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Just in Time for Spring, Gardening Calendar

Spring, the season of hope! After all, what is a garden about if not hope for the future?   For many Americans, it is also a season of such delight that it has inspired a wealth of adages, aphorisms, and … Continue reading

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Support Your Local Farmers’ Market

National Farmers’ Market Week was held in recognition of the increasingly important role farmers’ markets play in our local and national food supply.  The number of farmers’ markets operating across the country has nearly doubled in the last 5 years and … Continue reading

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Let Us Help You Find a Farmers Market

Arizona’s year round growing season means we have awesome access to farmers’ markets all over the state.  Here at Fill Your Plate, we think it’s important to spread the word about how all Arizonians can access fresh from the farm … Continue reading

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Are You One of the New Faces of Farming and Ranching?

The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance is on a nationwide search for the new “Faces of Farming & Ranching.”  These stand-out farmers and ranchers will put a real face on American agriculture and help educate the general population about the importance of American … Continue reading

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The Changing Face of the Farmer’s Market

The number of farmers’ markets both here in Arizona and across the country has continued to grow as the demand for locally grown, seasonal produce and locally raised meat and dairy products has increased.  According to the Agriculture Department, the … Continue reading

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