Tag Archives: Produce

Top 20 Ways to Cook Okra

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern I already know what you’re thinking. When you are trying to whip up a quick lunch or dinner for your family you don’t think of including okra. You probably go for carrots, green … Continue reading

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Nutrient Density and Why You Need It

By Ashley TenBrink, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  Have you ever wondered why you should eat whole foods instead of highly processed foods?   Two words- Nutrient density.   I want you to picture a boxing ring.  Standing in … Continue reading

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Get Cooking with Green Beans

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Did you know that we grow green beans here in Arizona? They grow from June to October, and you’re going to want to grab some while they’re still in season! 100 grams of … Continue reading

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Functional Foods Without any Assembly Required

By Kevin Dietmeyer, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student   When you buy something it’s important to you that it’s functional, right?  You want something that works and if there’s some assembly required then the functionality of that product is … Continue reading

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Do Honey Bees Need Pesticides, or More Specifically, Miticides?

By Amber Morin, Arizona Farm Bureau Field Manager and southern Arizona rancher with her family Miticides, as the name implies, is an agent used to control mites. If you read my last article concerning honey bees and their unwelcome parasitic friend, … Continue reading

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