• Now Accepting 2017 Applications for the Leadership Council

    Viernes, noviembre 17, 2017

    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?

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    Stop Pima County from Rolling out the Red Carpet to Monsanto

    Miércoles, noviembre 2, 2016

    Update: The Board of Supervisors is meeting TUESDAY Nov. 22, at 9 a.m. at 130 West Congress Ave. If you can attend the meeting, please print out and hold this graphic…

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  • GAP vs. GroupGAP: Which is better? Which is cheaper?

    Sábado, agosto 27, 2016

    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!

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  • Everything you always wanted to know about FSMA but were afraid to ask

    Jueves, agosto 18, 2016

    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…

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  • PCFA Nominated for Common Ground Award

    Miércoles, agosto 3, 2016

    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.”

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  • HB 2518 Passes!

    Lunes, mayo 16, 2016

    A few days ago, HB 2518, which makes school garden food automatically approved for use in the cafeteria, was signed into law by the governor! Thanks to you for the calls you made to our representatives in support of it.

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