Category Archives: Ag in the Classroom

Kale Tabouli Salad

By Blue Sky Organic Farms This week’s recipe share is a refreshing take on the well-known Mediterranean/Middle Eastern dish Tabouli (Tabbouleh). While it is common to create this dish with parsley, mint, and fine bulgur wheat, Chef Danielle decided to … Continue reading

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How Essential Nutrients Work for You

By Lillian Lin-Levitan a recent ASU nutrition student Essential nutrients include various vitamins and minerals along with certain fatty acids and amino acids that your body must have to function and is not able to make on its own. That … Continue reading

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May Showers Bring Spring Flowers: How To Grow Your Flower Garden

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communication Intern Spring has sprung and its time to start your flower garden. Even someone with the brownest thumb can design and maintain an amazing flower garden. Here is a step by step guide on how … Continue reading

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Summer Barbecue Staples

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern Well, its officially May and we have hit the 100s. With the introduction of the warmer weather comes summertime celebrations. In my family, summertime BBQs are a favorite and are always a blast. With … Continue reading

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GMO Educational Effort launched by Leading Government Agencies

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director   Led by the Food and Drug Administration, a multiagency effort to educate consumers about genetically modified (GMO) foods through a new “Feed Your Mind” initiative launched last month to much fanfare. … Continue reading

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