Category Archives: Focus on Agriculture

Little Known Facts about Arizona’s Leafy Greens

January is a good time for green!!! No, not money. That other green – fresh, nutritious, delicious leafy green vegetables like endive, Spring Mix, cabbage, Romaine, Arugula, Iceberg, and Radicchio, to name a few.   And all of it coming from … Continue reading

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This Land is Your Land …9 Quotes by Famous Americans

It isn’t something you think about when you’re googling the pages of Entertainment Weekly, People, or Rolling Stone, but a surprising number of famous Americans are – or have been – ranchers or farmers. Here we gather quotes from some of them.

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Looking Forward: Green is the Color of Food Trends in Arizona for 2015

Following a trend that has been developing all across the nation for the past few years, it looks like Arizona’s 2015 food trends will involve a fair amount of green.  In Arizona, where agricultural innovations have led to a $17.1-billion … Continue reading

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8 Great Ways to Get Outside and Celebrate Earth Day

There was a time, not too long ago, when the air we breathe and the water we drink were in danger of becoming dangerous to us.  In the 1960’s and 1970’s the long-term effects of industrialization were becoming clear and … Continue reading

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14 Ways to Celebrate National Agriculture Day

National Agriculture Day, which is March 25th this year, provides all Arizonians with a great opportunity to offer thanks for the local farmers and ranchers who spend their days providing the food that fills our family’s plates. The goals of … Continue reading

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