Category Archives: Arizona

Earth Day

By Alexandra Pettit AZFB Communications Intern Since 1970 we have been celebrating Earth Day. This unique day comes every year on April 22. Earth Day is celebrated in more than 193 countries. This is a day for all to focus … Continue reading

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The Mediterranean Diet and Olive Oil: A Buying Guide

By Vanessa Evens A Recent ASU Nutrition Student   If you’re anything like me, then looking at the olive oil aisle of the grocery store is completely overwhelming. Now that you know all about the Med Diet, you’re probably wondering … Continue reading

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A Visit to an Arizona Citrus Nursery

By Alexandra Pettit Greenfield Citrus Nursery is a beautiful oasis in the desert. Located in Mesa, Arizona this 30 Acre citrus farm is full of beauty and adventure. Upon arriving at the nursery you are greeted with the sweet smells … Continue reading

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What’s in season? Eggplant

Erika Guzman A Recent ASU Nutrition Student When vegetables are in season, it usually means it’s very tasty and it’s cheap! This season, it’s eggplant! Although the large purple vegetables very common around the states, there are also other types … 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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