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The Japanese Pumpkin

By Kat Brown, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  With fall creeping up around the corner, and hopefully double digit temperatures, it’s about to be the season of the pumpkin! Watch out because a new squash is in town. It … Continue reading

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What’s in Season in May?

It’s May which means Mother’s Day brunches, Memorial Day cookouts, and even more Arizona-grown delicious fruits and vegetables to your local farmers’ markets and grocery store aisles. This time of year it is even easier than ever to find locally … Continue reading

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What’s in Season in August

It’s hard to believe it is August already but the back to school sales and monsoon rainstorms don’t lie.  But even though summer has peaked and we are firmly heading toward fall, there is no reason to dismay.  Hopefully, August … Continue reading

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8 Things You Always Wanted To Know About Squash, But Were Afraid To Ask

The squash, in all of its forms, from A-corn to Z-ucchini have been enjoyed in North America since before the Europeans arrived. In fact, the Native Americans grew squash together with corn and beans on little hills because they discovered the plants grew healthier when planted this way.

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