Category Archives: Arizona Food Prices

So, How’d Farm Bureau Become the Friendly Food Price Checker?

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Communication Director Years ago, Arizona Farm Bureau merged with Farm Bureaus across the United States to join forces and help aggregate national food prices through quarterly reports. And, since we were checking food prices … Continue reading

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Healthy Back-To-School Snack Options on a Healthy Budget

By Veronica De Lira, Arizona State University Nutrition Student   Going back to school can be pricey, with the costs of supplies and back-to-school clothes constantly rising, your expenses can add up quickly.  Which of course is just the beginning … Continue reading

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Arizona Food Prices are Up Slightly in the Second Quarter of 2015

Arizona, July 2015 – Arizona retail food prices at the supermarket are up in the second quarter of 2015, according to the latest Arizona Farm Bureau Federation Marketbasket Survey. The informal survey shows the total cost of 16 basic grocery … Continue reading

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The H5N2 Bird Flu, What Does It Mean?

The outbreak of the avian influenza H5N2 in the U.S. has seriously impacted Midwestern poultry and egg producers. This strain has already spread to 14 states and has led to the deaths and scheduled euthanizing of over 45 million birds. … Continue reading

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Little Known Facts about Vegetable Soup

What is it about the smell of simmering vegetable soup that soothes body and soul?  Is it the fact that the vegetables represent the harvest of sweet, tangy, sometimes pungent crops ripened in good soil and the abundant sunlight of … Continue reading

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