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Perfecting the horse and the rider at Lookaway Farm

Horseback riding is a pursuit that can be explored at any stage of a person’s life, from age three to 103. Medina’s Lookaway Farm offers custom, individualized riding lessons to budding equestrians of all ages and abilities. At Lookaway Farm, you can learn compassion, patience, responsibility, respect—and how to stay in...

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Mum’s the word

End your summer garden season with a bang, not a whisper. If you haven’t already, go ahead and retire those whimpering annuals and cut back fading perennials. Drop in large pops of fall color with chrysanthemums, that is, mums. Your eyes (and your neighbors) will thank you. If all the world loves a party, nature decorates for the best...

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Sweet corn!

Nothing signifies the height of summer like biting into a sweet, succulent ear of corn, preferably fresh picked from the field. And those of us with melted butter running down our chins are not alone. Americans eat a lot of corn, about 21 pounds per person annually. It’s hard not to get excited when spying a roadside stand displaying rows of...

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Skin cancer awareness

With approximately three-and-a-half million cases in more than two million people diagnosed annually, skin cancer isn’t a topic you should ignore. The good news is that when caught early, Dr. Jorge Garcia-Zuazaga, founder of Apex Dermatology, says it’s one of the most treatable forms of cancer. Dr. Garcia, who recently opened a new office...

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Ramping up

When the forest floor is warmed by the sun, before the trees leaf out, ramps make their way into the light. And folks in the know are ready to harvest this harbinger of the new foraging season. As long as I can remember my dad was one of those folks. Ramps (allium tricoccum), for those who haven’t caught the fever, are wild onions that grow...

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