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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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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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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