its abundance of farmers’ markets, community gardens, high-end grocery stores and artisan restaurants, Madison is on one hand a foodie’s…

SLIM CHOICES AND HIGH PRICES

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 By Sally Haskins In Madison’s Allied Drive neighborhood, a low-income pocket in the Beltline-Verona Road corridor, pickings are slim when it comes to grocery shopping….

ENTREPRENEURIAL ATHLETES

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 By Emma Whitford Lifelong Madisonian Jen Anderson is an Ironman finisher and longtime athlete. She understands that safety is an integral part of anyone’s…

ENTREPRENEURIAL ATHLETES

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 By Rachel Werner Shawn Smith’s world revolves around the axis of fitness. As a group exercise instructor, trainer and co-owner of X-A-M Sports, a marketing…

THE FREEDOM OF ESSENTIALISM

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By Shelby Deering When Darcy Luoma, a nationally-acclaimed speaker and professional life coach, asked an audience if they’d heard of essentialism, very few hands…