Category Archives: Arizona Food and Farm Events

How to Make Jam for Beginners

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern One of my favorite treats is my dad’s warm homemade bread, right out of the oven, smothered with my mom’s homemade jam. Over the years she has made raspberry, peach, apricot, strawberry and blackberry … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash, Apple and Sausage Hash

By Blue Sky Organic Farms               Are you looking for a new recipe to spice up your summer? Try our butternut squash, apple and sausage hash! It’s a delicious way to get your fruits and vegetables in as well as … Continue reading

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Pickles, They’re kind of a big DILL

By Alexandra Pettit AZFB Communications Intern Pickles have always been a fan favorite, even as early as 2030 B.C.E. Next time you eat a pickle think of these fun facts! Pickles have been around since ancient times, although there is … Continue reading

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Fun Facts About Salsa

By Alexandra Pettit AZFB Communications Intern Did you know that May is national salsa month! May is also known for a very popular holiday Cinco de mayo! In celebration of this holiday, we wanted to share some interesting facts about … 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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