Tag Archives: Tomato

It’s Salsa Month – Let’s Heat Things Up

It there is a condiment that better elicits the flavors synonymous with Arizona and the Southwest than salsa, we don’t know what it is! Salsa comes from the Spanish word for sauce and is the term used to describe a … Continue reading

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Ask a Farmer: Why are Tomatoes Picked Green in Commercial Production?

Questions Moms Ask Arizona Farmers & Ranchers: Response to AZ Mom Question #8 “Why are tomatoes picked green in commercial production?”    This is a great question! Thank you for the opportunity to share some of our expertise. The fruit is … Continue reading

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50 Fabulous Ways to Use Fennel

This month, we are shining the focus on fennel, one of the most versatile vegetables that you probably don’t use very often.  Although the various parts of the fennel plant are used in cooking around the world, here at home, … Continue reading

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How to Grow Your Own Tomatoes

When it comes to home gardening, tomatoes are one of the plants that everyone seems to want to grow.  They are nutritious, delicious, and you can grow a lot of them in a small amount of space.   You can make … Continue reading

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Are You Hungry for not Just Any Tomato?

By Monica of Crooked Sky Farms The best thing about heirloom tomatoes is the taste. The quality surpasses any tomato you will find in a store – well, unless it’s an heirloom tomato. Wikipedia defines an heirloom tomato (also called heritage … Continue reading

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