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The Original Seasonal and Local Food Event

 by Beth Heller Thanksgiving is the quintessential seasonal and local holiday.  From the first Thanksgiving, when settlers and native inhabitants shared a meal, the table was laden with game hunted nearby, and produce harvested in the surrounding fields and woods.  Since that first feast, Thanksgiving has experienced a thousand make-overs – deep-fried turkey, tofurky, jellied… Continue reading The Original Seasonal and Local Food Event

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The Gratitude Feedback Loop

By Beth Heller This month our blog reflects on gratitude, the positive emotion felt when one recognizes that one has been given something of value from another.  Gratitude is topical this month, not just because Thanksgiving is on the horizon, but because Live’s current community initiative to re-imagine well-being across the Greater Green Bay Area,… Continue reading The Gratitude Feedback Loop

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Parents Get Active in Farm to School

By Beth Heller We’re really excited to share that this week at Notre Dame School of De Pere, “fourth grade moms” Jodi Danen and Courtney Starry taught their first Farm to School classroom lesson!  Jodi and Courtney found their way in front of the class after becoming engaged in a parent committee dedicated to improving… Continue reading Parents Get Active in Farm to School