Health & Wellness

Digging into Gardening

Gardening is a way of beautifying our yards and the surrounding community. However, what is often overlooked are the benefits that come with it beyond the pretty foliage and blooms.

Boy holding an apple

When autumn’s cooler temperatures roll in, the gorgeous fall weather creates a perfect setting for getting outdoors to enjoy the change in season. What’s a better way to welcome fall exploring a bit of greater Minnesota and all it has to offer.

children with chicken

“If you had told me 10 years ago that I would become a chicken lady with a 3,000-square-foot garden, I would have told you [that] you were crazy,” Emily Bretzel says. “When we bought our house, we were simply looking for a beautiful outdoor space.

Sara Duffy

Sara Duffy is a travel enthusiast and owner of SRD International, a luxury travel concierge business with offices in Minnesota and California.

walking for fitness

When gyms were forced to close during last year’s pandemic lockdowns, workout routines were disrupted, leaving many unsure about how best to continue their healthy, active lifestyles.

Shifting from glamorous contoured statements to “no makeup, makeup” looks, trends have turned toward personal care that enhances natural beauty and unique physical characteristics. 

A year ago, Edina High School student Will Hanson never saw himself winning State for long jump in track and field. “I had no idea going into the season that I would have this much success,” Will says.

Jeff Jorgensen

In an effort to end the stigma surrounding mental health, Edina Public Schools and the Edina Education Fund partnered to develop a campaign, Heal Together, to raise money to support the whole district.

Macarena Corral, PsyD, LP, RYT

When I discovered the insightful and positive Instagram posts of locally based Center for Collaborative Health (CCH), I reached out, wanting to learn more about their work.

Artist: Evan Abrahamson

Art Girls co-founder Hollie Blanchard says, “I used to dream about opening a floral shop with vintage curated clothing. For me it was a recipe crafted with aromatic scents and a sweet nod to creating a signature style. This oil painting stopped me in my tracks.

Mirror Image by Vicki Hurwitz

We regularly feature photo submissions from our Images of Edina photo contest in the pages of Edina Magazine and online.

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