Category Archives: Green Matters

Arugula Pesto Pasta

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Do you like pesto? I love it! So when this recipe came out from Blue Sky Organic Farms, I got excited. It is a delicious combination of pesto, peas, pasta, and parmesan. … Continue reading

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Baked Zucchini Fries

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Have you tried zucchini fries before? Trust me, they are so good! The first time I had them was at Oreganos. They make a perfect appetizer. I’m excited to make this delicious … Continue reading

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Fun Facts About Gourds

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Did you know gourds grow in Arizona? They thrive in the warm weather, especially at the Wuertz’s Gourd Farm (learn more about Wuertz family here). The Wuertz family have been growing gourds … Continue reading

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Sesame Chard Salad

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern   Photo: Pixabay   What is chard? “The colorful, leafy green known as Swiss chard is actually a beet that was developed specifically for its edible stems and leaves, which are often used in … Continue reading

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Breakfast Do’s and Don’ts

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern As we all know, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It gives you the energy you need for your daily activities and gives you a great start to your morning if … Continue reading

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