Category Archives: Grocery

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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Roasted Fennel and Carrots

By Blue Sky Organic Farms Looking for a delicious new combination of roasted veggies to add to your dinner table? Try roasted fennel and carrots! Carrots have multiple health benefits. They are full of fiber, antioxidants, and potassium. They can … Continue reading

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Cucumber and Cantaloupe (Honeydew) Salad

By Blue Sky Organic Farms We have made it into melon season! This year our farmer has planted 4 different varieties of cantaloupe and 2 different varieties of honeydew. To be perfectly honest, I have never been a fan of … 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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