Category Archives: Weather

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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Summer Barbecue Staples

By Alexandra Pettit, AZFB Communications Intern Well, its officially May and we have hit the 100s. With the introduction of the warmer weather comes summertime celebrations. In my family, summertime BBQs are a favorite and are always a blast. With … 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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Summer Science for Kids

By Alexandra Pettit AZFB communications intern School is out and summer is here for the kiddos. They are excited for a fun filled two months of summer. You are probably wondering how you are going to keep them busy for … Continue reading

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What is Winter Blues and How to Fight It with Foods Rich in Serotonin

By Erika Guzman, Recent ASU Nutrition Student   As winter is in full gear, and still dark and chilly outside. Does the cold, dark weather affect your mood? Do you feel depressed or sad or simply don’t feel like yourself? … Continue reading

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