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Pickles, They’re kind of a big DILL

By Alexandra Pettit AZFB Communications Intern Pickles have always been a fan favorite, even as early as 2030 B.C.E. Next time you eat a pickle think of these fun facts! Pickles have been around since ancient times, although there is … Continue reading

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Fun Facts About Salsa

By Alexandra Pettit AZFB Communications Intern Did you know that May is national salsa month! May is also known for a very popular holiday Cinco de mayo! In celebration of this holiday, we wanted to share some interesting facts about … Continue reading

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25 Really Fun Facts about Root Vegetables

Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director We’re all about root vegetables. And, we have a lot to tell you about root vegetables. Here, we share some fun facts! Arizona grows nearly every kind of root vegetable that exists. The … Continue reading

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Dates

By Kenda Hettinger a recent ASU Nutrition student Dates have grown in popularity as the whole food diet has grown in popularity. Dates are a good whole food sweetener. People add dates to their smoothies and desserts, I have even … Continue reading

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Fun Facts about the Main Dish on Thanksgiving 

By Julie Murphree AZFB Outreach Director  You hear it all the time from friends and family: Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday because it’s all about the food and less about the gift-giving. It’s also the holiday to be thankful for … Continue reading

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