Category Archives: Gardening

The T on Tomatoes 

 Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director  Let’s talk tomatoes, the world’s most popular fruit and in Arizona too! The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) 2017 Census of Agriculture shows Arizona hosting 61 acres of tomatoes grown in the … Continue reading

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The Power of Garlic

By Morgan Crawford A Recent ASU Nutrition Student Garlic: It’s useful more than just for warding off vampires. In fact, it’s helpful for fighting viruses, infections, and so much more. This ingredient makes just about anything taste delicious, but more … Continue reading

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Growing Healthy Minds & Appetites: The Benefits of School Gardens and Kitchens

By: Cecelia Wilken There is a growing disconnect between farms and tables around the world. With the ease of modern-day groceries and influx of fast-food restaurants around the world, many children grow up without learning the fundamentals of proper nutrition. … Continue reading

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Vermicomposting

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern This is number three of a three-part composting series. Vermicomposting is a different method of composting, thanks to the help of these little guys: worms! One might think composting with worms is insane, however, … Continue reading

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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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