Tag Archives: Arizona

Hive-proud Honey Bees

By Amber Morin, Arizona Farm Bureau Field Manager and southern Arizona rancher with her family With all the talk surrounding honey bee declines, you might be wondering why I would spend any amount of time talking about “hive-proud” honey bees. … Continue reading

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Crazy for Cantaloupe

By Kevann Jordan, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  As mentioned previously 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 … Continue reading

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7 of Arizona’s Best Picks

By Kevann Jordan, ASU Communication Nutrition Student According to the Arizona Farm Bureau and the United States Department of Agriculture, the following seven nutritional gems are specialty crops grown right here in Arizona: spinach, cantaloupe, watermelon, cabbage, Leaf Lettuce, Broccoli, … Continue reading

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Give Chard a Chance

By Kevann Jordan, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student Chard is member of the beet family that is a nutritional super food.  Chard comes in three varieties: Swiss (green), red or rainbow chard. This leafy green is usually found prepared … Continue reading

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We Need to Have a Heart to Heart about Dairy

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Something has happened in the last 20 years, and fast-fading fad diets have become a societal norm. To get healthy or lose weight no one seems to think that eating healthy and exercising … Continue reading

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