Category Archives: Focus on Agriculture

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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Natures Medicine

By Alexandra Pettit Not only is it a delicious spice but it has been praised for its medicinal uses for thousands of years: Cinnamon. Ceylon cinnamon is known as the true cinnamon however, the most commonly referred to cinnamon we … Continue reading

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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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