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It’s the Fourth of July, Happy Birthday, America!

    Looking forward to a fabulous three-day weekend? So are we! Here are some tips to help you and your family stay safe while you celebrate the red white and blue this Fourth of July. Fireworks Your best – and safest – bet is to attend a public fireworks show put on by professionals. Not […]


Lifeway and Starfruit Team Up for Pride

Tomorrow is the 46th Annual Chicago Pride Parade, and with Friday’s impressive Supreme Court ruling, we’re sure it’s going to be one of the best yet. Not ones to miss local celebrations of love, acceptance and equality, we’ll once again be teaming up with the Anti Defamation League and marching proudly to celebrate diversity, Chicago’s […]


Finding Our True North with Wanderlust

When it comes to being healthy, what you put in your body is just one piece of the puzzle, albeit a very important one. At Lifeway, we’re dedicated to producing the absolute best kefir, made from the highest quality ingredients, to fuel our bodies. We’re a health food company – the food we make should […]


Lifeway Treats Brooklyn at the 2015 Northside Festival

The Northside Festival is back and bigger than ever this week in sunny Brooklyn, NY! The fest, now it its third year, features more than 400 musical acts, 150 inspiring speakers and 50 movies, providing listening and viewing opportunities for everyone to enjoy! As sponsors of the festival, we’ll also be around sampling some of our famous […]


Lifeway Loves National Dairy Month

June is one of our favorite months – beaches and pools are open, school is out for the summer, fresh produce is everywhere and we can (finally) put our winter coats away. There’s also a special reason the Lifeway family appreciates the first month of summer it’s National Dairy Month! We take dairy seriously at Lifeway and firmly […]


Chef’s Playground Takes School Lunch to the Next Level

Continuing our partnership with Chicago’s Academy for Global Citizenship, we’re proud to be the presenting sponsor this year’s Chef’s Playground benefit, which brings together some of the nation’s most elite chefs for a school lunch-themed night of food and fun.   The Academy for Global Citizenship With a mission is to empower all students to […]


What is Food Safety Day?

Did you know that there are more than 200 different diseases that are caused by unsafe food – food containing harmful bacteria, parasites, viruses, chemical substances? Or that there are estimated to be more than two million deaths from contaminated drinking water every year? That food safety can be compromised on every level of food […]


Lifeway Kefir: Good for our Community

Continuing our exploration of how Lifeway Kefir is good for more than just you, we’re excited to share more information with you about our work with nonprofit organizations. Charitable Partnerships are a cornerstone to the Lifeway Mission. All over the world, selfless, dedicated people are doing great things with very little. Lives are saved, burdens […]


Is Your City Healthy?

Do you know if your city is healthy? In honor of National Nutrition Month, WalletHub ranked 100 of the most populous metropolitan cities in the United States, taking into consideration factors such as the percent of obese adults and high school students, physical inactivity, cholesterol prevalence and more. Since we don’t live in the hiker’s […]


“This strange drink called kefir had changed us so dramatically”

Donna Schwenk’s youngest daughter Holly, was born seven-and-a-half weeks premature via emergency C-section. Her family was overjoyed, but because Holly was born so early, her immune system wasn’t fully developed. “She got colds, the flu, she wasn’t gaining weight,” Schwenk remembers. “I knew I had to do something to help our preemie.” After conducting some […]