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Bonita & Estero: July/August 2017 Issue

Jun 26, 2017 04:19PM, Published by Kevin, Categories: In Print 2017

Taking care of ourselves is what the July/August issue of Times of the Islands is all about. No matter what your age or lifestyle, your health is the most important thing that you have, and this issue will show you the best ways to make a healthier and happier you. Information about exercising, nutrition, mental health and just feeling good—that's what this issue has in store for you.

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Kristina San Filippo is a yoga practitioner a holistic fit for The Culinary Institute of America Hyde Park New York graduate Photo courtesy of Chef Kristina San Filippo

We Are What We Eat, Drink, Breathe: In the fields and kitchen with Chef Kristina San Filippo of the Purple Spoon

If you have purchased from the Purple Spoon: a Culinary Hub in Bonita Springs, you know Chef Kristina San Filippo’s philosophy on local foods. Read More » 


Kids in the Kitchen Cookonomics at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs taste of the world - Jun 26 2017 0306PM

Kids in the Kitchen: Cookonomics at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs, taste of the world

Cookonomics—with different themes—is a year-round kids program introducing them to something more exotic than cookies, such as preparing and tasting cultural dishes. Read More » 


Photo by Beth Luberecki

Street Smarts: Historic Anna Maria Island’s Pine Avenue bustles, savvy builders with green dreams

Pine Avenue has been called a lot of things. But the one thing you can’t call it: underutilized. Read More » 


The slate blue feathers of the adult fill in gradually on the juvenile little blue heron Photo by William R Cox

Little Blue Heron: In its white phase, it’s often confused with other herons and egrets

The little blue heron (Egretta caerulea) is listed by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) as a Species of Special Concern. Read More » 


Back to the Roots DIY backyard farming California firms grassroots push - Jun 26 2017 0208PM

Back to the Roots: DIY backyard farming, California firm’s grassroots push

California-based Back to the Roots today sells herb, veggie and sunflower kits, all edible, easily grown in a back patio and part of the urban/sustainable farming movement. Read More » 


Photo courtesy of Circle C Ranch

Living the Free-range Dream: Southwest Florida Couple Runs One-of-a-Kind Circle C Ranch

Happy Hens is home to 1,500 free-range hens and recently expanded to provide more pasture space. Read More » 



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