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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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Everything About Pumpkins

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Outreach Director A bit of Arizona history says that before Phoenix was officially named, locals used to call the area Pumpkinville because of all the wild pumpkins that grew in and around what we … Continue reading

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Fun Facts about Fruit Cake

By Lauren Scott, Arizona Farm Bureau Intern It is national fruit cake month, and what better way to celebrate the traditional holiday pastry than with some fun facts! We’ve done a blog on this interesting food before, and now it’s … Continue reading

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