Urban Ag Zoning Update

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

You’ve heard from us before on the City of Tucson’s proposed urban ag zoning code changes. Last time around, we were mostly supportive, but had a few lingering concerns. A specific one was around the number of small animals allowed. We worked hard with the City over the summer to address those concerns.

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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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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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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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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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