Category Archives: On the Farm

What to Eat Before Running

Well, I finally did it. I signed up for a marathon. To be specific, I signed up for the Atlantic City Marathon in New Jersey on October 18th, 2020. I have never run a marathon before, and right up until this past year, I never thought I would even call myself a runner, period.

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50 Creative Ways to Eat Spinach

Spinach is in season! If you’re anything like I am, you love buying spinach but have trouble eating it before it goes bad. But, I must change my ways! Have you noticed how healthy this leafy green is for you and me? 

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Everything About Pumpkins

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director A bit of Arizona history says that before Phoenix was officially named, locals used to call the area Pumpkinville because of all the wild pumpkins that grew in and around what we … 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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A Visit to an Arizona Citrus Nursery

By Alexandra Pettit Greenfield Citrus Nursery is a beautiful oasis in the desert. Located in Mesa, Arizona this 30 Acre citrus farm is full of beauty and adventure. Upon arriving at the nursery you are greeted with the sweet smells … Continue reading

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