Monthly Archives: May 2015

Beef Cattle, So Much More Than Just A Hamburger

Arizona’s largest agriculture commodity is beef. Annually, Arizona ranches produce enough beef to feed over 4.6 million Americans. But, did you know beef cattle’s uses go far beyond what you put on your dinner table? Beef by-products enable us to … Continue reading

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Sweet Corn Season Begins In May In AZ

Arizona has one of the longer sweet corn seasons in the country which runs from late May all the way through September. In the northern and southern parts of the state they begin to harvest in mid-July. Central Arizona’s sweet … Continue reading

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National Chocolate Chip Day

May 15 is National Chocolate Chip Day! Chocolate chips are a crucial ingredient in many deserts and baked goods, such as, chocolate chip muffins, chocolate chip brownies, mint chocolate chip ice-cream, and chocolate chip bagels. However, chocolate chip cookies are … Continue reading

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Step Back In Time By Visiting These Local History Museums

Arizona gained its statehood on February 14, 1912. It was the last of the 48 continental states to be admitted into the union. Arizona was originally a part of Mexico, the land was relinquished to the US in 1848 and became … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day, Arizona Style

In the US, the official Mother’s Day holiday came to be in the early 1900’s due to the efforts of one Anna Jarvis- the daughter of Ann Reeves Jarvis who was a community organizer and social activist during the American … Continue reading

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