Monthly Archives: July 2010

More Ways to Eat Healthy and Stay on a Budget

Some people think that eating healthy and staying on a budget may not seem to go hand in hand, but with planning and forethought, it can be a reality. One of the best ways to keep your budget in line is by buying local seasonal produce [local is not always cheaper, and at this time of year the farmers’ markets offer an abundance of healthy, delicious fruit and vegetable choices.

When it comes to healthy eating, here are a few tips to remember:

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New Recipes Feature Arizona Meat and Produce

Farmers and ranchers love good food and Arizona farmers and ranchers are no exception, that’s why we’ve compiled some of the best recipes from Arizona Farmers and Ranchers right on our site at FillYourPlate.org.

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Food borne bacteria danger lurks in reusable grocery bags

Reusable grocery bags, which are good for the environment, are also a potential breeding ground for food-borne bacteria that can pose serious health risks to the public according to a report recently issued by the University of Arizona and Loma Linda University in California.

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Interesting Facts about the Hot Dog!!

July is time to celebrate the American favorite; the hot dog!! Here are some interesting facts about the hot dog that you might not have known.

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Farmers Encouraged to Participate in ‘Life in a Day’ on July 24th, 2010

On Saturday, July 24th, 2010, farmers and ranchers are encouraged to capture video of life on the farm and post it as part of Google’s “Life in a Day” project, designed to document the lives of people around the world on one day.

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