Category Archives: In Season

How to Keep Your Cool in the Back to School Madness

By Alexandra Petti, AZFB Communications Intern Back to school season is right around the corner. Back to school is a stressful time for the teachers, parents, and even the kids. I have a few tips that will help keep your … Continue reading

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Growing Healthy Minds & Appetites: The Benefits of School Gardens and Kitchens

By: Cecelia Wilken There is a growing disconnect between farms and tables around the world. With the ease of modern-day groceries and influx of fast-food restaurants around the world, many children grow up without learning the fundamentals of proper nutrition. … Continue reading

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Tips for Staying hydrated This Summer

By Alexandra Pettit AZFB Communications intern Temperatures are climbing here in Arizona and so is the amount of water you should be drinking. Living in Arizona means great effort to stay hydrated not only in the winter but most importantly … Continue reading

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Filling Arizona’s Food Deserts With Good Food

By Erin Wyatt A Recent ASU Nutrition Student The state of Arizona has a huge problem with hunger among its citizens. Approximately 17.8% of the state’s population is considered to be food insecure.1 When you compare this number to the … Continue reading

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Why You Should Be Eating The Colors of the Rainbow

By Vanessa Evans, a recent ASU Nutrition Student The agricultural scene is thriving in Arizona, and we have access to some of the freshest produce year round. Don’t be afraid to branch out and try new things! I’m sure you’ve … Continue reading

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