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Featured Vendor: Yavapai College

Rich Peterson has come a long way from bringing excess crops from his home garden to the market. After getting his start at home with the mantra: "If some is good, more is better," Rich now supports horticulture science students of Yavapai College by bringing the...

Sunchokes

Winter is the best time to take advantage of sunchokes. The sunchoke (Helianthus tuberosus), perhaps better known as Jerusalem Artichoke, is a species of sunflower native to North America cultivated for its tuber, which is eaten like a root vegetable. Sunchokes grow...

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...

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