Category Archives: Farmer’s Markets

5 Tips to Encourage Healthy Eating Habits

by Lori Meszaros, Recent ASU Nutrition Communication student   If you walked into a school lunchroom and saw children lining up for the salad bar, you’d probably wonder, “What are they putting in that salad bar to make those kids … Continue reading

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Tips to Keep You on Track with Healthy Eating

 By Lori Meszaros, Former ASU Nutrition Communications student We’ve all been there, wanting to cook a healthy meal but home too late to even think about it. Who wants to spend hours in the kitchen preparing, cooking and then cleaning … Continue reading

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Let Fill Your Plate Fill Your Plate

By Ashley TenBrink, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  I have a question for you.   Are you interested in buying ‘real food’, from ‘real farmers’, while embracing your ‘real community?’   I can bet the answer is a definite … Continue reading

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The Freeman Corn Patch is Now Open!

Open Monday thru Saturday 7:00 am – 6:00 pm   Corner of Brown and Center Street in Mesa South east corner.   Come to the barn.   Our Farmer’s Market will have local produce:  corn, squash, tomatoes, watermelon, cantaloupe, raw honey, … Continue reading

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Root Crops, Some of Arizona’s Best Produce

Root crops like potatoes, rutabagas, and turnips are probably the reason humanity has survived into the 21st Century. Before there were cultivated roots, humans dug, stored, and ate roots, notably the roots of lilies like Trout Lily and daylilies. In … Continue reading

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