Live in the City? Thank a Farmer!
Live in the city? Thank a farmer! Many of Arizona’s biggest urban areas were settled because of irrigated farming. Phoenix started when a farmer grew wheat, barley, and corn with Salt River water.
Farmers Keep Your Food Safe
USDA and EPA annually test fresh foods for pesticide residues. In 2017, samples were well below safety limits on 99% of them. More than half had no detectable pesticide at all. Eat Your Veggies!
Arizona Beef is Nutrient-Dense
A 3-ounce serving of Arizona beef is a nutrient-dense food and is the number one source for protein, vitamin B12, and zinc. In Arizona, it’s one of our top ag products.
May is National Egg Month
May is National Egg Month! Did you know that our own Hickman’s Family Farms produces more than 10 million eggs a day for Arizona families? Eat more eggs, it’s a healthy choice! And, a healthy source of Vitamin D.
Fill Your Plate is Mobile Friendly
Fill Your Plate is mobile friendly. Your weekend trip requires a morning visit to a farmer’s market. Just take out your smartphone, search Fill Your Plate.org and take advantage of our farmers’ market listing.