Category Archives: In Season

Non-Starchy Veggies Offer Healthful Fiber, Nutrients

You’ve heard it before, but I’m going to say it again: Yuma, Arizona is the lettuce bowl capital of the nation from November to late March every year thanks to our mild winters and Yuma’s amazing soil. It’s here you’ll … Continue reading

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S’mores Bars

Photo: Six Sister’s Stuff   By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern   Are you looking for a delicious treat to make with your family this summer? Look no further! Try baking these ooey-gooey s’mores bars by Six Sister’s Stuff; you … Continue reading

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Summer Staples: Farm Fresh Melons, Corn, and More are Finally Here!

Photo: Mortimer Farms   By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern   At least one good thing comes from the extreme Arizona summer heat: summer produce! Watermelons, cantaloupe, honeydew, sweet corn, and so much more have been flourishing on our Arizona … Continue reading

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Mexican Street Corn Salad

Photo: Six Sister’s Stuff   By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern   My family loves doing cookouts in the summer. We usually focus on grilling the main dish and adding a few easy sides like watermelon and corn on the … Continue reading

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Watermelon “Cake”: A Healthy and Refreshing Summer Treat

Photo: My Food and Family blog by Kraft Heinz   By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern   Looking for a creative way to serve watermelon at your next cookout? Look no further! Try making this recipe for watermelon “cake”; it’s … Continue reading

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