Monthly Archives: March 2010

Young Farmers, Ranchers Face Concerns but Express Optimism

By Julie Murphree, Arizona Farm Bureau Maybe the older generation is passing down one of agriculture’s most important traits. Optimism appears as high or, maybe in some cases, higher in the young crop of American farmers and ranchers as it … Continue reading

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Experiencing a setting unlike any other in the valley, and with a feeling more like you are in Napa Valley, Schnepf Farms is taking about 38 more reservations for the March 27th, Dinner Down the Orchard featuring Celebrity Chef Eddie Matney, owner of Eddie’s House in Scottsdale.

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Healthy Eating Series: It's All in the Preparation…

The fast food industry is a $110 billion dollar a year industry.  That  can make for a very unhealthy nation.  With our busy lives, many of us reach for fast food because we are on the run…to work, social events, … Continue reading

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No Farmers; No Food

By Jody Serey, writer and agriculture enthusiast Many of my relatives were farmers, mostly in Illinois and Indiana. They worked “family farms,” and when times were reasonably good, they sold their excess production through dairies, creameries, butchers, and local markets. … Continue reading

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5 Little Known Facts About…Cotton!

As you slip your favorite pair of comfortable jeans on, you probably, like most of us, take them for granted.  Especially if you’re a teenager—you may crumple them to the floor where they will sit until your mom either yells … Continue reading

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