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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Keep Calm and Farm On

Thursday, August 6, 2015

You may have heard that the City of Tucson is considering changes to the zoning code that would make it easier to practice urban agriculture. Exciting, right? Unfortunately, not everyone thinks so…

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Urban Ag in the Desert

Monday, June 2, 2014

The City of Tucson is holding public meetings over May and June as part of an effort to revise the City’s zoning regulations on urban agriculture, including farmers’ markets, community gardens, urban farms, and the keeping of small animals.

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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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Farm Tour of Sunizona Family Farms

Thursday, January 9, 2014

One of our former leadership council members used to work at this fantastic farm, and Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture (BASA) is helping lead a farm tour there later…

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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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