Health

Summer (Dress) Lovin’

It’s finally here - the season of the summer dress. The time of the year when you can slip on one item of clothing, pop on some shoes, and away you go. After the many layers of winter, it's like a breath of fresh air.

Posted by Emma Polit on Jul 10, 2019 in Health

The Potential in a Small Smoked Chicken Wing

Never underestimate the potential of an invite to a BBQ or the small things, in this case it was the potential contained in a small smoked chicken wing that did more than just taste good.

Posted by Lacey Wilson on Jul 05, 2019 in Health

The Freedom of Fitness

Ah, June. Hello Summer, adventure and hello freedom. The time of year to dust off the ol’ hiking boots, bring out the bike, set up the tent and shift into all day adventure mode.

Posted by Maddy Alaric on Jun 18, 2019 in Health

Freedom to Forage

With the anticipation of Summer Solstice, Fernie Catering Co. has planned a solstice celebration dinner for you. Each month we will be focusing on something forgeable, fermented or a specific cooking method for you to try out at home, “Fernie Catering Co. Fundamentals” if you will.

Posted by Lacey Wilson on Jun 17, 2019 in Health

Swimsuit Season

Do you have any idea how many different stores you can buy swimsuits at in Fernie? Five! Times have changed! Now there are so many options, no matter the body type.

Posted by Emma Polit on Jun 11, 2019 in Health

A Slice of Sweet Sunshine

If you could make a dessert out of happiness and sunbeams, it would probably look and taste a lot like Dan Worth and Wendy Lyn’s Pina Colada-wich. 

Posted by Crys Stewart on Jun 04, 2019 in Health

Lengthening and Repairing Through Yoga

With summer upon us, our bodies are forever busy as we try to soak up every moment of sunshine and enjoy all the outdoor activities our beautiful valley offers. Here are few simple (simple does not mean easy) poses to get you going. 

Posted by Katie Joyce on May 30, 2019 in Health

It Takes A Village

The idea of belonging to a “community” may be something that many of us take for granted until, perhaps, we need something from them. We all know that a community is helpful to have

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on May 16, 2019 in Health

Springing Back to the ‘90s

It’s the year 2019, but when you walk into any clothing store at the moment, it feels a lot like 1995 and Em is here for it. It’s not a secret that she's stuck in the ’90s. 

Posted by Emma Polit on May 06, 2019 in Health

Spiced Up Beer Can Chicken

This month we celebrate Fernie’s amazing food scene by challenging Pauly Roberts to create a five-ingredient recipe with delicious–and revealing–results.

Posted by Crys Stewart on May 02, 2019 in Health

No Excuse for Single Use

Learn about the impact of plastic bags, straws and coffee cups as a result of the food industry, and how to avoid using the excuse for single use.

Posted by Katie Hamar on Apr 13, 2019 in Health

Green With Envy

These days, you don’t have to look too far to find eco-friendly clothing, especially in our neck of the woods. We’re lucky to live in an area that has forward thinkers, business owners that are taking the initiative to carry brands that are making some serious changes in the world.

Posted by Emma Polit on Apr 05, 2019 in Health

Spring-Fresh Salad Rolls

Fernie locals know spring has really sprung when the Chopstick Truck appears. One of the most popular items, Salad Rolls, has been on the menu since day one, becoming a staple. It’s something that everyone can eat.

Posted by Crys Stewart on Apr 02, 2019 in Health

Balancing Women’s Hormones

As women, we think a lot about our hormones when it comes to both our first (puberty) and last (menopause) menses but we think a lot less about our hormones in between, even though this period makes up our entire reproductive lives. 

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Mar 18, 2019 in Health

Food for Women’s Health

Women have specific nutritional requirements that differ from men. Increasing the intake of foods containing high levels of female-friendly vitamins and minerals supports health and wellness. Making rounded, thoughtful dietary choices is a deeply nourishing form of self-care. 

Posted by Katie Hamar on Mar 12, 2019 in Health