Watermelons Store vs Local

All people know plants need water, sun and soil to grow. Water too high in minerals, too low in minerals, acidic, polluted or contaminated can make it challenging to grow healthy food. Too much sun, too little sun and especially changes in the amount of sun challenge growers as well. Soil can also be too […]

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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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Egg Price Comparison

Ok, so I have been comparing egg prices for a couple years now. Here is the basics of it. Don’t even bother buying the cheap eggs. You get very little (if any) nutritional value out of them since they sit on shelves so long and are laid by abused chickens. You might as well save […]

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Backyard Eggs Vs Store Bought Eggs

As it turns out, I am not the best video person in the World. But, in the name of food, I must move past my comfort level and get my video on. This video is a bit surprising. The end could be a little confusing and unexpected. With a little more learning and understanding it […]

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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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Eggs and Labels

Understanding the various types of eggs in the market is like unscrambling the Da Vinci code. Maybe not just like it but close. The number of labels on an egg seems to be growing at an exponential rate. Eggs can be cage free, free range, pasture-raised, natural, organic, vegetarian fed, omega 3 enriched, hormone free, […]

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Eggs are High in Cholesterol

What’s the deal with eggs? One day we read they are good for us because they have tons of vitamins and nutrients. Another day we read they are bad for us because they are high in cholesterol. Which one is it? We let me break it down for you. Below is the nutritional facts for […]

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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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