Monthly Archives: April 2015

Arizona Agritourism

When people think Arizona, usually they imagine it as one big, hot, dusty, barren desert. Most people are surprised to learn that agriculture provides $17.1 billion to Arizona’s economy.  One little-known area of agriculture is called “agritourism.” Agritourism is any … Continue reading

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National Prime Rib Day

April 27th is National Prime Rib Day! If you are anything like us, the mention of prime rib gets your mouth watering. Prime rib is sometimes known as the “King of Meats” and is a prime beef cut from one … Continue reading

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Little-Known Facts about Carrots that Will Make You Go “What’s Up Doc?”

Did you know that ancient Romans and Greeks ate carrots, but not the orange varieties we know today? They ate wild varieties of various other colors, such as purple, red, white, and yellow. In the 17th century, orange carrots as … Continue reading

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National Picnic Day

April 23rd is National Picnic Day.  For centuries people have enjoyed eating their meals outside in the beauty of nature-what we call a “picnic”. Our modern-day idea of a picnic evolved from medieval hunting feasts and Victorian garden parties. These … Continue reading

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Golden Rule Vineyards Wine Release Party

When you think “vineyard”, Arizona probably isn’t the first place that comes to mind. But nestled cozily in Cochise County is the Golden Rule Vineyards. They are a company that was founded on the key principle of family owned and … Continue reading

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