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Springdale Farm: Making Local Easier!
Springdale Farm sits on five acres of land, just east of the Capitol building in downtown Austin! The family-owned and operated urban farm grows over 75 seasonal vegetable varieties and operates a popular public farm stand every Wednesday and Saturday from 9AM-1PM. Farmers Glenn…
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March 13, 2015

Choose Healthier Provider Spotlight: FinkFit!
Paul Fink’s home studio in the Hill Country is a fitness oasis. With an indoor studio for personal training, and and outdoor space for his group bootcamp classes, Paul has truly devoted his home to creating a supportive, tight-knit fitness…
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March 6, 2015

Choose Healthier Provider Spotlight: Sustainable Food Center!
Our Choose Healthier Provider Sustainable Food Center, founded in 1975 as the Austin Community Gardens, has grown into much more than their beautiful gardens. Through organic gardening, relationships with area farmers, interactive cooking classes and nutrition education, children and adults in…
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February 27, 2015

February Choose Healthier Coach Tip:
Are you having trouble getting exercise in during the work week, exhausted when you get home at night and NOT a morning person? There are a couple of really easy ways to integrate physical activity into your work day! One…
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February 17, 2015

Zumba For FREE And For All: The WeViva Story!
Carolyn Haney started WeViva in 2011 when she noticed that access to health and fitness was not equal among all Texans. Although there were (and still are) wonderful programs going on for low-income youth in Austin, there was a gap…
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February 10, 2015

The Choose Healthier Coach Hotline: Meet Coach Suzanne!
Healthy can feel complicated. Healthy can feel overwhelming. We all have questions, and we all need support! So we have created a first-of-its-kind tool, a free hotline you can call from anywhere in Texas to speak with a Health Coach who…
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November 20, 2014