Monthly Archives: March 2010

Why is America Fat? Art and Science Both Offer Clues

By Tracy Taylor Grondine A recent effort by scholars to uncover the origins of America’s obesity problem turned up some interesting findings. Their research, while unorthodox, yet highly entertaining, examined 52 artists’ paintings of The Last Supper from the year … Continue reading

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Arizonans Look to Save on Their Food Budget by Starting Backyard Gardens

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau For an initial $400 to $500 investment, you can get the freshest vegetables you want. In fact, families are looking right under their own feet to ease the problem of food prices: their backyards. … Continue reading

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Can’t Find Your Green Thumb? Then Try a CSA

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau So growing your own backyard garden is out of the question, right? Many of our readers say as much. But just because you don’t have the green thumb or time or space to develop … Continue reading

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Corporate Environmentalism is Generating Big Green

Want to Know How Your Charitable Donations really Work?  By Stefanie Smallhouse, Arizona Farm Bureau Second Vice President This is the time of year when the dining room table is buried in paper. We pore over receipts, notes scribbled on … Continue reading

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CHAT WITH A FARMER—AND ASK AWAY!

Have you ever had a question about your home garden that you haven’t known where to get your answers from?  Or maybe you’ve always wanted to learn about composting but didn’t know where to start?  How about when to plant … Continue reading

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