Category Archives: On the Farm

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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Get Your Hot Healthy On With Chilies

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Arizona can claim to be one of the best places to breed hybrid chili plants. Rumor has it that one of our Arizona Chili farmers (see video) produces the chili seed that has made … Continue reading

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Farming Family Holiday Traditions

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Have you ever noticed that as Christmas dinner starts, so do the stories? Mom talks about work and how her coworker Shannon is annoying, but they’re going to lunch next Thursday; Dad talks … Continue reading

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16 Remarkable Facts about Cows for National Cow Appreciation Day

July 14th is National Cow Appreciation Day. This is a day set aside to serve as a reminder of how special cows are. In recent months we have posted about the importance of eating beef as part of your healthy … Continue reading

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Are You Hungry for not Just Any Tomato?

By Monica of Crooked Sky Farms The best thing about heirloom tomatoes is the taste. The quality surpasses any tomato you will find in a store – well, unless it’s an heirloom tomato. Wikipedia defines an heirloom tomato (also called heritage … Continue reading

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