Category Archives: Farmer’s Markets

Arizona Seasonal Veggie Recipe

By Danielle Sharkey a recent ASU Nutrition Student What is eating seasonal and why should we consider this way of eating? How do we know what is seasonal in our area? Eating “seasonal” is when you purchase and consume fruits … Continue reading

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Spinach and mashed potato stuffed mushrooms

by Kenda Hettinger, a recent  ASU nutrition  student Before I first made these my husband told me that he didn’t know how he was going to like a mashed potato stuffed a mushroom. He has completely changed his mind, and … Continue reading

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What’s in Season This October?

By: Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern Happy October! The weather is starting to cool down and the holidays are right around the corner. It’s time to start now on your healthy eating habits before all the holiday madness begins.  Fill … Continue reading

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Arizona Apples are in Season

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern Happy fall everyone, apples are in season and are ready to be eaten. Fill Your Plate has wonderful recipes and health-related articles on apples. Just remember an apple a day keeps the doctor away! … Continue reading

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Growing Healthy Minds & Appetites: The Benefits of School Gardens and Kitchens

By: Cecelia Wilken There is a growing disconnect between farms and tables around the world. With the ease of modern-day groceries and influx of fast-food restaurants around the world, many children grow up without learning the fundamentals of proper nutrition. … Continue reading

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