Category Archives: Arizona

Summer is here! How to Make your Grill Outs a Little Healthier

By Vanessa Evans a Recent ASU Nutrition Student   It’s that time of year again. It’s warm and sunny, but not too hot. It’s perfect weather for grabbing your family and friends and grilling out by the pool or the … Continue reading

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Filling Arizona’s Food Deserts With Good Food

By Erin Wyatt A Recent ASU Nutrition Student The state of Arizona has a huge problem with hunger among its citizens. Approximately 17.8% of the state’s population is considered to be food insecure.1 When you compare this number to the … Continue reading

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Vermicomposting

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern This is number three of a three-part composting series. Vermicomposting is a different method of composting, thanks to the help of these little guys: worms! One might think composting with worms is insane, however, … Continue reading

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Traditional Composting

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern This is part two of the three-part composting series. Traditional composting is the most commonly known type. This is typically a compost pile or bin. This would consist of yard clippings and some types … Continue reading

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Earth Day

By Alexandra Pettit AZFB Communications Intern Since 1970 we have been celebrating Earth Day. This unique day comes every year on April 22. Earth Day is celebrated in more than 193 countries. This is a day for all to focus … Continue reading

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