Category Archives: Ag in the Classroom

What the National School Lunch Program Provides

By Erin Wyatt a Recent ASU Nutrition Student For children, the cafeteria is a social setting with a break from classwork and a chance to refuel. Unfortunately for some children, the cafeteria is the only chance to have a proper … Continue reading

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The T on Tomatoes 

 Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director  Let’s talk tomatoes, the world’s most popular fruit and in Arizona too! The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) 2017 Census of Agriculture shows Arizona hosting 61 acres of tomatoes grown in the … Continue reading

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Bring Your Family to the Farm

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications intern Arizona agriculture is a $23.3 billion industry, and for you and your family can experience each aspect of Arizona’s agriculture. Several farmers and ranchers have opened their farm and ranch gates for the public … Continue reading

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Growing Healthy Minds & Appetites: The Benefits of School Gardens and Kitchens

By: Cecelia Wilken There is a growing disconnect between farms and tables around the world. With the ease of modern-day groceries and influx of fast-food restaurants around the world, many children grow up without learning the fundamentals of proper nutrition. … Continue reading

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Watermelon Facts

By Arizona Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom  It’s Summertime, the sun is out and the weather is great! The only thing that could make this summer-perfect is some refreshing watermelon. A watermelon is a fruit and a vegetable. The … Continue reading

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