Monthly Archives: October 2011

Nuts Over Brownies by Jan D’Atri

I went nuts over these brownies and so did everyone else I made them for!

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CSA’s in Arizona Growing in Popularity

With the increase in food prices, consumers everywhere are looking for ways to stretch their food dollar and get high quality, nutritious food for their families without breaking the bank. Another option is to invest in a community supported agriculture (CSA) program which provides all participants with healthy, locally grown produce many times at a lower overall cost because participants are buying straight from the farmer.

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Producing Milk is More Than Just Milking Cows

It is delicious. Be it in a bowl of cereal, chilled in a tall glass, or in an ice cream cone, milk is a commodity loved by many. However, as we enjoy our three servings of dairy each day, Joe Serrano, part owner of Joharra Dairy in Casa Grande is working hard to maintain healthy and productive dairy cows.

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Dine Out for Farms October 16-22, 2011

Dine Out for Farms™ is a nationwide celebration of delicious food and the farmers and land needed to grow it; the weeklong event raises money to save farms and farmland. This year, restaurants in 22 states and the District of Columbia are participating by contributing a percentage of sales during the Dine Out for Farms™ week or by making a straight donation to help save farms.

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Get Your Garden Growing

The abundance of opportunity to grow things means we also have access to a wide range of resources to help our gardens grow. Here are some great resources for Arizona gardeners.

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