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Turnips

Turnips

The turnip (Brassica rapa) is a member of the mustard (Brassicaceae) family and is related to radishes, cauliflower, and cabbage. Tracing the history of turnips is difficult, however they are thought to have originated in middle to eastern Asia. The flesh of the root...

Plant Parts in the Classroom

An update from PFM's FoodCorps service member, Elena Greenberg Roots. Stems. Leaves. Flowers. Fruit. Seeds. These are the six plant parts that 2nd through 8th grade students learned about over the course of the fall semester at Lincoln Elementary School,...

Featured Vendor: Cabra Pequeña

Jim Pendry and Amanda Amos began their goat-raising adventure about a year and a half ago in Skull Valley. Amanda has experience showing working goats and does in 4-H. Using this knowledge, she did extensive research on milking lines focusing on milk quality and...

Employment Opportunity

The Prescott Farmers Market seeks a part-time Market Manager to begin training in January 2016. The Prescott Farmers Market is a non-profit 501c3 organization whose mission is to support and foster local agriculture by providing a direct market for producers,...

Spinach

Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is thought to have originated in ancient Persia, or modern-day Iran and its neighboring countries. From Persia, spinach was brought to India, then China, where its cultivation was first recorded in the seventh century. In the ninth century...

Three Months of Service

Reflections from Elena Greenberg, FoodCorps service member As a young adult, I am constantly learning how to be a good teacher and role model to my students. I have to practice my patience, empathize with their little minds, and redirect their eagerness to play to...

In Season: December

December is a great time for local produce. Winter squash, onions and potatoes that were harvested in the fall store well and are still available. Greens and other cold-hardy crops are picked fresh. Come see us at our new location on Saturdays from 10am - 1pm at YRMC....

Featured Vendor: I’s Cacti

Iyla Baker is an 11-year-old entrepreneur, environmentalist, botanist and math whiz. She's also the owner of I's Cacti. Iyla was born in Chino Valley where she lives with her parent and younger brother. She planted her first cactus seeds three years ago with the...

In Season: October

In Season: October

We've been blessed this week with rain and continue to cross our fingers for a delayed first frost. The market is still full of fresh, delicious produce! acorn squash apples arugula basil beets (red, orange and chioggia) black eyed peas broccolini butternut squash...

Sweet potatoes

October marks the beginning of the season for sweet potatoes. With this cloudy, rainy weather, it's a perfect time to experiment with this delicious fall treat. The sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) is a vining plant with sweet, starchy tubers that are a staple in many...

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