Category Archives: Ag Facts

Foods to Boost the Immune System

  By Gabrielle Hungate a recent ASU nutrition student     It is clear that the world is going through a major shift and could be changed forever. We are going through something that will be in the history books. … Continue reading

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French Canadian Salmon Pie

By Gabrielle Hungate a recent ASU nutrition student This recipe is a traditional holiday tradition, along with meat pie that you will see at many New England tables. To many that did not grow up on this, it does not … Continue reading

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At Home Water Conservation

During this pandemic many are working from home, kids are home from school, and everyone is spending plenty of time indoors. With this, there will be a rise in the amount of water used in your homes.  There are plenty of ways your family can conserve water at home. You can even make this a challenge amongst the family on who can use the least amount of water!

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How Our Backyard Garden Encouraged Adventurous Eating in My Toddler

When my son was almost 3 years old, we finally moved into a home with some outdoor space. It was early spring and – with boxes still waiting to be unpacked – we focused on getting our backyard garden going. I had big plans for that small garden. My son, a once adventurous eater, was suddenly very particular. He was no longer eating his veggies! This garden would act as an outdoor classroom to teach him the alchemy of growing food – and hopefully to get him to show some enthusiasm about the vegetables I was putting on his plate. Long story short – it was a success! The trick was to involve him in every step.

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Guess What’s Growing in Arizona On an Old Football Field

I’m beginning to think we can grow anything anywhere in Arizona. Why? It’s innovative thinkers like Chaz Shelton of Merchant’s Garden in Tucson.

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