Category Archives: Planting

25 Really Fun Facts about Root Vegetables

Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director We’re all about root vegetables. And, we have a lot to tell you about root vegetables. Here, we share some fun facts! Arizona grows nearly every kind of root vegetable that exists. The … 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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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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Food Styling: to Help your Picky Toddler Eat More Healthy

By Erika Barrera, University of Arizona ISPP dietetic intern Are you having trouble finding ways to have your toddler eat healthy? Well, food styling may be just for you and your kiddo!   A toddler’s diet can be unpredictable…Every day … Continue reading

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