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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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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 January

  January is usually the coldest month in Phoenix. Freeze warnings often occur several nights, so either protect your frost sensitive plants or just decide to let them go. Freezes are important because they kill some insects and plant diseases that would otherwise linger into the next season. They also help our deciduous fruit trees […]

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Chickens and Chandler City Laws

Mom, Mom? Shouts my 5 year old, Zander. Yes? I reply. Can I feed the chickens? Zander asks. Of course. Check their water too and let me know if you need any help, I answered. Ahh! I wanted to feed the chickens, pouts Quintin, Zanders older brother. You can go ask Zander if he wants […]

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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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Food, Love and Discrimination

Today. Today, I was blown away. As I was driving to Scottsdale to meet some friends for a farewell ladies night out, I imagined the conversations, the laughter and the fun we will have as we say goodbye to a friend moving out of state. Being a food lover, I was also imagining the taste […]

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Nice to Meet You

Nice to Meet You

WHY, HELLO THERE! I AM SO GLAD YOU DECIDED TO STOP BY. FEEL FREE TO HANG OUT WHILE I BABBLE ABOUT MYSELF. I am a wife to an extraordinary man and a mother to three beautiful, wild and adventurous creatures. They’re cute and fun but don’t let that fool you. There is plenty of damage […]

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