Monthly Archives: August 2010
If you’re a movie buff, you’ll recall the career advice shared with young Benjamin Braddock in the late 1960s movie The Graduate. “Plastics,” young Benjamin was told. Today, there is a good chance the giver of that advice, Mr. McGuire, would be proposing another up-and-coming career field —
From Field to Fork: How Safe is Your Food … Really?
For three years now, consumer confidence in the safety of the American food supply has remained steady with nearly 50% of American consumers rating themselves as confident in the safety of U.S. foods, according to the “2010 Food & Health Survey,” which was recently conducted by the International Food Information Council Foundation.
And, individuals not confident in the safety of food and beverages fell significantly this year, down to 18% from 24% in 2009.
This should give one pause to stop and look at recent purchases of all types made by a typical American family to find what exactly is “Made in the USA.”
If you’ve lived in Arizona for any amount of time you’re probably familiar with the fall tradition of taking the family out to one of our local farms for fresh picked fruits and veggies, or an old-fashioned fall festival. And one of the favorite destinations of Arizona families in the fall is Apple Annie’s Orchards.