Category Archives: Arizona

The Ultimate Summer To-Do List: 50 Activities for Friends and Family

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Summer is a close second to spring for me when it comes to favorite seasons. It may have something to do with being raised in Arizona and not knowing much different when … Continue reading

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Beets Give You Needed Nutrients

By Julie Murphree, Director of Outreach and Sarah Hunt, Communications Intern     Beets grow well in Arizona! When you go to an Arizona farmers market, you’ll most likely come across a rainbow of beet varieties when they’re in season. … Continue reading

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Fill Your Plate’s Collection of Mediterranean Diet Articles

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     What do you know about the Mediterranean Diet? Before I discovered Fill Your Plate, I had never heard of it! When I heard Mediterranean, I instantly thought, Olive Garden. You know, those … Continue reading

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Frozen Treats You Can Make This Summer

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     As we all know, it can get pretty hot in Arizona in the summer. Cool down with these frozen treats! This Food Network article as well as these Fill Your Plate articles … Continue reading

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Social Media Increases Sales for Local Farmers

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern   Imagine this: the sweet taste of strawberries, the zesty smell of citrus in the air, and that great feeling of getting something checked off your to-do list. This experience perfectly describes what getting … Continue reading

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