Category: Featured Farms

Featured Farms are a collection of blogs that describe farms, farmers, backyards, gardeners and all sorts of growers and growing practices.

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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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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Barnone a New Arizona Must See Spot

Barnone is a new Arizona must see spot. Barnone is a perfect combination of small local craft shops, beer, wine and food situated in a revitalized barn sitting on The Farm at Agritopia in Gilbert. They have things like woodworking and machine shops all the way to a hair salon and restaurants.    There is […]

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Water Saving Yard

Ok, here’s the deal. We live in Phoenix and it gets hot. Really, really hot here. Sometimes even up to 120 in the summers. I love it but it’s hard on the plants. We use a ton of water everyday to keep the plants healthy only to come home to find one or two dead […]

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Blooming Ranch

“Laura, what do you want to be when you get older?”, asks an uncle. “Maybe a nurse, doctor or a lawyer?”, an aunt chimes in. Laura stands up tall and proud then says, “I want to be a farmer when I get big.” Smiles and laughter spread throughout the room. “Sweet little girl,” says one […]

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Epic Yard Farm

Epic Yard Farm was created on a typical Arizona size property in Tempe. Tempe is known to be the home of Arizona State University. One of the largest universities in the nation. A place where students party, study and party some more. Gardening, farming  or growing food is far away from most people’s minds. Jacq, […]

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Mission’s Garden

Your actions can create a movement. Everything you do, everything you say has the chance  to be a positive influence for other people. Missions Garden was grown by Ethan and Lisa and inspired by the Epic Yard Farm. On just a typical Arizona lot (about 7,500 sq ft) they have managed to grow food. Lots […]

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The Pearson’s Home

Have you ever done something that feel into place so perfectly you knew it was the right thing to do? Not so say, it didn’t take hard work. But, the hard work paid off. The time, sweat and effort put into each step forward gave you a feeling of accomplishment, motivation and just plain joy. […]

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