Category Archives: Focus on Agriculture

Planting Through the Low Desert Seasons

By Cricket Aldridge, Urban Farm Lifestyle Editor   One of the coolest things about gardening in the Sonoran Desert is that we can grow every month of the year, with the hardest time to grow being July through September, although … 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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7 of Arizona’s Best Picks

By Kevann Jordan, ASU Communication Nutrition Student According to the Arizona Farm Bureau and the United States Department of Agriculture, the following seven nutritional gems are specialty crops grown right here in Arizona: spinach, cantaloupe, watermelon, cabbage, Leaf Lettuce, Broccoli, … Continue reading

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We Need to Have a Heart to Heart about Dairy

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Something has happened in the last 20 years, and fast-fading fad diets have become a societal norm. To get healthy or lose weight no one seems to think that eating healthy and exercising … Continue reading

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So, How’d Farm Bureau Become the Friendly Food Price Checker?

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Communication Director Years ago, Arizona Farm Bureau merged with Farm Bureaus across the United States to join forces and help aggregate national food prices through quarterly reports. And, since we were checking food prices … Continue reading

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