Roasted Tomatillo Salsa from Grab a Plate (Guest Blog)

Have you ever tried tomatillos? I love them in salsa, whether fresh or roasted. I made roasted tomatillo salsa recently, and it’s so flavorful. It’s perfect served with chips, or you might consider using it to top grilled veggies or even fish. I picked up these tomatillos from Crooked Sky Farms at the Open Air […]

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Do You Know the Amazing Differences in the Food You Eat?

Food is an everyday regular occurrence. Here, in the States, the average person usually enjoy food 3-5 times a day. Eating becomes second nature. It is something we don’t really think about often. We just do it. Our body gets hungry, it tells us, and then we stuff something in our mouths to satisfy our […]

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Davis Family Goats will Make You Want Your Own Private and Beautiful Farm!

I have been to more farms than I can count over the last couple of years but I have NEVER been to a farm like the Davis Family Goats! Davis Family Goats has a whole circle of life on their one property. They are constantly updated and changing their property to find increase efficiency on […]

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What to Plant in May

What to Plant in May

May is really getting hot now, with temps already in the 100s. Shade your tomatoes so the fruit doesn’t burn. Remember that this is one of the driest months, so watering is going to be vital. Your vegetable garden should be watered to a depth of 1 foot each time you water. To check how […]

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Joe’s Dirt

Every day we walk all over of it. Kids get dirty with it. Dogs roll in it. Chickens take dust bathes in it. But do we really know what “it” is? “It” provides nutrients to plants, life to earth, and health to people. “It” is the ground, land, dirt, soil, and Earth that we see, […]

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What to plant in April

April is getting warmer, but you can still plant and harvest something from your garden. From now until July when the monsoons hit, we have our driest season. Make sure to monitor your garden and pots to make sure they are getting enough water. You may need to add 70% shade cloth to your tomatoes […]

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Whittle Bitty Farms

Whittle Bitty Farms started off as an urban farm in Joey Whittle’s backyard which is in Maricopa, Arizona. Joey was raised on a farm in the Midwest and always loved being one with nature. It was only natural for him to be a gardener and landscaper for the last 12 years. Recently, Joey started to […]

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Growing Food Can Teach Your Kids Lifetime Values

I was reading this great article “How Farmers Markets Can Teach Your Kids the Values of Local Food and Community Building” and thought it was great! It talks about how kids can learn at farmer markets and how family farms need the communities support because large agribusiness dominates the food production and I completely agree. […]

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What to Plant in Phoenix in February

February is the month we all wait for. It’s the time for planting mania here in the low desert. The traditional last frost date for the year is February 15, but we always press our luck and try planting earlier — especially when the weather has been so warm. Of course there is always the […]

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Money is More Powerful Than Votes

Today marks the day for a new President in the White House. President Barack Obama’s term has come to an end and President Donald Trump’s term begins. Our country as a nation is torn apart because of this. There are many people upset and dismayed because Obama is leaving or because Trump is starting or […]

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