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Like much of Phoenix and its surrounding cities, Scottsdale started as a small farming community in the late 1800s. What was once a modest citrus-producing outpost is now one of Arizona's most popular...
A combination of an overwhelming response of public donations and restrictive quarantines that limit citrus distribution to within the state of Arizona, St. Mary’s Food Bank will cease accepting donations of backyard citrus for the balance of the 2015 winter growing season.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is again expanding its citrus quarantine because of a tiny insect which has devastated groves in Florida.
Tamarixia radiata, the small wasp that lays its eggs on Asian citrus psyllid nymphs. [Mike Lewis/Center for Invasive Species Research/UC Riverside]
In 1965, Brian Blake began working with his grandfather at the original Whitfill Nursery on Glendale Avenue at the age of 5.
PHOENIX -- Arizona has a state bird, a state reptile, a state gemstone and even a state firearm.
Now it may get a state metal, if for no other reasons than a civics lesson for some elementary school children.
Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council announced the return of its award-winning Girl Scout Cookie Dessert Challenge.
Volunteers planted nearly 50 fruit trees during the Super Bowl XLIX Tree Planting Event & Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Jan. 24 in Glendale’s historic Sahuaro Ranch Park at 9802 N. 59th Ave.
Whether or not you like avocados, you really have to admire the way their marketers have totally owned the Super Bowl.
When it comes to beer, Super Bowl Sunday is a marathon, not a sprint.
So if you’re hoping to sip craft brews throughout the game, you might consider more “sessionable” beers to keep yourself from passing out before halftime.
One person’s surplus is another’s necessity, and St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance is hoping that once again the Valley’s overflowing neighborhood citrus trees can be transformed into a bountiful harvest for those in need this winter.
A blustery winter storm dumped snow and ice across the West Wednesday, making driving treacherous in the mountains from California to the Rockies and forcing residents and party-goers in some usually sun-soaked cities to bundle up for a frosty New Year's.
For those who are able to glean their own fruit and save food bank resources, St. Mary’s will hold its sixth annual “Super Citrus Saturday” citrus drop-off Jan. 24.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is expanding a citrus quarantine because of increased detections of a tiny insect already threatening Florida's citrus industry.
PHOENIX - Arizona is expanding a citrus quarantine because of increased detections of a tiny insect already threatening Florida's citrus industry.
Arizona State University. Mill Avenue. Arizona Mills and Tempe Marketplace. These are some of the places and institutions most associated with Tempe today. While ASU and Mill Avenue both have deep roots in our town’s history, there is much more history to this desert city than we see at first glance.
In this Wednesday, July 30, 2014 photo, Ellis Hunt Jr., 61, walks past an orange tree, left, which is affected by a disease called "greening", in Lake Wales, Fla. The Hunt family owns 5,000-plus acres of groves and is part of the co-op that contributes to Florida's Natural, the third largest juice brand in the country. Florida's $9 billion citrus industry is facing its biggest threat yet by a tiny invasive bug called the Asian Citrus Psyllid, which carries bacteria that are left behind when the psyllid feeds on a citrus tree's leaves. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
It was probably 15 years ago that I discovered the magic that is a nearly empty jar of jam.