Thank a Farmer for Our Water Infrastructure!

Live in the city? Thank a farmer! Many of Arizona’s biggest urban areas were settled because of irrigated farming. Phoenix started when a farmer grew wheat, barley and corn with Salt River water.

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Food Safety is a Top Priority in the U.S.

USDA and EPA annually test fresh foods for pesticide residues. In 2017, samples were well below safety limits in 99% of them. More than half had no detectable pesticide at all. Eat Your Veggies!


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Arizona Beef is the Best!

A 3-ounce serving of Arizona beef is a nutrient-dense food and is the number one source of protein, vitamin B12 and zinc. In Arizona, it’s one of our top ag products.

Photo courtesy of the Arizona Beef Council


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Eating More Eggs is a Healthy Choice

May is National Egg Month! Did you know that our own Hickman’s Family Farms produces more than 10 million eggs a day for Arizona families? Eat more eggs, it’s a healthy choice!


eggs (photo credit: BigStockPhoto.com)

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Mobile Friendly Fill Your Plate Helps You Source for Local Food

Fill Your Plate is mobile-friendly. Your weekend trip requires a morning visit to a farmer’s market. Just take out your smartphone, search Fill Your Plate.org and take advantage of the most comprehensive list of Arizona farmers’ markets.

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