2013: Year in Review

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

During 2013, we may have seemed less visible because we took a break from holding regular monthly general membership meetings.  This was to focus our energies on various…

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School Garden, Meet Rainwater and Compost…

Friday, January 17, 2014

On Wednesday, January 15, the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) released updates to its school garden program guidelines, which guide how food must be grown in schools…

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Now Accepting Applications for the Leadership Council

Friday, December 6, 2013

Update: The application period is now closed.  We’ll have more openings around Christmas later this year, so be sure to check back in! The leadership council is the…

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Like Water for…Cotton?

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Agriculture in Arizona is a $12.4 billion industry, with much of that revenue concentrated across a small number of large farmers who turn water it into, among other things, cotton. This article covers the basics of agriculture in Arizona today, and how it relates to water.

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Calling All Southern AZ Organizations: Do A Food-Related Survey For A Chance to Win $100

Friday, September 13, 2013

Pima County Food Alliance is taking part in a national study, conducted by Active Voice, to better understand what it takes to address hunger, obesity and food insecurity, and we’d like your help to get a…

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Calling All Southern AZ Residents: Do A Food-Related Survey For A Chance to Win $100

Friday, September 13, 2013

The Pima County Food Alliance is taking part in a national study to better understand what it takes to address hunger, obesity and food insecurity, and we’d like your help! Fill out a survey you’ll have a chance to win a prize.

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Many A Slip Between CAP And Lip

Thursday, September 12, 2013

If you’re curious to learn more about where all this water in the desert comes from, check out the latest from intern Marisa Tackett. In this post, she explores the surprisingly roundabout way water ends up in our taps. Those of you who were around in 1991 might remember…

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Are you a food justice advocate? If so, share this flyer!

Thursday, September 5, 2013

If you haven’t heard about this free film-screening, you must be lost in your overgrown zucchini patch. We’ll be screening a very thought-provoking film called “A Place At the Table” later this month and we need your help promoting it!

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Tips for Shopping at a Farmers’ Market

Monday, August 26, 2013

Farmers’ markets are a great way to get fresh, healthy food while supporting your local farmers directly. We have some great markets in Tucson and compared to other states, we have plenty of room for future growth. But a farmers’ market is different from the grocery store and even veteran shoppers could use a tip.

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Special Screening of “A Place At The Table”

Thursday, August 15, 2013

The Pima County Food Alliance is excited to host a special screening of the thought-provoking documentary about hunger, “A Place At The Table,” by the creators of Food, Inc. The event, which will take place at the Marriott on September 18 at 7 pm, is free and open and to the public. We’d love for you to come!

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