Diabetes walk at UT Gardens

Knoxville, TN, October 7, 2014 — This year, more than 500 area residents will come together to be part of the Stop Diabetes® movement at the Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at UT Gardens in Knoxville, Tennessee, the city’s one-day fundraising walk benefiting the American Diabetes Association.

Every dollar raised through Step Out plays an important role in supporting the Association’s mission: to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

To register, volunteer or find out more information, please call 1-888-DIABETES. Information is available in English and Spanish.


Roots business focus on fresh foods

by Laura Long Martin, Celebrate Knoxville.  Matt Parris, owner of Roots Organic Gourmet has been operating out of the River Arts District in Asheville, North Carolina since 2006. Roots offers nine flavors of hummus, which are available throughout the Southeastern and Southern Pacific United States in Whole Foods, Earth Fare, Ingles, and dozens of indie grocery stores. Continue reading “Roots business focus on fresh foods” »