Tag Archives: summer

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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Backyard Farms: Becoming Self Sufficient

By Michael Russell, recent Arizona State University Nutrition Communications Student I have long dreamed of a chance to own a plot of land and yield from it foods that I can use to feed myself and my family.  The first … Continue reading

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Fun Summer Snacks

By Laura Slatalla, ASU Nutrition Student Having the kids home during the summer means they’ll be playing hard and get extra hungry, so it’s a great time to try some new and exciting snacks! Break out of the crackers or … Continue reading

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In-Season Smoothies

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern We are officially in the 100-degree-temperature range here in Arizona, which means searching for new and creative ways to keep cool. One of my favorite ways to beat the heat is to make … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Favorites

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern To celebrate the Fourth of July, we’ll get together for barbecues, go camping, and head out to the lake with family and friends. Sometimes we stay home and bring the party to our … Continue reading

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