Category Archives: Arizona

A Visit to an Arizona Citrus Nursery

By Alexandra Pettit Greenfield Citrus Nursery is a beautiful oasis in the desert. Located in Mesa, Arizona this 30 Acre citrus farm is full of beauty and adventure. Upon arriving at the nursery you are greeted with the sweet smells … Continue reading

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What’s in season? Eggplant

Erika Guzman A Recent ASU Nutrition Student When vegetables are in season, it usually means it’s very tasty and it’s cheap! This season, it’s eggplant! Although the large purple vegetables very common around the states, there are also other types … Continue reading

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Celebration of Beauty

By Alexandra Pettit Starting February 1st Schnepf Farms will open their orchards to the public to share the sweet smell of the peach blossom. During this experience, many can enjoy the beauty of over 80 acres of peach trees that … Continue reading

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The Humble Sweet Potato

By Morgan Crawford a recent ASU student   Did you know that sweet potatoes are in season? Ah, the humble sweet potato. Such a simple food that is packed with delicious and nutritious potential. This root vegetable grows in moist, … Continue reading

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Mom’s Show Day Banana Bread

  By Savannah Burt, Fill Your Plate Contributing Writer   Growing up, I spent more time in the barn than I did in my actual house. Every late night washing cattle and cleaning stalls led up to long-awaited show mornings, … Continue reading

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