Nichole Collins MacMillan

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Category Archives: Living Locally

This Little Piggy Went to Market

This week’s SNAP Challenge is sponsored by Wholesome Wave Georgia, a non-profit committed to making fresh, healthy local foods accessible to all Georgians. By partnering with local farmer’s markets, Wholesome Wave Georgia doubles a family’s SNAP benefits up to $50 for use in shopping at one of 37 partner markets across the state. Check out […]

Feeding My Family Is Not A SNAP

Wholesome Wave Georgia is sponsoring a SNAP Challenge this week.  (SNAP stands for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and the challenge is to eat on the average SNAP benefit of $4.17/person/day for a week.)  My family has decided to take part (well, really, I decided on behalf of my family).  I’m planning to write about our […]

Open Mic Matters

    Since opening in 2010, Open Mic has been a vital part of what makes Bare Bulb Coffee a special place in Middle Georgia. From our first host Ben Robins who got us started with a weekly show, countless volunteers have set speakers and tuned guitars. We’ve heard original songs, silly jokes, and inspired covers. […]

Is Macon a walkable city?

I’ve been out of my walking groove lately.  This is likely caused by withdrawal from the silver sand of Saint Simons Island and the fact that returning from vacation means catching up on the work you left behind.  And then there is the return of the school schedule – or more importantly —  the AFTER […]