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#GlobalGoals: Health and Well-Being

This is part two of our #GlobalGoals series. To read part one, click here. +++ Imagine what you could accomplish in fifteen years – what you could learn, achieve, see, change and experience. Imagine the good you could do, and imagine the bad that could happen from not taking action when you should have. This weekend, the […]


#GlobalGoals: Ending Hunger

Imagine what you could accomplish in fifteen years – what you could learn, achieve, see, change and experience. Imagine the good you could do, and imagine the bad that could happen from not taking action when you should have. This weekend, the leaders of all of the 193 United Nations member countries will get together to […]


Celebrate Your Elders on Grandparents Day

Grandparents are the best; they let you eat ice cream for breakfast and pancakes and bacon for dinner. They always have the best arts and crafts projects. They teach you how to play gin rummy – and let you win.   Any six-year-old will tell you that every day is Grandparents Day, but according to the calendar, […]


5 Family-Friendly End-of-Summer Activities

While school has already started and is likely in full swing, summer will still lingering on for a few more weeks. So before you break our your autumn-scented candles, burlap wreaths and head to the pumpkin patch, take advantage of some of our favorite outdoor summer activities! Be sure to pack enough healthy snacks to avoid the […]


#DogsLoveKefir on National Dog Day

If your Instagram feed is suddenly filled with photos of your friends’ pups, it’s because yesterday was National Dog Day. Maybe your college roommate shared a snap of her cool retriever in aviators and a leather jacket. Or your mom posted a funny GIF of a jetskiing bulldog. Or maybe you stumbled upon this epic […]


Serving Up Kefir at the Taste of Tennis

If you take a look at the Lifeway Mission, you’ll see that one of our goals is to improve the health of our customers. We do that in a few ways: by producing the best kefir you can buy, by being environmentally and socially responsible, and by supporting events and organizations that promote healthy living. […]


Six Fun Ways to Get Active This Weekend

The sun is out in Chicago – finally! – and we are psyched. Dinners outside. Music festivals (did you catch us at Lollapalooza and Pitchfork?!) Trips to the pool and playground. Cubs games. Jogging along Lake Michigan.   You get the idea. This weekend, why not get outside and get active with your friends and family? The […]


Wonderful Watermelon Day

No summer is complete without indulging in a slice or six of succulent, juicy watermelon. Sweet, crisp and refreshing, ripe watermelon is a staple fruit of summer and worthy of a day dedicated to celebrating it’s existence, which happens to be today. National Watermelon Day That’s right, watermelon (like so many other foods) has a dedicated to it, and because […]


Win Free Tickets to Pitchfork Music Festival 2015!

We’re excited to once again partner with the fine folks at Pitchfork to bring you the Pitchfork Music Festival 2015, this weekend at Chicago’s Union Park.   With local acts, including Wilco and Chance the Rapper, it’s sure to be a wonderful weekend. Highlights of the fest include: Flatstock 50, a poster show and ongoing […]


Grab Your Mats and Hit the Beach for YogaFest

Last fall we rose with the sun to sip Bellinis and kefir smoothies after an invigorating rooftop Sun Salutation yoga party in Austin, Texas. Now we’re bringing our yoga show on the road to New York’s Gurney’s Montauk Resort and Seawater Spa in the Hamptons for YogaFest on Saturday, July 11! Wellness for the Greater […]