05.27.2022

Arizona Water Region to Region is Different

Regions of Arizona represent different agriculture water issues. What is Maricopa County’s water issue is not Yavapai County’s? But one thing is common, Arizona’s farmers and ranchers get more crop per drop to grow the food we love.

 

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05.20.2022

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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05.13.2022

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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05.06.2022

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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04.29.2022

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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