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

Shopping Local

Fernie’s downtown has over 100 one-of-a-kind stores. That means that over 100 of those awesome local people I just mentioned are working their butts off, day in, and day out, to bring YOU the very best in their industry.

Posted by Emma Polit on Mar 09, 2019 in Health

Simply Sensational Salmon Appy

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

Posted by Crys Stewart on Mar 04, 2019 in Health

Playful Wear

This winter I encourage you to try something new. There is something for everyone, from low intensity to high, and we’re lucky to have a great selection of stores that can supply you with the right gear to make it happen. 

Posted by Emma Polit on Feb 14, 2019 in Health

Having Fun With Food

Have fun in the kitchen by introducing new ingredients and methods to remember that eating can be exciting, creative and educational. Following are seven ways to have more fun with food.

Posted by Katie Hamar on Feb 07, 2019 in Health

Cooking With a Latin Accent

Each month in the Fernie Fix, Crystal celebrates Fernie’s amazing food scene by challenging a local pro to create a five-ingredient recipe with delicious–and revealing–results. This month feature, Amie Bradsell’s Camarones Al Tequila.

Posted by Crys Stewart on Feb 02, 2019 in Health

Awakening Your Potential

New Year’s resolutions carry a lot of weight and many people feel extra pressure to succeed which makes them more likely to make mistakes. Success in anything is achieved by simply picking ourselves up and trying again when we fail.

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Jan 21, 2019 in Health

Upon Awakening

It’s Sunday and the thought of a slow morning is too good to pass up. Sunday’s are Em's day. In the spirit of ‘Awakening,’ she's going to take you on a morning journey of self-care with a few suggestions to help you relax and enjoy every moment.

Posted by Emma Polit on Jan 15, 2019 in Health