Category Archives: Arizona

Cucumber and Cantaloupe (Honeydew) Salad

By Blue Sky Organic Farms We have made it into melon season! This year our farmer has planted 4 different varieties of cantaloupe and 2 different varieties of honeydew. To be perfectly honest, I have never been a fan of … Continue reading

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Kale Tabouli Salad

By Blue Sky Organic Farms This week’s recipe share is a refreshing take on the well-known Mediterranean/Middle Eastern dish Tabouli (Tabbouleh). While it is common to create this dish with parsley, mint, and fine bulgur wheat, Chef Danielle decided to … Continue reading

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Pickled Veggies

By Blue Sky Organic Farms We all know what pickled veggies are, and that you can basically pickle anything. Yet, have you? Did you know it is actually quite easy and that a quick pickle, also known as a refrigerator … 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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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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