Tag Archives: Farmers’ market

Let Fill Your Plate Fill Your Plate

By Ashley TenBrink, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  I have a question for you.   Are you interested in buying ‘real food’, from ‘real farmers’, while embracing your ‘real community?’   I can bet the answer is a definite … Continue reading

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The Freeman Corn Patch is Now Open!

Open Monday thru Saturday 7:00 am – 6:00 pm   Corner of Brown and Center Street in Mesa South east corner.   Come to the barn.   Our Farmer’s Market will have local produce:  corn, squash, tomatoes, watermelon, cantaloupe, raw honey, … 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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Cooking with Herbs and Spices

There are roughly 75 herbs and spices in use around the world today. Some, like asafoedita and mahlab, are unfamiliar to most Arizonan cooks. Others, though seldom used, are gaining importance among cooks who savor the exotic flavors of foreign foods. … Continue reading

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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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