September 23, 2020

Meet Whisper Valley Yoga Teacher Pree

At Whisper Valley, sustainable and healthy living go hand in hand thanks to amenities like our on-site gardens, fitness center and lifestyle programming that includes exercise and cooking classes. For the past 3 years, we have been proud to offer yoga classes to our homeowners with help from...

January 24, 2020

How to Live Healthier in 2020

Some New Year’s resolutions may fizzle by the end of January, but making a commitment to a healthier way of living is a journey you can accomplish by making a few lifestyle changes. Check out Whisper Valley’s tips for how to live healthier in 2020, and share your advice over on our Facebook,...

November 27, 2019

Simple Ways to Practice Gratitude on Thanksgiving

With the rush of the holiday season upon us, it's always nice to take a step back and remember the things in life we are most grateful for. While research shows gratitude makes us happier and healthier, the art of practicing gratitude can be difficult for many. Check out a few simple ways to...

December 19, 2018

Tips for Eco-Friendly Cooking During the Holidays

Going green during the holiday season can start in your own kitchen! The choices we make about the food we buy and how we decide to cook and store it has an impact on our daily carbon footprint. But besides helping to protect the Earth, eco-friendly cooking is also good for your health. Check out...

December 12, 2018

Eco-Friendly Holiday Gift Ideas

Christmas is less than two weeks away, and if you’re still scrambling to find presents, why not consider these eco-friendly holiday gift ideas? The great news is you don’t have to blow the budget to find great green products that will make the perfect holiday gift! Check out Whisper Valley’s...

September 19, 2018

Why Do Farmers Love Sunflowers?

If you've stopped by the Whisper Valley Community Garden, you may have noticed rows of beautiful sunflowers amongst our plants. In the Hill Country and in yards across Central Texas, the sunflower has become an expected summer sight for people who live here. With its beautiful striking gold petals...

August 22, 2018

New Foods for Back to School

The new school year is an exciting time for kids (and parents)! While students are learning and trying new things in the classroom, back to school is also the perfect time to get kids started on expanding their palates. Check out Lettuce Networks' tips for getting children past their aversion to...

August 8, 2018

Reasons You’ll Want to Run the Taste of East Austin 5K

The Taste of East Austin 5K at Whisper Valley on Sept. 15 isn’t just your typical 5K race! In addition to breaking a sweat and possibly achieving a fitness goal you’ve set for yourself, there are numerous benefits you might not have thought about when you sign up to run the Taste of East Austin...

July 25, 2018

How Food Affects Your Mood

In a bad mood? You are what you eat and how you feel. You have heard plenty of times that a healthy diet is related to a healthy heart, and in general, to a healthy body, reducing the risk of diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure, and even some cancers. But can a healthy diet affect your...

June 27, 2018

Grow Local: A Shift in Thinking

By Lettuce Networks Over the past several decades many people have turned their hearts and minds to growing food. Some call it agriculture, some gardening or farming, others say permaculture and even homesteading, but whatever the name, the goal of all these practices is the same; to grow local...