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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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Saturday April 14th Week #3

Another week has gone by and we hope you are beginning to realize the benefits of locally grown fruits and vegetables.  We still want to encourage any of you that have created an incredible meal using Farmraiser’s produce to send us a picture and the recipe.  Also, check out our Blog page on the website: https://sunproducecoop.com/blogs/news .  If you have any friends or family that would like to subscribe to the remaining weeks of this Farmraiser’s Spring Farm Box, it’s not too late.  Tell them to log onto www.sunproducecoop.com and start enjoying fresh produce grown by local farmers.  This week you can expect:     Produce Item Sun Produce Co-op Farm 1 Salad Mix Maya’s Farm 2 Mint Maya’s Farm...

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Saturday April 7th Week # 2

We hope that you are enjoying your first week of Farmraiser’s produce.  Our farmers have come up with a new set of produce this week.  We will also be including a new recipe for Pickled Chard in this week’s box.  If you take advantage of one or more of our recipes, please take some photos and send them to us.  We will post them on the website and on our Facebook page.  Also, if you put together an awesome dish using the Farmraiser’s produce, we would love it if you would share recipes and photos with us.  This week you can expect:     Produce Item Sun Produce Co-op Farm 1 Spring Garlic Maya’s Farm 2 Chard Maya’s Farm 3...

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