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September 14, 2018

Hello Farm Raiser subscribers and local food lovers! We branched out from our usual exclusive focus on Valley growers and pulled in produce from growers in Cochise County. This week we are including organic Gala apples and pinto beans grown in Willcox and the surrounding area. Check out the picture of the delicious looking meal that David Schmidt (Broadmor Elementary PTA Farmraiser subscriber) prepared from last week’s bag. If YOU have a picture or a recipe that you want to share, please send it in to sunproducecoop@gmail.com. Also, if you try any of the recipes that we attach please send us an evaluation. If it’s good, we’ll keep recommending it. If it is bad, we’ll drop it. What’s in this...

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August 31, 2018

Wishing you a safe and happy Labor Day weekend! We hope you enjoy the fresh and local produce from this week’s Farm Raiser share and, remember to share some of the ways you are using the items: recipes, pictures too please! Feel free to post on the Sun Produce Co-op Facebook page or, send to sunproducecoop@gmail.com. What’s in the bag this week? Lemon Verbena or Lemon Basil, Dandelion Greens from Maya's Farm; Yard Long Beans, Okra and a medley of Summer Squash from Crooked Sky Farms; German Butterball Potatoes, Green Onions and Carrots from Blue Sky Organic Farms, and Eggplant and Moringa Leaves from RhibaFarms! Important Note: We sometimes are unable to harvest enough of a produce item to fill...

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August 24, 2018 - Colorful and delicious farm offerings!

  There’s lots of color in this week’s Farm Raiser Bags – supporting Cocopah Middle School SUSD PTA with a Friday afternoon delivery, and Broadmor Elementary PTA, Connolly Middle School PTO and Ward Traditional Academy with a Saturday morning delivery.   From Maya's Farm: Kale, Dandelion greens; Crooked Sky Farms: Potatoes, Okra and Squash; Blue Sky Organic Farms: Red Kale, Green Onions, Carrots; and from RhibaFarms: Eggplant and Radishes! Did you know, Dandelion Greens are delicious and great for you too! “Compared to spinach, one of our present-day “superfoods,” dandelion leaves have eight times more antioxidants, two times more calcium, three times more Vitamin A, and five times more vitamin K and vitamin E.” (Eating on the Wild Side by Jo...

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Farm Raiser Fall Season Begins August 17!

Hello Local Food Lovers: Sun Produce Co-op is ready and we hope you are too to begin the Fall 2018 Farm Raisers season! First off, we'd like to welcome Cocopah Middle School in Scottsdale as a new Farm Raiser partner. Their session starts Aug. 17. Broadmor Elementary School PTA and Connolly Middle School PTO in Tempe will start their fall session Aug. 25, and will be joined by Tempe's Ward Traditional Academy this year.  And, we have a new partner in Quincea Social Enterprises - a non-profit that works to create jobs and social support for veterans and developmentally and intellectually disabled adults. To start, Quincea will provide the Farm Raiser delivery team. For information about getting your school involved, bringing healthy local...

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Saturday, April 21st Week #4

This week marks the halfway point in our Spring Farmraiser’s Farm Box season.  We hope you are enjoying the experience as much as we are.  This week promises to be another week of delicious fresh Spring produce.  ENJOY!     Produce Item Sun Produce Co-op Farm 1 Salad Mix Maya’s Farm 2 Fennel Maya’s Farm 3 Collard Greens Blue Sky Farms 4 Carrots  Blue Sky Farms 5 Brussels Sprouts or Spring Onions BAR-B Produce Farm 6 I’itoi Onions, Scallions BAR-B Produce Farm 7 Broccoli Crooked Sky Farms 8 Cabbage, baby Crooked Sky Farms 9 Radish Shoots Rhiba Farms 10 Beets  Rhiba Farms 11 Radish Rhiba Farms        

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