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What’s in Season in April?

Our desert climate makes it possible for local ranchers and farmers to operate almost year round which means residents have access to a wide range of fruits, vegetables, meat, poultry, and dairy products grown right here at home.  If you … Continue reading

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In Time for National Oranges and Lemons Day

As if you needed an excuse to eat oranges and lemons, March 31st is National Oranges and Lemons Day. Oranges originated around 2500 B.C. somewhere in Asia. In ancient Europe, oranges were grown largely for medicinal purposes. As you already … Continue reading

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Fun Facts about Clementines

“Oh my darlin’ Oh my darlin’ Oh my darlin’ Clementine,” Go the words of an old song dedicated to an 1849 gold miner’s daughter. The song isn’t American, but Mexican, made popular by south-of-the-border immigrants during the Gold Rush. The … Continue reading

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Arugula, the Healthy Little Green

Arugula is the spicy, peppery little leaf with the funny name. Some say it tastes bitter, others describe the flavor as ‘earthy’. However you describe its taste, this little leaf – with its intense green and its dandelion-leaf shape – … Continue reading

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National Celery Month

Celery is having an anniversary this month! In honor of four centuries of cultivation of this ultra-crispy vegetable and its sweet yet distinctive flavor, The United States is throwing a party, and the guest of honor is … The most … Continue reading

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