Category Archives: Gardening

Guess What’s Growing in Arizona On an Old Football Field

I’m beginning to think we can grow anything anywhere in Arizona. Why? It’s innovative thinkers like Chaz Shelton of Merchant’s Garden in Tucson.

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Arizona Seasonal Veggie Recipe

By Danielle Sharkey a recent ASU Nutrition Student What is eating seasonal and why should we consider this way of eating? How do we know what is seasonal in our area? Eating “seasonal” is when you purchase and consume fruits … Continue reading

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5 things that gardening with a toddler has taught me…

By: Cecelia Wilken, a recent ASU Nutrition Student Last year I made the executive decision to start a family garden. Initially, I started it for personal and honestly, somewhat selfish reasons. I wanted to get outside more, I wanted our … Continue reading

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The T on Tomatoes 

 Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director  Let’s talk tomatoes, the world’s most popular fruit and in Arizona too! The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) 2017 Census of Agriculture shows Arizona hosting 61 acres of tomatoes grown in the … Continue reading

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The Power of Garlic

By Morgan Crawford A Recent ASU Nutrition Student Garlic: It’s useful more than just for warding off vampires. In fact, it’s helpful for fighting viruses, infections, and so much more. This ingredient makes just about anything taste delicious, but more … Continue reading

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