Category Archives: AZ Winter Vegetables

It’s Broccoli Season!

By Bailey Roden, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern It’s December and they say, “Tis the season!” But, not only is it the season of giving. It’s also when Broccoli is in season! Come on, who can resist those tasty little trees … Continue reading

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20 Ways to Eat Lettuce

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern It’s lettuce season here in Arizona and the state’s farmers want you to eat your fair share! Did you know that Arizona ranks second in head lettuce, leaf lettuce, and romaine lettuce production? … Continue reading

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What’s In Season Smoothies

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern It’s weird to think about making smoothies in the winter months, but they can be a delicious and nutritional breakfast or snack! With what’s in season in November, December and January, you might … Continue reading

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Americans are Deficient in Veggies

By Angela C Torrence, ASU Nutrition Student When I was a kid, broccoli and cauliflower were my enemies at the dinner table. I remember throwing my broccoli behind the radiator when no one was looking just so I wouldn’t have … Continue reading

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Little-Known Facts about Carrots that Will Make You Go “What’s Up Doc?”

Did you know that ancient Romans and Greeks ate carrots, but not the orange varieties we know today? They ate wild varieties of various other colors, such as purple, red, white, and yellow. In the 17th century, orange carrots as … Continue reading

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