Category Archives: Planting

The Ultimate Summer To-Do List: 50 Activities for Friends and Family

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Summer is a close second to spring for me when it comes to favorite seasons. It may have something to do with being raised in Arizona and not knowing much different when … Continue reading

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Social Media Increases Sales for Local Farmers

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern   Imagine this: the sweet taste of strawberries, the zesty smell of citrus in the air, and that great feeling of getting something checked off your to-do list. This experience perfectly describes what getting … Continue reading

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Fill Your Plate’s Collection of Articles for Arizona Gardeners

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Arizona is an ideal place to garden, with it’s warm weather and lack of winter snow in the valley. Whether you are an experienced gardener or are just starting out, these tips … 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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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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