Tag: growfood

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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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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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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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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