Category Archives: Focus on Agriculture

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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Chicken Noodle Soup: a Hunt Family Tradition

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern Ever since I can remember, my mother Melinda Hunt and grandmother LaDonna Gammill have been making our family’s chicken noodle soup recipe. On mildly cold winter nights at home in Arizona to summer road … Continue reading

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Wonderful Watermelon

It’s officially summer and that means sweet juicy watermelon is in season! Just in time for those backyard Barbecues. Articles on watermelon: Watermelon Facts Fill Your Plate with Watermelon Juicy-Sweet, Watermelon Is The Perfect Summertime Treat Wacky for Watermelon The … Continue reading

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It’s Not Me, It’s You: Breaking Up with Diet Culture

By Sarah Alinejad a recent ASU nutrition student I can’t remember exactly what age I was, but it was around 10 (probably younger) when I noticed I wasn’t quite as skinny as some of my friends. I remember that voice … Continue reading

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Our Longtime Love of Local

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director Much talk about “local” has spurred a multitude of conversations, especially during the pandemic of 2020. But, did you know, 100 years ago nearly every farmer and rancher in Arizona, and America … Continue reading

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