Category Archives: Green Matters

Why You Should Be Eating The Colors of the Rainbow

By Vanessa Evans, a recent ASU Nutrition Student The agricultural scene is thriving in Arizona, and we have access to some of the freshest produce year round. Don’t be afraid to branch out and try new things! I’m sure you’ve … Continue reading

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Composting: In Your Home

By: Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern Composting is a fun and easy way to reduce your carbon footprint as well as to give plants a healthy organic source of fertilization. There are many ways one can compost but for someone … Continue reading

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Spring cleaning; how to reuse scraps for homemade cleaning supplies

By Erika Guzman a Recent ASU Nutrition Student   Spring may be here, but the weather does not prove anything for many of us! However, if you’re the type that loves to clean out the old musty winter smells and … Continue reading

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Cooking with Toddlers: Tips and tricks for including your youngster in the kitchen.

By Cecelia Wilken, Current ASU Nutrition Student I love cooking and I love food. From baking bread to smoking meats, there is no ingredient or technique that I am not eager to try. So many memories of mine revolve around … 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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