Category Archives: Focus on Agriculture

Mental Health in Rural America: A Documentary

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern   Maintaining good mental health is an essential need in all of our lives. RFD-TV and the American Farm Bureau recognized this need in the population of rural America and came together to create … Continue reading

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12 Fun Facts about Potatoes

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern Potatoes are a common staple around the world, the United States, and even Arizona. We make them roasted, baked, mashed, and fried. They are a part of more American meals than we think. Dave … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Squash 101

By Blue Sky Organic Farms This week, we are keeping it simple with a short lesson in cooking hard squash. This season we decided to grow personal sized spaghetti squash. Yes, grown for personal size, but if you must share, … Continue reading

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A Summer/Quarantine Activity: Planting A Vegetable Garden with Kids

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern Are your kids constantly telling you “I’m bored”? Summer gives us plenty of free time, sometimes a little too much. And with many parents working from home, there’s even more time to kill. But … 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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