Tag Archives: summer

Refreshing Summer Dishes

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Sometimes the Arizona summers can make you not want to do much of anything. I love to cook but hardly cook anything that requires the stove or the oven between the months of … Continue reading

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Yummy Summer Smoothies!

By Laura Slatalla, Recent ASU Nutrition Student Summer is here, and this year I’m thinking of making tasty fruity smoothies my cold treat of choice! They can be packed full of vitamins and minerals, plus they won’t melt in your hand! … Continue reading

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A Grandparent’s Guide to Summer Activities for the Grandkids

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Let me set the mood: The Arizona sun is already heating up the day and my mom wakes me up early. It is summer, I’m twelve years old, and I’m about to head … Continue reading

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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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