Category Archives: Ag Facts

Social Media Increases Sales for Local Farmers

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern   Imagine this: the sweet taste of strawberries, the zesty smell of citrus in the air, and that great feeling of getting something checked off your to-do list. This experience perfectly describes what getting … Continue reading

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Eat Black Eyed Peas For Gut Health

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Black eyed peas, although they are not as widely used as it’s pinto and black bean counterparts, have many health benefits, including improving your gut health! Read more about the health benefits … Continue reading

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Arugula Pesto Pasta

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Do you like pesto? I love it! So when this recipe came out from Blue Sky Organic Farms, I got excited. It is a delicious combination of pesto, peas, pasta, and parmesan. … Continue reading

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Benefits of Flaxseed

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Flaxseed has several benefits, and it is easy to incorporate into the food you eat every day. Read this article, 5 Science-Backed Health Benefits of Flaxseeds and How to Add Them to … Continue reading

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Arizona Wheat Can Improve Your Heart Health

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern   Photo: Arizona Farm Bureau   I am sure you already know whole grains are good for you. But do you know what they do for you? Eating whole grain products such as quinoa, … Continue reading

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