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Arizona Food Prices are Up Slightly in the Second Quarter of 2015

Arizona, July 2015 – Arizona retail food prices at the supermarket are up in the second quarter of 2015, according to the latest Arizona Farm Bureau Federation Marketbasket Survey. The informal survey shows the total cost of 16 basic grocery … Continue reading

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Little-Known Facts about Carrots that Will Make You Go “What’s Up Doc?”

Did you know that ancient Romans and Greeks ate carrots, but not the orange varieties we know today? They ate wild varieties of various other colors, such as purple, red, white, and yellow. In the 17th century, orange carrots as … Continue reading

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Valentine Gifts for the Foodie in Your Life

With the seemingly endless list of foods available from local growers in Maricopa, Yuma, and Pinal Counties, choosing a Valentine’s Day gift for the foodie in your life is likely to be easy as pie – and a lot more … Continue reading

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Support Your Local Farmers’ Market

National Farmers’ Market Week was held in recognition of the increasingly important role farmers’ markets play in our local and national food supply.  The number of farmers’ markets operating across the country has nearly doubled in the last 5 years and … Continue reading

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Buying Locally Grown Produce Has Never Been Easier

One of the things Arizonans can do to show their appreciation for the farmers and ranchers that work hard all year round to provide fresh, locally grown produce, meats, and dairy products is to commit to purchasing local whenever possible.  … Continue reading

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