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    The Turkey Police Are Coming

    Thursday, December 3, 2015

    Disturbing developments are afoot with regarding to urban agriculture. After all the hard work we’ve done to get this to mayor and council, there is yet again a small group of people trying to make it appear there is widespread opposition to the proposed changes.

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    Food Trivia, Music, and Good Eats at La Cocina

    Wednesday, September 2, 2015

    Think you’re a smarty pants when it comes to food? Here’s your chance to prove it, at our (second) Food Trivia Night on September 29th at La Cocina Restaurant & Bar. Join us for trivia, live music, and delicious food and drink!

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    What A Victory Garden Can Be

    Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    As our nation’s birthday draws near I find myself thinking about what food production has looked like in the past and the role it has played in our culture. More specifically, I’ve been thinking about victory gardens.

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  • PCC culinary arts students prepare blue corn sopes and a multi-layered tepary bean salad including avocado, corn, hearts of palm, microgreens, fresh cilantro with chipotle lime salad dressing.

    Culinary Arts and Indigenous Foods

    Monday, June 15, 2015

    Having instructed in Pima Community College’s Culinary Arts program for over 10 years, I’m familiar with all the standard practices—what students need to know to survive in the restaurant industry, to open a bakery, or just to ensure they (not to mention their friends and their family!) will eat good food for the rest of their lives. But over that time…

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    Urban Ag Zoning Update

    Wednesday, November 5, 2014

    You’ve heard from us before on the City of Tucson’s proposed urban ag zoning code changes. Last time around, we were mostly supportive, but had a few lingering concerns. A specific one was around the number of small animals allowed. We worked hard with the City over the summer to address those concerns.

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