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Explore Arizona

At Local Natural Foods we spend a lot of time traveling around Arizona in search of those great local foods. In our travels, we get to see the more spectacular parts of Arizona. For example last week a few of … Continue reading

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Why Pistachios Are Red

Why Pistachios are red–   Before american farmers got in on growing pistachios, most pistachios found in the United States were imported from places like Iran and Turkey. The harvesting methods used by international farmers often left blemishes on the shell … Continue reading

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Arizona Pistachio Harvest

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Arizona’s pistachio harvest is coming to a close, and Local Natural Foods was there to check out the action. Arizona had a great crop of fresh pistachios that came off the trees starting last week. As you can see in … Continue reading

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Arizona Apples

The end of summer is a busy time at Local Natural Foods. Pistachios, Apples, and prickly pear all come into season and the harvest begins. For the last two weeks our partners in Dragoon Arizona have been harvesting their Arizona … Continue reading

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Eddie Basha

We would like to take a moment to observe the passing of Mr. Eddie Basha. He was in important figure in Arizona for so many years, and has a huge impact on a great number of people. Eddie Basha was the head … Continue reading

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Sprouts in Gilbert

Local Natural Foods is proud to be offering locally made food products at the Sprouts in Gilbert, AZ. This store is currently undergoing a remodel, and it will reopen Wednesday march 20th. The newly remodeled Sprouts in Gilbert will contain an … Continue reading

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Local Foods at Sprouts Farmers Markets

Local Natural Foods and Sprouts Farmers Markets have teamed up to bring amazing local products to the Arizona Sprouts locations. Starting Tuesday 2/12/13 Amazing local items including Cahill Jellies, Local Goodness Arizona Salsas, Local Olive Oil, RisingHy Products, Goldwater Salsa, … Continue reading

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Prickly Pear Mimosa

This year we have closed up shop early for christmas, and headed down to mexico for some r&r. This morning we woke up to the sounds of the beach. Someone suggested we have prickly pear mimosas. I am surprised that … Continue reading

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Local Food Producer Resource

Every once in a great while I am struck by someone who has realized one of my dreams before I did. One such instance of this is Local First AZ’s index of local businesses. they have gone through and done … Continue reading

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Certified Local Fall Festival

Over the weekend I had the chance to find out what Local First AZ is all about. In addition to helping out local businesses, they  put together some awesome events throughout the year to help people support local Arizona Businesses. … Continue reading

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