August 2010

 

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Relax & Renew  FlipBook
We look at different ways to reduce stress and find calmer, happier lives. From a simple walk in the woods to a deep-tissue massage or a creative release, we’ll look at all of the ways to drop the tension and get relaxed here in the northland.


In Range
Of the Local and the Native
When it comes to eating local, nothing beats eating both local and indigenous foods. From the blue corn of the Hopi Mesas to the agave and prickly pear of the Verde Valley (not to mention the piñon nuts in our own backyard), we look at the great foods that come from our region and how they can help our health..


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Photograph by renowned Flagstaff photographer John Running.
Visit www.johnrunning.com.

DEPARTMENTS

MIND AND BODY
With summer season bounty drawing to a close and school lunch season starting, we talk to a local nutrition expert about getting smarter about grocery shopping.

THE DISH
We meet with the staff of Mountain Oasis, a restaurant with a long history of smoothie-making, to learn about the art of making the perfect smoothie — an ideal summertime treat.

BY THE BOTTLE
A former lumberjack creates a bevy of incredible yet affordable wines reviewed by our wine expert.

THE ARTIST PROFILE
Robert Dalegowski has made a name for himself as a watercolorist and plein air artist, having won competitions and found a place in The Artists' Gallery.

SOUND & STAGE
We catch up with Flagstaff Friends of Traditional Music as they gear up for next month’s Pickin’ in the Pines music festival and learn about their other community programs.

ON THE MAP
The lush retreat created by Tonto Natural Bridge makes for a great place to explore in the summer.

HOME DISTINCTIONS
The Fox Ranch — currently home to Foxboro Ranch Estates — has a restored historic home with luxury and charm.

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