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Drop Off Your Citrus Donations to Arizona’s Food Banks Beginning January 5

PHOENIX, ARIZONA:  Are your citrus trees filling up with fruit? No problem – Arizona’s food banks want your citrus donations! Food banks continue to respond to record levels of demand, and your citrus donations – grapefruit, oranges, lemons, tangelos, and … Continue reading

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Ask a Farmer: How Do You Give Back to The Community?

Questions Moms Ask Arizona Farmers & Ranchers: Response to AZ Mom Question #6 “I’m all about giving back to the community: How do you give back?” We agree— giving back is not only a priority, it’s a responsibility!  At Duncan Family … Continue reading

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New Arizona Law Makes it Easier for Farmers to Donate Nutritious Fresh Produce

New law will make it easier for farmers to donate their crops to charity. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Last week, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed into law a bill that aims to increase fresh produce donations directly from farmers to food … Continue reading

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What to do with All that Fruit?

Here in Arizona, we are blessed with a long growing season, predominantly warm weather, and a ton of sun.  This means that things that don’t grow well in other parts of the country, like citrus trees, can flourish here.  This … Continue reading

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Gleaners Needed! Help St. Mary’s Save this Winter’s Citrus Crop!

St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance is asking the public for assistance to glean the plentiful grapefruit and orange trees around the Valley in attempt to reach this harvest before the warmer weather hits in the spring and makes the fruit … Continue reading

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