Category Archives: Arizona Food and Farm Events

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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Fall Pumpkin and Corn Maze Festivals

Despite the fact that it may still be in the triple digits in the desert, fall 2019 is just around the corner. And Arizona Farm Bureau’s Fill Your Plate hopes you’re planning outdoor family outings with Arizona farms in mind. … 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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Celebration of Beauty

By Alexandra Pettit Starting February 1st Schnepf Farms will open their orchards to the public to share the sweet smell of the peach blossom. During this experience, many can enjoy the beauty of over 80 acres of peach trees that … Continue reading

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