Category Archives: Focus on Agriculture

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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A Day at The Farm: Pick Your Own Produce Around Arizona

By Cecelia Wilken, Current ASU Nutrition Student One of my fondest childhood memories was heading up to Dewey, Arizona and adventuring through the Mortimer Farm pumpkin patch every October. Since then I’ve shared that tradition with my own family. Every … Continue reading

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Grapes Make August Great

By Bailey Roden, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern August brings us “in season” grapes, and in season grapes bring us many great things! In honor of the amazing fruit being “in season” this month take a look at all these amazing … Continue reading

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Filling Your Plate With Beets

By Sarah LeVesque, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Beta vulgaris! Almost sounds like a spell in a whimsical film on sorcerers. But it won’t make beets appear on your plate. If it did, you’d be filling your plate with vital nutrients … Continue reading

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Watermelon Facts

By Arizona Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom  It’s Summertime, the sun is out and the weather is great! The only thing that could make this summer-perfect is some refreshing watermelon. A watermelon is a fruit and a vegetable. The … Continue reading

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