Category Archives: Arizona farmers and ranchers

Spaghetti Squash 101

By Blue Sky Organic Farms This week, we are keeping it simple with a short lesson in cooking hard squash. This season we decided to grow personal sized spaghetti squash. Yes, grown for personal size, but if you must share, … Continue reading

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Chicken Noodle Soup: a Hunt Family Tradition

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern Ever since I can remember, my mother Melinda Hunt and grandmother LaDonna Gammill have been making our family’s chicken noodle soup recipe. On mildly cold winter nights at home in Arizona to summer road … Continue reading

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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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50 Creative Ways to Eat Spinach

Spinach is in season! If you’re anything like I am, you love buying spinach but have trouble eating it before it goes bad. But, I must change my ways! Have you noticed how healthy this leafy green is for you and me? 

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It’s Soup Season!

By Danielle Sharkey a recent ASU Nutrition Student It is winter in beautiful Arizona. Temperatures are dropping, skies are cloudy, and the furry clothes are on! It is finally winter and… soup season!  Winter is my favorite season in Arizona … Continue reading

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