Category Archives: Gardening

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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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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The Art of Salad Making

By Sarah Alinejad a recent ASU Nutrition Student I’m not going to beat around the bush. This article is about salads. When I first started making salads, I didn’t think there was much to it besides cutting some lettuce and … Continue reading

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May Showers Bring Spring Flowers: How To Grow Your Flower Garden

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communication Intern Spring has sprung and its time to start your flower garden. Even someone with the brownest thumb can design and maintain an amazing flower garden. Here is a step by step guide on how … Continue reading

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