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Fattoush: Middle Eastern Salad

By Lori Meszaros, Recent Nutrition Communication student at ASU Did you know that Yuma, Arizona is known as the world’s lettuce capital in the winter months? Yuma’s beautiful climate allows farmers to grow lettuce when other areas of the country … Continue reading

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Little Known Facts about Arizona’s Leafy Greens

January is a good time for green!!! No, not money. That other green – fresh, nutritious, delicious leafy green vegetables like endive, Spring Mix, cabbage, Romaine, Arugula, Iceberg, and Radicchio, to name a few.   And all of it coming from … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Eat Healthy, Arizona Style

Twenty-four centuries ago, Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, advised his fellow Greeks: [tweetthis] “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”-Hippocrates [/tweetthis] In spite of enormous changes in the world since Hippocrates’ time, this recipe for good … Continue reading

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Make a date to enjoy new Yuma festival

Though you wouldn’t think of the Old West as a place to find a traditional treat of the Middle East, the Yuma area is the world’s largest producer of gourmet Medjool dates – long known as the fruit of kings.

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America’s Heartland Episode Features Yuma’s Winter Lettuce Production

In America’s Heartland episode 802, America’s Winter Salad Bowl is featured. Now in its eighth season, the series celebrates the nation’s agriculture with all new stories in every episode. America’s Heartland is broadcast four times weekly on RFD-TV. Visit the “Watch Heartland” section of … Continue reading

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