Monthly Archives: April 2012

Joe’s Real BBQ Celebrates Free Barbecue Day May 2nd 2012

Community Invited to Bring Donations of New or Gently Used Books to Support Loving Through Literacy Joe’s Real BBQ is planning on giving away over 5,000 free meals during their annual Customer Appreciation Day Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012.   What:   … Continue reading

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Arizona Farm Bureau Applauds the Department of Labor’s Decision to Withdraw Overreaching Child Labor Proposal

The Labor Department on Thursday announced in a statement that it was withdrawing proposed rules that would have prevented many young people from working in agriculture. Arizona Farm Bureau President Kevin Rogers is encouraged by the administration’s decision. “We applaud the administration’s … Continue reading

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Wine Country May Be Closer than You Think

The wine scene in Arizona is relatively new despite having a long history of regional winemaking that dates back to the Spanish missionaries in the 1700s, spanning only the last few decades.  As anyone knows, when it comes to wine, … Continue reading

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USDA Farmers’ Market Grants Available

Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan announced Thursday that the Agriculture Department is seeking grant applicants for the 2012 Farmers Market Promotion Program. Approximately $10 million is available for marketing operations such as farmers’ markets, community supported agriculture, and road-side stands. … Continue reading

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Perfect Pecans

April is National Pecan month which is a great opportunity to celebrate this All-American nut.  Pecan trees are the only major nut trees native to North America and this versatile nut offers many health benefits.  This month, tempt your taste … Continue reading

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