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October 14, 2015

Anchors Anchored in Health As you well know, good journalists are trained to ask relevant questions, dig deep for facts, and check the reliability of their sources. For Columbia news anchors (and avid health enthusiasts) Dawndy Mercer Plank and Alicia Barnes, these skills come in handy as they explore a plethora of information associated with […]

July 15, 2015

The 2015 Palmetto Tasty Tomato Festival Six years ago Master Gardner Ryan Nevius and friends at City Roots gathered for a potluck to taste heirloom tomatoes. With their tomatoes they brought a shared enthusiasm and support for variety in heritage tomato seeds, open pollination, and local farmers. Guests understood the incomparable taste of homegrown! It […]

July 10, 2015

Before and After Story: Chisolm Crouch Sharon Wright, Good Life Café Co-owner and Executive Chef, loves to slip away from her office or kitchen and greet her guests. For one special diner on one memorable day, Sharon’s personal touch was far beyond what many in the restaurant business would describe as excellent service. For first-time […]

July 1, 2015

Touting Turmeric Soon after I moved to Columbia in 2003, I asked a friend to tell me about the grocery stores near my house. She named the national food chains and added, “There’s also Earth Fare, a health food store on Devine.” I had driven by Earth Fare. I pictured aisles stocked with peculiar “off” […]

June 24, 2015

The Wonders of Watermelons There is much more to a watermelon than meets the eye — and taste buds. This popular summer treat is loaded with thirst-quenching surprises. The vitamin B6 in watermelon juice increases brain power! This is just one of the many wonders of watermelons. I’m enjoying a bottle of Good Life Café […]

June 19, 2015

Why I Went “Green” Dear Good Life Friends, Although we have different journeys and perspectives, we’re linked by a universal desire to feel well and learn new things. This space is dedicated to the pursuit of these worthwhile goals. Here, I’ll explore relevant topics, report on exciting events at Good Life Café and in our […]