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Arizona Seasonal Veggie Recipe

By Danielle Sharkey a recent ASU Nutrition Student What is eating seasonal and why should we consider this way of eating? How do we know what is seasonal in our area? Eating “seasonal” is when you purchase and consume fruits … Continue reading

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Everything About Pumpkins

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director A bit of Arizona history says that before Phoenix was officially named, locals used to call the area Pumpkinville because of all the wild pumpkins that grew in and around what we … Continue reading

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Arizona is Sweet on Apples!

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Because “Apple Month” occurs in the fall, October by the way, and Arizona families are focused on making the delicious, healthy fruit such an important part of all their fall and holiday cooking and … Continue reading

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Everything You Need to Know About the Mediterranean Diet

By Vanessa Evens a Recent ASU Nutrition Student We’ve all heard about the Mediterranean Diet, and I don’t know about you, but when I first thought about the Med Diet I pictured hummus, so much hummus, and olives. The Med … 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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