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Fill Your Plate with Watermelon

By Kevann Jordan, Recent ASU Nutrition Student   This delicious melon requires a long growing season; Arizona’s warm climate is perfect for thriving watermelon cultivation. In 1998, Arizona was ranked 5th in the United States for watermelon production, with much … Continue reading

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Fill Your Plate with Cabbage

By Sarah Levesque, Recent ASU Nutrition Student We grow lots of cabbage and bok choy in Arizona during the winter. Here’s why it’s so healthy. A staple in kimchi, and is used for soups or for the outer rolls for … Continue reading

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Did You Know Cabbage is in Season?

By Bailey Roden, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern For January and February Cabbage is in season! Fill Your Plate has an article explaining how amazing it is that in Arizona we can grow crops year round! Check out the article tilted … Continue reading

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Rutabagas Are in Season!

By Bailey Roden, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern Have you ever heard of the rutabaga? It’s a lesser-known root vegetable, but it deserves recognition for all the amazing things it can do for our body.  This vegetable comes from an interesting … Continue reading

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It’s Christmas, Do You Have an Arizona-Grown Poinsettia on Your Shopping List?

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director  Every year, a few weeks before Christmas, Arizona Nursery Association and Arizona Farm Bureau deliver fresh, Arizona-grown Poinsettias to the state’s lawmakers. This year was no exception and marks more than 30 … Continue reading

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