Category: Your Farmers

Your Farmers is a collection of blogs that describe farms, farmers, backyards, gardeners and all sorts of growers and growing practices to help you find places to buy wholesome nutritious and delicious food.

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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Factory Farms

Let me start off by stating, I am not an animal rights activist. However, I do believe animals should be treated well and cared for appropriately but it is not my calling to actively work towards better animal rights. I believe if more people bought food from the small farms that love, care and cherish […]

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The Perfect Backyard Farm

It is difficult to write this blog  about Holiday’s Farm, without being biased. It’s not that the other farms aren’t amazing, unique and spectacular each in their own way. It’s just that Holiday’s Farm is the perfect farm that people dream of living on one day.     It is a family owned three-acre backyard farm. […]

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Edible Foodscaping

In an earlier post, I talked about an Enchanted Forest in the Desert. Now I am here to tell you about a food forest in the desert! I’ve heard about edible backyards. I imaged it as the backyard lined with various fruits and vegetables while the center is grass and the yard is decorated with […]

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An Enchanted Forest in the Desert

I visited Singh Farms back in January after being told how awesome his farm was by many people. I was expecting to see a pretty cool place but I didn’t realize it  would be a wonderland forest in the middle of the desert. Imagine exiting a freeway, driving a mile then pulling into a narrow […]

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