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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The Difficulty in Defining Local, as It Pertains to MyPlate

Thursday, January 3, 2013

During our MyPlate project—our attempt to experiment with USDA’s MyPlate project in our local food context—some tough questions came up.  The first question was, obviously, “What does local…

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