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.
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?
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!
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…
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.”