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Meet this year's Healthy Living Fair exhibitors
Spread out across the Healthy Living Fair, you'll find about 70 exhibitors representing area organizations, businesses and more, offering information, demonstrations and free samples, as well as a wide range of products and services that support health and wellness.
The fair truly celebrates the best the area has to offer in local and natural foods, health and fitness, community groups and environmental engagement. More »
Pamper your pooch: A day spa experience for your furry companion
Quad-Cities dogs are in for a treat at this year's Healthy Living Fair on June 18. And no, not just a little bone, but something perhaps more exciting for our furry friends!
Pam Fisher, of K9 Massage, and Allison Sharp, of Looking Sharp Grooming, will host a doggy day spa at the fair. All fair goers are invited to stop by with a canine pal for a sample of the relaxing services they offer.
If you've never heard of canine massage,... More »
'Farm to shower': Area family turns goat's milk into soap
Goat's milk — a beauty secret said to be favored by Cleopatra — is catching fire far beyond the Nile.
While the Egyptian queen purportedly kept her skin supple with goat's milk baths, the soap form of goat's milk is gaining a modern-day following.
"Quite a few people are making it," says Matt McClanahan, owner of Escape Goat Soaps.
Very few, however, take the hobby from "farm... More »
Get outside: 2 groups help you explore nature, do some good
Outdoor opportunities abound in the Quad-Cities, with several clubs organizing many just-for-fun and volunteer activities.
Eagle View Group chair Kristen Bergren says people want to take care of the planet, but sometimes they don't know what to do. Joining a club offers people the chance to find ways to help and learn while having fun.
"We offer so many ways to help them make a difference and ways to get out and enjoy the... More »
from the editor
It's crazy to me that June is finally here. Maybe that's because we at Radish have been planning the Healthy Living Fair and waiting for this month since February!
When fair day finally comes on June 18, it will be the culmination of many months of hard work, planning, stress and excitement. In the last few months, there have been demonstrations to line up; articles to write;volunteers to find; and tents, tables and more to rent.... More »
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