Tag Archives: Community-supported agriculture

5 Ways to Fit Organic Food into Your Budget

There is no question that buying organic food costs more than buying food that is grown conventionally but that doesn’t mean you can’t find ways to fill your plate with organic options without breaking the bank.  Here are some helpful tips … Continue reading

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Farmer Q&A With Nicholas Larsen, Banana Grower and Farm Bureau Member in Florida

This article originally appeared in the January/February 2013 issue of Foodie News, brought to you by the Public Relations Department of the American Farm Bureau Federation.   Foodie News: Tell us a little about Lago Farms. Larsen: We farm 2.5 acres, … Continue reading

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Ask a Farmer: Do You Sell Crops at Local Farmer’s Markets?

Ask a Farmer:  Moms Ask Arizona Farmers & Ranchers Question #5 “Do you sell your crops at local farmer’s markets?” That’s a great question! Yes, at Desert Roots Farm, selling our crops at a local level is very important to … Continue reading

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Grow What You Eat, Cook What You Grow

Whether you are growing your own food in a backyard garden or buying locally grown foods from the farmers market, there is no question that eating local adds to the local economy and creates a sense of community.  What you … Continue reading

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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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