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Press Releases from AZFB Director of Public Relations (7 total)

Arizona Ag moms celebrate food check-out week With NASCAR and apple pie

Arizona Farm Bureau’s Food Check-Out that runs this week focuses on helping Arizona families stretch their grocery dollars with healthy, nutritious and yummy food. Part of the celebration occurs at the state capitol this Thursday, February 24th. NASCAR driver Kenny Wallace joins Arizona Farm Bureau’s Women’s Leadership Committee as they deliver homemade apple pies to Arizona’s state representatives and senators at the Capitol from 10a.m. to noon this Thursday. Made

Arizona Farm Bureau Announces Food Check Out Week

Event aims to Teach Consumers How to Stretch Their Grocery Dollars and Eat Healthy (Phoenix, Arizona) FEBRUARY 7, 2011 - Concern about the cost of a healthy diet being out of reach remains on the minds of many Americans as the nation continues to work through serious economic woes. However, according to an Agriculture Department study, the cost of eating healthy hasn’t changed as much as some less-healthy alternatives. Eating healthy

Despite a Nationwide Trend Upward, Arizona Food Prices move down again in 4th Qu …

This quarter’s Stretch Your Dollar menu and recipes are available on fillyourplate.org Arizona, January 6, 2011 – For the second time in a row, Arizona retail food prices at the supermarket are down in the fourth quarter of 2010, according to the latest Arizona Farm Bureau Federation Market Basket Survey. The informal survey shows the total cost of 16 basic grocery items was $45.44, down $1.04 or about 2%

Internationally Renowned Aerobatic Pilot Featured on Fill Your Plate

Pilot’s wife talks about keeping him healthy and enjoying Arizona foods! Arizona, January 4, 2011 – Fill Your Plate’s 𠇌elebrity Q&A” Features Kellie and Kirby Chambliss, an internationally-renowned aerobatic couple. Kellie, Kirby’s wife, highlights her love for Arizona cooking and how to keep a competitive pilot healthy and well fed. Kirby Chambliss is a World class aerobatics pilot and competitor in the Red Bull Air Race World Series where he won

Celebrities Dish about Arizona Food

Fill Your Plate’s December Celebrity Profile is Local Media Celebrity Jan D’Atri Phoenix, Arizona, December 1, 2010 – Arizona Farm Bureau recently re-launched its Fill Your Plate website as part of its ongoing commitment to preserving and promoting the Arizona agriculture industry and helping Arizonans connect to our state’s farmers and ranchers. Additionally, Fill Your Plate’s new Celebrity Q&A section featuring Jan D’Atri this month highlights local celebrities and Arizona celebrity

Tired after Thanksgiving Dinner? It’s Probably Not the Turkey.

PHOENIX, AZ- November 15th, 2010. If you immediately want to take a nap right after Thanksgiving dinner, don’t blame the turkey says sleep expert Lauri Leadley of Valley Sleep Center. Turkey contains a natural sedative called tryptophan which has been blamed for years for our sudden lethargy right after Thanksgiving dinner, but the fact is; it’s probably not the turkey that’s making you tired. “It’s

Arizona Farmers Say Proposed Dust Standard Will Slow Economic Recovery

Arizona, September 28, 2010 – “EPA is considering tighter dust regulations that will strangle economic recovery and future growth of Arizona,” according to Kevin Rogers, President of the Arizona Farm Bureau. Arizona’s arid desert climates make it very difficult to reach the current air quality standard. Currently Maricopa, Pinal, and Yuma Counties are non-attainment areas for coarse dust particles known as PM10. According to Rogers, “This proposal