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4th Annual Chef’s Playground

Last night, the Academy for Global Citizenship’s 4th annual Chef’s Playground fundraising event took place at Chicago’s Art Institute in the Modern Wing. Twenty high-profile chefs, local and national celebrities, and business innovators gathered to sample tasty treats in support of the academy’s mission to empower all students to positively impact the community and world beyond.   “The Academy […]


Celebrating 30 Years!

Today marks 30 years of Lifeway Foods! Follow along the timeline as we travel through the past with photos, articles, and videos. It’s been a wild ride, but we have so much planned for the upcoming year! And we couldn’t have made it without the support of our Lifeway customers. So, Thank You! Be sure to stay […]


Kefir in the Arts

We’ve found that artists and creative personalities seem to love kefir — and we love them back! After all, kefir is a cultured dairy product. Lifeway has a history of lending enthusiastic support to a wide variety of creative endeavors, from music festivals to fashion shows, so it’s exciting when artists such as the Red […]


The Jay Michael Frozen Dessert Program

To fulfill the wishes of former oncology patient Jay Michael, Lifeway Foods will donate frozen kefir to oncology patients at Northwestern Medicine for the next ten years.   Lifeway will donate 100 percent of the kefir product and cups to Prentice, which will serve over 100 patients daily. The soft-serve machine that will dispense the kefir […]


Innovation Summit: Kefir & Science

The 2015-2016 Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge kicked off its Innovation Summit yesterday with a Welcome Dinner Beach Party, where we served our famously delicious Hibiscus Frozen Kefir Floats for dessert! Lifeway is proud to be sponsoring this year’s Summit which runs April 20-24 at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida.   The […]


Cynthia Rowley + Lifeway: A Night of Fashion and Fitness in Chicago!

Summer is near… which means our limited edition spring flavor, Hibiscus Rhubarb Pie, won’t be on shelves for much longer! If you haven’t tried it, time is running out! Hibiscus Rhubarb Pie will be on shelves until June. Then our summer flavor, Watermelon, will be available. If you haven’t seen Hibiscus Rhubarb Pie on shelves near you, make a request at the following stores…


Find Your Flavor with Our NEW Product Request Form!

It’s now easier than ever to request your favorite Lifeway® products! We’ve designed a brand new Product Request Form that can be downloaded and printed at your convenience.   Simply print out all or part of the form, mark which products you’d like your local grocer to carry, and give it to the dairy/store manager! Most […]


FoodCorps: Notes from the Field

When FoodCorps service member Rachel Kraus looked up at the high tunnel in the garden courtyard of Bayyari Elementary School on a brisk January day, she could not believe it was finally near completion. She had been tasked with the project when she first set foot in the garden in September 2014. Now, 13 months later, the tunnel was nearly ready to shelter the fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs she and her students would soon be growing together.


Beat Diabetes on World Health Day

Diabetes is a big deal right now. You don’t have to do much more than turn on the television or open up a magazine to find new studies, warnings or statistics about the disease and those affected by it. And like too many diseases in our world today, diabetes is getting worse. That’s why the […]


Lifeway + Pilot Light: Feeding Minds and Fueling Appetites

The Pilot Light Chefs were back in the classroom earlier this week, bringing their unique nutrition education program and approach to Chicago-area elementary school students at Disney Magnet II. As proud and enthusiastic sponsor of Pilot Light, members of the Lifeway team were on hand to help with chef-led lessons, serve a tasty and nutritious lunch, and […]