Category Archives: Planting

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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A Day at The Farm: Pick Your Own Produce Around Arizona

By Cecelia Wilken, Current ASU Nutrition Student One of my fondest childhood memories was heading up to Dewey, Arizona and adventuring through the Mortimer Farm pumpkin patch every October. Since then I’ve shared that tradition with my own family. Every … Continue reading

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Start your Own Herb Garden

By Victoria Gabrielle Bravo, University of Arizona ISPP dietetic intern   Starting an herb garden in your own home is easier than once thought. Having fresh herbs to use will greatly improve the health and taste of all dishes. Using … Continue reading

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Fill Your Plate with Cantaloupe

By Kevann Jordan, Recent ASU Nutrition Student As mentioned on Fill Your Plate, Arizona ranks second in the production of Cantaloupe nationwide. This beautiful melon is grown both in the spring and in the fall. With spring here, let’s talk … Continue reading

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