Category Archives: Produce

Beets Give You Needed Nutrients

By Julie Murphree, Director of Outreach and Sarah Hunt, Communications Intern     Beets grow well in Arizona! When you go to an Arizona farmers market, you’ll most likely come across a rainbow of beet varieties when they’re in season. … Continue reading

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Fill Your Plate’s Collection of Mediterranean Diet Articles

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     What do you know about the Mediterranean Diet? Before I discovered Fill Your Plate, I had never heard of it! When I heard Mediterranean, I instantly thought, Olive Garden. You know, those … Continue reading

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Vitamin C and Vitamin D

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     You can always learn more about vitamins and their benefits! Today we’re focusing specifically on vitamin C and vitamin D. Read Two key vitamins to stay healthy by Times News Online to … Continue reading

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Easter Lunch and Dinner Ideas

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Easter is a wonderful time of year to celebrate. But what would a celebration be without good food? Here are some of our favorite springtime recipes to help you find the perfect … Continue reading

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Breakfasts With Antioxidants

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Antioxidants are an essential when it comes to your daily nutrition! According to the Mayo Clinic, “Antioxidants are substances that may protect your cells against free radicals, which may play a role … Continue reading

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