Monthly Archives: September 2015

Arizona Food Prices are Up 6 percent in the Third Quarter of 2015

Arizona retail food prices at the supermarket are up in the third quarter of 2015, according to the latest Arizona Farm Bureau Federation Marketbasket Survey. The informal survey shows the total cost of 16 basic grocery items was $54.57, up $3.69 … Continue reading

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Attend These Festivals to Show Support for AZ Wine Makers

Arizona’s wine industry is growing, and if you haven’t tried it yet you are missing out! We have a list of upcoming festivals that will offer you an opportunity to try some of Arizona’s finest.   Patagonia Fall Festival http://patagoniafallfestival.com … Continue reading

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Desert to Dish at Omni Scottsdale Resort

Omni Scottsdale Resort invites you to enjoy a weekend crafted specifically for the “foodie” in you this October 22 – 24, 2015. In partnership with the James Beard Foundation, Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia will be hosting their … Continue reading

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Protecting Pollinators

Without pollinators, there wouldn’t be much to look at or eat. Pollinators are responsible for aiding the growth of over 80% of the world’s 1,400 crop plants (the plants that produce all of our food and plant-based industrial products). According … Continue reading

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The Phenomenal Potato

September is National Potato Month! Over the last decade in the US, with the emergence of the “superfood” craze, the humble tuber has taken a backseat to many other vegetables. This is a shame, because the potato is actually a … Continue reading

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