Category Archives: Ask a Farmer

Ask a Farmer: Should We Get Away From Industrial Farming and Back to the Family Farm?

Questions Moms Ask Arizona Farmers & Ranchers: Response to AZ Mom Question #9 ” Shouldn’t we get away from industrial farming and back to the family farm? “   My initial reaction to this very valid question was, “When did we ever … Continue reading

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Ask a Farmer: Why are Tomatoes Picked Green in Commercial Production?

Questions Moms Ask Arizona Farmers & Ranchers: Response to AZ Mom Question #8 “Why are tomatoes picked green in commercial production?”    This is a great question! Thank you for the opportunity to share some of our expertise. The fruit is … Continue reading

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Ask a Farmer: How Do We Get Kids Interested in Farming?

Questions Moms Ask Arizona Farmers & Ranchers: Response to AZ Mom Question #7 “How do we get our kids interested in farming?”  (This was posed by a Mom that’s raising 4 boys on the farm with her husband) Getting your kids … Continue reading

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Ask a Farmer: How Do You Give Back to The Community?

Questions Moms Ask Arizona Farmers & Ranchers: Response to AZ Mom Question #6 “I’m all about giving back to the community: How do you give back?” We agree— giving back is not only a priority, it’s a responsibility!  At Duncan Family … Continue reading

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Ask a Farmer: Starting a Family Garden

Ask a Farmer: Moms Ask Arizona Farmers & Ranchers Question #4 “I want to start a family garden: What are the best crops for me to grow at home?” We are happy to hear your enthusiasm about starting a garden! … Continue reading

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