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Time For Some Tomato Talk

It’s May, and that means that tomatoes are in season! To help you to get into the tomato gobbling mood, here are some health benefits, interesting facts, storage tips and mouth-watering recipes that will tempt even the most committed anti-tomato palettes. … Continue reading

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Sweet Corn Season Begins In May In AZ

Arizona has one of the longer sweet corn seasons in the country which runs from late May all the way through September. In the northern and southern parts of the state they begin to harvest in mid-July. Central Arizona’s sweet … Continue reading

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National Asparagus Month

May is National Asparagus Month. If you haven’t yet had the pleasure of enjoying this delicious vegetable, this is a great excuse to start! Asparagus is a member of the lily family along with leeks, onions, and garlic. There are … Continue reading

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Little-Known Facts about Carrots that Will Make You Go “What’s Up Doc?”

Did you know that ancient Romans and Greeks ate carrots, but not the orange varieties we know today? They ate wild varieties of various other colors, such as purple, red, white, and yellow. In the 17th century, orange carrots as … Continue reading

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Arizona Oranges, Reaping the Sunshine

In Arizona, where residents can enjoy 193 days of sunshine annually – or almost 50 more than the nearest competitor, California – sun-ripened oranges are a prime crop! The best area for oranges in Arizona is the desert southwest. In … Continue reading

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