There’s Still Time! Sign up for Kids Summer Camps

Imagine a summer camp that dives into food production, preparation and exploration, with a mix of farm and kitchen experiences that delight the senses and inspire the soul. The Co-op has teamed up with Rogue Valley Farm to School to focus on cultivating the ability to grow and cook delicious,...

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Janie Chandler – Energy Medicine Now

Energy medicine combines wisdom from modern science with ancient tradition, and can be understood as the process of organizing and balancing the subtle, life force energies within a person. We take care of our physical bodies, but we also have energy bodies that require attention for vitality to occur. In...

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Agave – Mexican Restaurant – Fresh, Simple, & Delicious

Agave has thrived for twelve years in the Ashland restaurant scene located at 5 Granite Street. Agave offers bountiful seating including a private outdoor patio. Agave’s mission statement is “where art meets food.” This commitment to great food is demonstrated by all of the food being prepared on the premises...

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Summer Skin Tips

The following tips will keep your skin healthy and glowing all summer long! Exfoliate to remove dead skin cells. Alternate a gentle facial scrub with an AHA mask. Your pores will appear smaller and your serums will be more effective. Cleanse using a moisture-rich cleanser to combat dry air. Now...

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What Have We Got Going on at White Dental Studio This Summer?

Last month I was back in Kansas City for my 10-year dental school reunion and the Midwest Dental Conference. It’s a large conference with some amazing educators and presentations. I enjoyed learning some of the latest trends in dental materials used for successful treatment outcomes without increasing costs or time...

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When In Doubt Refer It Out

As a sports chiropractor, I am often expected to “fix it” right there on the spot. While that often does happen, the opposite may also hold true. In fact, some of the best treatment I give is none…Wait…What??? That’s right – NONE. Chiropractic school is a 4-year post college degree...

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Recharging

Achieving optimal health involves more than eating right and exercise. It means taking care of yourself in additional ways, including taking time for yourself. Making room for down time, fun time, family time, time with your partner, with friends, and alone time, are all important for your spirit, mind and...

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A Park for All Seasons

In Ashland, when we hear a conversation about the beautiful park, it most often means Lithia Park and the proximity to Oregon Shakespeare Festival. A visit to Ashland is not complete without a stroll through this amazing park with the year round creek running through it. It is truly breathtaking....

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Holistic Dentistry vs Evidence Based Care: Is There a Middle Ground?

The terms holistic dentistry and biological dentistry are used interchangeably for dental philosophy that steps outside of the traditional evidence and research based approach to dental care and wellness. The American Dental Association defines it as: “encompassing scientifically unproven practices and products that do not to conform to generally accepted...

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The Hindenburg of Populism

On May 6, 1937, just after 7:00 PM local time, an airship the size of an ocean liner floated gently toward a mooring facility at Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey, at the end of a three-day voyage from Frankfurt, Germany. Just after the first mooring line was secured,...

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Tackling Climate Change from the Ground Up

The City of Ashland recently finalized its Climate and Energy Action Plan, which includes efforts to reduce greenhouse gas pollution and strategies to build local climate resilience. Despite its green ethic, Ashland struggled to determine the best way to approach climate change locally. What tools are most useful given our...

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Accidental Investors

I just left the title company where our clients picked up a $61,000 check – the proceeds from selling their house. What makes this such a great story is how young and financially smart this couple has been. I first met this twenty- something couple, two and a half years...

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Sick and Tired of Being Out of Alignment?

Isn’t it time to start thinking about the ways in which you are not living in alignment with the best version of yourself? If you are out of alignment in relationship, service (or career), money, health or any other area of life, pain, symptoms and disease occur. And what a...

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Gait Analysis

Gait is the way in which we move our whole body from one point to another. Most often, this is done by walking, although we may also run, skip, hop etc. Gait analysis is a method used to assess the way we walk or run to highlight biomechanical abnormalities. What...

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Can There be Joy in so Much Suffering?

We all know there are many different seasons to life. There are the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. Each brings it’s own challenges and often time with the more blessings you have, the larger your stress load can become. When a mother first brings her baby home...

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J-Rock Chicken

One of our great friends, Jonathan, loved to make this chicken for us. I added a sauce I had in one of our favorite Italian restaurants in Sausalito and this has become a staple in our house. We call this “J-Rock Chicken” after Jonathan’s nickname. J-Rock Chicken 1 roasting chicken...

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Dear Ashland

I want to wish you all a happy Summer from Southern Oregon True Health! May it be full of friends, fun, adventure, fresh food, and good health. For those who’ve not yet visited our clinic, we offer Non-invasive Skin Lesion Removal, Chiropractic Care, Massage, Nutrition and More. Whether you are...

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English Lavender Farms Lavender Squares

We have partnered with our local English Lavender Farms this month to bring you English Lavender Farms Lavender Squares. We have partnered with them previously to make Lavender and Sea Salt Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bars and Lavender Salted Caramels. English Lavender Farms Lavender Squares will join Lavender Salted Caramels as part...

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Preparing for Care

Last month, a forum was held at SOU entitled, “Prepare for Care: Getting to Plan A and Beyond.” Co-sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at SOU, AARP, Senior and Disability Services at RVCOG and the Rogue Valley Manor, the care forum addressed the ways to ensure that you...

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Ashland Parks & Recreation Commission (APRC)

View all of our SUMMER programs at AshlandParksandRec.org. Our easy-to-use digital guide has direct registration links for ALL classes that require registration. If you would like to receive a hardcopy of the next guide, complete our online request form at ashland.or.us/MailMyGuide or call us at 541.488.5340. We would also be...

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Attracting Pollinators

Many customers continuously ask us for plants that attract bees, hummingbirds, and butterflies. Something many people don’t realize is that by creating a garden that not only attracts pollinators, also creates a garden of season long color. It’s a win-win. If pollinators need constant food throughout the growing season, you’re...

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Try It, You’ll Like It!

There’s a lesson that I keep learning again and again as the owner/operator of Ashland Electric Bikes: Of all the many ways we endeavor to spread the word about e-bikes and the value they can provide in someone’s life, there is one simple tool that surpasses all others – a...

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Price vs. Value

I recently had a great conversation with a great customer about pricing. He told me that he liked our service, and thought it was high-quality, but when compared to other shops in the area, our prices seemed higher. He wanted to know why. My answer lies in value, not price....

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Hello From Booth 429!

We are Meghan and David Moore, and we live and make art in Southern Oregon.  You can find our booth easily by going straight down the aisle from the front door, all the way to the back, turn around, and we’re right there! Meghan is an oil painter, and David...

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Business Transition Planning

The cats need a break from all these legal disputes.   Every time they look over the hedge and see Bowser, without a care in the world, playing with one of his toy bones, they think of all of their missed opportunities and frustrated plans.   If they look to the house...

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KG Stiles The Essential Oils Complete Reference Guide Over 250 Recipes for Natural Wholesome Aromatherapy

Local author, metaphysical consultant and international educator KG Stiles has just completed her first traditionally published book entitled The Essential Oils Complete Reference Guide. She’s sold 10s of thousands of ebooks through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, iBooks and other online vendors, but that all changed when she attracted the attention...

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Rock Band Camp

The long days of summer are right around the corner and that means no school! Free time to lounge around the house, swim at the lake and of course attend 1452 Foundry’s Rock Band Camp located in Bonanza Oregon! Where’s that you ask?  Bonanza is located 85 miles east of...

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5 Self-Care Tips for Busy Moms

Moms are natural nurturers, but often feel guilty about putting themselves first.   Yet mothers who practice self-care are happier, healthier, and better able to care for others. Try integrating these easy tips into your daily routine for just one week and see for yourself! Slow down. Be mindful. Do one...

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Spring Changes at White Dental Studio!

A few weeks ago I was at my 10 year reunion from dental school talking with a friend about White Dental Studio’s evolution over the last several years. We’ve been working towards improving health and wellness here with an obvious focus on teeth and gums since opening in early 2014,...

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RateaBiz Reviews

I am grateful for the incredible amount of trust that people grant me. To allow someone to enter your mouth, cut/carve/whittle/whatever you want to call it on your teeth, bone, and/or gum tissues is a scary/anxiety-producing/nerve-racking/unpleasant experience. And I appreciate, I am certain not fully, the trust/confidence/hope/faith that people exercise...

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Kids and Chiropractic

Ever wonder if you should take your child to a pediatric chiropractor? If you were planting a tree, would you rather it grew straight, strong, and healthy the first time, or would you prefer to try to correct issues after it grew “crooked” for 20 years? The scenario is similar...

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Peaceful Divorce?

Mention the word divorce and images of heated courtroom battles come to mind: lawyers butchering issues, cutting deals, and bargaining away the things that matter most. You may fear that divorce would bankrupt you, give you a nervous breakdown, or both. The truth? Divorce is often a painful transition that...

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