A Focus on Fall Fitness

Fall is upon us, believe it or not!  And though we’ll be enjoying sunny, 85 degree days for another few weeks, we are entering that time of year when things start to slow down, and we have the space to collect ourselves and refocus our energies.  Fall is the...

7 Tips to Beat the Heat at Bedtime

What a record breaking summer here in the northwest! Though we’ve had a bit of a break this past week, GEAR UP for another spell of high 90 and 100 degree days – starting tomorrow!  Even though us Portlandians go a good chunk of the year without sun, heat...

Veggie of the Month – BASIL!

Ok, so it’s technically an herb, and technically the month is pretty much over, but we’ve been ALL about the basil at Farm to Fit this June and thus, it deserves some spotlight! I worked on an organic vegetable farm in my mid-twenties, which is where I...

Spring Hikes Near Portland

The rain has finally started to slow and it is time, once again, to enjoy the product of all those wet,grey sky-ed days:  Green EVERYTHING. Wildflowers.  Rushing streams.  Cool, fresh air.  What better way to spend some free time than out exploring the beautiful...

The FAT Facts

The dreaded word.  The thing to be avoided at all costs.  There is good reason to fear fat – this country has a higher rate of obesity than any other place in the world, and it’s not because we overdo it on the vegetables. It seems like common sense, from...