• Expanding Double Up SNAP – SB1245

    Thursday, February 22, 2018

    Have you heard about SB 1245, a bill in the state senate that would help both farmers and low-income consumers connect around healthy, fresh, locally grown food? It’s a great bill, and we’d love it if you (and the legislature!) would support it.

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  • Retreat and go forth

    Monday, January 29, 2018

    Each year, we hold a planning retreat to set course.  Today, we welcomed 6 new members, broke into various sub-groups to do some planning, and, as always, ate some delicious food.

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  • Now Accepting 2017 Applications for the Leadership Council

    Friday, November 17, 2017

    We are a roughly 16-member body that meets monthly to discuss projects, share information, talk about partnership opportunities, and figure out how to accomplish our food-related goals. Is that something that interests you?

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  • GAP vs. GroupGAP: Which is better? Which is cheaper?

    Saturday, August 27, 2016

    Our intern, Clare Healy, spent all summer researching these two farm certification programs offered by USDA. Which is cheaper? We’ve done the math, and presented it to you visually in this nice graph. Check it out!

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  • Everything you always wanted to know about FSMA but were afraid to ask

    Thursday, August 18, 2016

    The FDA’s revised Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) establishes “…science-based minimum standards for the safe growing, harvesting, packing, and holding fruits and vegetables grown for human consumption.” While…

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  • PCFA Nominated for Common Ground Award

    Wednesday, August 3, 2016

    We are honored to learn that we were nominated for not one, but two “Common Ground” awards this month. Put together by the Metropolitan Pima Alliance, “Common Ground recognizes community leaders, projects and events with successful collaboration for the overall benefit of the community.”

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