Monthly Archives: September 2011
The drought and extreme temperatures across much of the South are causing more than just high air conditioner bills and wildfires. Food prices are going up.
When times get tough, it seems the tough get “growing.” Community gardens – a tradition in many part of the country, especially during times of economic insecurity – are being rediscovered.
Arizona retail food prices at the supermarket are down slightly in the third quarter of 2011, according to the latest Arizona Farm Bureau Federation Market Basket Survey.
The Arizona wine industry is one of the fastest growing value-added industries in the state creating jobs and wealth while preserving sustainable agriculture statewide. In fact, in 1980 there were less than 10 wineries in Arizona and today there are … Continue reading
Two Arizona farms were recently recognized for being “Healthy Farms” by the Arizona-Mexico Commission.