Thanksgiving is a time for celebration, family, friends, and good food. But for too many Arizonans, getting the food they need isn’t always easy. Luckily, several resources across the state are working to help everyone have a happy holiday.
Sometimes it can be hard to incorporate fruits and vegetables into your meals. There are easy ways to switch things up to make your plate more colorful, fresh, and nutritious. With all of the amazing produce options you can take advantage of with your Double Up Food Bucks, these substitutions can become part of your daily routine.
From breakfast to dessert, there is always more room on the table for fruits and vegetables.
Heading back to school can be hectic for the whole family. You’ll want to be prepared, whether it’s shopping for school supplies or preparing easy, no-fuss recipes to get through the week. Stop by your local farmers market to double up on in-season produce and try out some of these simple recipes that will ease your transition into the new school year.
It can be daunting to plan meals for the whole family, but a little bit of preparation can stretch your food dollars and save you time. Knowing what you want to eat for dinner before you go shopping will also help eliminate excess food waste, and help you stick to a weekly budget. We came up with a week’s worth of dinner recipes for you and your family to try out. With so many great options at our farmers markets, the possibilities are endless! Double Up on your produce and double down on your dinner plans with these great ideas.
It's the perfect time of year for some of our favorite foods here in Arizona. Fresh fruits and vegetables are blooming as we speak! With so many great options for fresh food, cooking from scratch can be easier than ever.
Don’t let the warm weather stop you from celebrating National Picnic Month! National Picnic Month encourages you to get out and celebrate the beautiful outdoors while enjoying great food.
Double Up on fruits and veggies at your local farmers market, then get outside with your family and friends to enjoy a delicious meal and wonderful sights. Check out this graphic for tips on how to have a perfect picnic, and share your pictures with us with the #NationalPicnicMonth hashtag on Facebook and Twitter.
There are tons of delicious fruits and vegetables in season right now at farmers markets across Arizona, and with a few tips and tricks, you can enjoy these summer flavors all year long! Double Up on all of your favorite summer produce, and enjoy it later with the help of these preserving recipes and tips:
Los pimentones, cebollas, melones y elotes están de temporada aquí en Arizona. Todos estos ingredientes son maravillosos para hacer salsa, que puede condimentar cualquier plato de verano. Doblete sus destrezas para hacer salsa y pruebe estas recetas. Usted puede encontrar todos estos ingredientes y más en su mercado de agricultores local!
Peppers, onions, melons and corn are all in season here in Arizona. All of these ingredients are great for making salsa, which can spice up any summer dish. Double up on your salsa making skills and try these delicious recipes. You can find all of these ingredients and more at your favorite local farmers market!
Alguna vez te haz preguntado cómo incorporar ciertas frutas y verduras en sus platillos? O como es que su granjero local cultiva sus frutas y verduras? Si es asi, preguntale a su agricultor local! Parte de comprar lo doble de frutas y verduras envuelve llegar a conocer a sus granjeros locales para asegurar que reciba lo mejor por su dinero que gasta en alimento. Aquí hay algunas de las preguntas que puede hacer durante su siguiente visita al mercado de agricultores:
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