Monthly Archives: January 2012

What Kind of Pie is Your Favorite?

There is no question that when it comes to dessert, Americans choose pie.  Here at Fill Your Plate, one of our favorites is the Farmer’s Mud Pie. From apple to cherry, from chocolate to banana cream, says the average American … Continue reading

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What’s In Season for January?

Here in Arizona, we have the luxury of being able to grow fruits and vegetables all year round.  Where many states won’t see fresh vegetables grown locally for months to come, our farms are producing and our farmer’s markets are … Continue reading

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National Popcorn Day Pops on the Calendar

Whether you pop it in your microwave, buy it at the movie theatre, or use it to decorate your Christmas tree, America loves popcorn.  To help celebrate National Popcorn Day on January 19th, here is everything you ever wanted to … Continue reading

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Arizona Farm Bureau Recognized for Excellence

During the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 93rd Annual Meeting, Arizona Farm Bureau was recognized for excellence in membership achievement and for implementing outstanding programs serving Farm Bureau members in 2011. The Arizona Farm Bureau won Awards for Excellence in all five … Continue reading

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Arizona Food Prices Up 1% from Last Quarter, Contrary to the National Path

Arizona retail food prices at the supermarket are up slightly in the fourth quarter of 2011, according to the latest Arizona Farm Bureau Federation Market Basket Survey. The informal survey shows the total cost of 16 basic grocery items was … Continue reading

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