Category Archives: Planting

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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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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Wonderful Watermelon

It’s officially summer and that means sweet juicy watermelon is in season! Just in time for those backyard Barbecues. Articles on watermelon: Watermelon Facts Fill Your Plate with Watermelon Juicy-Sweet, Watermelon Is The Perfect Summertime Treat Wacky for Watermelon The … Continue reading

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Our Longtime Love of Local

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director Much talk about “local” has spurred a multitude of conversations, especially during the pandemic of 2020. But, did you know, 100 years ago nearly every farmer and rancher in Arizona, and America … Continue reading

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