Arizona’s Sweet Corn Season is Sweet

Thanks to Arizona’s climate, our sweet corn season runs from late May to early July in the valley and too late September up north allowing us to have one of the longer sweet corn seasons. Go to Fill Your Plate and find the farms that will sell directly to you.

Fresh yellow corn pile on the local market. Crop Background


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National Egg Month is in May, Yay!

May is National Egg Month! Did you know that our own Hickman’s Family Farms produces more than 14 million eggs a day for Arizona families? So, eat more eggs, it’s a healthy choice!


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Check Out Arizona’s Med Diet in the Desert

Arizona is not only a destination state but a nutrition state all because of our 300-plus days of sun. In fact, Arizona agriculture grows everything from apples to zucchini and everything in between; We grow a healthy Mediterranean diet in the desert including fish. Everything you see in this graphic, Arizona produces.



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Arizona Beef is Healthy For You!

Today, 66 percent of beef cuts sold at retail are lean (when trimmed and cooked). Lean beef cuts have less than 10 grams of total fat. Beef consumption contributes protein, iron and B-vitamins. Our Arizona beef is some of the tastiest around.

Photo courtesy the Arizona Beef Council

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Add Yogurt to Your Diet to Improve Digestion

Eat yogurt since you’ll get millions of good bacteria in every serving. Researchers have confirmed that probiotics in yogurt are useful for improving our immune function and all-around good digestive health.

Fresh Assorted Yogurts With Fruits And Berries (Photo courtesy Jan D’Atri)

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